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The Infamous Black Bird Southern Oregon History, Revised


Medford Business Directory 1925-26

The many discontinuities from year to year suggest that listing in this directory was by subscription; don't assume that a business' absence from this listing is necessarily evidence of its absence from Medford.


MEDFORD. Jackson County. Population 9,000. Is the commercial and business center of famous Rogue River Valley, Southern Oregon. It is located on the Southern Pacific railway and on the Pacific Highway. It is a terminal for the Medford Coast Railroad, which line is electrified. The elevation of Medford is 1,368 feet. The average temperature for the past 20 years has been 55 degrees. The annual rainfall is from 18 to 22 inches. Surrounded by 25,000 acres of irrigated lands. Medford is the gateway to Crater Lake. Auto stage every day during season. It has a cosmopolitan population; people from every state in the Union have come here to make their permanent homes. The following are some facts about Medford: The best paved city for its size in the world, having 22 miles of pavement; 26.21 miles of sewers; water mains 28.45 miles, cement sidewalks, 4 grade schools and one high school, St. Mary's Academy, business college, conservatory of music, and a kindergarten. Modern-equipped fire department, electricity and gas for lighting, heating and power purposes, 4 banks, a public library, 3 modern hotels, 3 second-class hotels, 5 restaurants, 6 apartment houses, 3 weekly and 1 daily newspaper, city park, baseball park, fair grounds, auto camp grounds, country club, 2 golf courses. Five ladies' clubs, farm bureau cooperative exchange, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, Craters Club, Business and Professional Women's Club, Greater Medford Club. All denominations of churches, 3 hospitals, opera house, two movie houses, a natatorium and $80,000 armory. All leading lodges and societies. Federal building and offices of weather bureau, district forestry, U.S. [plant] pathologist. Public market, jobbing and wholesale center, aviation landing field. Auto stages--interurban auto routes to all points of Southern Oregon, hourly service to Ashland. Auto stage to Roseburg and Klamath Falls, stops at all towns along line; also auto stage station on line from Los Angeles to Portland. Has 3 lumber mills, one of which has a daily capacity of 125,000 feet. One box factory, 2 large creameries, fruit and vegetable canneries, pickling and catsup works. Eight fruit associations with 2 large pre-cooling plants. The district surrounding Medford is the greatest pear country on the coast and one of the best apple-growing districts. Stock raising, lumbering and diversified farming are among the greatest resources of the valley. Independent Telephone Co. Telegraph Western Union and Postal. Express American Railway.

Acme Motor Co., Wellington Templer, manager, autos, 36 N. Front
William A. Aitken, plumber, 28 N. Grape
Charles L. Allen, blacksmith, 118 S. Bartlett
AMERICAN LAUNDRY, James A. Slorah, Proprietor, Try the American Laundry First, 132 S. Central Ave., Telephone 873
George Andrews, music teacher, Sparta Bldg.
John B. Andrews, loans, College Bldg.
Armory Service Station (C. L. Wolff, U. S. Armstrong), N. Riverside and Jackson
Associated Oil Co., W. A. Hanna, manager, 322 E. Main
Auto Supply Co. (M. C. Wright, E. C. Jerome), 31 N. Bartlett
Brenton L. Barkley, furnished rooms, 130 W. Main
Joseph C. Barnes, real estate, S. Central Ave.
George A. Barnum, auto repair, 130 N. Front
Paul Barron, grocer, 437 S. Central Ave.
Frank W. Bartlett, furrier, N. Grape
Henry G. Bates, barber, 128 W. Main
Mrs. Isbel Bates, art goods, 17 N. Central Ave.
Bedingfield & Son (F. L. and J. A.), confectioners, 305 E. Main
ERNEST N. BIDEN, Quality Shoe Repairing, Quick Service, 21 S. Central Ave.
Big Pines Lumber Co., H. H. Thierolf, president, 32 W. 6th
John Billings, blacksmith, 146 S. Riverside
Edward Binns, meats, 109 W. Main
Oliver C. Boggs, lawyer, 30 N. Central Ave.
Howard S. Boise, billiards, 126 W. Main
Borden & Gaylord (N. W. Borden, W. R. Gaylord), lawyers, 412 Medford Bldg.
Bowman & Barker (C. D. Bowman, W. E. Barker), barbers, 5 N. Fir
Alan Brackinreed, accountant, Medford Bldg.
C. J. Breier & Co., J. L. Reed, manager, general merchandise, 218 E. Main
E. G. Brown, soft drinks, 101 E. Main
Helen M. Brown, Christian Science practitioner, 214 First National Bank Bldg.
