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Thursday, April 2,' lftla..
A. I. S.
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, April 3
Mussical Beroart
Ashland Undertaking Parlors
Calls Promptly Attended, Day or Night
H. C. STOCK, Pr opHctor
HO-90 North Main, 'Ashland, Oregon.
Un the Social Realm ij
Ml 1 1 1 ! I ! !
Society News.
Please phone all news Items, so
ciety or otherwise, to the Tidings,
No. 39. It is often necessary to
leave late items over until the next
fBsue, so as to insure insertion please
phone them la as early as possible.
The Tidings goes to press early each
Monday and Thursday afternoon and
Items must be in and in type by noon
Mrs. Rena B. Laufer, district dep
uty for Lotem Maccabees, is here to
ppend a couple of weeks.
The Chautauqua Park Club will
moet Friday at 2 o'clock la the kin
dergarten building in the grove.
The district convention of the
Women's Clubs of Southern Oregon
will be held at Grants Pass April 28,
29 and 30.
Mr. and Mrs. I). Nicholson of Phoe
nix, Ariz., who have been spending
the winter in the city, were in
Grants Pass this week.
Mrs. E. J. Mulr of Enterprise, Ore.,
the niece of Mrs. Casey, who has
been spending the winter in Pasa
dena, arrived today. She will visit
the Casoy family for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ward, who
have been visiting Mrs. Seaman and
her daughter, Mrs. Bovee, on upper
Granite street, leave Monday morn
ing for Ohio after touring in South
Dakota. .
Inez Eagan has just undergone an
other operation, the removing of the
remains of a diseased tonsil. She is
doing nicely. Her many friends have
sent many flowers during her illness,
which she greatly appreciates.
Monday afternoon the East Side
Parent-Teacher Association will meet
at the East Side school at 3:30. Elec
tion of officers. Mrs. Ogg will speak
on the "Domestic Problems of Eng
fjuid." Everyone cordially Invited.
John and Araesworth Seager were
Kiven a birthday party Saturday af
ternoon and the little tots spent the
afternoon in a most enjoyable man
ner playing games and' childish fun
Refreshments were served,, which
they all pronounced, by the way they
enjoyed them, to be excellent. About
twenty-four were present.
Mrs. Emma Jack was hostess to a
few of her friends Wednesday after
noon, when she entertained in honor
of Miss Sybil Fish of Phoenix. The
hor was spent in telling fortunes
with cards, which proved very inter
vstlng to the girls, who are looking
forward to the consummation of all
f he predicted good things. The gueslB
were MlHses Sybil Fish, Marlon Hunt
ly, Stella Owens, Frances Hamlin
Ruby Palmer, Nellie Briggs and Gus
Rie Updegraff.
Acorn Circle No. 54, Woomen or
Woodcraft, spent a happy social hour
nt I. O. O. F. hall Saturday evening
March 28, after the close of the bus!
new meeting. Alt enjoyed the va
riety of hoiue-made cake with ice
mraam which Mrs. Clara IooiiiIh, Mrs
Odessa L. Foltx and Mrs. Mary R
Shutts served in the banquet hall
The table decorations were red,
white and greeu.
The entire membership will 'bring
tbelr donations for the supper at the
next meeting, April 2G. The menu
la to be a profound secret and all are
looking forward to that meeting with
much pleaaure as well as a little curl
olty. Members of Camp No. .243
Women of the world, will be the
honored guesttt of the evening.
Invitations to a "stag party" were
raaued for Wednesday evening by
Miim Ruby Palmer and Frances Ham
tin In honor of Miss Sybil Fish
Along about 8 o clock the guests
rould be seen going, peculiarly evad
log the street lamps and the passers-
by, and tightly clinging to the alleys
arriving at the Egglexton home with
much fun and jolly laughter. The
wvenlng passed too quickly, though
the amusementa have not so far bee
ascertained. However, rumora are
afloat of the blissful predictions of
Mrs. Lennart. Dainty refreshments
were served, after which the merry
makers were subjected to a flashlight
picture. The guests were MiBses
Sybil Fish, Marion Huntley, Nellie
Briggs, Gusele Updegraff, Hope Bur
dic, Madge Eubanks, Miss Lennart
and Mrs. Carl Murphy.
The Monday Afternoon Embroidery
Club was entertained by Mrs. Roy
Davis Monday. The honor guest was
Mrs. W. Woods, who expects to leave
soon for Cottage Grove. The mem
bers, as a token of .their esteem, pre
sented hor with a very beautiful set
of silver salad forks. The hostess
served delicious refreshments and the
afternoon was one of the pleasantest
in the history of the club. Special
guests of the day were Mrs. George
Gillette of Dunsmuir and Mrs. W. E.
