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NTRAL POINT HERALD
VO L- 1.
Local and Personal
On the Desert
P O IN T . O K E U O N . T H U R S D A Y .
cholera don’t kill the Kansas hog the
natives of that country are generally
compelled to do so in order to get some
thing to eat, as we once read in a Mis
souri paper that hog, hominy and com
pone are the chief articles of diet in
bleeding, sunny Kansas. Here in Ore
gon the people live on venison steak,
blue grouse, Chinook salmon, huckle
berry pie, big, red apples, luscious
grapes, peerless pears, fresh air, pure
water and mountain scenery, and the
pig is given some show for his life.
Kansas may excel in com, hogs and hot
air, but Oregon can give her that much
and still beat her, hands down.
J U N E a8. 1906.
Medford Will Celebrate
The members of the Medford Fire
The organization of the Central Point
J 8. Grigsby, the obliging postmaster
Department have taken hold of the
at Agate, five miles east from Central
a meeting held in the town hall last matter of celebrating July Fourth in
Point, is one of the first settlers in that
Send the H erald to your friends.
The object of all development
Thursday for that purpose. A pre that city and already arrangements are
section of the valley. Mr. Grigsby
leagues is to induce immigratioa
liminary meeting had been held some well under way to make the occasion a
Cedar Screen Doors and Hangings, settled on the place, which he still re
time previously at which a temporary red letter day in this valley. There j of good citizens from the eastern
Screen Windows and Wire at Lee- sides upn, 38 years ago, and has seen
organization was effected and a com will be a grand parade, races of all I states to the Rogue River Valley.
4-26 the country develop in many ways dur
mittee on constitution and by-laws was kinds, a fine ball game—Medford vs. |
The Rogue River Land Co.
Born—Thursday night, June 2l3t, to ing that time. His place is on the
appointed. This committee reported Grants Pass—the finest display of fire- j has been a pioneer in this devel
the wife of T. C. Law, of Willow
at the Thursday evening meeting, their
and in spite of the fact that many per
opment business, having made
Springs precinct, .a fine son.
report being adopted without objection. grand ball at night. The management
sons have been telling him for 38 years
the first move in the valley to in
Mrs. Wall, of Glendale, who has been that nothing can be grown in that sec
duce desirable Immigrants to re
the league were then elected:
visiting her parents here for awhile, tion, he has experimented and demon
move here and to partake of our
with their town on that occasion in a
President—W. C. Leever.
left for her home Sunday evening
strated that almost all varieties of
advantages and climate. In the
Vice-President—T. M. Jones.
last two years we have located a
day of Amencan Independence.
D. Perozzi, propietor of the Ashland fruit and shade trees, small fruits,
A warm welcome awaits you.
Central Point Leads
large number of the best citizens
creamery, was in the city last week roses, alfalfa, etc., can be grown suc
Treasurer—S. A Pattison.
cessfully and with littie or no water.
to be found in the valley. Cen
looking after business interests.
A committee of five was then ap
He has some very fine Logan berries
tral Point has attracted many of
At the G. A. R. encampment at
R. A. Ferguson, a former resident of now ripening, which have never been Grants Pass, last week, Central Point pointed to solicit members to the
The Rogue River Land com
this place, but now a Woodville black irrigated, and a small plot of alfalfa easily carried off the honors over any league, the initiation being fixed at 50
pany guarantees fair treatment
smith, was here on business last week. beside the postoffice shows that that and all other valley towns in the mat cents with the same amount as yearly
staple forage plant will thrive on the ter of entertainment and program.
to its customers. We will in a
Thirty-two acres of the best land in
A Medford banker is of the opinion desert land. Mr. Grigsby now secures
It is believed a large membership can the Rogue river valley—a part of the
short time again send a man east
Rev. Geo. W. Burbank, of this city,
that the Central Point school house water for his ranch from the Fish Lake
to extol the merits of this sec
himself a veteran of the civil war, de be readily secured at this nominal fee Ross ranch.
bonds w,ill bring a handsome premium. Ditch company and a large acreage of
tion. Give us a credit mark and
livered an address Monday evening anct the interests of the town best sub
Twenty acres good land—a part of
boost our way. It is high time
Work ,is progressing rapidly on the the heretofore desert land has already which is spoken of by those present as served by this method.
the old Ross ranch. Enquire T. D.
for all sections of this valley to
new bank building and the brick work, been reclaimed by that company and one of the finest orations ever delivered
Ross, Central Point, Ore.
pull together and quit “knock
including the vault, will soon be com set to orchard, the young trees show in the valley. The address was one in
Railroad Deal On
ing a very fine growth and thrifty ap response to the address of welcome
pearance. This company is doing good which was delivered by Hon. Robert
Terrence and Charles Fee, of Cowles-
Lisk’s Imperial Enameled Ware, war
work in the development of that Sec Glenn Smith, on behalf of the mayor port, Pa., who own a controlling inter
ranted for 10 years, and also Lisk’s An
tion of the valley.
