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City Election Next Monday
The annual election for the city of
Central Point will be held Monday,
March 12th. The election will be for a
recorder for a two year te rm and a
councilman for a three y ear term. The
only candidates to file were J . W. J a
cobs for recorder and B. F. P eart for
councilman, and all indications are th a t
they will have no opposition.
L. Hatfield, W. W arner and C. S
Sanderson have been appointed judges
of electioc and the la tte r two will also
act as clerks of election.
The polls will be a t the city hall and
will be open from 9:00 a. m. to 6:00 p.
m. All persons who are qualified elec
tors under the sta te law, and have
resided here at least thirty days prior
to the election, will be entitled to vote
a t this election.
Do you need any
W e Have Them
Will you plant a garden? We have the finest
and largest assortment of Garden Seeds in town.
Don't Forget Orange Day—Saturday, March 10th
T H E GOOD S A M A R I T A N
We have a fine lot of this most delicious fruit to
help you observe the day.
FARMERS!—We want your eggs and butter,
and are paying top prices. Come in and see.
CENTRAL POINT, ORE.
(C oral an il p e r s o n a l S tr u ts
American Wonder seed potatoes for
sale a t the Central Point Mills.
> ' Saturday, March 10th, is Orange Day.
Local Merchants have prepared with a
good supply of this del cious fruit.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hildreth have r e
turned to Butte Falls a f t e r spending
several months in California.
Omar Milligan is recovering as fast
as could be expected. He s a t up for
the first time the first of this week.
Wm. H a m m e tt o f G ran ts Pass is
down for a short time.
He ia superin
tending some work a t the Modoc.
Anthony of the Albany Tannery Co.,
arrived in town Tuesday and reports
about Hi feet of snow on the Siskiyous.
A petition is being circulated among
the property owners in th e Trail Creek
and Debenger Gap district for the e s
tablishment of an irrigation district.
Mrs. J. W. P ru itt was som ewhat im
proved this morning.
The W oman’s
Relief Corps presented Mrs. P ru itt
a beautiful pot of flowers.
friends will be pleased to learn of her
Joe P. Hoagland has purchased a
new Ford machine from C. E- Gates,
the Ford deale r a t Medford. Mr.Gates
reports having Bold severe other c a r '
to Central Point people for delivery at
an early date.
There will be special services at the
Methodist church next Sunday evening
a t 7:30 o’clock. Rev. Reed will discnss
the subject: ‘‘W hat Is the M atter With
the World,” and all are invite I to hear
the discussion of this far reaching and
world wide topic.
Mrs. Neilie WaHenburg, president
of the Rebekah s tate assembly visited
the Mt P itt Rebekah lodge Wednes
Mrs. W attenburg,
whose home is in Klamath Falls, was
accompanied by Mrs. Leach of G rants
Pass. Together they have been m ak
ing th e 'r official visits to all the lodges
in their jurisdiction.
John W. Cox, o f Oakland, Cal., is
spending a few days in the county look
ing a ft e r business matters.
He is an
old-timer in Southern Oregon and is al
ways pleased to g e t back to this section
if only for a few days.
In addition to
his property a t Medford he also has
large holdings near Klamath Falls, in
cluding a 1400 acre stock ranch.
The committee appointed a t the ap
preciation banquet to urge the appro
b atio n of the necessary $20,000 forcon-
strution work on the C rater Lake high
way, called upon the county court yes-
terday morning, and it is said th a t the
county court will boost the proposition.
Will G. Steele, superintendent of the
C ra te r Lake National Park, has been
appointed as delegate to the good roads
m eeting to be held a t Portland.
I. L. Thompson Passes Away
Isaac L. Thompson,, aged 78 years,
passed away at his home here Wednes
day morning. He had been ailing for
the past 18 y ears with B rig h t’s disease
which ultim ately resulted in his death.
Mr. Thompson had not lived here
long. He came to Central Point from
Rogue River where he had engaged in
farm ing a number of years.
th a t time he had lived in southern Cal
The deceased is survived by his wid
ow, five sons and two daug hters, all of
whom are here to attend the funeral.
