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CENTRAL POINT HERALD
‘Covers Central Point and Vicinity Like a Blanket"
Central Point, Jackson County, Oregon, Thursday. March 8 , 1 9 1 7
T R A IN E D AN IM ALS SHIPPED
FROM H E R E T O N EW YORK
H E R A L D W IL L ISSUE
A N N IV E R S A R Y NUMBER
No. 4 7
GOOD ROADS CAM-
Arthur Aitchley, the professional an-
During the past two weeks the Her-
imal trainer, residing on Millionaire aid has been undergoing a thorough
Row, was in Central Point Monday, overhauling, machinery being put into
A ll D
shipping a number of trained animals first-class shape and much new mater- , T r /-> «
Accountant Reports A ll Books in to Jame8town> N Y. Included in the ia, added. and with the next issue the W - C -,L^ f ver R e e l e d as Director
Excellent Condition; Declares
Jackskon County a
Following is a report rendered by
J. W. Wilson, certified accountant, who
was appointed by the county court to
make an official examination of the
books of the county offices. The re
port is for the year 1916 and is re
produced in full:
shipment were a valuable trained dog, paper will again resume its six-column
one Angora cat, eleven white rats and size.
a number of doves.
About April 19 the Herald will cel-
Mr. Aitchley is expecting to receive ebrate the twelfth anniversary of its
a sma11 P°n>' in a few i,a>'s from the
east’ which he wil1 train here. The
pony will be a regular vest-pocket edi
tion, standing only thirty-two inches
TH O M A S BOOMED C A N
existence by publishing a special an-
niversary edition, which will contain
much matter of interest to the people
af this vicinity. The edition will be
profusely illustrated and will make one
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of the finest editions ever published
o ,A™„ .......
in southern Oregon.
regarding the special number will ap
pear in next week's Herald.
and Chairman of Advisory
Board of Reor
In view and in anticipation o f high
way and road legislation in Oregon,
which finally terminated for future
activity, and the necessity of a strong
campaign for the successful carrying
of th‘‘ $6,000,000 road bond issue, the
Tri-State Good Roads association,
which accomplished such good work
D ID A T E F O R C O N G R E S S
in California, was reorganized Inst
The assessor made personal prop
week and has elected four o f its six
erty assessments which he collected
The boom of C. M. Thomas as can
Rev. Harry E. Tucker and Professor tri-state directors from the State o f
during the year 1916 to the amount of
didate fo r congressman from the first Forrest Edmeades of Medford, Or., are Oregon, as fo llo w s -
$8931.72, and this amount he deposited
in the treasury in December. 1916. This congressional district was launched conducting revival meetings in the
John A. Westerlund, Medford, Or.,
is the largest assessor's collection I at the Appreciation banquet tendered
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president; 0. C. Chapman, Portland,
Mr. Tucker is preaching some prac-
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Or., vice-president; George E. Boos,
have found this year in the twelve the Jackson county delegation to the . ,
tical sermons, something out of the , .
Medtord, Or., executive secretary; W.
n c n n l revival
roviva l n
p n i i u i n i r people
n o n n l o to
counties which I Audit, and the as jast legislative session, at the Hotel usual
C. Leever, ex-county commissioner,
sessor is to be highly commended for Medford Saturday night o f great im
stop in this mad rush with more or less
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his diligence in this matter. It is be-
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t entral Point, director and chnirman
portance to southern Oregon also was of hysteria, and think earnestly upon
advisory board ; J. Edgar Allen, San
?.°,n „qUe8 ° n
3 , ar.g? a™1,,ln‘ ” tlie discussion of action to be taken eternal truths from the Word of God.
this money would be lost to the coun
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Francisco, Cal., treasurer; A. Warren
in the furthering of the good roads
t.v if the assessor had not been thus
. a n , l n , i a . f a n d . w i l l . ho VO r v Gould, Seattle, ’ W ash.; * C. Y. Teng-
movement in southern Oregon that leader
soloist and will be very
wald, assistant secretary.
this section may secure a just share helpful to all vocalists who will come
The County Recorder
The purpose and object of the asso-
o f the $6,000,000 bond issue to be into the choir and sing.
The recorder has earned and col- voted upon by the people o f Oregon The program will be varied from
f'ui'O b fo r the year 1017 is to devote
lected the sum of $3851.80 during the
next June time to tlme. They extend a cordial its best e f f " r t s T°r “ >« betterment o f
year 1916, which has been deposited
The Thomas boom was officially invitation to all to attend these ser- P°od roads in the state o f Oregon and
in the treasury, in monthly deposits launched by George T. Collins, who vices. Every-------------- evening, 7:30. especially the construction and com
pletion of the Pacific highway, con
as earned. His fee book shows every sajd that Thomas and southern Ore-
necting the states of Washington and
transaction in the records with the gon are better and more favorably Thomas.
eorrect amount, and the totals in the known in the minds of the people o f
A committee was appointed by Gus California and such other roads and
fee book agree with the amounts de- Oregon than at any time in the his- Newbury, who presided at the ban- highways ns provided for in the legis-
posited in the treasury. The recorder tory o f the state
quet tQ organlze the Medford and lative a r '_ Pnsspd as amended under
has a perfect record, every cent is
The candidacy 0f Thomas is to be outside clubs, the committee to be
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properly accounted for, and his record fostered, according to plans laid at headed by Mr. Collins.
