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GOLD HILL, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1932
Central Pointe Cashier
Admit« Bank T heft
Alvin Toflefson, 25 .cashier of th e !
SCHOOL BOARD MUSICALE WILL
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Four Accidents in
or Near Gold H ill
Two acrid« nts happened in Gold
Central Point Stale Bank of Central
H ill this week, and two Foots Creek
1‘oinl, confessed Io Sheriff Halph G.
cars figured in crashes in
Jennings lids afternoon that the re
ported holdup of ihe hank yesterday
Wednesday evening of last week i
Last Three Weeks Busy for was a ruse Io cover up defalcations |
a speeding bus took to the ditch in i
in his accounts. Tollefson signed a O ther Transactions of Last Program Given A« M em or
front of the A. A. Walker residtnee ' Contest Among Pupils W iih
Members o f Class
about H o’clock, injuring a lady pas
W eek’» M eeting A re
ial Benefit; Has M any
•500 in gambling gam« s and lhal he
M ovie Tickets As Prize»
senger. but not seriously. The bus
look Ihe money from Ihe bank, ac
a light stock car used as a bus,
cording to Wednesday's Medford
attempted to leave a line of cars to
pass I.. ,.. Smith's car as they pro
Three eventful week« are all that
Tollefson reported a loss of 8130«
In addition Io business transact-
Beautification and elcan-up «lay
The niusicale planned by ihe serv ceeded into town. T affic from the
lire left of twelve year* of Rchool
T 1“ 4* h e i ed in '»"•
board meeting of ice organizations of Gold H ill under east, however, prevented the bus plans and activities are approach
I fe for eleven young people who (la im rd happened shortly after noon 1
ing successful completion, if prog
Tuesday, and M0O of this amount M" X 5’
r‘',’or,ed by ,h u
hfa<ter»blp of the County Health passing, and as Ihe driver realized
w ill graduate from Gold H ill high
this, he slammed on his brakes, ress already made is any indication,
was found in a eoffee mil at his ,n*‘
several o,her "latter» J Unit, with Mrs. Lola Heed
as local pulled hack in behind Mr. Smith s according to Chairman Toney Boss
school Ihi* spring.
home in Central Point this afire- " i " ,
chairman, w ill be held Friday eve car, and then, to avoid hitting it. of the highway heautifieulion pro
Tln-ae eleven graduate« are Opal noon.
! ” is> Hazel liynum of Ashland was
I luje». .Minnie Harrison. W ilua I ’oe.
elected as Kngtish
for r the ning. this week al the Gold H ill high swerved into the ditch. Mr. Smith gram, and others iiiteresleel in the
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a r lit ir
Zelda .Smith, W illiam Conner, V ir lefson i. quoted M s a y ' ' g ^ ”L , , “ i L " > ‘ “ r ' »u e c e « U n g M is . E d ith school gymnasium. Admission is 10c states that the bus was traveling j u,,!lual * »-' e'eanup.
It has iw-tn noticed that nfany
gil Cdiugton, John Fleming, Wal- off my ehest"
| Fenwick, who w ill teach at Jack and 15c, and funds raised w ill be too fast, considering the amount of
have already begun cutting grass
Ince Iverson, W illard Croft. Itoberla
sonville., and W ill M. Kidwell of us»-«, in financing the Judge Sparrow
in his statement, Tollefson de
Memorial child health clinic in the
The second local accident hap on their own premises, and are even
lirn.len, and Velina St. Claire, and
Pilot Hock was hired as athletic
dared that his wife or other mem
pened about 11:00 Sunday, when going into the vacant lots adjoining
tire members of one of the large«!
conch and mathematics instructor. toew courthouse at Medford.
