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About Central Point herald. (Central Point, Or.) 1906-1917 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 13, 1906)
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• OREGON. TH U R SD AY.
L 'T E M B E R 13. 1 •<>•>.
If the citizens of Cen rul Point ever
Wandered five Days in Mountains
Central Point Schools
wished for water with which to lay the
dust in the streets it was last Friday
The Central Point schools will open
There was a high wind
George W. Trefren, ot this city, ac
blowing for about an hour in the after September 17th.
Don’t knock, but boost.
The first and second grades will re cording to information which was re
noon, which raised a cloud of dust so
Fine showers mean death to dust. —
thick it was impossible to see across port at the City Hall for enrollment; ceived in this city last Friday by his
all other grades will report at the school brother-in-law, Rev. J. S. Smith, had a
| most trying experience in the moun- \
The window washing season is now
A welcome little shower visited this
The first day will be spent in enroll | tains of the upper Rogue River region,
section last Saturday morning about 5
ing, organizing classes, assigning les j adjacent to the big huckleberry patch, |
This would be a good time to borrow o ’clock. When our citizens began to
sons and giving information in regard i where he and his family were in camp, j
i stir around and get out on the streets
| wandering for five days without food, j
to text books.
Joe Boswell will move into his new I they seemed greatly surprised to see
All pupils will report to their proper I and being found finally by the searchers ;
building in a few days.
: grade. All doubtful cases will be re j in an unconscious condition, from which
Let’s all pull together and establish | thought the long talked of waterworks ferred to the principal.
I he v . as revived with difficulty.
' had been established—like the Coyote
a system of waterworks.
All who have any questions in regard
Mr. Trefren and family and a son of 1
j Hills gold mines—in one night.
to their school work for the coming i Dr. D. M. Brower, of this city, to-1
If you don’t see what you want in
Foil S ai . e —A six-room dwelling in year, or any whose work needs adjust ! gether with Mrs. Beach, of Klamath |
our side dish column on opposite page,
! Central Point, in good repair. Barn, ing, are strongly urged to call at the Falls, were on a camping trip to Crater |
good water, some fruit. A bargain. \ public school building during the fore Lake and the huckleberry patch, and j
W. H. Norcross received a carload of Inquire at this office.
tf noons of September 13th and 14th, as it seems that, on Wednesday, the 22nd, j
apple boxes from Grants Pass last
In order to keep pace with increasing the press of work on the day o f be while in camp at the latter place, which !
patronage, the H ekald has found it ginning school interferes seriously with is situated in the high mountains of the
Our office towel fell dowmfind broke necessary to add to its stock of job examinations.
upper Bogue River region and not far
one day this week and we were com type. This week we received a ship
The following are the assignments from Crater Lake, one o f Mr. Trefren’s |
pelled to buy a new one.
ment of the very latest style job type, of teachers:
horses and one belonging to Mrs. Beach
It would be well to lay in a supply and are now prepared to turn out neat lst-2nd grades, Mrs. Stella Purkeypile. wandered away from camp. Mr. Tref-1
o f wood before the rainy season begins. and fancy work of all kinds. Call and 3rd-4th grades, Miss Elizabeth Gibson. ren mounted his remaining horse and I
A little forethought will save much see samples and let us figure with you. 5th-6th grades------Mrs. A. J. Hanby. started in search of the missing ani-!
fret and worry.
J. W. Hicks, of Willow Springs pre 7th-8th grades - - Miss Carrie Martin. mals. Expecting to find the horses in
Mrs. W. C. Leever returned last Fri cinct, is producing a new variety of High „hool - -------- -- - A. J. Hanby. a short circuit, he took neither gun nor
The object of the public school is to food with him. He failed to find the j
day from Portland, where she spent a seedless grape that is considered the
couple of weeks visiting friends and finest variety of its kind in the world. give such training to the young that straying animals as soon as he expected
The berry is medium in size, white in they may become self-reliant, inde- and traveling far became lost in the
penent in character and well fitted to mountains and wandered for some days,
Watches and all kinds o f je w lr y a color and remarkably sweet and pleas
assume all the rights and duties of I the last incident which he recalls being
the Central Point Pharmacy. New
true citizenship. That this object may his descent into a canyon in search of
stock just received. Call and see of seeds and tough core, and on this
be realized, the teacher and parent water. After quenching his and the
11-tf account is the finest o f table grape.
must co-operate with each other in horse’ s thirst he sought to take hold of
Miss Day, o f Grants Pass, a former | W a n ted-A good girl for general securing the interest, the correct de the tail of the animal and have it help
teacher in the public schools in this1 housework. Enquire of Mrs. W. H. portment and proper effort of the pupil. him up the steep canyon side. Whether
city, is visiting for a few days with I Norcross at Norcross orchard, one mile Without this co-operation the best re the horse kicked him or he suddenly
Mrs. J. M. and Miss Elizabeth Gibson, east from Central Point.