Newcombe with Mrs. W. H. Barron.
Seniors Enjoy April Fool.
The seniors indulged in the pleas
ures of the day yesterday, when the
class came to school dressed in their
Sunday . best . and .all . wearing .high
banquet collars. When about time
for' the last tap of the bell all filed
in the door, where they were greeted
by Professor Moore in his usual
cheery manner and instructed to go
to class room No. 10, where the real
joke was sprung. What followed we
cannot say, but we do know that they
seemed to have had a mighty good
time at Bowles' shop and passed
away a few minutes munching deli
cacies, after which they marched
back to the school house and resumed
their studies. However, some of the
boys had mysteriously lost some of
their ballroom attire, especially Les
ter Burdic, Jr., who by some hook ro
crook had sneaked his dad's swallow
tail out the kitchen door and ap
peared in all his glory, to the edifi
cation and enjoyment of the rest.
The ladies of the local W. C. T. U
met in the library parlor Tuesday,
the 31st, in commemoration of the
life as well as the death of our be
loved state president, Mrs. Edith Hill
Booker, who passed away at her home
in Portland Saturday, the 2Sth.
Her's was a life of consecration to
the work taken up, and we mourn
that she should be thus early taken
from us.
We find that Mrs. Bert Greer was
once a schoolmate of Mrs. Booker
and speaks of her ouly in highest
terms, as does also Mrs. Woodward
of Grant street, who at one time was
a member of her congregation. She
was present when Mrs. Booker was
ordained to the Baptist ministry. In
Pittsburg, Kan. Because of her
beautiful Christian life, divinely led.
her congregation grew until it often
became necessary to move into larger
churches. About the year 1898 the
Baptists built a fine edifice more
suited to accommodate the people.
Her lecture, "The Burning Gas Well
of Kansas," Is considered, by those
who heard It, one of the best ever
given on tho coast.
We, as co-workers, will ever cher
ish the memory of our beloved leuder,
and will endeavor to carry on the
work she planned with such prayerful
energy. MRS. ASHCR AFT, Pres.
Springs as Seen
By Traveler
In a letter to Mrs. Yockey, under
date of March 27, Mrs. Dr. Mattle B.
Shaw writes as follows:
"I think the best proposition is to
make a health resort town of Ash
land, and use those springs."
When it Is remembered that Mrs.
Dr. Shaw took a leading part in the
recent suffrage agitation here, being
president of the association, and
since then, has spent a year In Europe,
traveling and studying, having visited
most of the leading cities there, as
well as spent much time in Canada
and New York, and other eastern
points, her opinion should have no
little weight with the voters of this
Big line of Keen
tool at Warner's.
Kutter garden
April Fool Party.
A cotton, cork-coated, sour-dough
April Fool contest party was held at
422 Magnolia Boulevard Wednesday,
April 1, About seventy-five ladies
responded to the following invita
tion: "Three April Fools will be on guard
at 422 Magnolia Boulevard.
Mrs. C. H. VaupeU.Mrs. H. O. Froli
bach, Mrs. C. F. Shepherd.
2:30 P. M."
Tromptly at 2:30 the guests began
to arrive, and upon entering the re
ception hall were ushered under a
banner bearing the inscription, "All
Fools' day." Before participating in
the festivities each guest was re
quired to don a lavender fool's cap.
This badge entitled all present to en
ter the contest In the following
The first was called "The cotton
ball game." Thirty of the most sus
ceptible ladies present, fifteen on
each side, were chosen to play. , It
certainly was a '-'far-reaching" con
test, inasmuch as the baskets contain
ing the cotton balls had been re
moved as soon as all the contestants'
eyes were closed, and they were left
clawing the air and reuching far and
wide and yelling frantically, "Pass up
the ball, Casey." This little April
fool stuut afforded much amusement
to the audience, and the contestants,
after getting their eyes opened, were
willing to acknowledge it was surely
April 1st.
Game No. 2 was a test of "wireless
mental telepathy." From this game
all narrow-chested "one-lungers"
were barred. Twelve handsome Ama
zons with powerful lung capacity
were placed behind a muslin screen
and required by the sense of touch
and mental suggestion from the one
passing the article to enable the one
at the other end of the line to
promptly announce the name of the
article. To show how true to name,
and how perfectly this can be done,
a common housefly that was started
at the north end, by the time it
reached the southern was pronounced
the American eagle bound for Mexico,
and a dentist's hand mirror was tak
en for a currycomb.
