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GOLD HILL, OREGON, THURSDAY fU N E o u ,? ? ^
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¡Gold H ill W ins from . . . H . ilt i
in Benefit Games Sunday
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WILL ELECT TWO WARN AGAINST
" " " HAZARDS
Council Cut« M arshal’s
Salary; Other Business
A good sized crowd was on hand
A ten per cent cut in the salary !
id (lie Medford fairground* Sunday
of .Marshal Eber Davis was dealt
Io honor the memory of Ihe late
by the city council at its regular
Johnny l.ogau who onci pranced
melting in the city hall Monday
uround southern Oregon baseball
evening. Several members of llie
Accusations by Fehl and diamonds and was admired by all
who knew him. The Sunday effort» C o rru tt and Dungey to Be Jackson County 1931 Burned council advocated a heavier cut in
Banks Unsupported by
will place almost «2IW in ihe benefit
view of existing conditions bul State Highw ay M en Inspect
Replaced; Ask Elim ination
Over Acreage Largest in
fund for Mr». I.ogun unit sons. This
when pul to vote four were in fa
Cut-orf on O fficial
vor of the ten |»er cent reduction,
amount was increased Tuesday eve
of Coach’s Job
with two holding out against it.
ning when Slirns Melody Boys of
Marshal Davis has been receiving
j Medford gave a dance al tile county
The grantl jury investigation I fairground». 'Ihe entire proceeds of
8110 per month and will now re
Two school boar<l members In
Although 1932, with its lute, wet ceive 899.
Chairman I.. If. Scott of the stale
oi the office of District Attorney both the dunce and hall (nunc* will
stead of one, will he elected at the spring, has cut down Hie summer
Codding, precipitated by repenti,I go io M rs. I.ogan.
The deliquent water-user question highway commission, Stale Engin
u ic tta u tio iis uguinsl C o d ,lin g through
(•old iiill and ililt opened tin annual school meeting. Monday, fire hazard considerably, the fin- again came before the council and eer H. H. Raldoek of Salem and D i
vision Engineer Bromley of Grunts
the columns of the Medford Daily day’s festivities Sunday with n d u s t June 20, l,y virtue of a resolution season is approaching, and m e e t was discussed at great length.
N ew s and the Pacific R crordlli r- game in the morning in which Gold
dupled by Ihe board ul its regu sary precautions must be taken.
Several streets that need rpairing Pass made an official visit Io Gold
Hill last Sunday morning on a tour
uiil resulted in u complete colluttai' li II nosid out (he hoy. fit in Hit lar inciting last Thursdu.v evening.
••any 1931 fires were maliciously were also discussed and seme work of Southern Oregon preparatory to
«if the charges, ureording to Tues soulli by a » cu e oi 4 to .1
was planned for the near future.
Noli« «* of tin- meeting is publ shid
set, especially hero u Southern Ort
day** Midford Mail-Tribune.
The game was nip and link nil in liiis ¡¡sue of The News.
A number of complaints have completing plans for the highway
I lie | osltii.ns Io he filled are Ihe gun.
lx-en made to have the old theater construction program lor Ihe next
Churgea broughi alleged misear Ihe way through and litany fans de
The fo llo w in g resum e of the 1931 building torn down as it is vers few years.
one held by Chairmun J. N. Cor
nag, ol justire, breakdown of law i ‘ *uri,l »■ Io l*e Ih? besl in the ilsy
Memb*. rs of the Gold Hill Cham
null, whose Ibree year term bus seasen is a timely warning:
langerous to the children lha! are
and order, and oilier just us sen .a l,,,°lii‘am.
