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DAILY HOOVE lUVEIt OOIRIKU Till IIHDAV, DKCKMIIKH 10, 101N. The Ideal Entertainer Of all the thing 70a ever brought into your home, none ever gave ao much pleasure m Uie Columbia Grafonola. En joyed by young and old giro everyone the kind of mnilo he r ahe likea beet, and there's no better time than NOW to get a Columbia Grafonola. We have them at all prices and on terms to suit. The Music & Pluto House Stanton RowelL Proprietor E F San Francisco, Dc. 19. A, rudely constructed bomb wrapped In a paste board box, addressed to Dr. William G. Hassler, city health officer, was turned over to the police tonight by a woman who found it in the hall of a down town office building. The box containing the bomb was tamped and addressed and bore the superscription "compliments of John," Dr. Hassler has appeared before the board of supervisors several times within the past few weeks with recommendation that the board re invoke an ordinance making com pulsory the wearing of gauze masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of Spanish Influneza. He told the police he had received sev eral threatening letters protesting against the stand. XEW T01AT JOSEPHINE'S WHEAT ACREAGE DECREASES A report from the I'nlted States department of agriculture, P. L. Kent, field agent, Portland, shows a falling oft in Josephine county's wheat acreage for 1919. The acre age in 1913 was 3.000. with a crop of 24,000 bushels. The 1919 acreage is given as 1,200. Jackson county's wheat acreage was 9,000, with 123,000 bushels, and the 1919 acreage 5,500. Klam ath county's wheat acreage drops from 12,000 to 1,000. The total wheat acreage for the state drops from 962.960 in 1918, to 693,400. The total wheat crop for Oregon for 191S was 12.S52.000 bushels. Figures Just Issued by the bureau of crop estimates. V. S. department of agriculture, place the nation's acreage of wheat sown this fall at 49.027.000 acres, an Increase of 15.9 per cent over the area sown over a year ago. The condition of the crop Is placed at 9S.5 per cent as compared with 79.S per cent last year, 85.7 per cent In 1916, and a ten-year average condition of 88.2 per cent. PER52FML e LOCAL DIES AT SALEM HOME WANTED A placer mine. Send) particulars to F. P. Bruck, 929' Chamber or Commerce, Portland, Oregon. 44 TT , l"t VT'T, ,l 1 , . . . 1 ' nAiQ' ivtn ures repairea ai ine , Maxwell garage. Get work that holds any kind of an Injury on any sized tire taken care of. 70 V COMING EVENTS Salem, Dec. 19. John H. Cradle- baugh, one of the most prominently known of Oregon newspaper men. pioneer miner and frontiersman who shared the early life In many sec tions of the state, died at his home here Tuesday. He was 70 years old. Colonel Cradlebaugh, who was well known in Grants Pass, possessed con siderable ability as a poet and pub lished a volume of his works. In the I days of the famous Comstock lode of Nevada he Is reported to have amass ed a fortune that made him almost a millionaire but subsequent specu lations were unfortunate. He was among the first. If not the first pros pector, to hunt for gold in Alaska. In his early journalistic days In Ne vada he was associated with Mark Twain and Bret Harte. Among min ing associates were the Sharons and the Floods, widely known as mining men. Dec. 18-21, Wednesday-Saturday ! icai;uvn) ejuumnauous. j Dec. 19, Thursday Second pay-i ment of 20 per cent due on Liberty , bonds. Jan. 11, Saturday Civil service, examination for postmaster, vacancy at Leland. Five Dollars Hew aril Five dollars reward will be paid for the arrest and conviction of any one stealing the Dally Couriers from residences or mall boxes. Jam at the rate of 500 tons a month goes to France for the Red Cross. Our soldiers eat most of it. Little Gifts for Little Folks jf Celluloid Novelties Toys, Dolls, Kewpies, Teddy-bears Brush and Comb Sets Juvenile Stationery Saalfield Muslin Books Oz Books Billy Whiskers Series Painting Books Volland Children Books "I.tix" Sabln has it. 44 'Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Denlson left this morning for San Francisco, lilssoll carpet sweeper tor Christ mas gifts at Holmer's. 45 Gordon Bradford, discharged from the S. A. T. C. at Corvallls, returned homo this morning tor the holidays. Trevls Reynolds returned home yesterday from Corvallls,' having been discharged from the S. A. T. C