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MEDFORD TTnm TRIBUNE, MEDFORD, OREGON, MONDAY, NOVEMBER l, '1012.
IN AUTO ACCIDENT
PMNCETO.V. X. J-, Xov. 4.
Wood row Wilson, democratic notnl
nco for prosddont, rcftiRcd today to
allow photographers to tako snap
shots of court plaster which a sur
geon put on his head, following an
accident caused by his automobile
hitting a bump In the road.
Dr. J. M. Carnochau said that the
gash was trivial nnd would not In
terfere with Wilson's campaign en
gagements. Wilson was flooded with
telegrams and letters or anxious In
quiry as to his condition.
Tho Injury to Governor Wilson
disclosed tho fact that Captain Wil
liam McDonald, for a long timo an
officer In tho Texas Hangers, has
been acting as tho democratic nomi
nee's bodyguard since the attempted
assassination at the time of Wilson's
Wilson disposed, of all his corres
pondence today and left for I'aterson
nnd Passafc, where he Is scheduled
CENTRAL POINT ITEMS
HORSE RACING BILL
MARKED FOR SLAUGHTER
Mr. and Mrs. II. Warner of Ku
gene arc visiting their son, Way
man and family.
Dr. and Mrs. K. Klrchgcsaner of
Hlverdalc made a Sunday visit hero.
One hundred of our cltttens spent
Saturday afternoon In Mcdford.
Died at his home In this city Sat
urday morning, November 2, 1912,
J, X. Smith, after a lingering Illness.
Funeral services wore held Monday
morning at 11 o'clock conducted hyf
Klder J. S. March at First Christian
church and burial in Central Point
Mrs. Harry Young nnd Mrs. Will
Ferguson spent Sunday in Tolo.
Mrs. Jervlno of Medford spent
Sunday with her daughter. Mrs.
Wayne leever In this city.
Mr. Uohnert has returned from a
trip to California.
Mr. Snow of Grants Pass spent
Sunday in this city with friends.
Mrs. E. C. Fabcr and children
spent Sunday In Medford.
Mr. and Mrs. Heeler and Mr. and
Mrs. J. C, Uarnard of Ashland spent
Sunday afternoon with Mrs. F. A.
Hawk In this city.
Mrs. Williamson and daughter
spent Sunday with Mr. -and Mrs. J.
Mrs. Beers and son and Mr.
Rhodes Jr.. arcvisltlng tho family
of Mr. Khodes Sr., at Talent.
Mrs. Mlddlebuscher and son of
Trail made a business trip hero Itrl-day.
F. M. Adair from tho Umqua Dl-
By A. C Howlctt
When 1 Inst wrote 1 was giving n
description of the wny they fnnn out
in tho casern p:rl of tho country,
nnd got ns far as tho gathering r
the weeds and burning them. After
the ground is nil gleaned and the
weed burned then thev take n double
dio harrow, twelve feet long, with
eight horses nnd out the soil nil to n
fine s-tnte. ntid in some instances they
go over it with a twenty-four or thir
ty foot smoothing harrow ami then
the soil is ready for the feod. Tins
13 sown with n seed sower or drill,
from ten to fourteen feet long. Some
of the seeders have a disc nltneh
ment that thoroughly covers the
gain, by having an attachment d nig
ging on short chains with rinss that
follow in the track of the die, thus
finishing up the plowing. It N then
ready for the rain nnd snow ami the
tnore rain nnd snow the bettor the
orop. The soil is of an n-hy color
nnd of a volcanic formation, nnd
when thev have plenty of ruin and
miow the yield
Lewis, who is engaged on the
farm of Sam Thompson. This fnnn
is situated in what is known us the
Uuintilhi reservation ami is one of
the must productive pails of this pavt
of eastern or rather northeastern
Oregon. Tho soil is somewhat simi
lar to the soil around Pilot Hock but
appears to be more, compact and
heavier. In tlul section of tho coun
try thev serin to, linve moio water,
for Sunday inovtiin 1 look iv stroll
upon nn elevated plateau so that I
could have a .good look nt tho sur
rounding country. The farms uppetir
more homelike nnd in those parts tho
buildings nre generally much hot tin
than thev are around Pilot Hock, but
fnnn what I could loam tho country
out fnnn I'ilot Rock had been takn
up by sipinllers wliij were biicd to
locate mi the land, thKc a homestead,
pre-emption or timber claim and then
the land was just kept for specula
tion and not cultivated, and the 'far
mers claim that the more tho land i
cultivated the better it yields. There
nre several drawbacks to the country,
one of which I have already men
tioned, and that is the scarcity of
water. 1 don't remember whether 1
mentioned this in my Knglets or in
my letters home but will add tint
there is but very little water in any
tins from twelvcT.lo : of this northeastern, country, and the;
my hut In my hnnd nnd keep my over
coat buttoned up close and tho dust,
Oh. It wait simply awful.