Thire were 1,621 fires in 1931 on attracted to play uround it. The ber of Commerce accompanied the
Clyde Kill did Ihe burling foi expired, and Rial vacated by Ihe
.slate men over the proposed Sams
I'.vir s nee Ihe closing of the I'a- Gold Hill with Seth Coy serving ns resignation of Elmer Dungey. whose i bmils patrolled by the stale and as ■uilding has been condemn <1 by
Valley cut-off to the Crater i.ake
e.fie Itevnrd Herald office* by order
!. y tendered bis resignation at th e, ,,* r
f res since 1924. Ninety-five er has taken no action. An effort highway and report that they feet
C ra n ia I ’ aaa T roun ce» M e d fo rd
t .f the « e,urt this spring slier its edi
Grants Pass ami ;h . Medford lay i u lin g of the hoard and it Prr cen* of *bc Hres were man- will he made hv the council Io that the state commission is quite
to r, l-.ai I II. I'ehl, n o w lu itiiin e i fo r
favorable toward completing Hie
bullied for six inn'ugs in .v.is fn; Midly aeeepfeil Thursday. , febsed—an increase of 18 per cent have the hazard disposed of.
county judge had been convicted o f
Bus , ii’i-.iets were discussed nt °*rr 1930. Only 85 fires were set by
Hilts were allowed and other rou road. But five miles remain to
libel through its columns, bolh Ihe whal looked liZe one of Ihe best
be constructed and lias already been
mill i Hr.' :t: cling, aid Hie board Hghlning. This is in contrast to tine business was transacted.
"tea of the seu'.oii. Ilowevir, the
Daily News, and ihe Kacord-lterald
surveyed and the estimated cost of
which has been published by (he Gian’s Pass hitters fin.ilh start'd ¡«ned llie lonlrael wph Harry 2/Z fir: .': set by this agency in 1930.
11,e Incendiary was Ihe principal Ball T e im Plays Butte Fall» completion is 836,000.
New s, have been "bringing to llghl" k lio n and in Hie seventh a m i eig h th Chi'dcr.-i, his salary Io lie 83(1 a
A caravan of ten cars of Med-
of fires. Five hundred and j. ,
many utl«gr,l instances wherein jus
ioday; Go to Hilt Sunday ford, Grants Pass and local men
tice has not been shown by Hie lie lot. When Hie storekeeper added |7S. Drivers for Hie other bus forty-eight or 34 per cent of Ihe to-
made Ihe trip and at various points
up tin tallirs thi Cavemen wen roulcs were re-hired, wilh Ihe e x - i n u m b e r of fires were malicioux-
t <>ur Is.
Tlic Gold Hill baseball tiam will Hie group stopped to consider minor
ception o f Virgil Edinglon who did ly set. This is the largest number
One fuse Ihe Pacific Record Jftr- leading by n score of 12 Io 3.
In the nightcap, the Jacksonville not apply for next year. All took of incendiary fires on record for meet Butte halls on the local ilia- changes in the route or improve-
uhl mentioned not long ago was Rial
mond this (Thursday) afternoon at Imen,s on curves.
of F. A. Rah s. Foots Greek miner Pirates took Talent into camp after substantial cuts in their salaries, any one season. The incendiary 3:30. On Sunday the team will trav
The cut-off is 15.8 miles long and
w im hud caused considerable trou
el to Hilt for a game with the would connect with the Crater Lake
ble in thul district for the lust five
highway above Eagle Point near
years. Two eases in wliirh Rates by a one point margin. 3 to t. The WO a month was accepted. He for ily to the unemployment problem
The Gold Hill aggregation has Dodge bridge across the Rogue. The
figured were heard in justice court
The hoard voted Io buy Ihe bus state. Incendiary fires were report made a very good showing so far entire distance is through scenic
In (.old Hill lust March and it will cision of the umpire in Ihe eighth
belonging to Virgil Edington ed from parts of the state wher this season, having won five out hills and would open new country
he remrmhi red Dial the matter was
They will mount it on a ordinarily such fires rarely 'occur. of six contests. Inasmuch as the for Ihe enjoyment of visitors to this
finally brought into court only after
chassis for use next year.
.( i Ju southern Oregon, approximately team is composed of all hometown section.
repealed altcmpls by Ihe county of lie straightened out.