Secretary George E. Boos is nl-
exhibits perfect work. He is having the t,anqUett through a series of Tho-
C. M. Thomas in reply to the pre- ready in receipt o f letters from mem-
the indexes of his deeds corrected, and mas clubs, the parent club to be or- senting o f his name for congress stat- hers o f the association o f the three
the number of corrections being made gan|zed jn \jedford and branch clubs ed that he w ill enter the race only states offerin g their assistance in the
therein confirm the necessity for this throughout southern Oregon and the under certain conditions.
work. The value of the record is de- state at large, which Mr. Collins de-
“ Now is the proper time, if any,”
An advisory board consisting o f
termined by the correctness of the in- ciaredj wm be oniy too glad to con- stated Mr. Thomas, " fo r a man from good roads advocates o f every city
< exes. And where, as in one case, gj der the candidacy o f and to support this section to be sent to congress, nnw town in Oregon will be selected
forty omissions found on one record , he candldacy o f - n g h tln g C h v lie "
(Continued on page 6.)
shortly to nssist the association in
book, it is readily seen that such a
spreading the gospel and organizing
set of indexes were wholly inadequate.
a strong campaign fo r better roods.
The system in vogue is the same as is
The states o f Washington and C ali
being generally adopted within the
fornia who are vitally interested in
state, but in making the indexes, when
roads will also be called upon to help.
this system was installed, the old in
The tri-state organization is one
dexes were simply copied, and there-
with interested members in the sister
f ire the new sr
was as imperfect
The merchants of Central Point re-
Runyon, the jeweler, is wearing a
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states who will be called upon to as-
as the old syi m. And no man could port business in all lines picking up, big smile of satisfaction, too, and says . , „
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go to the indexes, and determine and the belief is general that this "business is fine and no room to kick.” Sj
state thoroughfares throughout its
whether he owned a tract of land or spring will see business conditions
The farmers and orchardlsts are
not, but must rely upon the abstractors, here much better than the past few busy preparing for the spring rush, and
The association is already in cor-
of which, Jackson County fortunately, years.
Leever's hardware store and
with nil the automobile
has a good set. That Is to say, there
is a good set of Abstracts in the county, nett, Ollson & Son and Faber the Gro-
quantities of hardware and farm im- an,‘ £00fl roiu‘ p‘ j,bs
but not owned by the county.
cer state that the mercantile business
stntes tf! flispprtn,n ‘ heir ndvioe and
has increased on a large scale the past W ith the advent of spring
“ cleaning s,,i)iy>rf in holding a good roads con-
The County Clerk.
month, and the sunny weather of the up*’ Is also getting a good start. Har- v< ni,on
l ' me prior to the date o f
The County Clerk has earned and
past week has given business in their rison & Betts, the energetic junk deal- the bond election, to he held at Med
collected during the year the sum of
line a big boost.
ers, are as busy as the proverbial . ri*» ^ r,[
$5007.80, which amount he has de
posited in the treasury, ln monthly
J In . . .
u i- j- rtf mira h it ‘ he governors, highway commission-
stallments as collected. His warrant feed and seed man, reports that he has ‘ he market for all kinds of rags, hot ^
. engineer« and automobile
register or claim record from which been kept busy the past few weeks fill- “ e*. old Iron, metals of all kinds, etc.
with Ing mall orders from many points in Now Is the time to get rid of all such p," b" °_f ‘ ™
He in gcnernl to participate.
the bills filed and passed upon by the Oregon, Nevada, California and Wash- l ’lnk while the price for same Is high,
Details are now being worked out
county court. His game license Issue ington, business this year being far and Harrison & Betts will relieve you
bv tbe direetors to launeh their onm-
has all been submitted to the State ahead of the game period of last year.
can ',l* up
paign, and who will keep the public
Game Warden, and the report shows
Paxson, the druggist, states his bus-
R. F. Muskopf of Prospect came advised o f their progress.
a claim of $3.80 overpaid. His scalp Iness has increased at least 20 per cent down to Central Point Tuesday with a
bounty record agrees with the warrants since the first of the year, and feels load of “ spuds” which he disposed of
Charles Duggan Is here from Klam-
Issued for scalps, and the state's half that the time Is here to bury all feel- here. He remained In town for a day ath Falls, spending a few days with his
has all been refunded, the last two Ing of pessimism and take on an air of or two purchasing supplies and look- father. Dennis Duggan, who Is still
quite 111 at the Dow hospital.
(Continued on page 6.)
ing after other matter*.
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M erchants of Central Point State
T hat an Era of Prosperity Is Here