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CENTRAL POINT HERALD
have been t ^ n every time
she has been slaughtered since
the days when Mount Pitt was a
AN. ASTKK & PATTISON, PUBLISHERS
hole in the ground, reappeared
S. A. P a t t i s o n , E d i t o r .
week at Lents, a suburb of
J. E. L a n c a s t e r , B u s in e s s M a n a g e r
Portland, and after being duly
executed her crop yielded the
An Independent local newspaper
usual amount o f nuggets. The
devoted to the interests o f Central
story is all right but that method
Point and the Rogue River Valley.
Subscription price, $1.50 per year, in o f mining is out o f date. Here in
Jackson county we do our mining
with electric power and keep the
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1908. hens working full time in the
egg industry. But the Willamette
valley always was slow.
F orew ord .
W h o s e B usmess Is
1 ■! M i l H-
The Young Man Loves the Young Lady-
That’s His Business
The Young Lady Loves the Young Man—
That’s Her Business
Soon They Will Marry—
With an abiding faith in the T h e S an F r a n c isc o H o r r o r
future development o f Central
That’s Their Business
Point and the Rogue river valley
The earthquake and conflagra
the H e r a l d comes into existence tion that visited San Francisco
The Minister Will Marry Them—
on this bright April day hoping last week will go down in history
to be able, in a modest way, to as one o f the horrors o f the pres
That’s His Business
assist in advancing the general ent century. No such calami: y
Welfare o f the town and commu has ever before visited an Amer
When married they will need-
nity. The paper is not being es ican community when measured
tablished as a reform sheet nor by the standard o f property loss
Shoes, Hats, Dry Goods, Clothing, Dishes, Groceries,
as a political organ, neither as an or physical suffering. Hundreds
engine destined to revolutionize of thousands o f citizens were ren
Notions and an innumerable assortment of other sundries found
the world—not even that small dered homeless and penniless and
in Our mammoth line of general merchandise.
portion o f it which lies imme- hundreds o f men who had amass-
diately adjacent to the central ed fortunes will again begin at
point o f the famed valley o f the the bottom o f the ladder.
T H A T ’S O U R BUSINESS
Rogue. As a purveyor o f the
it is such a misfortune as this,
general news of the world it does however, that brings out the lat-
not expect to enter into competi- ent good in the great heart o f the
tion with the metropolitan dailies American people; when rich and
and it hastens to assure its big poor alike open their storehouses
brothers o f Portland and other and purse strings, to the extent
cities that, for the present 0f their ability, to aid the unfor- EAGLE POINT
n i v
at least, it will not attempt to tunates. In such cases it is more
encroach on their preserves. As blessed to give than to receive
a strictly local newspaper, with for jt is well, once in awhile, that
neither political nor sectarian the innate principal o f Universal
bias, devoted to the best inter- Brotherhood, which too often
ests of Central Point and all of slumbers in the human breast, is
the Rogue river valley the H e r - thus aroused and cultivated.
Home Made Candies
ald enters the field and with
Soft Drinks of all Kinds ^ P. Gillett & Son
malice toward none and with
This first issue o f the H e r a l d
charity for all it expects to pursue ¡s a week later than the publish-
Fountain Soda and Bottled Goods.
the work which may lie before it. ers expected, the delay being due
A good assortment o f Cigars. Every
thing found in a tirst-class Confectionery.
This valley is one o f nature’s to a number o f causes over which t
Canned lunch goods. A fresh supply of
beauty spots, enriched by many they had no control. There is a ±
bakery goods always on hand. Lunches
served at all hours.
natural advantages. Rich in its larRe amount o f work incident to
alluvial s o il ; productive almost getting a first issue to press and
TH E SEASON’S N E W E ST IN
as the valley o f the Nile ; lamed any shortcomings o f this, our in-
fa r and wide for the unsurpassed itial number, will, we hope, be
excellence o f its fruits; sur- remedied in the future.
