A wind and rainstorm of unusual violence broke over the Rogue River valley last night, .22 inches of rain falling, driven by a wind that reached a velocity of 35 miles an hour. Signs were blown down and a few awnings wrecked. The damage was very slight. About midnight the storm broke, but rain fell most of the night. A rise in the waters of Rogue River and Bear Creek was reported this morning.

A wind and rainstorm of unusual violence broke over the Rogue River valley last night, .22 inches of rain falling, driven by a wind that reached a velocity of 35 miles an hour. Signs were blown down and a few awnings wrecked. The damage was very slight. About midnight the storm broke, but rain fell most of the night. A rise in the waters of Rogue River and Bear Creek was reported this morning.

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(From the "Local and Personal" section)

The piano pupils of Mrs. C.A. Meeker and their friends were entertained yesterday afternoon at her home, 315 N. Bartlett. A program was given by the pupils after which games were played.

Mrs. A. Elmer of Jacksonville is visiting Mrs. Slover of this city.

The Christian Sunday school of this city is in a contest with the school of the same church at Grants Pass to see which will have the largest attendance in three weeks commencing Dec. 20, and every member of the school here that has been attending, as well as all others who can, are requested to be out Sunday at 9:30.

The circuit court will resume its considerations tomorrow taking up the case of M.C. Kentner charged with embezzlement.

William Ulrich will sell at public auction at the usual place on the corner north of the post office on Dec. 1, 1913, a lot of household and kitchen furniture. All good goods. Do not forget the date if you want a bargain.

Misses Nell Storm and Fay Pankey returned yesterday from Rogue River where they went to spend Thanksgiving.

Senator Von der Hellen of Wellen spent yesterday in Medford.

The Bullis interests have laid rails for two blocks on Main Street.

The Elks had their stag party Friday night, about 200 being in attendance. Vaudeville, speeches, songs and music made up the evening. Refreshments were served.