One day while litem nt the fnnn
tho wind blow so hnrd (hat the men
could not diive the tenuis so hud to
lay off and tho ilus wan so think nt
times that one couldn't see thirty
feet ahead. Mitt tho wny they farm
them tlnvo men with twenty-four
horses, nnd u with four cnu
put in a largo nciTitge of grain ami
the wav it generally yields can do
very well until begets u s(uil Mid
then ho can retire.
Hut I find that 1 am extending this
letter too long ho will cIoho Cotf HiIh
time nnd thu next time have Home
thing more to say about what I saw
on the way fioiu Pilot Itnek to this
pluoc, for In traveling over the hiiiiio
route I noticed several thing that I
omitted to mention in my former let
ters, lust as 1 got litis fur a lady fiom
Portland by iho name of Wlueim onine
in. 1 luul met her In Poitlitnd so she
knew mo mid linked mo if I knew u
liidv in Medfoid whoso innldeu nitino
was Onion Pierce. She said thnt
she knew me and that I wrote hiiiiio
of the nicest Knglols, Hint slm nl-.'
ways rend them tho t'lrnt thing wluMi
she received the Mull Tribune. Ho
you roh 1 itm known here,
Pulrvlew, Ore, Out. M. llUa.
'-'j'jiit . '.i j .I1.;1.. - i,. in 'i
Clark 6c Wright
WASHINGTON, I). 0.
Publlo Lund Mntteri: Final Proof.
"Resort Lsnda, Contest And Mining
Chios. Scrip. I
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Nov. 4. vide spout the last or the week with
Overwhelming defeat for tho Inltla- friends here.
tlve measure by which it Is proposed
to revive horso racing la California,
permitting betting by the pari muluel
and auction pool methods, is predic
ted bore today at tomorrow's elec
tion. Although tho petition seeking
the restoration of racing boro more
signatures than any other measure
reaching the secretary of state, the
measure Is certain to be killed by
the women's votes. The women vot
ers maintain that, should this meas
ure be adopted, all the old evils of
racetrack betting! would be revived.
The racing amendment is further
hampered by lack of newspaper sup
port. So far as is known "here, the
measure Is not being advocated by
any daily publication in the state.
Evidence, of .fraud Jc. the ..obtaining
of signatures to the petition is also
said to have worked against Its
I MANDOT TONIGHI
NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 4.
With everything ready for the ten
round battle here tonight between
Champion Ad Wolgnst and Joe Man
dot, the latter Is in the finest condi
tion of bis career for the fray and
has been made a favorite; by local
admirers. Many good Judges pre
dicted today that the title will
change, hands tonight, although the
bout Is a "no decision affair."
Wolgast apparently js not taking
the battle seriously and has declared
that, -lie Will dispose of Mandot so
as to leave no question as to tho
winner. The backers of Mandot,
however, are offering odds of 3 to
1 that Wolgast will not knock out
the New Orleans boy.
E. C Faber spent Friday In Ash
land. Mrs. Watkins and daughter Mar
jory of Medford spent .the last of
the week here.
Professor Ashcraft spent the week
end at his home in Ashland.
E. L. Farra, George Pankey and
Dill Pankey returned Friday even
ing from a hunting trip on Evans
The Hallowe'en social given by
the Ladies Aid of the M. E. church
at tho opera house Thursday was
one of the most successful affairs
ever given In this city. The hall
was beautifully decorated in the
Hallowe'en colors. The supper was
a great success and the program that
was. rendered vwas greatly enjoyed
by all present.
( PHOENIX PARAGRAPHS
PARTY FOR YOUNG FOLKS
A very pleasing llollowo'eii party
win. given at I he homo of Mr. and
Mrs. 0. If. Kuds, Tuesday evening
from 0:110 until 8 for their small
daughter, Iiene, mid fourteen of her
The guchts came dressed as ghouls
nnd Mif,s Irene dressed in tho same
manner proved heivelf a witching
Tho house wits deeornlcd in nil the
weiidly things of Hallowe'en unci
with the ghonth prehented a pretty
A marry lime wns spent in playing
game, thep all were seated ut' the
tnblo where a dainty Juiich was serv
ed, consisting of eutnbles most pleas
ing to the Httlu folks.
A whihtlo was given to each nnd
they were noisy ghosts until they
departed for their homes, nil greatly
pleased with the wuy they were en
tertained. Those present were Irene Kuds,
Dorothy Ends, Ituchel. Kads, Viva
Davis, Alfred Davis, Fern Craig,
Krinn Davis, Durrel Davis, Robert,
Minnie ami Mortliu Schluichert, Glenn
Mller, lleen 1'nrker and Itussel IHb-bnrtl.
Card of Thanks.
Wo wish to express, our sincere
and heartfelt, thanks to tho friends
who bo kindly assisted us in tho last
services, tendered our sister Clara 1).
C, ti WIJISLER AND WIFE.
Hallowe'en passed very quietly In
Leland Klukert had the misfor
tune to break bis collar bone while
playing on the school ground the
first of tho week.
Mr. and Mrs. Shearer, of Medford
were the gue3ts of Mr. and Mrs. C.