ber« of his family knew nothing of
The program w ill include sev a car driven by D. Brogan of Lake- with their scythes. Neighbors have
< Insse* ever to leave the local school. his ai ls H e h i.l »he «non «. , 7 " 7 He h,k,'s » " ’ l>'»''«ion held fo r ih e
* ? ° ln ,he cof- I««» three years hi Paul I). Angstead. eral n uni lx-as by the high school view hit a car driven by Ira Nich also noticed that the R. E. Bilank-
Commencement exercises w ill he
fee p a( while his wife was aslerp
held nt the school gymnasium
Contracts of other teachers, not orchestra under ,he leadenhip of ols of Glendale at the Kell garage enburg home, where the grass has
corner on Main street. This time, been let grow rank since the spring
Thursday, May 2«. w ith Prof. V in
u j . ~ . 1 E nviously signed, were also signed. it. A. Botts. The orchestra has not
also traffic was partially to blame rains, now can be seen, at hast,
1 b r' WOT» fo r Miss Albertina Hank- made a public appearance
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ing of Ashland, delivering the lefsn ii s lm r llv f t • l
address if the evening. Also, Miss, ro b in r v w ii nU|i '.r *|l iirP° r ,?d lhc ey’ commercial instructor; Mr«. Min- *y ,hls yehr- ■"«* many people M ill Mr. Nichols turned left to take the since the mowing of the lawn by
“ nd s ,a h ' nie Guy. music supervisor; B. A. bl'
ot ,his opportunity to hear Sams Valley road, having approach porch light Saturday evening and
Minnie Harrison, valedictorian, and police were u n a l |C
ed Ihe intersection from the west. the cutting of grass outside the
T V 1,5u" s' ^ch exira bad‘ r : a" d M aude!»-
Miss Zelda Mae Smith, sulutatorian. d e n tto ,f'e tro. Pntl?
Bud Snider, proprietor of ihe Mr. Brogan was meeting him from fence that afternoon by some good
w ill, according to a time-honored at the reported tint.• of'the » 7 " " * Rob»,,o n ’ M:,b''1 Moore. Marjorie!
the east, and the cars would have neighbor boys. The activity, we un
custom, give speeches they have
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his tap dancing ability, w ill g ^e <,‘ ”rC<,’I
^ Mgan haV‘ derstand, was because the highway
prepared for the occasion.
several dancing «election.,
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,‘ ° 'C‘ ' he X irh * beautification committee was to
Baccalaureate Sunday is May 22.
Tollefson was taken Io Ihe court
in front of him in.c. there Monday evening!
the service beginning at 8:0«. in
The matter of hiring W. H. F e r
Music pupils of
Mrs. Minnie A third car behind Mr. Nichols
house to identify two suspects. It
otiw jr signs tha, the cleanup pro
Hie Methodist church, where the
guson. janitor, by contract, was dis
.?.’ instructor in the local schools, however, did no, allow this, ami Mr
Reverend Baird of Ashland, w ill ad was at this point that he admitted cussed, but no action taken, as
w ill repeat their May festival num Brogan had no choice, hut to hit gram is taking effect is that dead
dress the gruduules.
trees on the S. P. right-of-way have
cussed, but ns this position has not bers. Also. Raynor Guy, her son, and
The slaleiuent sets forth that Tol
been contracted for in years pre his partner, who over radio station the ear which was turning in front been cut; Mr. Drake has contracted
dtisic for both occasions w ill be
lefson hoped to cover up his defal
to have the ash pile which stands
fui nished by the school glee clubs
vious. it was decided to make no K.MED, are known as Ray ’n Andy, of him.
cations, lost in gambling, and that
The Foots Creek accidents were across the highway from his store,
chunge in policy at this time.
are scheduled for the program
he feared an unexpected arrival of
and which is used by the post office
•A banquet and a class play w ill
A communication front County Su
The Odd Fellow lodge plans to
a bank examiner.
Ted Dole, his mother and two and Kell’s garage, also, hauled away;
also be crowded into the last busy
perintendent Susanne Homes Carter present their Punch and Judy
weeks, the dale set for the play be
stated that in order to comply w ith stunt, and other organizations w ill passengers met w ith what might paint has been applied to the front
ing May 10 and 20. while plans for Otld Fellow« M eet; M ore
Ihe school laws of Oregon, teach assist in stunts as well as in selling have been a very serious accident of the H i-W a y inn building, and to
late Sunday afternoon, when pass the Coy Service station, and num
the bunquet are still incomplete, and
About Cemetery Clean-Up ers and the janitor would be re tickets for the affair.
ing a ear ou a narrow piece of road
w ill I n - announced later. On this oc
An additional feature w ill be ed just above what is known as th« erous o th erjo b s have been done.
