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8ATCIUAY, AVGVST 16, 1919.
. , OREGON WEATHER 4
- Probably showers, cooler In
-f west portion; lair tonight east 4
4- portion. Sunday showers, and 4
4- cooler east portion. Moderate 4
aontherlT winds. 4
POIU WINS BUT IiOSES
Henry Ford won and lost. It Is
claimed that under the .Michigan
law he can recover only $50 costs
from the Chicago Tribune. He was
.warded six cents damages by the
jury. Possibly the jury figured that
Henry's standing as a loyal Ameri
can and statesman was not worth
over six cents. But the pity of it is,
Henry's dense ignorance was shown
to the public and despite that, some
people wanted to run him (or pres
ident. Inasmuch as he got only six
-cents, the price of flivvers may be
advanced until he makes that million
ha was suing for. The trial proved,
at the least, that a money-mater is
not necessarily a brilliant man.
There is much agitation over the
country in regard to adopting the"
metric system of weights and meas
ures. The Wall Street Journal,
boosting for the system says: "Per-,
naps the Anglo-Saxon aversion of
change would be quickly overcome
were-It generally known that our
present measurement by weights,
ounces and quarts had Its origin in
Germany." (But can the American
public ne "re-educated?" It is
doubtful tf the change will ever "be
There was no evidence submitted
to prove that Ford is an anarchist.
In the general meaning of the word.
Ford, like a good many other peo
ple, merely thinks he knows bow to
run the government. Had he received
at the beginning of the war, a genu
ine swift kick from some Boche he
might not have turned the other
The saying that "there are no new
worlds to conquror" is erroneous.
For instance, there is the upper
' waters of the Amazon, where mon-
strong Insects dwell, where no white
foot has ever trodden, and where
even the proverbial fig leaf has not
"The trouble with gome people,"
says a Grants Pass 'booster, "is that
, they're dead but don't know it. Oth
ers have an Incurable case of 'the
don't give a damns.' " Strong as
sertion, tout perhaps there's more
truth than poetry in the statement.
The common people may not be
"organized," but when driven be
yond the limit they rise up to "tell
the whole world." Organised labor
and profiteers, look out, you're in
the minority the PEOPLE are at
KINNEY & TRUAX
103 North Sixth
HART To Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hart
Thursday, August 14, a daughter.
LAMRRECHT At the Good Sa
maritan hospital Saturday, August
16, to iMr. and Mrs. C. V. Lain,
brecht a daughter.
Bids will be received for oue week
tor concrete piers on my property at
the bridge. I reserve the right to re
ject any and all bids. "
E. J. McOORMlCK.
48 Grants Pass.
FIFTY FIRES BI RNIXG
Portland, Ore.. Aug. 16. Fires
are raging in the McKenzie river dis
trict, in Douglas county, and Clark
county. Washington. Altogether
there are about fifty fires burning.
Several hundred people witnessed
the swimming contests and other
sports at Riverside park last evening
which, from start to finish, kept the
crowd stretching their necks to see
all that was going on. A number
of our people took well-filled bankets
delicious eatables to the park
where they enjoyed an outdoor
lunch. The contests revealed that
Grants Pass has some fiue divers
and swimmers among the male pop
ulation, as well as some graceful
water nymphs among the fairer aex.
The events end winners were as
Girls 12 to 16, novice race 150
feet downstream. Gretchen Clem
Real Values In Home Furnishing
Simmons Beds and Springs.
The Sealy Tnftless Mattresses.
The Murphy Ivory Beds.
The Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets.
The Standard Sewing Machines
The Sturgis Baby Carriages.
The Colonial Stores A Ranges,
The Webster Chairs & Rockers
The Heywood Reed Furniture.
And many others equally good.
Holman's Furniture Store
60S G street, opposite Band Stand
ens 1st, llorteuse Hough, 2nd.
Roys tub rhce. Allen Chlldors 1st,
Uoy Maefarlnne 2nd.
Novice race, loy 12 to 16. Dyke
l.uckett 1st. Vernon Wramwell 2nd.
Esg race,' girls under l'J. Flora
Ulilott 1st, Ruth Flint 2nd.
Cnnoe rare, onefroirth mile down
stream. UindburK and Scovillo 1st,
MIhs Florence lUddle and lynn 9u
bin 2ud. llestou and Kiddie cap-
In the canoe titltlng contest Rid
dle won out. putting his opponent.
T.iindbiirg, down twice In succession.
Swimming race across the river,
Indies over 16. Jennetle Moss lit,
Catherine Clemens 2nd. iMurlel 'My
ladlee diving from large flout
Jeanette Morn 1st, Muriel 'Myers 2nd.