19tf sults are rarely secured. We respect became unconscious he does not know,
but at this point he was found by those
The H erald exhibit window attracts fully ask it of each parent.
The brick work on the new school
A teachers meeting will be held at who went in search of the missing man,
house is finished and the building is considerable attention since the pro
almost enclosed. Work is progressing j ducers from the surrounding country the school house Saturday, September and who took him into the camp last
Sunday evening, where there was much
rapidly and the building will prnbably responded to our call for samples a 15th, at 2 o ’clock p. m.
A. J. H anby ,
rejoicing at his safety. The horse he
couple of weeks ago. Everybody who
be finished on time.
was riding was not found, neither were
John Williams and family left Sun comes to town, as well as the residents
the two horses originally missing.
day evening for Astoria, where they of the city, cannot help but admire the
The party secured a team and reached
expect to reside for some time. Mr. fine samples o f fruit and vegetables
Coal Properly Bonded
Klamath Friday, whence Mr.
Williams has secured a position in a
Trefren himself telephoned Dr. Brower
We still have room for more samples,
first-class tailoring house.
Tuesday afternoon, September 4th, in Ashland of the party’ s present wel
and anything the producers may have
Ed. Welsh, proprietor o f Welch’s
to place on exhibition we will be glad the papers were exchanged and the fare.
sawmill, was in town Tuesday on busi
deal closed by which the Medford Coal
Mr. Trefren was brought to his home
to see them in our window.
ness. The mill, which was recently
Mining Co. granted an option to Robert in Ashland, arriving here last night.
A hobo struck town the other day
practically destroyed by fire, is being
S. Towne, of New York, on the hold He is still in a very weakened condition.
repaired and will soon be running again. and asked one of our kind hearted ma ings of the company east and south of
trons for something to eat. She gave
Medford on what is known as the old
John Newman, a recent arrival from
him a good dinner and asked him to saw
A Big Strike Reported
Furry place. The option is for twelve
Boise, Idaho, came in from Grants1
some wood. He started in at the wood,
months, during which time Mr. Towne
Pass yesterday to look after some
but a few minutes later the woman
is to develop the property thoroughly
stock he left here in pasture and to j
The richest gold strike for the season
looked out the door and the man had
and at the end o f that time complete in Southern Oregon has just been an
further size up the Hub o f the Rogue
disappeared, and had written on the
the payment of the sum of $28,125 in nounced at the Blackwell mines, not
saw, with a piece o f chalk, “ Just tell
Select a present for your wife or them that you saw me, but you didn’ t consideration of the final transfer of far from Gold Hill. A pay shoot is
The Medford opened up on this property, carrying
sweetheart from the jewelry stock at see me saw.” Moral: Make th;m saw the property to him
Coal Mining Co., consisting of H. C. ore that runs as high as $12 a pound,
the Central Point Pharmacy. New and the wood first, feed them afterward.
Garnett, R. P. Little, L. B. Brown, A.
Frank Hawk, the well-known black Wines, Monroe & Miller, Roberts & or $24,000 a ton. The rock is studded
Sam Eechus and family, who recent smith and deer slayer, accompanind by Reagan, Jos. Culp and M. Purdin, took with pure gold. The richest quartz is
ly sold their home one-half mile west his father and mother, who are visit- up this proposition several months ago on the hanging wall o f the ledge, but
from the depot, expect to leave in a ing here from Kansas, left early Mon and have already done a considerable the entire vein is very rich.
