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About Central Point herald. (Central Point, Or.) 1906-1917 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 25, 1906)
C entral P oint H erald
C 'K N 'T I ì . \ I .
P O IN T .
A. Galey, Jas Shields and Ellis Clark
A PIONEER GONE.
A Well PleaseJ Newcomer
went to the Evans Creek mountains
this week to kill deer. They returned
James M . Malney the Latest of the
R. C. Washburn, who owns a fine I
Pioneers to Pass Away.
A. J. Florey, of Eagle Point, was in
building on lower Pine street, which has Tuesday and, being an old newspaper
One by one they p«»s down the tr ail,
Mrs Roy Nichols, who has been very j recently been remodeled and renovated. man, no.v reformed and transformed across the dark canyon and on up and
ill for several eays, is improving.
restaurant there tomorrow evening, River apples, he dropped in to smoke a I over the Great Divide that marks the
Miss Fredericks, of Ashland, is here j when a banquet will be served to the pipe with the H erald and to offer ; boundary of the promised land. One
looking for a desirable residence to buy. ! Modern Woodmen on the occasion of ! sympathy to a brother who is still in ! by one they break camp for the final
j time on thvs side the range to make
Big consignment of lard cans just ar- • the visit of State Deputy Head Consul the grind,
that last short march which means the
rived at Leever's. the hardware man. 1 Simmons.
| Mr. Washburn was for twenty
Harold B. Tronson, of Portland, was | connected with, and a part owner of, ending of a long and toilsome journey
The Hotel Pleasants is building an
addition this week to accommodate an here last week looking for an invest- the Seattle Post Intelligencer, but tir- an^ the commencement of that time of
of the ceaseless grind of that voea- rest and Peace for wh'«h they so long
ment in Rogue River Valley orchard
Watches and all kinds of jewelry at | land. Mr. -Tronson Is connected with tion, he disposed of his interests there have toiled. The Oregon pioneers.
The latest one of this brave and
the Central Point Pharmacy. New the big grain exporting firm of Balfour, a year or so ago and invested in his
stock just received. Call and s e e ! Guthre & Co. at Portland, and like present fine property at Table Rock, sturdy band of empire builders to
11-ti1 many other progressive citizens of that live miles north of Central Point. He answer the final roll call, from Central
Point, was James Madison Matney,
Mrs. Marie Purkeypile, Mrs. I. J. city, he is looking for an ideal home purchased the Porter farm, comprising who passed on, on last Saturday morn-
Purkeypile and Mrs. Stidham, visited place, as well as a good business invest 240 acres, fifty acres of which is in ! ing, October 20, 1906.
ment, in the land of red apples and bearing orchard, with 25 acres of young
at the Oup mine last Sunday
Born in Howard County, Missouri,
trees just coming into bearing. He
Jacob Stone and family, who have I
season one of January 19. 182J, the subject of this
P. J. Hieken wishes to announce to
been residents here since last Spring,
sketch attained manhood at a time
have removed to their farm near Tolo. ( his patrons that on accourt of circum- the best in the valley, and is so well when many adventurous spirits of the |
pleased with the country and with his
Geo. and Tom Ross went to the | stances which have arisen in connection new line of business that he is prepar- then frontier states were turning eager
mountains Tuesday morning for a final' with h‘B ehan*e of re8lJence- he will be ing to plant 4U00 trees, or about 75 thoughts and faces toward that land of
deer hunt. The Ross brothers always j ° bli? ed l ° ^ awa>’ £ ° m *)*_
?_f | acres more, at an early date.
j Promise and of plenty, “ Where rolls;
| business for four or five days and in
bring home game.
Of his present crop he wil! ship his the Oregon. ” After serving his coun-j
consequence, a large amount of waten
u - - :— -----Matney
The ladies of the Christian Church
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i * direct to New York
will give a dinner and bazaar at , the | layed
. ' , for
- a few
, days. He
taste of adventure to |
Christian Church on Thanksgiving day. , ^ askg ^ forbe., ,ance of hiscustom He is confident that a practically u n -;fit hlm f° r j°lnlnS the early rush of ’
limited market in those cities awaits all fortune-seekers to the golden bars of I
Your patronage is solicited.
in a matter that is unavoidable.
the choice apples that can ever be pro- California. He came to that state in (
P. J. Hieken has purchased a plot of
J. H. Gay received a lumber price list duced in this valley, but he believes j
the year that gold was first dis- j
ground from C. D. Mosier, just north
from one of the big mills down the that to secure the best returns th e ; COVL'red at Sutton s mill, and after i
of town and is building a residence there.
road the other day which quotes rough grower here and the dealers there tarrying there for a year or so he came
The consideration was $100.
and dimnsion lumber at $19.00 per M. , , ,
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T . . . should get into closer touch with each to Jackson County, which for more!
