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The IMhs Is worth more tn family life today than ever before TUB COMPANION (Waa tha frnlMt mount of avarythlni worth mailing, a atximlaiK ol Fiction, of Knltrtaln omit, of Informing Heading, of Pact and Humor, btaklaa tht Special Pans for aarh ona of evarr a (a. It appeals to (ha (amlllaa with hlghaat Idrala. OFFER No. 1 Nw nubacrlbara to The Youlb'l Comoaiiwu will rocawa I 12 WEEKLY ISSUES 1919 Alhtf Raauauai lilt luee Free f III Ca-auUa Hma ( $7.00 Caiaaiar Free 1 M OFFER No. 2 TBI TOOTH'S COMPANION I AOfW -JrM" 2 00 $9.50 Cback your chuica and anid Ihla coupon with your ramitunca to tha ruiusnr.ll Ot THIS MMa. or to Tha Youth'a Companion, Boat on, Mua. SUBSCRIPTIONS RECEIVED AT THIS OFHCE Grants Pass & Crescent City Stage Co. W. T. Ureen, Propr. II. Oldillnga. Agent Big Pierce Arrow Cars Office Old Observer Mk. Comer Seventh and O street Phone 20 Telephone 22H-J and 10.1 JOB PRINTING NEATLY DONE PRINTING THAT PLEASES Companion . j 1 1. for flOYS tW SSS A nlw" 'm I r'"..-.H'L!nVA 1 Easy Riding IT THE COURIER OFFICE WE DO DAILY KOulE HIV Ell COURIER U, S. HEALTH SERVICE ISSUESWARNIN6 Increase in All Respiratory Dis eases After the ' Influenza Epidemic Probable. Influents Ex pacta d to Lurk for Month. How to Guard Against INicumonls. Common Colds Highly Catching lm portaneaof Suitable Clothing Could Save 100,000 Uvea. Washington, D, O. With the subsid tnct of the epidemic of Influenza the attention of health ofllrer la directed to pneumonia, bronchitis and other diseases of the respiratory system which regularly cause a large number of deuths, especially during the winter season. According to Itupert llluo, Surgeon General of tha United Slates Public Health Service, these diseases will be especially prevalent this win ter unleaa the people are particularly careful to obey health Instructions. "The present epidemic," said Sur geon General Blue, "haa taught by hit ter experience how readily a condition beginning apparently aa alight cold Diajr go on to pneumonia and death. .Although the worst of tha epidemic Is over, there will continue to be a large number of scattered eases, many of them mild and unrecognised, which will be danger spots to be guarded against" The Surgeon General likened tha prevent situation to that after great Ore, saying, "No fir chief who understands his buslnesa stop playing tha bos on the charred debris as soon aa the flames and visible lira have dis appeared. On the contrary, ha con tinue tha water for hours and even daya, for be knewa that there la dan ger of tha fire rekindling from smol dering embers." "Then yon fear another outbreak of Influenza?" ha waa asked. "Not neces sarily another large epidemic." aald tha Surgeon General, "but unleaa the people learn to realise tha seriousness of the danger they will be compelled to pay a heavy death toll from pneumo nia and other respiratory disease i Common Colda Highly Catching, "It la encouraging to observe that people are beginning to learn that or dinary cougba and colda are highly catching and are anread from rjersnn to person by means of droplets ot germ laden mucus, such droplets are IT! prayed Into the air when careless or Ignorant people cough or sneeikj with out covering their mouth and nose. It l also good to know that people have learned something about the value of fresh air. In summer, when people are largely out of doors, tha respira tory diseases (coughs, colds, pneumo nia, etc.) are Infrequent; la the fall, a people begin to renin In Indoors, tha respiratory diseases Increase; In. the winter, when people are prone to atay In badly ventilated, overheated rooms, the respiratory diseases become very prevalent. Suitable C(othlng Important "Still another factor In the produc tion of colds, pneumonia and other re spiratory diseases la carelesuneitsor Ig norance of the people regarding eult alile clothing during the seiisoti when tli weather suddenly chuniies. sitting Id warm rooms too heavily dresned or, what la even mora common, eitpeclally among women, dressing so lightly that windows ara kept closed In order to be comfortably warm. This Is a very In jurious practice. Could Save 100.000 Lives. "I believe we could easily save on hundred thousand lives annually Id the United Slates If all the peopl would adopt the system of fresh air living followed, for example. Id tuber culosis sanatoria. There la nothing mysterious about It no specific medi cine, no vaccina. Tb