Brown & White (Joseph Brown, E. M. White), real estate, 112 E. Main
BROWN'S ELECTRIC SHOP, C. L. Brown, Proprietor, Willard Batteries, Bosch, Delco Remy and Atwater Kent Parts, Electrical Repairs for All Makes of Cars, 104 S. Bartlett, Telephone 22-J
Brownlee Olds Lumber Co. (J. N. Brownlee, M. D. Olds), end N. Central
Bullock Mercantile Agency, F. E. Redden, president; Anna J. Bateman, secretary, Davis Bldg.
Louis Bundy, dentist, 308 E. Main
Busy Corner Motor Co. (Walter Bowne), Main and Riverside
Charles S. Butterfield, insurance, Medford National Bank Bldg.
California-Oregon Power Co., P. B. McKee, vice-president-general manager
F. M. Calkins, lawyer
Laura B. Cameron, cigars, 110 E. Main
John H. Carkin, lawyer, First National Bank Bldg.
Carlow & Carlow (F. G. and E. M.), osteopaths, 416 Liberty Bldg.
CASS AUTO WRECKING & PARTS, C. E. Cass, Proprietor, Parts for Nearly All Makes of Cars, Old and Wrecked Cars Bought, 114 S. Bartlett, Telephone 780
City Meat Market (C. Devore), 309 E. Main
Robert W. Clancy, physician, 215 E. Main
Clarion Publishing Co., publishers, The Clarion, W. E. Phipps, manager, 126 N. Front
THE CLARION, William E. Phipps, Editor and Manager, Southern Oregon's Most Popular Newspaper, Published by Clarion Publishing Co., The Clarion Tells the Truth, 126 N. Front
Frank C. Clark, architect, 219 W. Main
Emma Cline, hairdresser, 203 W. Main
Perry F. Close, auto repair, 132 S. Riverside
J. H. Cochran, insurance, First National Bank Bldg.
Harvey P. Coleman, chiropractor, 427 Medford Bldg.
COLONIAL GARAGE, I. E. Schuler, Proprietor, Storage, Accessories, Goodrich Tires, Oils and Greases, Day and Night Service, Towing and Overhauling a Specialty, Hotel Medford Block
Columbia Tire Corp., A. W. Aya, branch manager, 127 N. Riverside
H. W. Conger, undertaker, I.O.O.F. Bldg.
Guy W. Conner, fruit packer, 7 W. 11th
Robert J. Conroy, physician, second floor, Medford Bldg.
James F. Cook, auto tops, 36 S. Riverside
George E. Corey, grocer, 529 E. Main
A. B. Cornell, insurance
Otto M. Cornitus, real estate, 123 E. Main
Charles W. Craig, shoemaker, 424 W. Main
Crater Lake Automotive Co., M. C. Page, manager, 123 S. Front
Crater Lake Hardware Co., S. L. Leonard, manager, 310 E. Main
Craterian Theatre, George Hunt, manager
Winfred Y. Crowson, confectioner, 229 E. Main
James C. Cullins, auto service station, N. Riverside and 4th
Fred N. Cummings, civil engineer, Medford National Bank Bldg.
DAN'S LUNCH, Dan Collier, Proprietor, "Human Filling Station," 102 W. Main, Telephone 466
Daniels Insurance Agency (C. C. McCurdy, T. E. Daniels), Medford National Bank Bldg.
Victor Danielson, auto repair
Oliver L. Davidson, cigars, Main and Fir
Davies Optical Co., L. A. Ellers, manager, 319 Liberty Bldg.
Ira Davis, barber, 108 E. Main
J. T. Davis, expressman, 29 S. Fir
Davis-Vawter & Howard, S. V. Davis, agent, timber lands
Dennis Kimball & Pope (N.Y.), C. E. Barr, manager, fruit brokers, Hotel Holland Bldg.
Denny & Co., M. E. Root, manager, fruit packers, S.P. tracks
Pietro DePaolo, confectioner, 424 W. Main
Frank DeSouza, lawyer, 217 Liberty Bldg.
F. K. Deuel & Sons (F. K., H. S. and L. J.), dry goods, 302 E. Main
DE VOE'S, C. A. De Voe, Groceries and Confectionery, Fruits and Vegetables in Season, Ice Cream, Soft Drinks, A Full Line of Lunch Goods, Bakery Goods, Cigar and Tobacco, School Supplies and Stationery, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals, 436 W. Main, Telephone 122-R
Fay E. Diamond, jeweler, 115 E. Main
W. Gaston Domergue, insurance, Liberty Bldg.
G. W. Dow, grocer
M. M. Dow, physician, 316 Medford Bldg.
Clarence E. Eads, second-hand goods and fuel, 34 S. Fir
Eads Transfer & Storage Co. (G. H. Eads), 22 N. Front
Earl Fruit Co., H. T. Hubbard, manager, S. Front
M. T. Edwards, stenographer, 405 Liberty Bldg.
Bert R. Elliot, dentist, 304 Medford Bldg.