Miss M. Newbery and Miss Kin
ney of Medford, were the guests of
Mrs. J. Rader this week.
Mrs. A. H. Fisher and Mrs. M.
Peck spent Thursday in Medford.
A number from here attended the
concert given by Mmc. Gadskl in
Medford Monday evening.
Mr. G. Vance and family arrived
here recently from California and
have rented the Robert's cottage near
the school house.
A number of Mrs. Stougbt's friends
pleasantly surprised her Monday af
ternoon at tho home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. W. Short, the occasion be
ing her birthday.
Judge E. E. Kelly and F. L. Ton
Velio of Medford spent Monday in
town. Roth gentlemen are candi
dates for office and both are staunch
advocates of votes for women.
Suffrage advocates will find u warm
welcome in this town.
T. W. Wright brought home the
skin of a four hundred pound black
bear as a trophy from bis recent
hunting expedition In tho hills.
Tho cafeteria dinner served in
Hie AV. 0.,W. hall Thursday even
ing by the ladles of the Woodcraft
Circle -wna a pleasant and success
ful affair. A fine program was also
given. Tho homo talent was assisted
by Miss Newberry and Miss Kinney
and Mr. Fletcher Fish of Medford.
Election day, next Tuesday is to
bo a general reception day in Phoe
nix for Phoenix and vicinity. Tho
ladles of the Presbyterian church
will also have a reception room In
the W. O. W. hall where visitors will
find a comfortable place to rest and
visit. Tho .merchants have decided
to hold open bouse and make It a
Any one who has ever eaten one
of tho delicious and low priced meals
served by tho Phoenix ladles will
not forget to come to town Tuesday
to get one of them and incidentally
to vote, thus making that patriotic
duty a ploasure. Mr. Voter is urged
to bring his wifo and family and
spend tho duy.
Martin McDonough and Lewis Ul
rich, democratic candidate! for as
sessor and treasurer were in town
Friday. Uoth aro In favor of equal
twenty-five bushels- of. wheat to (he
nerc, but barley and oats generally
yield a little morn. Tho harvesting Ss
mostly done here with a combine that
cuts anil tlireshes, separates the
grain from the Mrpw nml chaff,
sacks the grain already for shipment
leaving five sacks ip it place. It also
separates tho, ejiaff fnnn the straw
and piles it iij bunches, scattering tho
straw over the "land ns a fertilizer
and the chaff is gathered tip and
stacked and used to feed on in the
winter. Also, as before remarked, to
cover the stacks of hav to protect
it from the rain and snow.
The country I have been describing
lies west of Pilot Rock and south of
Pendleton. After I had been at Mr.
MeGowan's n week my daughter anil I
took u trip over to Kastlaud, about
thirty miles from where I had been
stopping, to visit my son-in-law. J.
fanners have ta haul water for miles
to water all their stock inu that no
counts to some degree, fir Iho lack
of pennanent improvement n. the
owners of' tha.fnnu generally live
in the towns aiuT rent their fanns or
else put h(t,crop in and then leave
until harvest. I have een hut one
school liousn in till my rounds in
these pnrls'otitsido nf the towns nnd
cities, hnl I saw a girl. Monthly mor
ning, riding like iiinde nnd I learned
that she was going to school. Tint j
was the morning I was nt Kasllnnd. i
Mut there is one thing about this
country that speaks well for it and
that is it is very productive. There
is one more serious drawback to thisi
country bnxides the scarcity of water, I
and social privilege, and 'bat is the!
high winds they hae. I made five
trips fnnn the fnnn to Pilot Rock and
three times of the fi I had to cniTV
' ' ft!
One. hears much of
Third Terms this
Campaign. What I
want is a First Term
w. w. ISSHER
Independent Candidate for
Vote X 111
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Sale bf $18 to $27.50
Coats at $13.90 Is
Fairly Taking the
Town by Storm
SATURDAY ALL DAY OUR SELLING
FORCE WAS TAXED TO THE LIMIT TO
HANDLE THE EAGER CROWD OF
BUYERS FOR THESE COATS WE
WERE SO BUSY THAT SOME WHO
COULD NOT GET WAITED ON WENT
OUT TO LOOK AROUND ONLY TO
COME BACK MORE DETERMINED
THAN EVER TO GET IN ON THESE
BARGAINS AS THEIR LOOKING ELSE
WHERE PROVED TO THEM THAT WE
WERE IN NO WAY EXAGGERATING
WHEN WE STATED THAT THESE
COATS WERE WORTH UP TO $27.50.
THESE COATS ARE THE FINEST THAT CAN BE MADE, EXPERTLY TAILORED AND FIN
ISHED AND MADE OF SUCH COSTLY MATERIALS AS WIDE WALE DIAGONALS, ZIBE.
LINES, CHINCHILLAS, BOUCLES, CHEVIOTS, BROADCLOTHS, THIBETS ETC., AND EVERY
COLOR AND COMBINATION YOU COULD ASK FOR.
Remember This Sale Will End Wednesday Night
Sizes up to 44
Junior Sizes Also
The Big Store
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