Important thing Is right living, good food and plenty of fresh air. Droplet Infection Explained In Picture). "The Bureau of Public Health, Treasury Department, baa Just laaued striking poster drawn by Berryman, the well-known Washington cartoonist The poster exemplifies the modern method of health education. A few years ago, under similar circumstances, the health authorities would bav la aued an official dry but scientifically accurate bulletin teaching the role of droplet infection In the spread of re spiratory diseases. Tb only ones wh would hnve understood the bulletin would have been those who already knew ail about the subject Tb man In the street the plain citizen and tha many millions who toll for their living would have had no time and no deslr to wade through tha technical phrase ology." . j USE THEHANDKfl cotot influenza, pneumonia, and TU&RCULOSS ARC SPREAD THIS WAT i'oiiie of this pouter can be oh iilnml rree of .-barge by writing to th SiitKrtiii ilonerul. u. s. Public Health Sff V. .Washington D. Q, SPOILS HYMN OF HATE rank Shell Cuts Short Not Being Written by Hun. A square hit from an American shell Hided the hymn of hate a German non commissioned officer waa writing. In a (ragout In a French village, to his tweetheart In Berlin. The letter waa found near hi body when the Ameri can troopa occupied the town. "Dear Frieda," the note read, "I am waiting for the time when thla awful War will be over and I can come back ind bold yon In my arms. Bnt first I pope It will fall to my lot to kill a Soaen of these dirty American doga Irho " The letter ended there. A shell had penetrated the dugout and blown the German to pieces. Pearls at $33 Per Day. Pearls at $35 a day la the computa tion made regarding the cost of up keep of a single string of pearls which have been sold at auction In London. Mme. de Falbe'a pearls were sold for $237,000, the largest amount ever paid for any article of art or luxury sold at auction. Annual Interest on the sum would be approximately $12, 000 a year. If worn but on a few great occasions during a year, as Is likely, they become more expensive than Caruso, Hid Sugar In Pillow Slip. Government Investigators are after sugar hoarders at Pottsvllle, Pa., some of whom bought large supplies before the regulations went Into effect. On woman was found to have 850 pounds of sugar concealed In pillow slips. Patriots Plenty sU5 . . 1 ..' Biry less - Serve less V Eat only 3 3day Waste nothing feur guests Will cheer fully share simple fare Be Freud to h'r Classified FOB 8ALK ill7 CHEVROLET with demount able rims for sale. Is In best run ning condition. M. J. Barker, 207 West C street. Phone 118-R. 18 FOB SALE Young team (excellent pullers), wagon, plows, harrows, hay, lumber, cedar poets, shot gun, rifle, bedsteads, oil stove and other articles. Phono 1 602-F-12, .Mrs. George L. 'Morris, Rd. 1, Grants Pass, Ore. 42 FOH SALE Furniture, stoves, tables, chairs, ruga, etc., top buggy, a few good hens. 801 North Sixth street 32 FOR SALE Good Irrigated ranch on the Applegate, house, three barns, and out buildings, first class water right, all fenced, most ly wire fencing. For further par ticulars Inquire of Geo. Feldmaler, Grants Pass. 33 FORD BARGAIN 1817 Ford, quick sale, terms. $400. C. L. Hobart Co. 32 A FEW ASPARAGUS plants atlll left and it Is not too late to set them out if done at once. One cent each. W. W. Canby. ' 32 TO RANT FOR RENT Cottage 321 Rogue River Ave., three rooms and sleeping porch, good well and one half acre land, barn, $4.65. pr moath. Key at 208 Foundry. .n WANTED I WANTED TO BUY Power circle ' saw outfit for cutting cord wood. Write Box 44, Merlin, Ore. 32 MISCELLANBOPB JITNET SERVICB Aay where, any tin. Phone Mecha Cafe 181-R Otto J. Knlps, Resideac 14S-T 231 HEMSTITCHING and plcotlng. dona to order. Handicraft Shop, Med ford. Ore. 38 GARAGE First class work; elec trical work a speciality; satisfac tion guaranteed. Oils and gaso line. Everett Stelger Garage, 211 North SixtU Street, Phone 2S8. - - 42 TAXI If going or coming call the Whit Line Taxi. Safety first. Call at the Spa confectionary. Phone 2C2-R. Residence phone, 320-R. 4t TO EXCHANOR FOR EXCHANGE 160 acres black aoil In well watered grain district 50 miles north ot Calgary, Al berta, 25 acres under cultivation. Small stables, and $600 house. Prefer to have acreage near Grants Pass, of value $2,000. For particulars address A. W. Isora, Rt 1, Grants Pace, Ore. 35 Undertaker Invented Phone. Inventors