This being the season of the year when chickens do the most harm in neighboring gardens, an edict has been issued by the city authorities that the chickens must be kept at home. If not, owners will be arrested and prosecuted.
The spring of the year with all of its planting makes it possible for chickens to do the most damage. Complaints have been piling up thick and fast recently.
Considerable interest has been worked up in regard to Arbor Day, Friday, April 11, and many local people are placing orders with nurseries for trees, vines or shrubs to be set out on that day.
Considerable interest has been aroused among the schoolchildren, and many of them will plant a tree Friday and care for it later.
The ladies of the Greater Medford Club are doing much work to make the day a success.
The circuit court employed its time yesterday in the trial of an action brought against B.M. Wasson by B.H. Harris for the recovery of money on contract, the case having been appealed from the justice court of Ashland a year ago. The verdict was in favor of Harris. Harris was represented by B.F. Mulkey and defendant by C.B. Watson and Geo W. Trefren.
At the time of adjournment a jury was being impaneled to try the case of the Grants Pass Hardware company against E.T. Staples, action being a disputed account.