The Blackwell Hill mines were re
few days for Coos Bay to look for a day morning for the tall timber, where amount of work in the way of develop
business location in that prospective they will hunt and kill the frisky, fes ment. They have run a tunnel 130 cently purchased by Col. A. S. Pen
“ boom” country.
tive deer. Frank assured us that there feet in length on the vein, and every nington and associates of Fort Worth,
Texas. Among the men interested in
H. D. Walker and family, o f San will be no “ nit” affixed to his story foot o f the way the quality of the coal
the property is S. C. Roe, a brother of
Francisco, who have been spending
has improved until now they have a E. P. Roe, the novelist.
several weeks at “ The Oaks,” the “ produce” and get a good write-up. sixteen to eighteen foot breast in the
The efforts o f ‘.he Texas men are
pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. He’s a man after our own heart—if he end of the tunnel of good merchantable
now being centered on the Blackwell
Pendleton, on Rogue River, left for “ makes good. ” .
coal. A short time since negotiations Hill group. They have day and night
their home last Friday.
The Medford laundry wagon will call were commenced with Mr. Towne crews at work and the mine is being
O. Panky left a splendid sample of for work in Central Point each Monday which resulted in option above mention rapidly developed. The showing is
Chili Club wheat in the H erald ex afternoon and Friday morning. Expert ed being given.
excellent and the ledge gives every
Mr. Towne has secured the services promise of being permanent.
hibit window the first of the week. ironers from City Hall French laundry,
The heads are very large and well San Francisco, employed. First class of R. P. Little as superintendent of
The Blackwell Hill mines are old
the work, and has given him instruc properties and have been producers for
filled, and Mr. Panky says the crop is work guaranteed.
easily good for 50 bushels an acre.
40 years and longer, but until the re-
The Herald is Recognized
men on three separate tunnels and to oent owners took hold of them they
F. M. Hardcastle, o f Woodbum, ar
push the work as fast as possible in have been worked only in a desultory
rived Sunday to stop for awhle with his
friend, A. C. Walker, the nurseyman.
The H erald has been notified from order to ascertain as quickly as possible manner.—Southern Oregonian.
Mr. Hardcastle ¡s well pleased with
Roseburg Land Office that it IS now the extent and value of the deposit.
All this looks good from a business
the valley and thinks he will locate recognized at that office as a proper
point o f view, but the possibilities con
Constructing Telephgne Line
permanently in the best locality in 1 medium for the publication o f land o f
fice business. All persons interested nected with the development of a large
j should take notice that the law requires body of marketable coal are greater
Edgar Spence, of Ashland, has a ,
Dr. and Mrs. Despecher, o f Omaha.
all such notices to be published in the still.
crew of men at work this week putting
Nebraska, drove in Friday from Butte
Mr. Towne, as is well known, is
paper nearest to the land. In cases of
up poles, stringing wires and installing
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timber-land applications the notices for heavily interested in the copper mines
m some timber lands. Mrs. Despecher
, in the Blue Ledge district, and his instruments for the new telephone ex
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publication are sent by the register of
change. The present city circuit will
spent the day visiting her friend, Mrs. ^
the land office direct to the applicant, principal object in securing this coal extend from the drug store, on lower
S. A. Pattison. They left for the East
with instructions to publish same in prospect is to solve the’ fuel question
Pine street, to the creamery buinding,
the nearest newspaper. Lands that in smelting the product o f the mine. —
on the east line of the town site. Some
The exterior of the Hotel Pleasants are nearer to Central Point than to any Medford Mail.
friction was caused by the failure of
has just been- repainted. The new other town where a newspaper is
those interested in the line in securing
building adjoining the hotel has also published should be published in. this
a right o f way from the town officials,
No De «d Beet
received the first coat o f paint. The paper in order that the publication shall
but the matter was amicably arranged
carpenters have finished the building be legal.
Monday, when the members o f the
on the outside and are now working on
R. L. Magruder placed a live beet
board got together and took some
in the H erald exhibit window Monday
steps to regulate the construction of j
A complete line o f watches has just
been received at the Central Point
All kinds o f plums and prunes, at my do you think o f that?
This is no dead beat (beet) story,
Pharmacy. Call and examine this stock farm at Table Rock. Price, }c a pound.
Subscribe for the H erald .
but an absolute fact
before placing your order.
S. M. N ealon .
NO . 21
Local and Personal
Hop Gold Beer
The object o f all development
leagues is to induce immigration
of 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 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 treatment
to its customers. We will in a
short time again send a man east
to extol the merits o f 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
Double Stamped Whiskey
We will ship you from 1 to
4 7-8 gallons o f fine whis
key or beet quality of
By Dozen, Case or Barrel
V. E. Snyder & Co.
M edford , O re .
HOP GOLD BEER
“ The Best on Earth ”
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Next Week !
Central Point, Or
Thirty Men Wanted. Men, Teams and one 4-Horse Logging Truck.
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