of Grants Pass. Mrs. Wall, a former est in the Medford-Crater Lake rail A fine dairy farm of 620 acres, 12
ti Rust, tinware that will not rust. At
Agate postoffice was so named be resident of this city, now of Glendale, road, have given a 30 day option on miles from Eugene, Oregon. For par
Leever’s hardware store.
cause of the fact that many fine speci Who has been visiting her parents, Mr. their holdings to C. H. and H. B Web ticulars write to J. W, Moreland, Cen
Remember the pink tea at the Chris mens of moss agates are found in that and Mrs. Wm. Beal, assisted with the ber, of Michigan. It is not known tral Point
tian church, Saturday night, June 30. vicinity, but perhaps the most valuable program at various times and js a most what the intention of the Webbers is,
Everybody is invited to come and help specimen is one found by Mr. Grigsby accomplished entertainer. Mrs Cham if the deal is consumated, but undoubt
a number of years ago. Held in a cer berlain and daughters, the Misses edly something will be done towards
raise the church indebtedness.
tain position and a perfect image of a
The H erald job department has pug dog appears in delicate tracings, Jackson, of near this place, also as pushing a transportation line into the
sisted with the program, and all who timber belt, which lies east of and
been kept busy of late turning out up-
and turned half way around a beautiful are acquainted with these ladies know tributary to Central Point.
to-date printing for our customers.
flower may be seen.
of their exceptional ability along this
Bring in your orders and be in line.
Another curiosity that the traveler line.
The Ashland Normal
J. A. Shields, of near Tolo, was in may see at Agate is the fern well.
The flag drill was given by a bevy of
town Saturday on business. Mr Shields The well was dug through a hard ce Central Point beauties, under the di
advertises 100 acres of fine pasture in ment gravel formation and has not rection of Prof. A J. Hanby, and was The year ended June 12 with the
this issue which will be of interest to been walled, and 12 feet or more below perhaps the feature of the entertain graduation of 34 seniors, the largest
the surface a number of ferns have ment program of the entire meeting class in the history of the school. More
grown out of crevices in the gravel and and was most thoroughly enjoyed by than 1500 people witnessed the closing
G. J. Post and family and Mr. and seem to be thriving nicely. The theory
exercises in the Chautauqua building.
Mrs. I. C. Robnett visited Eagle Point of how they got there is that the gravel all who were fortunate enough to wit The presentation of the [scarf by Miss
last Sunday. They were the guests of is a part of the old river channel that ness it. Sixteen prettier girls are not Nora Beebe, on behalf of the seniors,
Mr. and Mrs. George Brown and fam filled up ages ago and that the fern to be found in Oregon and the drill to Walter Herndon, who received it on
was perfection itself.
ily, while there.
seed lay dormant there for centuries,
Most of the veterans and their behalf of the juniors, was an unique
J. O. Maggs, of lone, Morrow coun until the digging of the well gave them friends returned from the Pass Satur and pleasing feature. This banner is a
ty, was here during the week looking air and started germination.
day noon and all reported having had cherished relic of the school.
for a location for a home and for in
an enjoyable time as guests of the
vestments. He is well pleased with the
hospitable citizens of Grants Pass.
Pasture fo r Cattle
valley and will probably locate here.
The Medford laundry wagon will call
I have 100 acres of good pasture,
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Will Owen returned the other day
for work in Central Point each Monday
with plenty of good water and good
afternoon and Friday morning. Expert from a short visit to Hornbrook, Cali
feed, four miles north of Central Point,
store is the best place for you to trade.
Mr. Pitt, who has been mining over near Tolo. Will rent for cattle only.
ironers from City Hall French laundry, fornia. He says that all along the line
in the Applegate country for some For price, etc., call on or address
San Francisco, employed. First class
BECAUSE we buy our goods in carload lo<8
body is talking about the place and time, was in town Monday morning ac
J. A. S hields , Tolo, Ore.
speak of it as the coming town of the companied by his young daughter and
and give our customers the benifit of the specif]
Misses Maud and Edith Caley, of Rogue river valley. People every
her pet fawn. The fawn was captured
prices and car lot freight rates thus secured.
Central Point, spent last week with where may be seen reading the Cen
about a week ago and is probably only
Woodville friends. Miss Maud will tral Point H erald , “ wising up” on
two or three weeks old, but is as tame
BECAUSE our motto is “Quick Sales and
soon leave for an extended stay in Illi the metropolis of the best valley on
Butter, 20c; eggs, 22c; potatoes,
and playful as a pet kitten. Mr. Pitt
nois. Miss Mabel Schindler accompa earth. At Ashland a crowd of travel
and his little girl were out in the tim new, ljc lb.; old, 90c cw t.; rhubarb,
nied them to Central Point and returned ing men were getting aboard the train
ber one morning looking for their 3c; cabbage, 2c; chickens, $4.50; spring
BECAUSE our stock is one of the largest
Sunday evening.—Grants Pass Courier. when someone inquired: “ Where are
horses when they discovered a doe and fries, $3.50.