Elmer D. Elwood, optician, 301 E. Main
Lloyd R. Elwood, auto repair, 118 S. Central Ave.
Jaques J. Emmens, oculist, second floor, Medford Bldg.
Rankin Estes, soft drinks, 17 S. Front
Exchange Tire Co. (C. A. Peterson), vulcanizing, 28 N. Riverside'
Fairmont Rooms (Elizabeth Cameron), 319 E. Main
Farm Bureau Co-Operative Exchange, C. M. Speck, manager, hay, etc., 4th and Fir
Farmers & Fruit Growers Bank (capital $50,000), Delroy Getchell, president; F. E. Wahl, cashier, 220 W. Main
Fehl Investment Co. (Delbert and E. H. Fehl), real estate, 6 S. Fir
Carl Fichtner, garage, 104 W. 6th
F. B. Fifer, general contractor
First Insurance Agency, A. L. Hill, manager, 30 N. Central Ave.
First National Bank (capital $100,000), B. E. Harder, resident; Oris Crawford, cashier
John Fluhrer & Son (John and William H.), bakers, 222 E. Main
Foster & Kleiser, M. D. Cole, local manager, bill posters, 44 S. Central Ave.
Four Site Sales Agency, W. H. Leverette, manager, real estate, Medford Bldg.
Oscar J. Frazier, blacksmith
Fry & Stephenson (F. J. Fry, O. R. Stephenson), barbers, 14 N. Front
Thomas Fuson, insurance
GADDIS & DIXON (E. C. Gaddis, Volney Dixon), Distributors of Wire Fence, 134 N. Riverside Ave.
Joseph T. Gagnon, lumber, 113 S. Fir
C. E. Gates Auto Co. (C. E. and G. E. Gates), 6th and Riverside
Gates & Lydiard (William Gates, William Lydiard), grocers, 43 N. Central
Winfield R. Gaylord, bicycles and motorcycles, 222 N. Riverside
Winfield R. Gaylord, lawyer, Medford Bldg.
Frank M. Gerdes, restaurant, 18 N. Front
William M. Gillings, grocer, 610 E. Main
C. L. Goff, insurance
GOLD RAY REALTY CO., Dr. C. R. Ray, President-General Manager, Owners and Operators in Townsites, Suburban Tracts, Farming and Fruit Lands, Oldest in Southern Oregon, 27 Years in Business, 15 N. Grape

Golden Rule Mercantile Co., C. W. Whillock, president; C. A. Whillock, treasurer, dry goods, 46 N. Central
Mrs. E. E. Gore, music teacher, Sparta Bldg.
Charles E. Gosha, photographer, 228 E. Main
Ralph E. Green, physician, Medford Bldg.
James H. Gustine, tailor, 419 Medford Bldg.
Haight Music Studio, Liberty Bldg.
Hale & Lyon (D. C. Hale, N. B. Lyon), billiards, 16 N. Front
Hall & Hall (E. R. and O. A.), grocers, 318 E. Main
Asa C. Halstead, drugless physician, 225 E. Main
William Hammett, plumber, 42 S. Central Ave.
Herman K. Hanna, lawyer, 32 N. Central Ave.
Harry O. Hanson, fuel, 34 S. Fir
Mrs. L. E. Hartwig, restaurant
Leon B. Haskins, drugs, 214 E. Main
Henry T. Haswell, contractor, 241 N. Central Ave.
James C. Hayes, physician, Sparta Bldg.
Fred L. Heath, drugs, 109 E. Main
L. E. Hedges, chiropractor
Thompson G. Heine, physician, 314 Liberty Bldg.
George G. Hewitt, accountant, 305 Medford National Bank Bldg.
Edith Higdon, confectioner, 31 N. Central Ave.
Jesse F. Hittson, garage, 36 S. Fir
Edward W. Hoffman, chiropractor, Liberty Bldg.
WILLIAM M. HOLMES, "See Holmes for Homes," Real Estate, Orchards Our Specialty, Manager Rogue River Land Co., Since 1902, Nash Hotel Corner
William W. Holt, physician, 306 Medford Bldg.