A guessing contest taken from
thirty-seven celebrated paintings was
introduced to test culture and knowl
edge of paintings. One painting la
beled "Assorted Liqours" (lickers)
was the subject of much discussion
and the correct answer was finally
given by a wise mother who had
raised a large family of boys, whose
motto had always been "Spare the
rod and spoil the child," said it sure
ly must be whip, switch and slipper.
There were six successful contestants,
Mrs. Pell, Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs.
Nlms, Mrs. Dean, Mrs. M. E. Briggs
and Mrs. Summers.
The prize was an artistic box of
assorted chocolates prepared by one
of our leading confectioners, and
Mrs. Cunningham, who drew the
prize, being of a very liberal temper
ament, passed the box to each gum,
who partook generously, and a won
derful "chewing contest" Immediate
ly took place, and such a mixture ot
chocolate, cotton, putty, sour dough
and cork, well mixed with tongue and
teeth, has never been equaled in Ash
land. White and lavender flowers were
the decorations. Refreshments of
white and lavender ice cream, cake
and coffee were served.
Following is a list of the guests:
Mesdames D. R. Mills. Bagley, Kane,
Barber, Minkler, Whittle, Monroe,
L. A. Nell, Bnrneburg, Newcombe, R.
P. Nell, Barron, Ninis, Peil, Plcklns,
Bevington, Pracht, Davis, Schwimlny,
Briscoe, H. Provost, Sliinn, McGee,
Iamltln, B. M. Shoudy, Ttirnur,
Ussher, Beach. W. H. Smith, Blalork,
J. P. Dodge. A. Engle, J. Shoudy,
Everton, B. Greer, Hllt.v, Leta Jack
son, Sexsmith, Churchman, 3utnnurs,
Graham, F. Englo, Mulit, Rose, Car
ter, F. Neil, E. D. Briggs, S. Provost,
E. Mills. A. C. Briggs, Oreer, Hodg
son, F. H. Johnson, Grisez, M. Briggs,
Dean, Norwood, Winter, Kinney,
Davenport, Hoadburg, Cunningham,
J. J. McNalr, Barcley, H. McNalr,
Malone, Enders, F. W. Moore, Van
Sant, Gard, C. Nlms, Bergstrom and
Casey; Misses G. Engle, A. Furer and
E. Furer.
T. W. Bartley and wife of Moscow
Idaho are in the city and will try out
our climate having rented a cottage
on First avenue. They have been to
San Diego for the winter but report
it too hot there for them at this time
of year. They have been through
Ashland three times and say they al
ways found the weather fine and
finally decided to stay a while. They
are looking for a new home. Mr.
Bartley Is an attorney but has for
some years devoted his time to the
raising of thoroughbred Jersey cattle
on his ranches, near Moscow. He
states that he will follow this linn of
activity if he locates here, but sug
gests that land adjacent to Ashland
Is held too high for such purposes.
Unfortunately there Is too much truth
In this assertion.
Compare Ashland
With mineral Wells
We have written considerable com
paring our possibilities with Mineral
Wells, Texas. We have done this be
cause,, the writer has visited Mineral
Wells and is familiar, by his own ob
servation, with the waters and con
ditions surrounding that resort in
comparison with the natural resort
assets about Ashland. Mineral Wells
is not half so attractive as Ashland,
either from the standpoint of climate,
scenic aspect, medicinal water value,
soil, or railroad and auto traffic fa
cilities. In fact, It is not to be com
pared to Ashland in attractiveness.
Notwithstanding that, the railroad
entering Mineral Wells shows that
150,000 tickets were checked off at
that point last year. If the 150,000
tourists stopping there left an aver
age of ten dollars each, the gain to
Mineral Wells, directly from the tour
ist crop, amounted to $1,500,000 last
year. When we consider that the
Rogue River Valley fruit crop last
year marketed for about that sum,
we can get some idea of the future
possibilities for Ashland. That is
what we must now carefully consider,
for we are about to invest a large
sum of money in an enterprise of the
same kind. Mineral Wells is a dry
town, as is 90 per cent of the water
ing resorts of America.
"Home Folk" Should
Send in Names
People from all parts of the coun
try are constantly stopping off at
Ashland to look over our city and
country. There are former residents
of every state in the Union and many
places in Canada residing in Ashland
and vicinity. The Commercial Club
desires to obtain the names and ad
dresses and the places of former resi
dence of all our people, both in Ash
land and the surrounding country, in
order ' when strangers come here it
may be able to refer them, if possi
ble, to some one from their own lo
cality back home, and thus give them
a warmer welcome. Will you call at
the Commercial Club rooms and leave
your name and address and place of
former residence or fill out and mail
the Commercial Club the form below?
