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CENTRAL POINT HERALD
V O L
PO IN T. O liE G O N . T H U R 8 D A Y . J U L Y 36. 1906.
been a great scarcity of salmon and as
E, A. Mayer, a former resident of
a consequence the catch has been prac-
this city, and who was engaged in the
ticaly nil. J. D. Gray was in from his
butchering business here for some time,
camp Friday and reported that but few i
is now living near Visalia, California,
fish had been taken. Many o f the few
where he has purchased a fine fruit
caught, he says show evidence of having
Send the H erald to your friends.
farm. Mrs. Mayer is a sister of W.
been dynamited, and he thinks the
Eor first-class job printing come to
him the Herald is now going regularly ject and intentions of the Rogue River matter should be investigated at once, |
the H erald .
He says that when dynamite is used in j
Ashland has just got over the Chau to the Mayer home to keep them posted Valley Development league has been
tue water many fish are not killed o u t-:
tauqua. Did you ever have it ?
right but the flesh seems to be jarred |
Work on the lateral of the Fish Lake
Mrs. Emma Bebb visited Jackson
loose from the bones, and they will con-1
ditch designed to convey water to the the time, for the United Rogue River tinue their journey up stream for some
ville on business Saturday.
Snowy Butte orchard was stopped last
Miss Maud Gray is learning tel week by the refusal o f Mr. Yoakum, velopment league is an organized, time before dying. Mr. Gray thinks fish
egraphy in the local Western Union who leases the LaBarre place, to allow united effort o f the citizens o f Jackson Warden Wilson, of Medford, is doing all
that he can to protect the fish and the
the ditch to be built through that land, and Josephine counties for advertising upper river fishermen and he went to
Miss Rose Wickerman, o f Grants the claim being made that the course
ductive valley, and the betterment of Medford Saturday to confer with him
Pass, is here visiting friends and rela o f the ditch, as surveyed, is detriment-
in relation to the matter. Cenrtal Point
| al to the land. Another survey was all conditions.
fishermen have been to heavy ex
made yesterday and it is to be hoped ,
pense preparing for the fishing season
C. S. Sanderson and two sons and
the difficulty will soon be amicably ar
Charlie Gay are taking an outing at
Grants Pass and Ashland, the object of [ and are complying strictly with the law
these mass meetings being to arouse and they do not enjoy the thought of i
One of the greatest games o f ball enthusiasm, to get rid of sectional people farther down stream getting the j
Miss Annie Tewne, of Phoenix, visit
best of them by questionable methods.
ed the family o f Prof. A, J. Hanby ever perpetrated on a long suffering jealousies, and to promote friendly and
Earlier in the season it is claimed parties '
during the week.
at Grants Pass closed the fishway and
tral Point diamond Sunday, the con- valley.
Mrs. G. M. Gsbson moved into her test being between the Baldheads and
You donate money for the building for weeks prevented any fish coming up
neat, new residence near the school the Nasty Dozen. The Baldheads went of churches and the salaries of min stream. When the river was opened
house last week.
in for victory from the go and would isters in order that you and your chil they had good fishing for a short time
John D. Olwedl, o f the Rogue River have bet all their money on the result dren may be trained in the right way but now it seems to be all olf again.
Land company, was in town on busi but there were no takers After they for the life beyond. We commend this
discovered that their pitcher, Papa action and are in favor of more
Creamery Building Completed
Jim Grieve, had deserted and gone churches and better salaries for min
Mrs. W. W. Eddington, o f Sams val
over to the enemy, however, they were isters. In addition, we ask that you
The last nail was driven in the new
ley, is here visiting Mrs. James Shields
glad they didn’t, and they have since donate the small sum of $2.50 and be-
creamery building several days ago,
and other friend».
fired Jim from the baldheaded row and come an active member of the Rogue
and everything is now in readiness for
W. H. Beal left last Thursday for sentenced him to wear a wig for the River Valley Development league, and
the reception o f the machinery, which
Newman, California, where he will rest of his life. The score "keeper thereby increase your earthly prosperi
may arrive at any time, word having
visit his sister, Mrs. Azer Ward.
started to mark the tallies on a sixteen ty and welfare and that of your chil
been received that it had been shipped
*'-r. Clara Lewis and children, of foot board but run out o f timber early dren.
from Chicago more than two weeks
iliforuia, are here visiting her mother, in the game and the rest of the runs
You want more money; so do we. ago. The building is without doubt I
.Mrs. Ann Beall, and other relatives.