HOTEL HOLLAND, H. C. Smith, Proprietor, Commercial Men's and Travelers' Hotel, European Plan, Rates $1.50 per Day and Up,  Excellent Dining Room in Connection, 6th and Fir
Lottie M. Howard, milliner, 109 Central Ave.
Warner W. Howard, osteopath, 303 Liberty Bldg.
Thomas A. Howell, barber, 19 S. Central Ave.
Hubbard Bros. (A. C. and Fort), agricultural implements, 335 E. Main
Arthur W. Hubbs, shoes, 105 E. Main
Frank J. Huber, tailor, 113 W. Main
Edwin P. Hughes, real estate, 115 W. 9th
George A. Hunt & Co., George A. Hunt, president (Rialto and Craterian Theatres), 110 W. Main
E. H. Hurd, lawyer, 411 Medford Bldg.
Hutchison & Lumsden (C. I. Hutchison, H. Lumsden), dry goods, 211 E. Main
Independent Printing Co. (E. S. Phair), Medford Bldg.
International Sales & Produce Co. Inc., T. W. Wixon, manager, grocers, 31 N. Central Ave.
Interurban Autocar Co., W. L. Lewis, manager, 5 S. Front
James Issott, photographer, 331 E. Main
Jackson County Abstract Co., P. M. Janney, president; T. W. Miles, vice-president, E. H. Janney, secretary-treasurer, 6th near Central Ave.
Jackson County Bank (capital $100,000), C. W. McDonald, president; V. H. Vawter, cashier
Jackson County Building & Loan Association, C. M. Kidd, president; O. C. Boggs, secretary, 30 N. Central Ave.
Jackson County Creamery, S. A. Kroschel, manager, 301 N. Fir
Jackson County Fair Association, H. O. Frohbach, secretary
Jay W. Jacobs, grocer, 401 N. Riverside
W. Carleton Janes, music teacher, Sparta Bldg.
Ellen D. Jeffers, hairdresser, 210 W. Main
Jensen & Dalley (Jens Jensen, O. A. Dalley), confectioners, 220 W. Main
Edgar Johnson, produce, 241 N. Fir
Frederick H. Johnson, dentist, 429 Medford Bldg.
John W. Johnson, jeweler, 209 E. Main
Laurence R. Johnson, insurance, 37 N. Fir
Orlando J. Johnson, dentist, 228 E. Main
R. R. Johnson, dentist, Medford Bldg.
Fred L. Johnston, shoemaker, 127 W. Main
E. Hayden Jones, photographer, 208 W. Main
Ray H. Jones, grocer
Jones & Kirkpatrick (L. D. Jones, W. R. Kirkpatrick), service station, 65 N. Riverside
James M. Keene, dentist, Medford Bldg.
Edward E. Kelly, lawyer, Liberty Bldg.
Kenilworth Hotel (Charles C. Miller), 133 W. Main
Corsa M. Kidd, shoes, 221 E. Main
Ed J. Klein, tailor, 128 E. Main
Klocker Printery (A. J. and A. T. Klocker), 28 S. Central Ave.
Knight Packing Co. (Portland), J. H. Zimmer, manager, fruit packers, S. Front
Walter A. Kressie, physician, 225 E. Main
George J. Kunzman, printer and second-hand goods, 211 W. Main
W. E. Lantis, chiropodist, 408 Medford Bldg.
Novie Launsbury, milliner, Bartlett and Main
John F. Lawrence, jeweler, 101 W. Main
Royal W. Lee, men's furnishing goods, 104 W. Main
LIBERTY REPAIR SHOP, O. A. Guddat, Proprietor, Expert on Cash Registers, Keys, Typewriters, Adding Machines, Shears, Knives and Tools Sharpened, Phonograph Repairing, Bicycles, Accessories and Repairs, 22 S. Grape, Telephone 261-J
Ernest W. Liljegran, assayer
Littrell-Jennings Parts Co. (E. A. Littrell, C. M. Jennings), auto supplies, 110 N. Front
Lott & Reddy (G. W. Lott, J. P. Reddy), auto painters, 421 E. Main
Luman Bros. (Charles and W. M.), meats, 314 E. Main
M. M. Department Store (W. H. Meeker), 230 E. Main
John C. Mann, dry goods, 14 N. Central
THE MARINELLO SHOP, Martha McGee, Proprietor, Scalp and Facial Treatments, Marcelling and Manicuring, Hotel Medford, Telephone 413
Henry E. Marsh, grocer, 130 E. Main
Francis E. Martin, bicycles, 11 N. Fir
Mason, Ehrman & Co. (Portland), C. A. Boise, manager, wholesale grocer, 432 E. Front [sic]