in the County and we can fill your order when
Farmers around Table Rock are as you fellows going?” “To Central her fawn only a few feet away. The
Mrs. John Vincent, of Sams Valley,
busy as nailors, making hay while the Point, where they do things,” they doe scampered away but the fawn
you want the goods without
stopped, looked around, and when he was in town yesterday trading.
sun shines these last few days, and answered in a chorus.
saw the little girl ran to her and was Joseph Taylor, of Medford, was in
subjecting you to vexatious
that section is as prosperous looking as
Largerat and moat Complete
carried home. He takes his dinner town yesterday buying supplies.
any part of the valley. That neighbor
Why Jim Smiles
from a bottle and seems perfectly con
hood is a particularly fine fruit section
Stock in Jackaon County
A son was bom to Mr. and Mrs.
tented in his new surroundings. Mr.
and many new orchards are being
BECAUSE we treat you
John Smith, of Eagle Point, yesterday.
started. R. C. Washburn has a fine 40 If the patrons of the Central Point P itt caught two fawnB in California a
right and give you your
D. Grim, city drayman, took a load
acre orchard of bearing trees, and Hon. Rural Free Delivery route do not get few years ago, which he sold to one of
of sugar to Medford today from the
S. M. Nealon, I. B. McDonald, Pendle good news in their letters this week it the Gould family for $30.
money’s worth every day in the year.
wholesale department of Cranfill &
ton, Adams, Byrum, Davis, Bisselland will not be because the carrier is not in
a smiling humor. A fine son was bom
others have good places.
These are a few of the Y Y Y Y you should
Development League Meeting
to Mr. and Mrs. James E. Grieve,
Mr. and Mrs. Grim, who have been Monday morning, who tips the beam at
trade with us.
penitentiary at Salem, spent a few days
visiting their son, D. C. Grim, and his nine and one-half pounds. Daddy Jim
By direction of the president and sec here last week the guest of his friend,
Call and examine our stock and you will
family for some time, left yesterday is feeling pretty “ sassy” this week, retary of the Rogue River Valley De
for their home in Kansas. They are because now he has somebody to suc velopment league, a special meeting of Chas. Gay.
become convinced that our Y Y Y Y are gen
so well pleased with the Rogue river ceed him as ball pitcher in the bald- the executive board of the league is G. W. Beale, of Big Butte, took out
valley, however, that as soon as they headed team.
called to be held at Central Point at 8 a load of supplies this morning. Mr.
can dispose of their property in the
p. m., Saturday, June 30. Business of Beale enjoys the distinction of being
Sunflower state they expect to return
importance looking to the establish the first cash-in-advance subscriber to
Oregon vs. Kansas
to Central Point to reside permanently.
ment of the league on a useful working the H erald . The roll of honor is still
open, however, for later comers.
Charles Veaghte, the contractor on
A copy of the Western Advocate, basis and to accomplish the objects for
The new Odd Fellow lodge recently
the new school house, commenced work published at Mankato, Kansas, has
Tuesday moving the old building from been received here in which appears an sidered and disposed of. A full at organized here holds a regular work
Central Point, Oregon-
its former location to make room for article from the pen of A. P. Hawk, tendance of all members of the board ' meeting every Saturday evening. It has
leaked out that the boys are feeding
the new building. The brick chimneys who is visiting here from that land of is desired at this meeting.
a id currying the lodge goat now regular
were taken down before starting to the chinch bug and the grasshopper, in M. F. E ggleston , D r . R. C. R ay ,
President. •j> getting him in good fix for the large
move the building when it was found which he takes occasion to poke a lot
number of candidates who will soon be
that they were both in a very danger of fun at the Oregon hog. I t’s just
given the ride of their lives.
ous condition. The chimneys had been like a Kansas man to fail to see any
Degree of Honor Meeting
built of very inferior brick, and in sev good in anything but a big, fat, over
Dr. W. P. Holt, of Eagle Point, was
eral places the brick and mortar had grown porker, lying in the shade of a
in yesterday to meet Mrs. Holt, on her
crumbled to such an extent as to leave Kansas sunflower, an untimely candi The Degree of Honor will hold a spe return from a protracted visit with her
holes through which the.heat and flame date for the soap factory, via the cial meeting in the A. O. U. W. hall mother at San Francisco. Mrs. Holt
had scorched the woodwork of the cholera route. Kansas swine may be a next Monday evening, July 2. The went to the Bay city in the early spring
building in a number of places. Had shade bigger than the Oregon variety Chief of Honor desires the presence of for the benefit of her health and was
the chimneys been used another season but they have no tassels on their tails, every member on that occasion. Busi there during the earthquake and fire.
a destructive fire might have resulted. and they generally die sooner If the ness of importance will be considered. She returns much improved in health.
W on ’t you tell
me why, Robin ?
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