Another road proposed for Jack-
C. 59 per cent of the fires were classed material, fans are urged to attend
ficers to make a satisfactory set*
as incendiary. That part «of the state (he games and give their support. son county is the Butte Falls route
tlenunt of the «lislurtiances by just Tw o Gold H ill Youths
•f principal and coach. Mr. Martin ¡ WM unfortunate in having several The club is in need of some new to Fish Lake and Lake of the Woods,
warning Mr. Rale* that his threats
to Attend Training Camp slated that a great saving in sal large fires early in the season. equipment and any contributions a 8600,000 project, much of which
against his neighbors should stop
would be new road. There has been
aries could thus I m * effected, and There was much publicity given will be appreciated.
and that if he were Io treat the men
some discussion of diverting funds
to whom he leased milling rights al
from the Sams Valley route to this
all fairly he would huve very little among those chosen to attend the irtiiig in accord with the wishes of down the coast and scores of men F en w ick-H ew itt
project, but it is not thought this
trouble. In the trial here numer
M arriag e Announced action will be taken by the state
When the fires were under control,
ous residents of Fools Creek dis ennip nt Vancouver, Washington took such action.
Chairman Cornutt slated that they a large number of men wer strand
trict testified that Mr. Rates, a man Wilh four weeks of outdoor living
Announcement was made Iasi
A formal hearing of the county
about 7(1 years old, was very irrlt-i
week of the marriage of Miss Edith courts of Josephine, Jackson and
Ide ami that ull were uneasy about on June 17, Lieutenant Thomas J ippliration for coach next year, and means of support. As a result, a Fenwick, English teacher here last
Klamath county is being held
their own safety and Ihe safely of Goss, C. M. T. C. adjutant has sent Tell they should not alter the de- great many fires were started for year, to Ted Hewitt of San Fran-
before the stale board today, and
the purpose of getting work. Jose
their children with him around. m l to 5911 young men Ihe orders ision.
phine county had 116 incendiary, cisco. The date of their marriage announcement of the plans adopted
His Iasi offense was to Ihruten one anti orixing them Io come Io Camp
was not disclosed.
following consideration of sug
Douglas 109 and Jackson 76.
Thieves Steal Hammersly
of his lessees wilh a gun beemue,
Both young people attended the gestions offered by these represen
according Io Rales, he had stolen
Car; Abandon Other Here smoker’s fires over any previous University of Oregon, where Miss tatives is expected through state pa
Woodrow W Spa* ei er.d l.inslev
gold from the riffles.
Fenwick was a member of Alpha Chi pers soon.
year. Careless smokers were
The court again warned Mr.
Sonic time Monday evening the ponsibje for 415 fires or 26 per Omega and Mr. Hewitt of Phi Del
The Sams Valley cut-off project
.• a . 1 nnk E. Dudley. Waiter R
Rates ami suspended sentenre on
Hdsmobile sedan belonging io John cent of the total. The majority of ta Theta. Mr. and Mrs. Hewitt are has been supported heartily by the
good behavior. A short time later
Hununersly was stolen from his ga
at home on the ranch near Medford local commercial club because of the
Hates again caused disturbances, T. Parriek and Phillip C, J a is< n- rage in this city. They had pried the these occurred in southern and east recently purchased by Mr. Hewitt
publicity which Gold Hill w ill re
and, rather than send Ihe old man
lock from Ihe door according to Mr. forest floor became highly inflam and Paul Angstead.
ceive as being the junction of the
to jail, the authorities asked that lie and Eugene F. Sehcrrer, Pho. nix.
Hammirsly, who did not discover mnble and a discarded cigarette
highway and the Crater Lake
tie kepi out of the state nnd is now
Ihe loss until about six oeloek Tues or match very easily started a fire. E. S. Ellis Buried
cut-off. If the route is finally adopt
M arshall G ray W inner of
with rrlalives In Washington.
The increase in the number of
at Rogue River ed plans to advertise the saving in
Many here who attended Hie trial
Speech Contest at O.A.C.