Mason Motor Co. Inc., A. R. Mason, president-manager, auto dealers, 30 N. Holly
Matheny Bros. (P. E. and L. M.), auto wreckers, 228 N. Riverside
A. H. Medford, men's furnishing goods, 32 S. Central Ave.
MEDFORD-ASHLAND-KLAMATH FALLS STAGE LINE (Howard & Grimes)
Medford Auto Co. (J. H. Denison), 230 W. Main
Medford Auto Painting Co. (E. O. Bradley, S. A. Robinett), 29 S. Front
Medford Auto Top Co. (E. M. Robert), 30 N. Grape
Medford Beauty Shoppe (Mrs. D. O. Frederick), 308 Medford Bldg.
Medford Business College, G. W. Newberry, business director, 31 N. Grape
Medford-Butte Falls Auto Stage (G. E. Edsall)
Medford Chamber of Commerce, J. W. Riley, president, Main and S.P. tracks
Medford Concrete Construction Co., C. J. Semon, manager, Jackson County Bank Bldg.
Medford Domestic Laundry (Glen Fabrick), 30 N. Riverside
Medford Fish & Poultry Co. (W. H. Fisher, W. S. Mansfield), N. Grape
Medford Floral Co. (Thomas Judge)
Medford Fuel Co. (C. H. Franks, F. J. Spalding), 3rd, corner Fir
Medford Furniture & Hardware Co., F. W. Hollis, president; J. H. Butler, secretary, 31 N. Bartlett
Medford Grocery Co., E. A. Welch, manager, 10th and Front
Medford Hardware & Sporting Goods Co. (M. M. Herman, Al Piche), 327 E. Main
Medford Harness Co. (E. H. Lamport), 225 E. Main
Medford Hotel (Emil Mohr), W. Main and Ivy
Medford Ice & Storage Co., H. K. Tomlinson, manager, 533 S. Fir
Medford Iron Works (E. G. Trowbridge, H. S. Mills), 1155 N. Central Ave.
Medford Irrigation District, E. M. Wilson, secretary
Medford Lumber Co., J. H. Cooley, president; C. R. Cooley, secretary; 3rd, corner Fir
MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE, Robert W. Ruhl Editor; S. S. Smith, Manager, Evenings Excepting Sunday and Weekly, 29-32 N. Fir, Telephone 74 and 75
Medford National Bank (capital $100,000), W. H. Gore, president; J. S. Orth, cashier, Main, corner Central Ave.
Medford National Farm Loan Association, A. W. Stone, president; E. H. Hurd, secretary-treasurer
Medford Orchard Co., J. A. Westerlund, president, fruit lands
Medford Pharmacy Inc. (E. A. Moore), 202 E. Main
Medford Planing Mill Inc., H. C. Hanson, president; Mabel Vinson, vice-president-secretary, 11th, corner Fir
Medford Poultry & Egg Co. (S. A. Kroschel), 12 E. 8th
MEDFORD PRINTING CO., Job Printers and Publishers, Medford Mail Tribune and Sun, 29-32 N. Fir, Telephone 74 and 75
MEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY, E. Fay Woolsey, Librarian, between Ivy and Oakdale on W. Main St.
Medford Service Station, Charles Furnas, president, vulcanizing, 322 E. Main
Medford Sheet Metal Work, N. Grape
MEDFORD SUN, Robert W. Ruhl, Editor; S. S. Smith, Manager, Daily Sunday Morning Only, 29-32 N. Fir, Telephone 74 and 75
Medford Tent & Awning Works, F. F. Burk, manager, 142 N. Front
Medford Tobacco Co. (W. W. McDonald, A. H. Nelson), 29 N. Grape
Medford Transfer & Storage (Guy Cox), 27 S. Front
Merrick's Motor Inn Camp Ground (F. E. Merrick), N. Riverside, corner 6th
Thomas T. Merriman, blacksmith, 20 S. Riverside
William A. Messner, grocer, 131 W. Main
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., W. G. Domergue, district manager, 210 Liberty Bldg.
Thaddeus W. Miles, lawyer, Jackson County Bank Bldg.
Miller & Davis (A. H. Miller, E. B. Davis), stationery, 34 N. Central Ave.