Mens long-distance dive. James
IJum 1st, Claude 1xwe 2nd. Eleven
In the contest.
Mens diving from large float.
Marshall Hough 1st, Claude lowe
Mens long-distance swim, from
Oaks around large float - to bath
house. Arthur Cramer 1st, Kngene
The races were finished at 8
o'clock, after which the crowd was
entertained by a splendid concert by
the Grants Pass hand.
That the water contests were ap
preciated was proven by the large
number of people presont. We will
yet have a few weeks of good swim
ming weather. Iet's have another
carnival. T. P. Cramer, who had
charge of the affair, deserves much
credit for his untiring efforts and the
able manner in which the event
were carried through.
NEW TODAY ,
WE DO all kinds of plain sewing.
301 0 street. 46
103. MOSS AGENCY Fire Insur
ance, plate glass liability Insur
ance. 204 tt Sixth street. tf
ROUND RfJED wklfer baby bugy
for sale. In excellent condition.
Call phone 179-1 or at 848 Or
chard Ave. 46
We know yo u are enjoying your vacation trip
this month hut you can add greatly to your
comfort toy w earing one of our famous
Karap-it Khaki-Cloth Suits
which are especially designed for comfort as 'well
as service. Garments for Ladies as well as for
the men. Stop In and we'll gladly show you this
excellent line of Kamp-It Clothing.
Peerless Clothing Co.
"If Men Wear It We Have It"
WANTED 50 hop pickers August
30 at old Ranzau yard, 6 miles
west of city, north side of river.
Apply J. B. Vlrdin, Wd. No. 2,
Grants Pass. 4f.tr
FOR SALEDamsoh and other
plums, ripe. Come and pick
them. 2 He per pound. E. E.
iCargill, Golden Drift Dam. 48
FOR SAljEGaa range ""and " gas
water heater. Inquire Dr. In
FIR SALE New, light cedar boat.
Very cheap. No .use for It. In
quire 639 North Second street or
phone 1454. 47
Trade Acceptances, hook or 50, $1
When irregular or delayed use Tri
umph Pills. Safe and always depend
able. Not sold at drug stores. Do
not experiment with other, save dis
appointment. Write for "Relief" and
particulars, It's free. Address: Na
tional Medical Institute, Milwaukee,
CHICHESTER S PILLS
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SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVtRYWHERf
The prosecutors are making the
wool fly from the profiteers. Let
the good work proceed, with great
Whether Old Kaiser Bill will ever
be brought to trial or not, the sus
pense under which he is laboring is
enough to kill an unobtrusive man.
The Elks said there would "be a
not time at Klamath." Well, there
fifty thousand dollar fire.
The water carnival was great.
Don't you wish you could swim?
Home-grown watermelons they're
"Z" Kerosene Farm Engines
The new .1 iH. P. "Z" Farm En
gine. A handy size for pumping
water, grinding feed, washing, run
ning the, cream separator, etc. On
sub-base; easily carried. Has Built
in Oscillating Magneto, Throttling
Governor. iAII "Z" Bngins V& to
15 iH. IP. now use economical kero
sene. Price, 1 H. IP. "Z" Kero
Jewell Hardware Company
... . We do Fine Shoe Kepairing , !
Guaranteed 5,000 Miles
'will" be tflven (mm. shove price
The only real indestructable Pearl
$7.00 to $25.00
BARNES, The Jeweler
8, p. Tim Inspector
Next door First National llaok
Fabric and Cords
C L. HOBART CO.
c warn 3
We are fully equipped lor all kinds of buttery
work at reasonable prices conslatent with first
When In nwedof a'new battery buy the still-bsttsr
Wlllird, with threaded rubber Insulation.
7rW Battery Shop
' A. V. Haielton, Propr.
A Real Sale d. Used Cars
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COLLINS AUTO COMPANY
511 H Street Phone 317
is an important part of
the care of your car. There are
few mechanisms more delicate
than the engine more respon
sive to proper attention.
A distrust of the men to
whom he must trust his car often,
leads the motorist to neglect
necessary overhauling. It is not
so with our patrons. Their con
fidence in us is a matter of course.
It is never abused.
A Properly Priced
Everything needed k done.
Nothing unnecessary is done.
Whatever is done is done skill
fully and promptly. The result
-is satisfaction to you.
We welcome any job any
' investigation of eithef our metL
ods or our prices.
Prompt Service-Certain Satisfadwn
Fashion Garage and Machine Shops
J. F. Burke & Son