Former home
.County State
Local address
No Street R. F. D. No. . ..
Notice of Dissolution.
This is to notify the public that
(he partnership heretofore existing
between J. H. Groves and P. G. Deu
ber in the goat business has this day
been dissolved by mutual consent,
P. G. Deuber taking over the business
and assuming all debts.
If our special blend of 35c coffee
was pot cheaper and better than a
great deal or canned coiree for 40c
and 45c we could not sell as much ot
it as we do now. We guarantee it
to please or refund the money. Ash
land Trading Company, phone 122.
fIMH HtMimiMl I n
We sell more Jap-a-lac than all other articles of
a like nature
There's a Reason
Is good for
4M-M"W W-M-M- frW"M' I W"HI
! Star Theatre Bulletin i
PERILS OF THE WHITE LIGHTS A Kalera drama, in two
parts. Cast: Annabelle, a young show girl, Anna Nilsson. Harris,
a man about town. William J. Dunn. Mrs. Foster, a widow, Eliza
Mason. Jack, her son, Robert Ellis.
A MOTORCYCLE KUM'KMEXT Hiogi aph, comedy.
A QUESTION' OF RIGHT A Lubln drama in two parts. Cast:
Mayor Hogan, Harry Myers. Louise Gray, Rosemary Theby. Jim
Gray, Kempton Green. Joe Vance, Earl Metcalf.
BILL'S BOARD BILL Kalem comedy.
GOOD PALS A Pathe drama in two parts. Cast: John Kane,
Charles Burnell. Beatrice, his daughter, Marguerite Risser. Jane
Kane, his cousin, Beatrice Moreland. Shep, by himself. .
Big double show. Two exclusive features, both headliners, five
reels in all, 5,000 feet of pictures. One mile of high-class entertain
inent. Something doing every minute.
LOCAL GXHiOR Vitagraph drama in two parts. He finds in
the mountains the local color he sought, likewise the love he can
never forget. Through a desperate feud she stands by him and
gives her life in defense of his. Cast: Edward Fenton, Ned Fin
ley. Anne Judson, Ada Gifford. John Judson, Logan Paul. Dan
Moore, Arthur Ashley. Preacher, Scott Freeman.
AXDY GETS A JOB Edison comedy. .
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Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank our many friends
and neighbors who have been so kind
to us in the recent illness and death
of our mother. Mr. and Mrs. G. R.
Beautiful new crepe voile waists
to embroider at Lane's Needle Shop,
175 South Main street 88-2t
Paid Advertisements.
A. W. Walker of Med ford an
nounces his candidacy for the re
publican nomination aa sheriff at the
primaries May 10.
In accepting the appointment sue
ceeding my brother for his unexpired j
term as Sheriff, I did so for the
benefit of his widow and family. The
office has had an honest and efficient
With the same objects and pur
poses in view I hereby announce my
self as a candidate for the Republi
can nomination at the primaries May
15, 1914. W. H. SINGLER.
J. F. Hlttson, chief of police of
Medford, announces his candidacy
for the democratic nomination for
sheriff of Jackson county at the pri-
maries May 15. 100-100
A. K. Earhart of Rogue River an
nounces his candidacy for sheriff of
Jackson county, subject to the will of
the republican primary May 15.
M ! 1 1 II
anything in household work
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for the office of county
treasurer, on the republican ticket.
to be voted on at the coming primary
election on May 16, 1914.
I have always delivered the goods
and will do so again if elected.
I guarantee:
1. To account strictly for all
2. To perform the duties ot the
office according to law.
I am . not connected with any
bank. , All banks will be treated
alike, with no special favors.
For Sale or Exchange
8-room house dose in. Lot 50x
125. WDI take Portland prop
erty in exchange.
7-room house, 3 blocks to busi
ness part of city, lot 50x125.
Will exebg. lor land anywhere
in So. Oregon and assume or
pay difference.
5-room new bungalow, lot lOOx
142, to exchg. for stock ranch.
Will pay some difference. Nor
thern California preferred.
65a. on Applegate; 15a. alfalfa,
fine outside range. House of
5 rooms. Large barn. Only
$1800. Terms.
3 newly furnished front rOOmS
in Allen buildinrj for rent.
$600 to loan on good security.
Res. Phone 280-J. Office Phone' 16

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