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About Central Point herald. (Central Point, Or.) 1906-1917 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 6, 1906)
CENTRAL POINT. OHKGMIN. THURSDAY, SEPTEM BER 6. 190«.
Warren Wood, of Eagle Point, was
On the Burning Deck
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in town Tuesday.
The boy stood on the burning deck,
Joe lioagiand shipped a carload of
Eating peaches by the peck;
. He called aloud “ say, father, say,
Eight o'clock, and found them calling
Must I throw these pita away?”
I. F. Williams is repairing and paint
“ copy,” “copy," "copy!”
This is our busy day.
ing his livery barn.
cussing at a change of ad.
How about the waterworks?
Wm. Mayfield's new residence is
Sawed a column from exchanges —
A Busy Town
If you want the news, read the H er well along towards completion.
rather stale and sloppy,
| Everybody works in this town
But, by Jiminy, ’twas all I had.
Dave Grim and Ben Peart returned
But those who are too old—
Tried to write some locals, but an
Last Monday ws ‘ Labor D .y and a from their hunting trip Sunday. Nit. They sit around in the shady spots
agent for O-Jell-0
And count their glittering gold.
Mrs. Stidham and daughter returned
Pestered me and quibbled two hours
Mr. Brisco, of Trail, was in town on last Saturday evening from a visit to Merchants, mechanics and newspaper
the Opp mine.
business during the week.
Reading matter both sides, top of col
These cool nights and mornings will
F or S ale —A six-room dwelling in
umn! (Dart the fellow!
soon bring all the campers home.
Central Point, in good repair. Bam, , Everybody works in this town
Got a contract far below the rate!)
But the old people—they’ve quit.
If you see it in the H erald , it’s so, good water, some fruit. A bargain.
Once again the locals—but the fore
Inquire at this office.
provided, of course, it’s not a joke.
man waxed sarcastic.
Arthur Beal went to Junction City
Asking when the proof I meant to
This is fin a l!
J. H. Fitzgerald and Mr. Kennedy
were in town from Medford last Thurs Monday, where he has secured a posi Everybody hunts in this town
tion in a flouring mill. Arthur is a
But those who can kill some game, Deacon Simpkins stopped the paper,
good boy, painstaking and honest.
saying, cold and drastic:
I. B. McDonald and J. R. Vincent, We know, for he was formerly a Tiie fellows who come back tell stories,
“ Reckon you an’ me are not agreed. ”
of Table Rock, were in town last Thurs trusted employe in this office.
Mrs. Richards, also, just becaues I did
The printer man gets tired
“ Hop picking has just begun, and
in writing Bradley’s party up
we are having lots of fun,” writes a
all the local news “ hot from the bat” Next man who gets a “ write-up” here Bill Duane dropped in to hint he wished
poetic genius from the hop yards.
I ’d draw attention
and that is what your friends want to
Must produce the venison—that’s
Mrs. J. C. Wilson, of Waldo, came know. The H erald is only five cents
(Gratis) to the fact he’d sell his pup.
what 1 I !
up last week and Mrs. J. S. Sims went a copy, wrapped and ready for mailing.
Ought to write those locals, but I get
home with her for a few weeks 'visit.
out and hustle,
T. J. O’Hara and family returned
Picking up some bus’ness on the
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Gay, who have from the huckleberry country Saturday
been visiting their son in Seattle for and report having had a pleasant trip
the past two weeks, returned Tuesday. but few berries. Deer are also less
T. C. Law and family, of Willow Gosh, you bet it' ■ nothsng but one big
Mrs. L. Hatfield and Mrs S. A. plentiful than they were 50 or 60 years Springs, spent Monday with relatives
to keep the paper on its feet.
Pattison visited at the Merrick fruit
Mrs B. Vincent and Miss Maude Now the firebell’s ringing—see some
farm, east from Medford, yesterdry. get hold of.
smoke—hear people yelling;
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Brown, who Fields, of Sams Valley, were shopping
J. C Pendleton came over from
as though it might be Wilkins'
Table Rock last Thursday to get ma heve been visiting her parents, Dr.
terial to repair and enlarge his house.
few weeks, left yesterday for Port work with their threshing machine in Foreman warns he cannot use those
cuts, the base is swelling;
The thanks of the H erald office land, where they expect to make their this neighborhood, and, by their gen
Can't make up until I read the proof.
force is due Mr. J. H. Downing for a future home. Dr. Pleasants and family tlemanly conduct, have made lastimg
very fine basket of peaches and nec will follow them to that city in a week friends among our farmers.