Electric work Paul's Eloctrlc store, phone 90 Medford. Mr. and Mrs. E. I,. Churchill left this afternoon tor Is Angeles, to spend the holidays with their ilium ti ter, Mrs, Wesley Brown, Hemstitching and plcottng at 10 cents a yard All work guaranteed The Vanity Shop, Medford, Ore. 27tf Mr. and Mrs. T. I). Carr arrlred this mornlgn from Camas, Wash. and will visit their son-in-law, G. II Kesterson. White bread, whole wheat and rye bread, fresh, Moore Raking Co 44 Marvin McBrtde, of Moore, Nevada, is with his parents for a tew days. He returned home with his mother, who visited him at Moor. English breakfast table, with chairs to match for the children, at Helmer.'s. 4! Mrs. Jane Lambert arrived here this morning from Flint, Michigan and left by stage for Brookings where she will spend the winter with a nephew. All orders tor hemstitching and picoting promptly filled. Handi craft Shop, Medford. 54 Gerald Prescott arrived this morn ing from Salem and will spend the holidays with Earle Voorhles and other friends. He was a member of the S. A. T. C. at Willamette Univer sity, and recently discharged. An excellent line of small rugs. suitable tor Christmas gifts at Hol mer's. 43 R. I. Helms left this morning for Salem to visit relatives. He will al so visit relatives at Portland, re turning to his station with the for estry department at Agnes after the holidays. Buy an Electric Washer from us and present It to your wife as a Xmas present and we will give her $10.00 In cash. Grants Pass Hard ware Co. 44 Christmas Tree Ornaments Bells, Garlands, Candles Join tla Red Cross Now Clemens Sells Drugs & Books fVAVtf JV45 wbjor 0 Y.M.C.A. SENDS MOVIES TO BATH TUB PATIENTS London, Dec. 19. A moving pic ture audience In bath tubs through which warm water flows is the en tertainment oddity provided In the film shows by the American Y. M. C. A. at the hospital under the shad ows of King's College, Cambridge, where wounded men from France are treated. In one ward certain of the putients who have had very ser ious septic wounds, are having the wcter treatment. To look at these men you might think they were lying comfortably in btd. propped up with pillows. They are really sitting in bath tuhs in water to their waists. A constant stream of water with a temperature of 9S is kept running through the tub. purifying and cleansing the wounds, which have no other dress-In-'. A kind of magnified lap-board (overt, tie top of the tub and Is In turn co' ' ri'd by a long, bright patch fiilt. And there the men pit on air cushion. leaning against air pillows day an ! night, sometimes for weeks at a tii.;e. Only the most serious of thi ca:c-s are put Into these tubs, nun who otherwise have little chance of recovery and none without the amputation of a limb. But never yet has a case so treated been lost. "It's beastly .iinromfortable the first week." paid the record case of the ward, a British Tommy who has tor eleven weekB been In the bath. "Your legs ache, and you have the water rash. But In a week, at the most, you get over that, and then It Is more comfortable than being In bed. In fact, after they put yon back in bed you can't sleep for awhile, It's so hard." The American T. M. C. A. hat been sending these men "movies" twice a week. A screen has been arranged at one end of the room and there all the screen favorites play their parts while the men sit com fortably In their warm tubs. And when the show la over all they have to do la to turn out the lights and go to aleep. Jimcphlnp tiiiH'ery Headquarters fur Christmas can dies and uuts. 44 Chimney Fire The fire department was culled to the J. A. IMttenger residence on Map le street near Tenth, WcUnosday night at about 10:30. There was no damage, a chimney only being burned out. 1 iienprr i nnn I Mil- one Dodge Brothers Auto left with us for sale. Name your own prleo and terms. First come first to get this great bargain. Grants Pass Hardware Co. 44 Talent Principal Flu Victim Curl li. Baughman, principal of the Talent school, died this wook of tnfluenia. He served as principal of the Prlnevllle achools tor five years previous to going to Talent. Jolinnton Upturning Home Mrs. A. U Johnston today rerelved a letter from her son, Henry John ston, announcing his arrival In St. Paul, and saying that he expected to be home by Christmas. He returned from France on the taplnnd. Arranging For V. K. Convention Albany