C en tral V O L . H erald po in t C E N T R A L P O IN T . O U E U O N . T H U R S D A Y . A U G U S T 1. N O . 10 •H-iri-l-l-l-l-l-l-I-l-l-l'l-l -l-l-l-l-l-H-H-h Local and Personal T h is Space P e r m a n e n tly ~= B IOWA LUMBER M EDFOR D y t h e ~ ................. & The object of all development leagues is to induce immigration of good citizens from the eastern states to the Rogue River Valley. The Roque River Land Co. has been a pioneer in this devel opment business, having made the first move in the valley to in duce desirable immigrants to re move here and to partake of our advantages and climate. In the last two years we have located a large number of the best citizens to be found in the valley. Cen tral Point has attracted many of them. The Rogue River Land com pany guarantees fair treatment to its customers. We will irr 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 of this valley to pull together and quit “ knock ing.” Hop Gold Beer Strictly Straight Double Stumped Whiskey We will ship you from 1 to 4 7-8 gallons of fine whis key or best quality of Bottled Beer By Dozen, Case or Barrel V. E. Snyder & Co. M edford , O re . AGENTS FOR HOP GOLD BEER “ The Best on Earth ” TEL EGRAPH EP H O N E A WOMAN ARE THE - 3 Quickest Modes o f Transm ission BUT Our up-to-date, two-horse, rapid FREE RURAL DELIVERY nox ’em all. Even Papa Grieve, the sassy free rural mail deliveryman, isn’t in it. As far as practicable, we are delivering goods in the immediate surrounding country to the tune of DRY GOODS GROCERIES STATIONERY - - FEED CLOTHING - SHOES NOTIONS Cranfill & Robnett C entral Point, O regon. R e s e rv e d — - BOX COMPANY OREGON l-l-l-l-l-l-l -H-l-l-H-l-l-H-l11-H-H-I-I-I1-I"I-I"I M Il 1 ! H-l-1-1 I - H -l-M I M U - patch in the Prospect country. They a piece of property which is worth ) phant climbing a tree. Another talk- report having had a splendid time at twice what he paid for it. The prop fest was then in order. “ I wonder if they might shoot?” re erty consists of two lots and a frame Dead Indian and Fish lake. building, which he occupies. This ins marked one. “ 1 don’t believe the T. M. Jones was called to Gold Hill tance shows the rapid advance in Cen melons are ripe, do you?” suggested Friday to officiate at the funeral of tral Point property during the past another. “Oh, I’m terribly fright Send the H erald to your friends. Geo. W. Knowlts, who died at his year, and the end is not yet. Central ened,” acknowledged a third. | home at that place on the 2nd instant. “ Oh, girls,” remarked another timo- Point has only just begun to grow and Watermelons of the "Ma le in Ore Deceased was a native of Iowa and take on new life, but it is, even now, i rous one, “1 know an awfully nice man gon” variety are now on the market. had resided at Gold Hill about two no longer referred to by people who less than a mile from here who has a Mr. and Mrs. Veatch, of Ashland* years. He was 57 years old and leaves know, as an unimportant village. The melon field and 1 am quite certain h e visited their daughter, Mrs. Veaghte, a widow and two daughters. town is fast becoming one of the recog would give us all the melors we last Sunday. J. E. Lancaster arrived in Condon nized trade centers of Jackson county. want.” So it was soon decided to fol Pure prepared Paint and Pure Lin Wednesday evening and left the next low the scriptural injunction, “ Ask seed Oil at Leever’s. Get prices before morning for Portland. Jack stated and ye shall receive,” and it worked painting. 4-26 that he and Sam Pattison are doing all right. There were not only melons The Plot That failed served the company, but music and Mrs. Geary, of Eagle Point, left yes well at Central Point and that the dancing and a general good time, and terday for Alaska to join her husband, prospects for the development of that town and Rogue river valley look very There was a sound of deviltry by there was not the least suggestion that who is in business in that country. night, bright. —Condon Globe. a bold crime had been or was being And a dozen C. P. girls had gathered committed F or S ale —A six-room dwelling in Mrs. B. Vincent, of Table Rock, was Central Point, in good repair. Bam, in town Saturday and while here was a To rob then So this was “ the plot that failed.” a melon patch, by strength and good water, some fruit. A bargain. pleasant caller at this office Mrs. The girls who had determined to have _ might. Protected only by three puny men. ! melons at any cost, even to being filled Inquire at this office. tf Vincent enjoys a good joke, even if at j with buck-shot, lost their nerve-got Select a present for your wife or her own expense, and she told the The cause of all the trouble was that sweetheart from the jewelry stock at H erald , confidentially, that she did the girls, poor dears, got desperate. i cold feet and had to accept a treat from a man, after all. the Central Point Pharmacy. New and not intend appropriating someone else’s | Here it was well along in the first week When town was reached on the re- up-to-date. 11-tf buggy to go home in, as Will Owen of the watermelon season and not a i turn trip a vote was taken by which it says she tried to, the last time she was single man, penurious creatures, had % Watches and all kinds of jewelry at in town. .as declared that Joe Hoagland is not bought the melons and stood treat. j only the handsomest and most gallant the Central Point Pharmacy. New Mr. and Mrs F. M. Amy returned Just think of it. Twenty bundles of man in the valley, but that his melons stock just received. Call and see them. 11-tf Monday night from a month’s camping | sweetness hungering and thirsting for I are the finest in Oregon. trip at Dead Indian. Frank has been j watermelon, and no man around g a l-1 ________________ A complete line of watches has just climbing mountains and doing other | lant enough to “ do the right thing. ” | been received at the Central Point athletic stunts until he is down to his A dozen rosebud mouths puckered in , Idlly-nO tarty Pharmacy. Call and examine this stock fighting weight, and so when he asked j thirst for just a nip of the luscious | -------- before placing your order. 