Haven’t time for dimer. Must grind
tarines left here Tuesday.
out that batch of local.
or so, where they will aUo make their
Mies Mae Nealon has been engaged
Jonys, the grocer, wants no see his
Wanted—A good girl for general future home.
to teach the Fall term of the Agate
housework. Enquire of Mrs. W. H.
Ed. Waud, who is doing something school.
Bqy;U.digging at me with his exercises
Norcross at Norcross orchard, one mile in melon culture this season, brought
Miss Ethel Davis, who has been tak
east from Central Point.
19tf in a casaba the other day for the H er ing her vacation with her parents, left
' ‘Shouting "Copy!” “ flroof!” “This
The H erald gives the news while it ald exhibition window, which is en last Saturday for Tacoma, Wash.,
is news; unlike many country weeklies titled to first permium, so far as size where she holds a responsible position
Press won’t work—confound! We've
that print news so stale it would fail to
in the auditor's office.
missed the mail!
and was broken from the vine by ac
pass the health committee.
Our school opens next Monday, with
And there’s an error in the Perkins
cident at least a week before it was
It is said that watermelons will keep fully ripe. If anybody can beat this, Miss Corum of Central Point aataacher.
all Winter if a thick coat of varnish is we’d like to see the specimen—in the
A. C. Eisenhart and family are rus Swears he’ll never pay me;
applied to the rind. But who cares for H erald exhibit window.
ticating in the mountains of Klamath,
Just been in, and he's a terror!
watermelon in Winter, anyway?
with Clenn May along to keep the Well, a day is done, and I am glad.
T. M Witten, of the Central Point snakes and coyotes off.
Loads and loads of watermelons have State Bank, reports that the business
—Edwin L. Sabin.
been brought in and shipped to Port outlook for that new financial institu But little attention was paid to Labor
land dealers every <|ay during the past tion is particularly bright. The bank Day in this community.
two weeks, and the end is not yet.
Good Price Is Expected fo r Apples
has been open now for about two weeks The corn and squash specimens sent
Watches and all kinds of jewelry at and Mr. Witten says the business Is to Salem from here were huge.
the Central Point Pharmacy. New starting off much better than he really
Few or no Rogue River apples have
stock just received. Call and see expected. The number of customers
been sold yet by the grqwecs, said John
11-tf and the amount of deposits are both
D. dw ell, of Medford, Wednesday, and
much greater than was expected during
An editor with a few hundred dol the first few months of the bank’s J. A. Wetzel, who recently sold the when the market opens they expect to
get from $2.50 to $3.00 a .box for the
lars, says an exchange, can buy a type existence.
improved portion of his Willow Springs best fruit. The export crop ,tbis year i
setting machine and do away with the
Last Saturday morning the weather farm to Mr. Sisty, of Idaho, has pur will amount to about 150 psrigads, 30
old style of typesetting. Puzzle: Find
threatening, and many of our chased the East property, on Third per cent of which will be Spitzynbergs
the editor with a few hundred dollars.
citizens, thinking it was going to rain, .street, and will make his future home and 30 per cent Newtowns. About,60 j
Central Point has an excellent elec began to hustle around and prepare for in this city. The deal was made carloads of pears have been exported
tric light system. We don’t have to a spell of wet weather, some carrying through the real estate firm of Down this year to all parts of the Eayt.
cry “more light!” I t’s “more water" in wood, while others could be seen ing & Emry.
Within two or three years Rogue
with us just now and will continue to cleaning up their yards and making bon
River’s crop of Spitzenberg and New
be so until a system of waterworks is fires. The H erald force got busy,
J. M. Hurley, who is operating the town apples and Bartlet and Winter
also, and put in a pleasant (?) half day
pears will be considerably increased by
threshing outfit, says the grain
Fitzgerald & Hale, the well-known cleaning up around outside the office, is yieldng fairly well, although some new orchards coming into bearing.
firm of electrical engineers of Medford, It didn’t rain, however, but we’ll be of the wheat was somewhat damaged When Rogue Rjver went into apple
have secured the contact for wiring the ready for it when it does come, anyway. by the hot weather. As soon as the culture, some 15 years ago, the grower«
fine new residence of F. H. Hopkins, in Frank Amy has been buying his s^gre wheat and barley crops are threshed planted a number of verities of apples,
this city. They commenced work on of the wheat crop the last week or so the outfit will commence on a big run without knowing the special advantage
and up to date he has received About of alfalfa seed, which will require the of the Spitz mbergs and Newtowns— I
.the job last Thursday.