V hat was believed Io he an at- fires caused by brush-burning is ac
mileage to visitors from the north
saw tlial Ihe court was ns lenient
tcin|M to take the automobile be counted for by the large number of
Funeral services were held Thurs will be made and signs will be
as it could possibly be, for the good
Marshall Gray, son of Mr. and longing to Fred Eildings, was frus
posted giving Gold Hill ns the junc
o f Hie majority of the residents of Mrs. Clms. E. Gray of Gold Hill, trated Monday evening when Mr. fires that escaped from ranchers day at 2:00 p. m. at Bogue River
during Ihe early spring fire season cemetery for E. S. Ellis who died tion city.
the Foots Creek district.
anil n sophomore in commerce at Eddings’ mother heard a noise in
Tills ease was one of those cited Oregon State college, won first frr.nl of Ihe house and frightened There was about the average num at Richmond, California.
Mr. Ellis was the father of Mrs. Auclair, M ine Prom oter
before Ihe grand jury, and is typical (dace In Ihe interclass extempore Ihe robbers away. The car had ber of camper, slashing, logging
of those used by Fehl and Ranks In speaking contest Inst week in li bet n pushed from its parking plaee nnd railroad fires and those attrib Soren Christensen of this city. He
Meet« P artner at Redding
uted to miscellaneous causes.
is also survived by his wife. Mrs.
I lielr accusal ions.
brary 100 with his topic, “Chicken*
The total of 1,621 fires is listed Eva Ellis of Gold Hill. Funeral
II was reported thul among other nnd Ducks,” according Io word re he river for about a block up Ihe
E. Auclair, who last week an-
by causes as follows: Lightning, 83; services are being directed by the uounced plans to develop the Hazel
eases Investigated were: The Reese ceived here this week.
street and left there. Marks in the
incendiary, 548; campers, 154; smok Grants Pass Masonic lodge.
creek still ease, wherein Everett Da-
mine on Birdseye creek, left Gold
Tim contest, previously known dust on ihe hack of the ear In
hack was slain; Ihe Prof. C. Englc- ns the Lions club contest, wgs held dicated several persons had been ers, 415; brush burning, 161; slash
Hill Thursday to met A. H. Spaul
ing, 32; logging, CO; railroad, 27; REEDS ENTERTAIN AT DINNER) ding of Long Beach at Redding, Cal
hardl ease, and Ihe all. Millions that this term under Ihe auspices of uushing on Ihe car.
Hie dislriel attorney’s office had at Della Sigma Rho, national honor
Tuesday a Chevrolet car was
The total area burned over dur
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Reed were host
tempted Io use its power to eensor fraternity In forensics. A fountain found abandoned near the Pacific
At Redding the men are planning
the Pacific Record Herald, of which pen and certificate of merit were highway in Ihe west end of town. ing the season was 188,494 acres. Of and hostess at a dinner at their Io develop a 1900-acre placer ground
Earl II. Fehl is editor. These cases presented Io Gray for winning first II proved to be a stolen machine this 32,007 acres were merchantable home here Thursday evening with and operate, a dredge. After corn-
timber. Jackson county with 5,119 I Mr. and Mrs. John Morrill ns honor I pb-ting the set-up there they will
have been a storm center In the plaee. Second place winner, Ray from Klamath Falls.
acres had Ihe largest area of tlm guests. The Morrills arrived in Med both come to Gold Hill to develop
county for months.
mond Gallagher, received a ccrtifi-
her covered by fire. Deschutes coun ford recently from Honolulu where Ihe Hazel mine which belongs to
The Grand Jury reported. In addi eale of merit.
ENTERTAIN AT PARTY
ty was second.
they have spent some time.
tion, thul it had Investigated charges
Mrs. Eda Hodes of Corvallis.
The loss for Ihe season was 8883,-
Other guests for the evening were
against other county offices, nno
also finds them ’’unsupported by
DOUBLE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Mrs. Daisy Gilchrist entertained a
Everett Brayton, A. E. Orr and C.
any incriminating evidence.”
Awards in M edford number of friends nt a parly at their in logs and logging equipment.