Mrs. J. C. Barnard, of Ashland, is f. . o. b.
at the mills. Adding freight [_i L _
here, much of than half a century has been his home.
here helping care for her mother, Mrs. charges and a reasonable retailer’s
come to the Soon after coming here he staked his j
M. S. Welsh, whose condition is again profit, thi means about $25.00 per M.
producer has been absorbed by middle donation land claim on Antelope Creek,
I for lumber at this place All of which
two miles south of Eagle Point and
Judge Silas Day, o i Jacksonville, an indicates that there must be a lumber men, and for this reason Mr. Wash about ten miles from this place, and
burn contemplates taking a trip to New
honored pioneer of this county, was in ! trust doing business in Oregon, for Mr.
York and London, and possibly to Aus- there he resided continuously for more
Central Point Sunday attending the [ Gay says that every big mill north of
than 40 years. His wife was Mary!
funeral services of the late James M here furnishes identically the sam e: tralia as well, for the sole purpose of Francis Cooper, a pioneer woman of
I price list,
getting acquainted with the commission Polk County, and to them eleven chil
Select a . resent for your wife or j J. M. Hurley, who owns a fine fruit ! finnl!whoplace the Rogue River Val dren were born. The mother passed
sweetheart irom the jewelry stock at 1 farm two miles west from town on the j ley product on the market. He argues away in 1880, leaving a family of small |
the Central Point Pharmacy. New and foot-hills road, has four acres in grapes that he can deal much more satisfac children, the youngest being but two i
tl-tf which will bring him about $150 per torily with people whom he has met years old. Six children are still living:,
Charlie Jeffers and Joe Boswell re acre this season. The quality of his and that he can expect better returns Mrs. E. E. Emerson, of Central Point; j
turned from the mountains last Friday grapes is very fine and he markets from a market, the conditions govern Mrs. G. W. Rice, of Chehalis, Wash.; 1
evening, where, report says, they raised most of them at Portland, where there ing which he has studied at close range. Mrs H. Hornby, of Cloverdale, B. C .;
is a big demand for that quality of The argument seems to be a sound one Mrs. G W. Gates, John H. and Chas.
Cain with the deer family.
Wm Nichols and family, who spent fruit. Mr. Hurley has 42 acres in ap and the H erald mentions it here for W. Matney, of Klamath County, Ore.
He was a veteran of the Mexican
the Summer at Fort Klamath, have re ples, grapes and other fine varities of the purpose of directing attention to
turned to their home in this city. Mr. fruit which he values at $225.00 an the benefits that are accuring and that «ar and of the Rogue River Indian
Nichols is a forest ranger in the gov acre, and it is a sure thing that he will will accure to this valley from the in war and was a member of the Method
not own it very long if it remains on flux of that numerous class of thorough, ist Church for almost 50 years.
The funeral took place Sunday from
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market at that price. Outside up-to-the-times business men—of whom
A complete line of watches has lust
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. n , nr . . . r h o i ,, p n rrn
. , , , H m n t .1 people,
as well as those at home, are Mr.
Washburn is a tpye—who the Methodist church, being conducted
at the Central I Point
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just beginning to realize the wonderful are recently coming here and investing by the pastor, Rev. Sweeney. The
Pharmacy. Call and examine this stock
value of Rogue River Valley orchards their money in fruit lands as a strictly body was laid to rest in the old ceme
before placing your order.
as revenue producers.
commercial proposition. These men tery on Antelope, where reposes the
Lee Ingram and his son Jim Ingram,
studying every detail that is con dust of many of his pioneer comrades
Will Selby a n d -------Sanderson are in
with the growing and marketing of the early days and in sight of the
the tall timber this week laying in a
Odd fellows. Attention.
and pears at a profit and donation claim that was his home for
few string of big fat bucks for Winter
out. They are pre so many years.