Now, you can get it, and we can get it one of the most complete of its kind in
o f the score shows it to have been
Oregon; is substantially built, and
Watches and all kinds o f jewelry at something like 47$ to 196J in favor of —by helping each other.
let us tell you how
shows the marks of master workmen.
the Central Point Pharmacy. New the N. D’s.
One million immigrants land in the Too much praise cannot be given Mr.
stock just received. Call and see
States every year. Hundreds August Muller, superintendent of con
o f thousands o f homeseekers come struction, for his indefatiguable efforts
Miss Florence Houston came down
west every year
We want a few to make this the star creamery of Ore
Jackson counny is to have an exhibit thousand of them in the Rogue river gon. All those having inspected the
from Jacksonville Saturday night to
spend a day with her friend Miss Fay at the State Fair at Salem. At their valley every year. How shall we get building are loud in their praise o f the
recent meeting the county court made them? There is only one way and that excellent character o f the work and
Select a present for your wife or an appropriation for the porpose and is to advertise. Tell them of the beau the completeness of every detail. Now
sweetheart from the jewelry stock at appointed Mr. J. E. Watt, o f near ties of our climate and the richness of for a No. 1 butter maker, and Central
Medford, to collect and prepare the our soil and the unequalled, undeveloped Point will not merely have the dis
the Central Point Pharma :y. New and
exhibit. Mr. Watt was in town Monday resources o f this valley, and they will tinction of being “ the Hub of the
on a tour o f this part o f the valley come by the thousands and stay, pur Rogue” but should become famous for
“ U f it vas yust so h' c again some looking for good samples of grains and
chase our lands and enhance the value, the excellence o f her creamery pro
more yet day before yesterday as it grasses He
did not have time consume our products and increase the ducts.
vas tomorrow, I tink I go me de town to see all the people he wished to
in the neighborhood of Central Point
(Continued on 4th page.)
Change in Firm
Lisk’ s Imperial Enameled Ware, warj but through the Herald requests all who
ranted for 10 years, and also Lisk’s An
A change in the firm o f the Rogue
ti Rust, tinware that will not rust. At of cereals and forage plants to take
Executive Board Meets
River Electric Construction Company,
care of the samples and notify him.
Leever’s hardware store.
is reported from Medford, the interest of
An interesting meeting of the ex F. M. Hudson, having been purchased
Mrs. G. W. Jeffers’ new cottage near
ecutive board of the Rogue River Val by R. L. Hale. Messrs. Fitzgerald &
Exhibit fo r State Fair
the city park has been completed. It
ley Development league was held at Hale will continue the buisness. This
has been very tastily painted and pre
sents a neat appearance.
Jackson county is to have an exhibit Grants Pass last Monday evening. firm has secured the contract for com
Representatives were present from plete wiring and lighting of the new
Miss Fay Pleasants returned from at the State Fair at Salem.
Ashland, Medford, Central Point and building of the First National Bank, of
Ashland Saturday evening, after an
Grants Pass, and business o f much im Medford, and expect to sign up in a
exceedingly pleasant week’s visit as court made an appropriation for the
portance to the welfare of the valley few days with tj,e Jackson County
tha guest of her friend, Mrs. Mary purpose and appointed Mr. J. E Watt, as a whole was discussed at length and
Bank in a similar contract for their
the exhibit. Mr. Watt was in town preliminary steps taken. The matter new building. They are also figuring on
A business meeting o f the stock Monday on a tour o f this part o f the of the sale of railroad lands, excessive work for the Medford National Bank,
holders of the creamery association valley looking for good samples of and discriminating freight rates and Central Point school house, the Hopkins
will be held next Saturday, when the grains and grasses for this purpose. unequal assessment and taxation by residence and many other jobs in this
by-laws will be adopted and other bus He did not haxe time to see all the which the railroad company escapes section of the valley. Persons interested
paying its share of taxes, were taken
iness will be attended to.
people he wished to in the neighbor up and a plan o f campaign was mapped should note their advertisment in an
Rev. B. Fi Van Dyke, o f Malaysia; hood o f Central Point but, through the out which, it is believed, will result in other column.
Asia, will preach in the M. E. church H erald , requests all who can furnish relieving the people of this valley from
these unjust conditions.
next sabbath morning at 11 o ’clock. something
___ good in the line of cereals
Walked id Her Sleep
Mrs. Van Dyke will address the young anc* forage plants to take care of the
Local and Personal
people at 8 o ’clock p. m.