VVe ap- r
rounded by majestic mountain predate the liberal patronage J
ranges, filled with mineral wealth accorded the H erald and feel
that has hardly yet^been touched that its work is starting under
by modern mining methods ; cov very favorable circumstances.
and Second-hand Furniture
ered with virgin forests o f giant
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sugar pines, for the contents of
P arody on an old song : “ But
which two continents are clamor the train the boosters waited for
I also carry a fine lot o f Confectionery, Cigars and Tobacco
ing ; with a water power un didn’ t stop. ”
and the finest BREAD and PASTRY in the Valley.
equaled on the continent, which
is already being harnessed to d o j
I Receive Fresh Bread Every Day.
its part in the development o f a
mighty empire, it possesses a
charm for the home seeker and
investor that is offered by few |
Slone und Brick Mason
spots on this earth.
W m . S. C rowell , President
F. K. D euel , Vice-President
Aside from its physical advan
Slone Work of dll Kinds
tages, this valley possesses other
J. C. W ilson
E. C hapman
attractions which are worthy the BRICK PLUGS BUILT
attention o f the home seeker. It SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
is no longer a wild western com
P aid U p C apital , $25,000
S tockholders ’ L iability , $50,000
CENTRAL POINT, OR.
munity in which painted Indians,
FAIR DEALING, SAFETY, SECURITY
festive cowboys, gun plays and ____
We do a conservative banking business. Always safe-guarding our customers’
general bravado furnish amuse
C o n tra c to rs a n d B u ild e rs
interests equally with our own. W e S olicit Y our A ccount .
ment for the natives or strike
D irectors :- W . S. Crowell, F. K. Deuel, E. V. Carter, Chas. Strang, Geo. W.
Carpentry and Joining in all its branches
f-rm r to the .out of the eastern Q |(|
¡),|||„ > |' $ h « p
M. L. ALFORD, C ashier .
visitor. The valley is one o f the
oldest settled communities on the
coast, and among all who are
CENTRAL POINT, OR.
conversant with the conditions
Sleek Shaves and
‘ here it is known as a center of
C e n t r a l P o in t P h a r m a c y
culture and civilization which is
second to none in the west. In
(Old Boswell Stand)
moral and mental qualities the
M A R Y A . M E E P r o p r ie to r
CENTRAL POINT. OREGON
superiors of the pioneer families
o f the Rogue have not yet been
discovered, while the later comers
‘ measure up to the same high
E. A. FORD, P r o p .
It is to assist, then, in advanc
ing the interests o f Central
HARDW ARE. I ARM
Point and the valley o f the
Druggists* Sundries, Toilet A rticles Stationery
Rogtio that the H erald has
come into being, and in this good
work it hopes to be able to co
operate directly with every resi
Y o u r P a t r o n a l e I s S o l ic it e d
dent of Central Point and in a
lesser degree, iwhaps, with
Pdints dnj Oils • ‘ !!
every resident of this valley.
The interests o f every town in
J When in the city give me a call. You will find my goods first-
the valley are identical and we
class and my prices reasonable.
can best build up ourselves by
IAC LE POINTi OREGON
forgetting to pull down our
neighbors. Every town in the Permanently located in JONES’ CASH
valley is a good town because,
STORK, Central Point.
forsooth, it is not so many miles
from Central Point, l b you see Written guarantee on all work for 12
months. High grade watch repairing
the point, neighbor? Sure you a specialty.
do. Now is the time to subscribe. Gold, silver, steel and soft soldering
Handle Rogue River Valley prop
W M . W . P. HOLT
erty . embracing alfalfa and or-
and S u r d o n
T h a t historic hen from whose Orders taken for everything known in chard lands, stock ranches, city property. etc.. on small commission. List your
the jeweler's line. Old gold and silver
Central F*oint, Oregon
auriferous gizzard big chunks of
CENTRAL POINT. OREGON.
property with us.
taken in exchange.
E. E. SCUDDER
Hotel and Feed Stable
CRAN FILL & R O B N E T T
and Blue Serges
MEN’S WEARING APPAREL
F. H. W e b b
“ The Toggery”
Medford’s Fashion Store
A . M. Lammey
F ir s t N a t io n a l
son & Cl lapman
M e d fo r d , O r e g o n
J . H. C ARLTO N |1H. W a t k i n s
Central Point Market |
Pure Fresh Drugs and Medicines
P. J. Hicken
Downing & Emry