Let us cherish the memory of the
All resident or visiting Odd Fellows paring to not only reap a rich reward
Fred Deuel, the 14-year-old son of in general, and every member of Cen
Oregon pioneers. Of the men and
Mr. and Mrs. F K. Deuel, oi Medford, tral Point Lodge, No. 193 in particular,
women who carved an empire from the
died at that place Monday morning of are hereby notified that an important fittlng every man who has an interest wilderness and who suffered untold
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diptheria. The remains were taken to meeting of the lodge will be held Sat in The
H erald honors the pioneers for hardships, that they might leave to
Portland for cremation.
urday evening, Oct. 27, when, in addi what they have done in the days that posterity that heritage of peace and
F or S a l e —A six-room dwelling in tion to degree work in the first, second arc gone and it also applauds the new- P*«*y which we now eN°y- And may
Central Point, in good repair. Barn, and third degrees, there will be busi com ers-the men who are doing things j we never be too busy fostering and
good water, some fruit. A bargain. ness of prime importance to the lodge [0_jay an(j wbo are preparing to do enjoying that heritage that we cannot
Inquire at this office.
tf come up for final action Among other more and greater things in the future find time to do them honor; to lift the
business to be settled at that time will that will put the Rogue River Valley hat and drop the silent tear as they
Mr and Mrs. D A. Wentworth, of
be the question of purchasing a lot in the very front rank of the 20th disappear down the trail which leads
Cottage Grove, visited Mr. and Mrs.
through the dark canyon and over the
upon which the lodge expects to erect century column.
F. A. Hawk for a few days during the
summit of the sun-kissed mountain
a modern business block and lodge
week. Mr. Wentworth is a traveling
that, for a little time, will hide from
rooms next Summer. Every member
salesman for a St. Louis shoe house.
our mortal vision their final tenting
is interested in this matter and should
Among the fine fruit samples left at make it a point to be present.
Send the H erald to your friends.
the H erald office this week were the
L ee W atkins , N. G.
following: Winter Nellis pears from
A ttest, S. A. P attison , Secretary.
J. S. March; Tokay grapes from J. M.
Hurley, and a big sunflower, measuring
Modern Woodmen Meeting
16 inches across, from A. C. Chitten
den, of Rogue River.
Now Open and Readv for
O. Gunderson, solicitor for the Salva
An important meeting of the Modem
tion Army Rescue Home, of Portland, Woodmen camp will be held tomorrow
was in town a few days last week in (Friday) evening, when J. W. Sim
the interest of that worthy institution. mons, state deputy Head Consul, and
While here he held a series of services District Deputy Watson will be present. LARGEST CAPACITY and most UP-TO-DATE MACHINERY
in the M. E. church.
in the Valley.
These neighbors are making a tour of
W. H. Norcross has secured the this section of the state with a view to y /e pay patrons the FULL VALUE of their product after paying
services of Miss Wise as superintendent inaugurating a general campaign for
running expenses of the plant. This is a purely
in his packing house during the apple the Fall and Winter, with a big union i
packing season. Miss Wise is an expe “ class adoption” at some convenient j
rienced hand at the work and has for point in the near future. All loca!
several years had charge of the packing members of the order are expected to and SHOULD BE PATRONIZED by everyone who wishes to
be present tomorrow evening.
at the Perkins pear orchard.
Local and Persona!
Hop Cold Beer
The object of all development
leagues is to induce immigration
of good citizens from the eastern
states to the Rogue River Valley.
The Hope 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 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
Double Stamped Whiskey
We will ship you from 1 to
4 7-8 gallons of fine whis
key or beet quality of
By Dozen, Case or Barrel
V . E . Snyder
M edford , O re .
HOP GOLD BEER
‘‘The Best on Earth”
•¡-H - l- l-i-l-H -i-F-H ' i- l- i-I- H -H - H - H -
30 Cents the
Dozen for ’em
C REAM ERY
enjoy the full product of his labor.
J. W. Jacobs & Co. are remodeling
GIVE US A TRIAL and be convinced of the success of co-opera
and improving their marble works this
tion under business methods.
week. The stonecutting room has
300 bushels of fine quality Red Chaff C a n s f u r n i s h e d F R E E a n d C r e a m S h ip p e d fr o m a l 1
been removed from the side of the main
building to the rear, the space for or Buie Club wheat, for seed. Call on
p o in ts by e x p re ss
merly occupied by that part of the or address,
J. M. HURLEY,
R. F. D.
Central Point, Or.
building will probably be filled in with
Central Point, Oregon.
Central Point Creamery,
a new building, which will be rented. 27d30
Granfill & Robnett,
Leading Egg Merchants and
Dealers in Everything.
Teamsters with Teams Wanted