11-tf the H erald man if it was him we fruit, and melons 4-bits apiece on the ! A merry tally-ho party of 18 young Miss McLean, a talented music teach meant when reference was made, a ; market. Is it any wonder that an in I people enjoyed a ride to Medford last er of San Francisco, who has been week or so ago, to the neversweat club j dignation meeting was held and a reso- ] evening, where refreshments were visiting her friend, Mrs. J. C. Pendle having disbanded because its leading lution passed declaring that “we will served and the return drive made about ton, at “The Oaks,” left for her home member had gone to the mountains, j have melons if we have to get shot all midnight. Those making up the party we assured him that it was not—that to pieces, so there” ? Then the plot ; were : Misses Julia Olsson, Marguerite in the Bay city Frid.' y. anybody ought to know that it would was hatched. It was agreed that thev Holmes, Maud Gray, Fay Ploasants, Francis J. Heney, the famous land make him sweat just to think of a job. would go in a body and the stilly | Bessie Lee, Alta Wood, Ethel Wimer, fraud prosecutor, was a passenger on Anyway, Mr. Amy says they had a watches of the night, invade a melon | Stella Pleasants and Mrs. Mary Ashurst. Sunday’s train, en route to San Fran fine time, and since the weathei1 is still field, help themselves, and show the Messrs. Beal, i. ngell, Kuper, Muller, cisco, where he was called from Port so warm he wishes they were back lazy, penurious men that they were not | Little, Merritt* Pleasants, Owen and land on a short business trip. again. afraid. As a precautionary measure, J De Succa. they each assumed a new name and it L. Mintner, a capitalist of Vancou-1 I was agreed that while on the firing ver, Washington, was here a day or | Will T tst Local Option line each girl would answer to some Birthday Party two during the week, taking a look at j | such name as Jack, Bill or George, etc. the country. He was well pleased with — Coquille City, over in Coos county, Then they gathered up their skirts and the general appearance of the valley Little Miss Helen Price, daughter of j has started to make a fight on the re made a start. But as they looked out Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Price, was 101 and will return later in the season. suit of the recent local option election i beyond the area of electric lights the The Medford laundry wagon will call by which it is claimed the town was night looked gloomy, and a creepy, ! years old last Saturday and in honor of for work in Central Point each Monday voted dry by voters of those portions lonesome feeling began to envelop the I the event a dozen of her young friends I were royally entertained at the Price afternoon and Friday morning. Expert of the voting precinct which lie out bold band of midnight marauders. I home Saturday evening. Pleasant ironers from City Hall French laundry, side of the city limits. Who’ll carry the melons home?” I games furnished the entertainment of San Francisco, employed. First class The test will be made through the inquired an anxious miss. “ Wonder if theefening, and dainty refresements work guaranteed. 7-tf medium of the constitutional amend-j there are any dogs out there?” chirped in ample quantities to make glad the W. D. Lewis and wife, of Siskiyou ment adopted by the people of the state : another. “ I wish there was just one ; 'uvenile heart, were served. Those county, California, are the guests this on the fourth day of last June, which man along,” almost sobbed a third, j resent w ere: Sarah Bebb, Gladys week of their old-time friends, Mr. and gives to the people of every incorpor-! i n passing over the Bear creek bridge Holmes, Audry Holmes, Edith Emer ated city or town the right to enact j on their way to the scene of their con- Mrs. J. F. Hay. Mr. Lewis is looking son, Cecil Emerson, Mable Mann, about the valley and may determine to and amend their own charters. An [ templated depredation, a frightened Ruthie Holmes, Mary Holmes, Flor election was held on July 9, when bv mouse ran about in the midst of this ence Holmes, Ella Hay, Bessie Price locate here. an overwhelming vote an amendment t brave band of marauders in a panic- and Willie Price. Charles Mason, of Ashland, was here to the charter was enacted restoring stricken effort to escape and caused a Misses Maud Simms and Grace Up Monday looking for an investment in a to the city council the regulation of | stampede that threatened to wreck the good farm near Central Point, where the sale of liquors within the corporate I bridge. The screams would have put ton assisted in entertaining the young people and a most pleasant evening he desires to make a permanent home. limits. to flight a herd of elephants, and a was enjoyed by all. He will return in a