who have new Ideas which are foreign to their vocations or lines of business may derive encourage ment from the fact that the inventor ot the first practical system of auto matic telephony was Almon B, Strow- ger of Kansas City, who took out a patent In 1889. The Inventor of the Strowger system was an undertaker who was In no way connected with electrical engineering or with any telephone enterprise. The Great Teat. Self-control Is an easy matter wheu we are alone,- says New Success Maga zine. But the moment our Uvea are thrown In with others, then comes the struggle. To maintain our equanimity, to restrain the sharp retort, the Impa tient exclamation, to get along smooth ly with disagreeable people, without friction or jarring this Is the great life test This Is what builds charac ter, ' what tests manhood or woman hood, what makes the Ideal employee. Two Discoveries, i -A long time ago, a keen observer of human nature put on record his dis covery that a small borrower never leaves the doorway of a bank without looking one way and walking the oth er. A rival of this observer has Just turned up. B1b conclusion, after years of patient observation, Is that one nev er sees a small boy and a brass band moving In opposite dUrecUona. Chris tian Science Monitor. , ' Soul That H Truly Great Emerson, that greatest of modern philosophers, has told us that It 1 easy when In a crowd to allow our selves to be swayed by the opinions about us and comparatively easy to keep our Individuality and sweetness when alone, but that the great soul la he who In the midst ot a mass of other individuals can atlll keep th pom and sweetness ot solitude. PAGE THREE Advertising PHOTO STUDIO THE PICTURE MILL for fine photo graph. Open dally except floav day from 10 a. m. t t p. m. Sun day sittings by appolntmeat only.. Phone Mill, 28S-R, or . residence ; 140-J. 7U PHYSICIANS L. O. CLEMENT, Id. D., Practise limited to disease of the eye, ear, and throat. Glass fitted. Ofllo hours 8-11, 1-fi, or on ap pointment OS phone (2, real dene phone ttt-J, & LOUGH&LDOB. U. D-, Phyafcjta and surgeon. Ctty a country ealls attended day or Bight Reside o . phos 18; offle pbon 181 Sixth and H, Tala Bldg. DR. j; O. NIDLBT. Physician and surgeon. Laadburg Bldg. Health offloer. Otic hurs, I to 11 a. m. and 1 to t p. m. Phono 11-J A. A. W1THAM, M. D. Internal medicine aad nervous diseases; 101 Corbett Bldg., Portland. Or. Hour 8 a. aa. to 1 p. m. . BURSKLti M. D. D. C. la Meek north of posted, corner farsh and D treetr. surgical, eleetrleal, cmlropraUc aad osteopathia treat ments. Oats pfcon 197-R; resi dence pbon 113-B. VOTKRUiART SURGEON DR. R. .J. BKSTUL, Veterinarian. Offloe, reldM. Phone ttt-R. ATOAXETS H. D. NORTON, Attoray-etrlaw. Practloe In aU Baal and Federal Court. First NaMenal Bank Bids. COLTIO ft WILLIAMS, Atterneys atLaw, Greats Pass Baaklag Co. Bldgl, Great Pa, Oregon. B. 8. VAN DTKB, Attorney. Prao tioe In all ceart. First NaUoaal Bank Bldg. O. 8. BLANGUARD, ttorney at Law.. Geldea Rule Bulldlnt Phone 170. Grants Pass. Oregon. BLANCH A RD A B LAN CHARD. At torneys, Alhert Bldg.' Phoa. 118-J. Practie tn all eoarta; law board attorneys. C A. SIDLBR,aAttrney-et-Lew, ref eree la kaakraptcy. Maaaal tempi, Grants Pass, Or. E. C. MACT. D. M. D. First-! dentistry. lttft Santa Sixth street. Grant Pass, Oraajen. URAYAGB Afill TKANbrtUi OOMM&RCIAL TRANSFER CO. At kinds of dray age and tranaf work caret ally aad promptly aene Phone ltl-J. Stand at trelgh: depot." A. SkaAa, Prop. THE WORLD atOYBS; ao d we. Bunch' Bro. Transfer C. Phone 187-R. F. O. 1BHAM, drayaa and traaater. Safe, ! and furniture moved, packed, shipped aad star ed. Office phone, 22-R. ft eel den oe phone, 134-R. Th Oalifwraia aad Oregtn Coast Raflrw&d Coupany TOOI CARS Bffeotiv Nr. 18, 1811. Trains will run Tuesday, Thursday aad Satarday Leave Grant Peas. 1 T. at. Arrive Waters Creek i 1 P. it. Leave Waters Creek , 8 T. U. Arrive Grants Pass .. 4 P. M. For information regarding freight and passenger rate call at th offle of the company, Luadburg building, or telephone 131. Tire Repairing Any kind of an Injury repair ed on any sized tire, "and all work guaranteed at the Max well Garage. TAVIS A ADAMS AUTO CO. PHONE 817 A Morning Breez. . The Jokesmlth's Wife (2 a. m.) "Aw, Cm on to bed, you 1 Want to alt up all night knocking; the weath er and us poor glrlsT" Well, what though the temperature was 100 de grees In the dark, the little remark caused a temporary coolness. . .1