AU are c o r -1 samp es an no 1 y
Bybee Ranches fo r Sale
Diek Abbott, o f Hombrook, Cali
fornia, owner of the Copper Queen
mine, passed through town Saturday
From and after this date, I will sell
on his way east to visit his brother, to the best advantage, and for cash,
James Abbott. This will be the first. ajj Qr any portion of those two certain
meeting of the brothers for 55 years. ranches known as the Bybee River
The Medford laundry wagon will call
for work in Central Point each Monday
afternoon and Friday morning. Expert
ironers from City Hall French laundry,
San Francisco, employed. First class
Ranch, at the Bybee bridge on Rogue
river, consisting of 1240 acres, and the
Bybee Antelope Ranch, consisting of
1560 acres. With the Bybee River
Ranch will be sold that portion o f the
crop upon the part purchased. This
i ranch is partly under irrigation and
H. G Brown, o f Lewiston, Ibaho, I
Brrived Tuesday to join * rs. Brown more cftn “ e Put un“ er irrigation.
! Address me at Agate, Oregon.
and children, who are visiting her par
F. E. B ybee .
ents, Dr. and Mrs. J. H. PleasantB.
They will spend the summer in Central
Point and adjacent mountain resorts.
F Of Sal«
The Central Point Kids went to j
Eagle Point Sunday and again eov- ] We will sell or trade for wood any or
ered themselves with glory on the dia- all of the following articles :
mond. A hot 11-inning game was
One steel beam 12-inch plow: one
played, the final score being 10 to 8 in 1 sulkey 14-inch plow; one section har-
favor of Central Point. The Kids are I row, one single shovel plow; one Deer-
trm.Tintehers this season, having lost ing mower; one disc harrow,
u; one game during tne summer.
B eal B ros ., Central Poifit.
T h is
The object o f all development
leagues is to induce immigration
o f good citizens from the eastern
states to the Rogue River Valley.
The Rogue River Land Co.
has been a pioneer in this devel
opment business, having made
the first move in the vaUey to in
duce desirable immigrants to re
move here and to partake o f our
advantages and climate. In the
last two years we have located a
large npmber o f the best citizens
to be found in the valley. Cen
tral Point has attracted many of
The Rogue River Land com
pany guarantees fair treatment
to its customers. We will in a
short time again send a man east
to extol the merits of this sec
tion. Give us a credit mark and
boost our way. It is high time
for all sections o f this valley to
pull together and quit “ knock
Hop Gold Beer
Double Stamped Whiskey
We will ship you from 1 to
4 7-8 gallons of fine whia-
key or best quality of
By Dozen, Case or Barrel
V. E. Snyder & Co.
e d fo r d
HOP GOLD BEER
“ The Best on Earth”
H-+-H -l-H -l-H -t 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 i-i-H “ ■
ARE THE -
3 Quickest Modes
o f Transm ission
Our up-to-date, two-horse, rapid
FREE R U R A l DEEIVERY
Fhe Hopkins Residence
Charles Hoover, o f near Medford,
has been on a business trip up
Work on the Hopkins residence is
progressing rapidly. The stone work Rogue river, above the hatchery, came
for the foundation and basement, which in from there yesterday morning,
is seven and one-half feet in height, is bringing news of a serious accident
which befell Miss Iva Tucker the night
finished and the frame work for the
before. The young lady walks in her
first story is in position. Two more
first-class workmen are expected soon sleep and while in a sonambulistic con
dition walked from the window of her
from Portland, and the contractor,
Mr. Herbert Angel, says work will j bedroom, on the second floor, and fell a
then be rushed in earnest. Judging distance of 15 feet, to a stone pavement
below. She wos very seriously in
from the character of the work being
jured, but to what exteut Mr. Hoover
done, this will undoubtedly be the
could not tell. Her father and mother
handsomest and most substantial and
are at Grants Pass on a businoss trip
modern residence building in Jackson
and Mr. Hoover came here to advise |
them of the accident by wire and to
Mr. Herbert Angel is the junior
summon a physician.
member o f the contracting firm of
Angel & Son, of Portland, in which
city they are at present erecting sev
A New Jingle
eral sky-scrapers. They are also the
contractors for the two new bank
buildings now being erected at Med
Everybody works but mother—
She gads around all day;
Goes to the women’s meetings;
Fish are Scarce
Takes in the matinee.
Father toils and worries,
He has a good time—nit.
Fishermen on Rogue river complain Everybody works at our house
that for the last few days there has But ma She’s quit.
S p ace
M ED FO R D
nox ’em all.
th e —■
As far as
practicable, we are delivering goods in the
immediate surrounding country to the tune o f
Cranfill & Robnett
Central Point, Oregon.
Even Papa Grieve, the sassy free
rural mail deliveryman, isn’t in it.
P erm an en tly
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