few days on the The anti-saloon league will probably fleet footed deer would not have been same errand. make a test of the legality of this in the race that followed. Unfor City Telephone System action of the people of Coquille by tunately, just as they had succeeded in L. W. Coe was enjoying a rest for a causing the arrest of some liquor dealer effecting a courageous retreat from day or two the first of the week, after there, so that the matter can be taken the frightened little animal, the leader John Goodrich of Portland, repre having finished irrigating his orchard into the courts. senting the Pacific States Telephone stumbled, turned a complete somersault and garden west of town. Mr. Coe The point to be settled is regarding and landed in six inches of dust ; those company, is here for the purpose of es uses a windmill pump and tank and the actual meaning of the last clause behind piled on top and soon there was tablishing a city circuit in this place. has plenty water for his purpose. of the new amendment, which reads : a heaping mass of lingerie, skirts, The proposition offered by Mr. Good Robt. Ashworth sent in sample “The legal voters of every city and shoes, etc., on display that would have rich is very liberal and it is doubtful if branches of Petite prunes and Bartlett town are hereby granted power to done credit to a first-class department the people of the town will ever have pears from his orchard the other day enact and amend their municipal char store. With the exception of a few a better. It is, in short, that the sub that are hard to beat, even in the ter, subject to the constitution and slight but painful bruises and the neces scribers shall construct and own their Rogue river valley. They may be seen criminal laws of the state of Oregon.” sity for an amount of extra laundry own pole lines, purchase the instru The kernel of the matter is whether work next day, there was no damage ments from the Pacific States com in the H erald office windows. or not the local option law is a crimi done and the brave party, encouraged pany at the price of $8.60 each, and To Mr. Gillett, of the Kandy Kitch- nal law. Lawyers disagree on this by the success of their miraculous es pay a yearly rental of $1 per year for jb en, is due the thanks of the whole point and only an appeal to the courts cape from the frightened mouse, re the use of the transmitters and re mechanical department of the H erald can settle it. Many other towns in ceivers, which are only leased from the sumed their march. for a treat to some of the finest ice Oregon will watch the outcome of this Soon, however, a halt was called and patentee by the company and can only cream ever turned out in Central Point. case with much interest and if Coquille a little talk-fest was held and it was be leased by them to the patron. The With one voice they all declared it— City wins out there may be expected decided that a counter-march should be I system is intended as a nucleus for and put it —“out of sight.” many city elections to adopt a similar made and a few male slaves captured local lines, which it is proposed to es J. S. March left a pear branch at amendment in towns which are now who might be fed to vicious canines if tablish from every section of this part this office the other day that takes the presumably dry and really without any appeared, stop any bullets that of the valley. Business men will read might be fired at the party, shoo away ily see the advantage such a service I bakery for profligacy of production. revenue from liquor licenses. any field mice that might be encount will be to the business interests of the The branch is about three feet long ered, carry home the booty and other town. and has almost 100 well developed A Good Investment wise make themselves useful. pears. If anybody can beat it, bring They had not far to go before en-1 A cement sidewalk is being laid in ’em in. W. E. Price, proprietor of the Snowy countering three male acquaintances front of the new bank building. J. B Groat, representing the Ault- Butte blacksmith shop, is very well who, after an enchanting smile from | man & aylor company, of Portland, The Hopkins residence is well along, pleased with a real estate deal which twenty-four beautiful eyes, were found was here during the week on business he consumated the other day, feeling willing to be shot to pieces, chewed up j the structure being almost enclosed. for his firm. While in the valley he that he has doubled his money in the or used for pack animals, and so once 1 The Central Point State Bank will sold a threshing outfit to Talent Bros., transaction. One year ago Mr. Price aga n the march was taken up. of Talent. He left Monday evening When the field was reached, the first open its doors for business next Mon-1 secured an option on the property he day. for Portland. occupies as a workshop on Pine street, problem was to climb the rail fence. | T. M. Witten’s family have arrived T. J. O’Hara and family, who have from Wm. Holmes, the consideration Some of the girl3 had never attempted been spending a few weeks at Dead to be $600. Last Thursday he took up this feat before, and the graceful and are getting settled in the Gibson Indian, have returned and are now pre the option and paid over the money and ness (?) with which this was accom- house recently purchased by Mr. Wit paring for a trip to the big huckleberry now congratulates himself on owning ' plished reminded one forcibly of an ele- ten. 9. 1906.