Darall Minkler, radio supplies
Mitchell Ladder Co. (J. W. Mitchell)
Model Clothing Co., Ben H. Plymale, manager, 126 E. Main
Modern Plumbing & Heating Co. (H. C. Williamson, Fred Erickson), 19 N. Fir
Moffatt & McQuat (J. A. Moffatt, S. McQuat), grocers, 132 W. Main
Monarch Seed & Feed Co., L. J. Miksche, president; R. A. Miksche, secretary, 317 E. Main
Monitor Orchard Co., C. Y. Tengwald, president
Montgomery & Duchine (C. W. Montgomery, B. Duchine), restaurant, 28 N. Front
Montgomery & Murphy (E. Z. Montgomery, J. J. Murphy), grocers, 323 E. Main
Rawles Moore, lawyer, Medford Bldg.
Mordoff & Woolf (M. G. Mordoff, Scott Woolf), furniture, 217 W. Main
Motor Service Co. (C. W. Barrett, Jess Houck), autos
John F. Mundy, real estate
Harvey E. Murphy, dentist, second floor Medford Bldg.
Murray Bros. & Van Voris (C. C. and R. S. Murray, W. T. Van Voris), abstracts, 32 N. Central Ave.
Morris C. Murray, gunsmith
Nash Hotel (J. D. Bell), Front, corner Main
The Natatorium (F. E. Merrick), 136 N. Riverside
Alta Naylor, corsets, 20 S. Fir
Porter J. Neff, lawyer, Medford Bldg.
Newbury & Newbury
(Gus and Don R.), lawyers, 301 Medford Bldg.
Frank J. Newman, lawyer, Palmer Bldg.
Nichols & Ashpole (G. W. Nichols, C. W. Ashpole), meats, 213 W. Main and 206 E. Main
NORTHERN LIFE INSURANCE CO., D. B. Morgan, President; P. K. Struve, Vice-President; Arthur P. Johnson, Vice-President; James B. Eagleson, Vice-President and Medical Director; D. M. Morgan, Vice-President; J. H. Sargent, Secretary; S. J. Rice, Manager Investment Department; E. S. Campau, Agency Supervisor; J. F. Bamford, Assistant to the President; O. E. Ehrenciou, Actuary; Irving Morgan, Home Office Representative; George M. Jacobs, Superintendent, Agency Service Department; W. L. Willey, Assistant Secretary; George W. La Fray, Cashier; Home Office Northern Life Bldg., Seattle; E. S. Tumy, Local Representative
Joseph O'Brien, barber, Hotel Medford
OFFUTT'S GARAGE & MACHINE SHOP, William N. Offutt, Proprietor, General Automobile Repairing, Cylinder Regrinding, Head Grinder Used, N. Riverside and 4th, Telephones 119 and 119-J-2

William O'Hara, soft drinks, 116 E. Main
Norman Ohrt, welding
Oregon-California Auto Distributing Corp., A. W. Walker, manager, 123 W. Main
Oregon Granite Co., E. A. Hicks, president-manager, 103 E. 6th
Oregon Growers Association, R. E. Shinn, local manager, N. Central Ave.
The Oregon Rooms (Mrs. George Warner), 221 W. Main
Pacific Fruit & Produce Co., H. L. Billings, manager, 552 S. Front
Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co., J. H. Cochran, manager, First National Bank Bldg.
Pacific Record Herald, Delbert Fehl, editor, 223 E. Main
Pacific Record Publishing Co. Inc., E. H. Fehl, president; A. O. Bennett, secretary, publishers Pacific Record Herald, 223 E. Main
The Palmer Corp., D. R. Wood, manager, investments, Medford Bldg.
John B. Palmer, photographer, 204 E. Main
Palmer Piano House (B. J. Palmer), 234 E. Main
Pantorium Dye Works (D. R. Terrett), 23 N. Fir
Park Cafe (K. S. Nakano), 207 W. Main
THOMAS N. PARRETT, Auto and Bus Bodies Build to Order, Windshield Glass, 36 S. Riverside, Telephone 279-Y
Jesse J. Patterson, lawyer, 217 Liberty Bldg.
Hamilton Patton, autos, 112 S. Riverside
B. W. Paul, electrical supplies, 6th and Central
Peerless Bakery (F. E. Bodenhamer), 606 E. Main
L. Pennington, batteries, 40 N. Front
People's Electric Store (A. B. Cunningham, O. O. Alenderfer), electrical goods, 212 W. Main
John A. Perl, undertaker
Charles A. Peterson, auto tires, 28 N. Riverside
Rollie A. Petty jr., vulcanizing, 132 S. Riverside
Ira Phipps, auto service station, N. Riverside and Jackson
W. Estill Phipps, lawyer
E. Barton Pickel, physician, Jackson County Bank Bldg.
Clarence C. Pierce, insurance, 30 N. Central Ave.