The funeral will be held tomorrow at
10:00 o'clock. Rev. Reed, casto r of
the Methodist church, of which Mr.
Thompson was a member, will officiate.
Central Point an Ex
cellent Business Town
M. D. Good, the hustling salesman
for the Wheeler-Motter Mercantile Co.,
of S t Joseph, Mo.,is in town this week
doing business with the local merchants.
The company he represents is the larg
est mercantile establishment west of
the Mississippi river.
He makes this
te rrito ry about every two or three
months and on each trip does a $2,000
to $3,500 business a t Central Point, and
s ta te s th a t all indications point to a
splendid business in store for this sec
tion this year.
Mr. Good has traveled out of St. Joe
for th e same institution the past 27
years, and has made a rem arkable rec
ord as a salesman, a t various times
en terin g a new field and doubling the
business of th e firm the first year.
Last y ear he purchased a 200 acre
stock ranch n ear Toledo, Oregon, and
upon retiring from active work on the
road expects to settle down in Oregon
and devote his time to dairying and
Basket Ball Game Monday
T here will be a double header basket
ball game in the local Y.M.C.A. next
Monday evening, March 12th, between
the Medford high school and th e Cen
tral Point high, both the boys and girls
plsying. This coming game decides
the championship between the girls.
Admission IE and 25c.
Leslie Ossman, a popular young man
of Medford, decided th a t the beautiful
evening of Monday would be just right
for a spin in th e machine, so drove up
to Central Point to call for his best
girl. Upon arriv ing a t his destination
he a ttem p ted to turn his machine
around on the road, made a miscal
culation and the m achine landed in the
deep mud beside the road. After about
an hour and a half of patient but un
availing effort on the part of the un
fo rtunate Leslie, one of our local mer
ch an ts happened along in an auto and
succeeded in extracting the mired car
from the ditch. Leslie enjoyed his
auto ride a fter all, and requests th at
we kindly th ank the "good Samaritan"
for his timely aid.
Consistentency in quality
and price is the most im
portant factor in business
-our store is no excep
tion to the rule.
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Dr. Samuel A. Mulkey
D EN TIS T
T H E P R O FE SSIO N PRACTICED
IN ITS VARIO US B RA N CH ES
H o u rs: 8:30 A . M. to 12:00 1:00 to 4:30 P . M.
Professor L. M. Sweet of Beagle was
O th e r , by a p p o in tn e n t. P h o n e 3 4
a Central Point caller Tuesday.
Office in Rostel Bldg. Central Point,Ore
Mr. Alex Niblev of the Idaho-Utah
A carload of feed arrived Tuesday
for Ralph Waldo Elden, the local feed S u g ar Co., has been quite ill for sev
eral pays a t the Hotei Medford.
When a new law goes into effect in
P a t Swain and E. E. Allen, well- May, it will be a misdemeanor in O r e
known cattlem en of Applegate, were in gon for a person wite insufficient funds
in the bank to cash a check, providing
Central Point the first of the week in he does it with intend to defraud. Here
quest of hay and o th er supplies.
tofore it only has been possible to
prosecute for passing worthless checks
by charging th a t money was obhuined
Modern Printing at the H erald by false pretenses.
A W ord With You
As to the superior quality
of our products »11 are now fa
miliar either by experience or
hearsay, but as to our prices,
allow us to say, th a t while all
o th er brands of flour have re
cently advanced in price, our
Mt. P itt brand still remains
the same, vis.- $2 05 per sack
in small lots.
However, if the price of Mt.
P itt is too rich for your blood
tr y f *• f
which sells at $1.90 per sack
a t the miilonly. Its a winner.
The Central Point Mills
HAINES-WILBUR STOCK CO.
Presenting a repertoir of up-to-date plays
|“ The Power of Money”
and other equally thrilling plays
At the Central Point Opera House
Thursday. Friday & Sa'urday, March 8. 9 d 10
Change of Program
10c and 25c