Mrs. May l.ognn ami Miss June
Among ihe witnesses called were
Moore were honor guests at a birth
home Saturday night. The guests
I.. A. Ranks, publisher of the
Flizabcth and Frances Ferry, enjoyed music and dancing and re
day party at the home of Mrs.
LADIES AID MEETS
Pallv News, Earl If. Eel,I, publish daughters of Mr. and Mrs. I). II. freshments were served at a laic
Aletha Robbins Wednesday evening,
H ere on Saturday
er of Ihe Record-Herald nnd repub Ferry of Fools Creek, who attend iiour,
The Ladies Aid of the M. E.
lican nominee for county judge, At Medford high school, received sev
The guests played ping pong and
I hose present were Mr. nnd Mrs.
John H. (Heinie) Drolette and
torney Frank J. Newman, Deputy eral awards at Ihe final assembly Inin Henderson nnd family, Mrs. Ella B .Bay were married Saturday church in this city held their reg bridge and a huge birthday cake
Sheriff Paul Jennings, Justice of Hi • in Medford high school Monday,
Doinn, Mr. King, Mr. and Mrs. Law afternoon in Judge Reed’s office in ulnr semi-monthly meeting nt the featured the evenings refreshments.
Peace, II. I). Reed of Gold Hill, an i
The president of the Latin club rence, Whdbeil, Mr. nnd Mrs. Wm. this city wilh Miss Leona Wheatley home of Mrs. George Meisinger last It was beautifully decorated with
Thursday. They attended to their pink candles and the first names of
oilier citizens ami officials. Tile presented awards to them for out Kinney, Mr. and Mrs Bob Mills-
nnd Howard Kell as witnesses.
regular business and spent a social the honor guests.
quiz was thorough, and covered nil standing work in latin nnd Ihe in pniigh, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cook, Mr.
The couple are both from Grants
structor of Ihe public speaking class .•nil Mrs. Roy Centers, Mrs. Belle Pass and will,inake their home there afternoon, after which dainty re
Ray Thompson and June Moore
freshments were served.
Members of Ihe grand jury were presented awards Io them for their Centers, Paul MeKinnts, Mrs. B, A.
won high score in bridge and Earl
in the future. "Heinie” i s well
Those present were Mesdames
John G. Hibbard, Foreman, Irving work as members of Ihe second de- Boss, Mr. and Mrs, Roy Cameron,
known here, having bren proprietor Minnie Stickel. Lucy Mie, Chas. Car Moore received the consolation.
Porter, Anne E. Carley, W. M. Bar bale tram.
Those present were Messrs, and
Miss Olive Turner nnd George Tur of ihe Nugget service stntion. He is
ber, Leo II. Williams, Reed Charley
Elizabeth and Frances are sisters ner, Joe Pankey, Mrs. Daisy Gil now employed nt the Richfield sta ter, George Haff, George Dorman, Mesdames Paul Thompon, George
Maybelle Dotson/ J. D. Hedgpeth Meiinger, Ray Thompson, Earl
nnd Howard A. Hill. Hill did not of John Ferry, who was an out christ and Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmer
tion on south Sixth street, Grants and George Meisinger.
sign Ihe report.
standing straight “A” student nt Dungey and children.
Moore, H. D. Force, R. E. Blank-
Pass with his brother Al.
Stanford university. They attended
enburg; Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan and
The I. 0 . 0 . F. held their regular grade school al Fools Creek nnd
Happy Lentz of Bonanza; Mrs. Etla
Know whnt is going on in Gold
Mr. and Mrs. Chaney of Klamath
The Parent-Citizens council will Carter, Mrs Joe Blair, Mrs. May Lo
business meeting nt their hall Tues were students during their freshman Hill—Subscribe to The News and
Falls spent Friday with Mr. and meet Monday, June 13 at eight
year in the Gold Hill high school.
gan, Miss June Moore and the host
Mrs. J. D. Hedgpeth in this city.
o'clock, at the usual meeting place. ess.