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Mail Tribune 100, Nov. 29, 1919 Continued

The following news items were drawn from the archives of the Mail Tribune 100 years ago.

Nov. 29, 1919, continued

LOCAL AUTO MAN IS ARRESTED BY FEDERAL OFFICERS

On his return from Grants Pass this forenoon R. J. Rowen, a local automobile salesman was placed under arrest by Deputy United States Marshal F. T. Mass of Portland on the charge of violating a federal statute. He will be arraigned this afternoon before United States Commissioner F. Roy Davis.

The arrest warrant charges that on February 25 last Rowen in mailing out matter made use of postage stamps that had been used before.

The warrant was issued by John O. Veatch, assistant United States district attorney, of Portland, and the affidavit for arrest was sworn to by S. L. Kidder of Roseburg, United States Post office inspector.

TABLE ROCK TABLETS

It seems we are having an epidemic of skunks in our section. Many of the little striped fellows have fallen victims of the steel trap and altho many of them have disappeared they have left something that lingers and by which we can remember them.

NOTICE

Milk bottles must positively be put out each day in order to obtain delivery service. Owing to the high cost of bottles and the large number required, we are compelled to enforce the rule. “If bottles are not put out no milk will be left.” MEDFORD MILK MEN.

HIGH SCHOOL TO GIVE CONCERT ON FRIDAY DEC. 5TH

The musical organizations of Medford high school will give their first concert at the high school building Friday evening, December 5. All clubs and orchestra will make their initial appearance. The Boys’ Glee club, which is a new organization in the school curriculum, will give several attractive numbers. A unique selection, featuring several members of the Girls’ Glee club will be artistically produced. A short skit, exceptionally dramatic is being worked up by three students on the interesting subject, “High Cost of Living.” Over one hundred and thirty students will be represented in the “Pep.” The program will be published later.

LOCAL BRIEFS

A Christmasy appearance was given the business streets of the city this forenoon when the work of placing Christmas trees at the posts along both sides of the streets and at other points was begun under direction of Mr. Hobbs. The store windows will all be decorated and everything put in readiness for Monday night’s demonstration incidental to the opening of the Christmas shopping season.

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