Pinnacle Packing Co., Guy W. Conner, manager, 12th and Fir
F. J. Pipgras, confectioner, 212 E. Main
R. W. Poellnitz, physician
Portland Flouring Mills, A. H. Endris, representative, Main and S.P. tracks
Charles S. Praul, grocer, 20 N. Bartlett
Sarah B. Praul, milliner, 22 N. Bartlett
Robert Pulaski, restaurant, 135 W. Main
Mahlon Purdin, lawyer, 406 Medford Bldg.
RADIO BATTERY & ELECTRIC SHOP, D. R. Conner, Proprietor, Radio Batteries, A Real Battery for Any Car, Everything Electrical for Car, Truck and Tractor, 27 N. Grape, Telephone 241
Frank H. Ray, real estate
Reames & Reames (A. E. and C. W.), lawyers
Red Cross, Lillian M. Roberts, secretary, Sparta Bldg.
Red Cross Thrift Shop, Mrs. C. F. Card, manager, Sparta Bldg.
Redden & Co. (F. E. Redden, A. J. Bateman), insurance, Davis Bldg.
Reddy & Co. (L. J. Schade), jewelers, 134 E. Main
Remington Typewriter Co., E. W. Spaulding, representative, 518 S. Oakdale
Rex Cafe (F. M. Gerdes)
Rialto Theatre (George A. Hunt & Co.), 110 W. Main
Jud D. Rickert, oculist, 308 E. Main
Edwin G. Riddell, dentist, 302 Medford Bldg.
Riley Meier Motor Co. (J. W. Riley, E. H. Meier), 16 S. Fir
Frank Roberts, dentist, 308 E. Main
George M. Roberts, lawyer, Medford Bldg.
Rogue Confectionery (C. E. Whiteman), 135 W. Main
Rogue River Farm Loan Association (E. H. Hurd), 411 Medford Bldg.
Rogue River Fruit Distributors, George Kaufman, manager, 624 S. Front
Rogue River Land Co., W. M. Holmes, manager, Nash Hotel Bldg.
Rogue River Valley Canal Co., P. Welch, president; Ray Morgan, manager, irrigation, 204 S. Fir
Rogue River Valley Canning Co., S. S. Bullis, president, Front corner 13th
Rogue Valley Mining Co., E. N. Viln, manager, 9th corner Front
Root Music Co. (Edward C. Root), 111 W. Main
Henry S. Royce, autos, 29 S. Front
Russ Feed Mill (L. J. Miksche), grain, 133 N. Riverside
St. Mary's Academy, conducted by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus Christ and Mary
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Conducted by the Sisters of Charity of Providence, Sacred Heart Hospital and Training School for Nurses, for Particulars Address Sister Superior, Sacred Heart Hospital, Medford Heights

R. Saito Co. (R. Saito), Japanese goods, 315 E. Main
Emil F. Schmidt, shoes, 21 N. Central Ave.
Michael P. Schmitt, accountant, 209 Liberty Bldg.
Harry U. Scholz, baker, 717 N. Central Ave.
Louis Schwein, meats, Medford Bldg.
John A. Scott, second-hand goods, 43 S. Front
Service Stores Inc., J. A. Moffatt, president; S. W. McQuat, secretary, grocers, 132 W. Main
T. T. Shaw, dentist, 212 E. Main
Charles W. Shields, general merchandise, 222 W. Main
Shirley & Wise (A. D. Shirley, D. R. Wise), restaurant, 8 S. Central Ave.
Melvin J. Showers, sheet metal works, 128 N. Grape
Orville J. Showers, shoemaker, 612 E. Main
Ernest C. Silliman, confectioner, 206 W. Main
Singer Sewing Machine Co. (Carl D. Long), 10 S. Fir
William M. Smith, grocer, 224 N. Riverside
Snider Dairy & Produce Co., J. W. Snider, manager, 28 N. Bartlett
J. E. Soliss, grocer
Southern Oregon Adjustment Co., B. L. Berry, manager, 307 Liberty Bldg.
Southern Oregon Dental Laboratory (Ralph L. Pollock), 422 Medford Bldg.
Southern Oregon Gas Co., T. D. Petch, manager, 209 W. Main
Standard Oil Co., W. R. Speck, agent, end N. Central Ave.
Robert W. Stearns, physician, Jackson County Bank Bldg.
George W. Stephenson, physician
Sterling Mining Co., S. S. Bullis, manager
Stewart Fruit Co., R. G. Bardwell, general agent, end S. Front
John E. Stewart, cigars, 9 S. Front
James Stokan, confectioner, Sparta Bldg.
