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Mail Tribune 100

Dec. 23, 1916

LOCAL AND PERSONAL

  • The funeral of Daniel Hill was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Addie Marsh at Jacksonville. Burial was in Jacksonville cemetery.
  • The Rogue River Valley Canning company shipped Saturday morning a refrigerator car containing 60,000 pounds of one gallon cans of apples to Armour & Co., at Salt Lake. Another car will be shipped next week. The company is experience great difficulty both in securing apples for canning and in securing cars to transport their product, four cars of gallon apples now being stored in the warehouse.
  • G. L. Schermerhorn, nominated as director for the prospered irrigation district on the anti-district ticket, states that he is not an opponent of irrigation, but of the district plan, which he thinks works an injustice upon the farmer who does not think he can afford to irrigate more than a part of his place. For himself he believes in irrigation and would be willing to sign up for a portion of his own ranch, but does not believe in a blanket affair.

JACKSONVILLE

  • At 3 o'clock Thursday morning fire broke out in the Stout home on the Medford road and burned the dwelling to the ground. Fortunately the contents had been moved to Medford a few days previous. Owing to the wind the fire boys had hard work saving the two adjoining houses.
  • Daniel Hill passed away Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Marsh after a lingering illness. Services will be held this Saturday afternoon.

TABLE ROCK TABLETS

  • Plowing in earnest began in this vicinity last week and farmers are getting their land in shape of an early spring seeding and a crew of men and teams are plowing land for sugar beets on the Wykoff and Ray ranches.