Friday aTid Saturday the annual
lusión, the Juniors w ill be hosts to
■■rational films shown through the
(•old H ill Odd Fellows al their
I he Seniors and the high school meeting this week nominated o ffi doctors health certificate in the courtesy of the California-Oregon Carle place. He and his mother, city cleanup w ill be featured by a
Mrs. John Dole, his niece, Margaret
faculty in courtesy to the class
cers for Ihe incoming term, and county superintendents office at the Power company which w ill include Bates anil Virginia Rose, were go contest for school children who as
which has uchieved that to which voied Io contribute a number to the 1 time they file their contracts.
pictures of ihe school children's ing to the home of Mr. and Mrs. sist either at home or in the gen
the Juniors aspire.
musical program sponsored for the I A proposed course of study for health parade sponsored by the Thomas Griggs for a dinner in hon eral undertaking. For the home
the high sc I kni I as prepared by P rin Medford schools, and others of
Tlie class play, titled. "At the Sparrow Memorial fund.
work, anything done since last
or of Mother’s Day. When the cars week’s paper was issued counts.
Sign of the Pewter Jug.” w ill be
Don’t forget May 15 at the ceme cipal George E. Meisinger and fol equal interest.
attempted to pass Dole’s car left W ritten reports of this work must
presented in the high school gym tery, and bring your tools to work lowing lines suggested by State Su
The very small admission should
nasium Thursday and Friday of w ith. The ladies bring lunch and perintendent C. A. Howard was encourage the entire community' ,o the grade and turned over twice. be turned in to Toney Ross or to
Mrs. Dole was quite bady cut and Mrs. Biankenburg, and must be
next week, and as funds raised w ill Ihe lodge w ill furnish coffee, milk nccepted by the board
attned the event, or, if it is impos
The First National Bank of Grants sible for you to do so, the health all of the glass in the car was brok signed by- the parents. To the
In Ip defray the many expenses of and sugar.
the graduation season, it Is hoped
grade pupil who does the most, a
The community is especially in Pass was designated as depository unit w ill appreciate any contribu
Edward Guetziaff and son, Fred
for school district No. 57.
that the auditorium w ill be filled to vited to partake in this cleanup.
tion to ihe fund you care to make, erick, of Foots Creek, and his bro free ticket tp a Medford theatre w ill
Bids on school bus routes were
be his reward. The same applies to
capacity both evenings.
ther Ted of Ashland were on their the high school pupil whose report
submitted by Howard Kell and
The graduates have chosen “The
(Omitted Last Week)
Brother and Sister Disagree; way to Savage Rapids dam one day- shows ihe most improvements dur
higher we rise the broader the
Thm i n
Charles Kell. Ih e form ers bid was
in r e a u la r
t “* '? 0-
' » « • “ hool board to furnish gas, or Constable and Judge Needed last week, when Ihe car driven by- ing the last week.
view, for their motto; the white
M .v T and an Tuesday evening,
if he furnUhed gas> whh
Mr. Guetziaff of Ashland was crowd
Pupils helping over the city w ill
rosebud is the class flow er and
May 5 and after transacting th e 1 ,•
. . . .
ed off the highway and turned be judged by observers of Ihe work
blue and silver are their colors. business, conferred the First degree | " J * " * 0 "
Principal George E. M.isingcr acts on Brother J. L. Ford of CenTral I
" «a,,° " ' <’h“ '
h' Rucker was heard in Judge Reed’s over. Edward Guetziaff received this Friday and Saturday. Free mov
. _ __ Central same, except that lie would furnish
as class ailvisor.
court, Wednesday May 5, the former severe injuries to his back and one ie tickets w ill be the awards for
Point Lodge No. ,03. After the de
gas and drive the busses for 863 a claiming that Mrs. Buck, who is his leg and was confined to his bed Tor this, too, one for the best grade pu
gree was conferred everyone ad-
month. The board tabled the bus sister, refused lo vacate property to several days.