Francis F. Stone, barber, 5 N. Fir
W. C. Stone & Co., W. C. Stone, manager, general contractor, 302 Liberty Bldg.
Charles Strang, drugs, 231 E. Main
STYLECRAFT SHOP, Mrs. V. M. Eaton, Proprietor, Dressmaking, Hemstitching, Picoting, Buttons Covered, Trimming, Embroidering, Braiding, Beading, Pleating, Altering and Mending, 115 W. Main, Telephone 382-R
Bert M. Sullivan, restaurant, 15 S. Front
Charles T. Sweeney, physician, 225 E. Main
T. M. Swem & Son (T. M. and J. H.), picture frames, 217 E. Main
Talent Orchard Co., E. J. Stewart, manager
Glenn O. Taylor, lawyer, Federal Bldg.
Fred G. Thayer, physician, Jackson County Bank Bldg.
Charles M. Thomas, lawyer
William B. Thompson, paints, 126 N. Front
Herbert Tilley, shoemaker, 7 N. Fir
Ray H. Toft, real estate, 31 N. Grape
The Toggery, W. F. Isaacs, president, men's furnishings, 129 E. Main
Tomlin Box Co. (J. R. Tomlin), north end N. Central Ave.
Edith M. Towne, milliner, 203 W. Main
Trigonia Oil & Gas Co., Sylvester Patterson, president; Chris Gottlieb, secretary-treasurer, Palm Bldg.
Trowbridge Cabinet Works (E. G. Trowbridge jr.), 10th corner Grape
Earl S. Tumy, insurance
Lewis Ulrich, grocer, 36 S. Central Ave.
Union Oil Co. of California, Merrill Willis, agent, end N. Central Ave.
Valley Candy Co. (M. G. Bauer), wholesale, 29 N. Grape
VALLEY FUEL CO., James Taylor, Proprietor, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in All Kinds of Wood, Best Grades of Wyoming and Utah Coal, Fir and 2nd, Telephone 76
H. L. Van Dermark, auto repairs
Van Scoyoc Bros. (C. C. and W. M.), dentists, 313 Liberty Bldg.
W. W. Vinson, x-ray laboratory, Medford Bldg.
William J. Virgin, radio supplies, 105 W. Main
William von der Hellen, contractor, 202 Liberty Bldg.
Austin L. Vroman, plumber, 113 S. Front
Mrs. J. G. Wade, dressmaker, 131 E. Main
John W. Wakefield, real estate, Palm Bldg.
Marvin B. Walker, auto repair, 27 N. Grape
War Eagle Mining Co. (A. L. Hill), N. Central Ave.
Warner, Wortman & Gore, B. N. Warner, president, grocer, 307 E. Main
Lee Watkins & Co., Lee Watkins, manager, hay etc., 397 S. Front
Weeks & Orr (F. W. Weeks, A. E. Orr), furniture, 114 W. Main
Mark Welch, auto repair, 632 N. Central Ave.
West Coast Finance Co. Inc., Percy M. Johnson, president-manager, mining, 37 N. Fir
Western Auto Supply Co., R. W. Richardson, branch manager, 317 E. Main
William K. Whisenant, barber, 113 E. Main
Jeff C. Whitaker, grocer, 318 E. Main
White Sewing Machine Co., William W. Carey, manager, 24 N. Bartlett
Jake Whitlack, second-hand goods, 101 S. Central Ave.
Herbert H. Williams, agricultural implements, 28 S. Bartlett
Williams & McCurley (L. B. Williams, P. H. McCurley), auto repairs, 127 N. Riverside
Wilson Auditing Co. (E. M. Wilson), Liberty Bldg.
Frank M. Wilson, soft drinks, 116 E. Main
Will H. Wilson, furniture and clothing, 32 N. Front
H. M. Witham, auto repair, 122 N. Riverside
D. R. Wood & Co. (D. R. Wood, Guy Conner), insurance
Jesse R. Woodford, drugs, 134 W. Main
Wallace Woods, lumber, 711 E. Main
F. W. Woolworth & Co., A. Diehl, manager, notions, 125 E. Main
Daniel Wuille & Co., C. M. Speck, manager, express
Young Hardware Co. (R. C. Young), 203 W. Main
Nick S. Young, blacksmith, 104 S. Fir
William A. Young, garage, 33 S. Bartlett
R. L. Polk & Co.'s Oregon and Washington Gazetteer and Business Directory 1925-26,
page 270     Abbreviations spelled out to facilitate searching.




Last revised June 29, 2013