Is making extensive ar rangements to entertain the state Christian Endeavor convention which will be held In that city In February, with approximately S00 delegates from all parts of the state In attendance. This Advertisement and SOc will buy 5 Pounds of Granulated Sugar THE ROCHDALE THE HTOKH OF GUAItANTKID OOODH C. Ik KIKIKI.lt, Mnuagor Charley Rowoll Wounded I The casualty list released for pub-' llratlon today contains tire namo of; Charley I. Sowell of Kerby among the severely wounded. The same list 1 also announces the death from wounds of Paul Iorenx, of this city, : announcement of whose death was published last week. Holder .Starts Across Private J. K. Holder returned home this morning, having been dis charged from the 40th Held Artil lery at Fort Scott. Calif. Private l tioiuor was on tue ocean, four days ' out from New York, when the com mander of the vessel received wire less news of the signing of the arm istice, and orders to return to New York. How about your Christmas Candy? GET IT AT r ' ROSE'S opposite Josephine County Bank Boxes Plain and Fancy Boxes 1 0c to $5.00 Genuine Redwood Boxes from the California Chocolate Shop. Children's Novelty Boxes for the Xmas tree Filled and Empty. Bulk Candy Chocolates Plain and Milk Dip in Creams, Chews and Nut Logs. Buntes Satin Finish in Stuffed and Hard Center. A good assortment of Plain Mix, Sugar Mix, Gum Jellies, etc. For &ye Smoker Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco in tins, jars and boxes of all sizes. Our Prices Fit Your Pocket We Xmas Wrap all our Packages Free Gold HUl llnttorea Han Gold Hill recently renewed tho ban on "flu" by quarantining all cases, closing all public meeting places, pool rooms, and prohibiting the assembling -of more thun five persons in public places. CJold Hill was without a physician for a few weeks until pr. W. P. Chlsliolm, as signed to Fort Meade, Md., and Dr. O. C. Dixon, assigned to Fort Dixon. were relieved from the service to resume their practice there. FICATION OP AMENDMENT BY FEB. 1 Mixed Nuts For Xmas SOc per lb. OKA NT. KM Bite, Ml, and 75c DO,. t'KKAMKHV HlTTKIl, c IVr 11. Why Pay More? Basket Grocery 417 G Street A11 kind of Commercial Printing at the Oourier Office. Washington, Dec. ID. Itatlf liga tion of the prohibition umciulmcnt to the federal constitution by the in- ebsur) three-fourths of the stales by next February 1 l-t predicted In u survey of the . prohibition situation made public today by the board of temperance, prohibition and public morals of the .Methodist-Kplscopal church. Fifteen states have approv ed the amendment and the bfiaril de clares that 3U other states, tlm legis latures of which will meet next month, will vote favorably on the proposal for nation-wide prohibition. The states which the board de clares will ratify the amendment at tho coming legislative sessions are: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illi nois, Indiana, Kansas, Iowa, Ma I no, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ne braska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Jtbodo Island. Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Wash ington, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Wyoming. Pennsylvania is classed as "hopeful." New York "an even proposition," and New Jersey "prob ably opposed." fW.GHESTER S PILLS Tilt DIAMOND B1AND W 1 UK IMAJftWHW IUM J J ILjIrfl! A.k jmnr Or..! to C.lC'JS IM-ka-larallaa4BnM,4V . v!yi-i I'lIU l It.4 Hd 4) .14 aHUIllcfy KLz,7J .., leM rtt Dim RIU. V i - ,1 I'iMlM. A.'.f'ttllM'IIES.TM I U .V : :a ir en wo fii.i. fc. ' ' .-V .iniinei.S,l.rt,AIriU.ll.bta v cci pv roi'rr.iCT? Joy Theater i5c . Friday and Saturday 35c The Tinnier Iiiih .been limn, uglily Cleaned nml I iiMilgali'il. ALLA NAZIMOVA In "Toys of Fate" A New Screen Classic Harold Kdle, Managing Director of tho Mtriiml Theater, New Vork.i In a lotter to Klrhard How land President of Metro Picture, Has:' "I cannot refrain from writing you regarding tho wonderful suc cess attained by Mme. Nazlmova in "Toys of Fate" which opened here at the Strand Theater last Sunday. I thought "Revelation" a great picture, but unquestionably In my mind this will meet with even greater success, owing to its tre mendous appeal to the masses. Nazlmova Is a marvelous star, and exhibitors everywhere should make every effort to book this production." On the Same Bill Mutt & Jeff "On Ice"