bushels of wheat and 8000 bush the remainder of the Fall to finish. varieties that have since taken,the chief 1
A complete line of watches has just
at the Central Point depot. Mr. Savage has an alfalfa huller or place in the apple culture of that place,
been received at the Central Point
and Hood Rivyr. In the last few years, |
Pharmacy. Call and examine this stock Mr. Amy stated to the H erald yester dered from the East, but there is so the orchards of those verities have
before placing your order.
been steadily increased, and will cotv 1
will be operated here next season So
M arribd — At the home of the bride's much work was found to be necessary this time that he fears it will not ar- tinue to be augmented. —Oregonian.
parents, Mr and Mrs. David Grisham, to put the plant.in first-class condition
of Table Rock, Wednesday, September that it was not expedient to attempt to that case they will use the regular
Will Soon Say "Hello:”
6, 1906, Mr. Earl Heft and Miss Stella make flour thiB Fall. Mr. Amy says threshing machine for the alfalfa.
M. Grisham, Rev. Geo. L. Burbank there is more wheat in the valley than
R. M. Stocker, an attorney of Hones-
officiating. The Wedding was a quiet was expected at the beginning of har dale, Pennsylvania, arrived last Thurs John Goodrich, representing the Pa
affair, no guests being present but the vest.
day from the Keystone state to visit cific States Telephone Co., was in town
immediate relatives of the happy
Pat Stidham, electrician at the Opp for awhile with his relatives, S. M. during the .week srrsinging for the
mine, is here spending his vacation Adams, of Table Rook. Mr. Stocker construction of the new city circuit and
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Brown returned visiting with his mother and sisters was here a yaar ago and at that time exchange in this place. The contract
Saturday from a pleasant outing at Mr. Stidham says everything is look was so favorably impressed with this for construction has been let to Edgar
the Grieves ranch, near Prospect. Mr. ing good at the Opp, although the mill section af Oregon that he could not, Spence, of Ashland. Mr. Spence would
Brown put in a pleasant week hunting has been shut down for the past two as he says, stay away very long at a be at work on the line now but for the
deer, but, as the deer in that sec months on account of a shortage of time. He is enthusiastic over the rich fact that he is detained at home on
tion are of a rather retiring disposition water. Much work has been done in and varied undeveloped resources of account of sickness in his family. The
and do not court the company of stran the mine during the Summer, however, this valley, and believes that Central instruments and othrr material are here
gers, switched to bear. He saw six and a fine display of ore is now in Point is destined to become one of the ready for the workmen.
bear, but they looked so cute and inno sight. The water shortage will soon most important cities of this section of
cent that, after he had his trusty rifle be remedied, Mr. Stidham says, by a Oregon. Mr. Stocker will spend sev
TOR S A LT.
primed, cocked and ready to kill the pipe line from an unfailing source of eral weeks here before returning to
All kinds of plums and prunes, at my
whole bunch, his heart failed him, and supply two miles back jp the mountains the East.
farm at Table Rock. Price, ic, a pound.
he lowered his gun and said “ shoo,” and when that is finished the mill can
Subscribe for the H erald .
S. M. N ealon .
be operated every day in the year.
and they skidooed
N O . 2 0
I I I 11 1 1 I'M I I I H -H I I I H U »»
Local and Personal
The object of all development
leagues is to induce irqinigration
of good citizens from t^ie eastern
states to the Rogue River Valley.
The Rogue River lan d Co.
has been a pioneer in this devel
opment business, haying 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
The Rogue River Land com
pany guarantees fair treatiqynt
to its customers. We will in a
short time again send a man yast
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
Hop Cold Beer
Double Stamped Whiskey
We will ship you from 1 to
4 7-8 gallons of fin* whis
key or beat quality of
By Dozen, Case or Barrel
V . E. Snyder & Co.
M edi - ord , O rs .
HOP GOLD BEER
“ The Best on Earth "
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• One of rho Most Complote
M en’s Hats and
B o y s’ Clothing
EVER CARRIED IN STOCK BY ANY HOUSE IN THE
ROGUE RIVER VALLEY
Cranfill & Robnett
Central Point, Oregon.
T h irty Men Wanted. Men, Team s and one 4-Horse Logging