pil, and one for the best high
G IR L SCOUT NEW S
ery one adjourned Io Ihe dining
which he had a w arranty deed, and
room for Ihe repast, and every one
Al this time ihe clerk reported on which she would not pay rent. Norton Tw in« W in Prize
Get busy, now and think of all the
In Hie Gold H ill G irl Scout Troop had a fine lime.
that it was necessary for bus d riv
No attorneys appeared in ihe case,
there are two patrola. The name of
In M edford Baby Contest ways you can help, either at home
ers take drivers’ examinations, and the parties choosing to represent
or all over the city.
the troop is ‘‘W ild Rose." The pa
L . J. Robinson Die« o f
that (he insurance rale charged the themselves, and as several conflict
Also, remember that a truck w ill
trol of upper grade girls chose for
Irene and Aileen, two year old
their name, "W hip o W ill." They
Pneumonia Tuesday district on its busses was in direct ing remarks were made, their a r twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. H. call for your rubbish if it is in a
proportion Io the suftey equipment gument got quite heated until it D. Norton, won second prize for container in the alley or in front
w ill use this bird whistle as their
call. Girls In this patrol who have
I.ilbert Jas|>er Robinson, known on the busses, their general good finally ended in a hand ,o hand twins in the recent Medford Daily- of your home.
For the highway beautification.
I iisseil their lender foot teat are: io his muny friends as "Lib," so n , condition,
, . ... the , experience and de fight between the brother and sis News contest. The
Margaret Braden, Dorothy Smith, of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Robinson of ‘nnda1b l,dy ° f
ter. Judge Reed and Constable Chas. judged by their pictures according w °rk , boxes have been placed in the
si . •
/iiK/sisxlino ntatni mi iiiui liv' In«» firivpr«
Barbara Skelton, Hazel Stager, Bo- • this
city, died in the Southern Pa discipline maintained by the drivers Barge finally quieted them, and the to their attractiveness. In a similar various business houses to receive
Cameron ciflc hospital
decision handed down was that Mrs. contest last summer the older Nor donations of flow er seeds; or if you
Tuesday among the children.
Rucker should have seven days to ton twins, Frances and Wayne, won have plants, w rite your name on a
ami Ih le n Dorman. This patrol morning at nine o’clock, due to
Q U IL T IN G PARTY AT
leave the property claimed by Horn. third prize. Wayne McCoski of Sams slip and they w ill be called for F r i
went for an nil day hike Saturday, pneumonia.
MRS. JACK SMITH HOME
May 7. They were accompanied by
On Monday, Pedro Yaranon, F ili Valley was judged the most attrac day morning of this week. Also re
Mr. Robinson, who was 20 years
pino driver of an Improperly li tive boy in the contest.
serve some, if you have very many,
Ihelr captain. Mrs. Marjorie Pena old, had gone lo H ilt only three
A number of women gathered at censed bus. paid 810 and costs’ at
to be used Friday of next week
The second patrol, composed of weeks ago to work or the Espce,
when the four S. P. right-of-way
girls of the fourth, fifth and sixth and although his parents knew he Ihe home of Mrs. Jack Smith Friday, Judge Reed’s request.
C REIG HTO N THOMPSON HAS
grades, is known ns the ‘‘Quail" pa was not in the best of health, where Ihey. worked on a “friend
PARTY ON N IN T H BIRTHDAY blocks w ill be beautified.
trol. The girls in this group who word that he was confined to the ship" quilt which they are making Local Commercial Club
have passed their tenderfoot test hospital with pneumonia, and in a for Mrs. Bessie Vroman.
Creighton Thompson was guest MRS. DAVIS, MRS. CARTER SHARE
Endorse« L . M . Sweet of honor at a party on his ninth
Those present were Mesdames
an Sylvia Croft. Phyllis Miller serious condition, was a shock io
HONORS AT B IR TH D A Y PARTY
M hire,I Smith, Virginia
Grimes, them. They left for H ilt about 8 Win. W right, Carl Houth, Sam
birthday at his home May 5. The
Gold H ill Commercial club at its boys played baseball and roasted
Maxine Holnfield. Jean
Skelton, o’clock Tuesday morning, bul death Boulh, Ninn Dusenberry, Cyrenus
The home of Mr. nad Mrs. Wm.
