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Mail Tribune 100, April 28, 1921

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

April 28, 1921


Exhibit at Chamber of Commerce Sets Record for Originality and Harmonious Arrangement — Big Crowds Attracted.

The exhibit of Rogue River Valley products at the Chamber of Commerce is attracting wide attention and favorable comment, alike from home people and transients. The displays show the wide range of variety in products, and the unlimited field of development.

The Rogue River Valley Milling Co. has a display of mill products, flour and cereals in various sized sacks.

The Rogue River Broom company has an exhibit of brooms, in sizes from the well-known whisk to the housewives’ favorite weapon. The brooms will compare in workmanship and quality, with any in the world, and are made from broom corn grown in the Rogue River valley.

F. W. Bartlett has a display of attractive furs, that will be much sought after ... next fall and winter, though summer furs are shown.

F. J. Huber and E. J. Klein have on display samples of the tailor’s art, in the different stages of construction.

The Peerless Bakery has a display of bread, and the Medford Bakery Co. an exhibit of bread and pastry.

The Medford Ice company has a cake of pure ice, with a bouquet of pink peas frozen in the center.

D. M. Allen of Rogue River has a piece of Arabian lace, a marvel of the needle and patience.

The art of the photographer is set forth by a group of pictures, some in colors, offered by Issott the photographer.

The Mosan Art Rug company — a new institution in this city, displays a rug the product of its plant.

Klocker’s Printery offers an exhibit of plain and fancy job work of high grade, and the Mail Tribune has a display showing the various stages of the printing of a daily newspaper. The Medford Exchange has a display of rubber stamps.

The Snider Dairy offers a display of dairy products, Gold Medal butter, whipped cream and ice cream. The Jackson County Creamery has a display of Gold Seal butter, and its soft drink product — A-Porter and Whistle.

The Bagley Canning company and the Rogue River Canning company present a display of their canned goods, etc.

There are samples of the skill of tinsmiths offered by the Medford Metal Sheet Works, in which the complexities of joining and riveting are shown. In the mechanical line, the W. W. Perkins and Co. show their lead hammer.

The Simplex Window is exhibited as a product of the Medford Planing company.

Candy displays of goods made and sold in the Rogue River valley are offered by the Medford Candy company and Crowson’s.

The War Eagle mine of the Meadows district has a pile of cinnabar ore on exhibition.

The Medford Cement Brick and Block Works has an exhibition of bricks, also a photographic display of its tombstones. The Oregon Granite company has a polished marble block exhibited.

Wizard Washing Powder, manufactured by F. M. Clausing is also shown.

— Alissa Corman; acorman@rosebudmedia.com