Vroman. Gei.ige Sbinith, T. A. 1 ob- meeting Wednesday, endorsed L. M. wemers o v < a bonfire in the eve Ferguson was the scene of a sur
Sybil W alker and Laura Mae Boss »•nine before they reached him.
Sweet candidate for county commis ning.
This patrol is going for an all day
Funeral services were held this inson, L. J. Robinson, Jim Clements,
prise party, May 3, in honor of the
sioner. Mr. Sweet lives near Beagle
hike Saturday, May 14.
Cp»sts were Lyle an I Roland birthday of Mrs. I.ela Davis and Mrs.
(Thursday) afternoon al Rock Point W ilm er Bailey, Bessie Vroman and
Thompson, Billy Lee Reed, Kelly Charles Carter. It was the occa-
cemetery, services being read at 3 Jack Smith.
th county. One project he particu Clements, I.avern W alker, Billy
larly endorses is the Improvement Force, B illy Pendleton, Carl Stan sirn of Mrs Davi.;’ 73rd birthday.
Mr. Robinson, who was born In I Parents-Citizen» Council
Efforts to learn the age of Mrs. Car
of the Crater Lake cut-off through
I lie editor of The News wishes to Missouri in January, 1902, came to
Urges Interest In Schools Sams Vnlley, which leaves the Pa» if- wood, Leland R itter nnd Creighton ter were useless as she refused to
correct a statement made in the an Gold H ill two years ago, and was
ic highway at Gold H ill.
alysis of the imines on ,he petition employed in local orchards during
The guests played cards and dain
A meeting of Ihe Parent-Citizens
as staled In its columns last week. the fruit season. He Is survived by
ty rerpshments were served to Mr.
Council was held at Ihe Jacobs res PO INTERS BEAT H IG H SCHOOL IN FO R M A L CARD PARTY
The statement read: A very few his wife and two children, his pnr
AT RAY THOMPSON HOME nnd Mrs. Toney Ross. Mr. nnd Mrs.
idence May 6. Many families were
signers were not parents, guardians ents, mentioned above, two sisters
of friends gathered F ri
represented and all were deeply in
Eagle Point high school baseball day evening. April 29, at the home George H aff, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kel-
o r taxpayers, bul all were qualified and one brother.
soe, and son W arren of Medford,
lerested In the discussion concern team beat Gold H ill on the Gold
were qualified voters In Gold H ill
of M r and Mrs. Ray Thompson. They Mr. and Mrs. Ebcr Davis and daugh
ing Ihe condition of our schools.
School D is tric t
played cards and spent the evening ter Frances, Mrs. Roy Cameron, Mrs.
BREAKS LEG AT DREDGE
The feeling prevails tha) from The final count was 11 to 7. The
Il should have read: A very few
visiting, after which dainty refresh- b aiay Gilchrist, Miss Olive Turner,
now on It is the duty of nil con Pointers held Ihe lead throughout
signers were not pnrents, guardians
rnents were served.
H. D. Norton, employed at the cerned to lake a greater interest in
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ferguson, Mrs.
but a rally by the local team lnte
or taxpayers, and all but a few Bogue River Gold Company’s dredge
Thos«> present were Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Carter, Mrs. George Dorman.
the public schools and work for Ms in the game threatened to overtake
H. D. Force, Mr. and Mrs. George Mrs, Chas. Carter and Mrs. Lein Da-
were qualified voters in Golt H ill on Fools Creek received a broken bellerinenl.
the Eagle Point nine,
Meisinger, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Moore,
leg when a shaft fell from the ma
It was urged that members of Ihe
Wednesday afternoon the Sams Mr. and Mrs. George Haff, Mr. and
chinery and struck him while he council lake active interest in elec-
Valley baseball team defeated the Mrs. Paul Thompson, Mrs. Frank
Extra copies of (he News on »«la was working overtime Wednesday
Know what is going on in Gold
lions nnd all other school affairs Gold H ill team on the local diamond
Carter and Mrs. Aletha Robbins.
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