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About Central Point herald. (Central Point, Or.) 1906-1917 | View This Issue
R of the most popular and prosperous
churches of southern Oregon.
Don’t Get Discouraged
Spring Is Coming
All kinds of work will be here at one time
Prepare for the Rush
G et your Garden Tools and Seeds Now
Engage your Seed Potatoes Today— Not only may the
prices be higher, but the quantity of good seed stock
on the market is very small. W e have a limited
amount of Sunrise, Early Rose and American Wonder
all Willamette V alley grown and good stock.
J . L. Frink, of Beagle, was in Central
Point Wednesday on an unsuccessful
hunt for hay.
Miss Eckron Gall, who has been nurs
ing ih The Dow Hospital, has returhed
to her home in Phoenix.
Jos. A. Ockwig, representing the
Muller Raas Co , wholesale millinery,
of Portland, was in town yesterday.
Dennis Duggan who has been very
ill in The Dow Hospital was so far re
covered that he was able to be moved
to his home in Sams Valley last Monday.
The Medford girls basketball team
Monday night defeated the local girls
9 to 8. Our boys won 23 to 21.
Big improvements are being made on
the famous Modoc ranch on the Rogue
river. A 61,000 gallon tank is being in
stalled to be used in storing smudge
oil. Eight teams are employed hauling
o'l from the cars at Central Point. E x
tensive improvements are also being
made on the.irrigation Bystem.
Dad y Draper’s Kiddies made a
decided hit with the Central Point
people. They gave two excellent enter
tainments at the local opera house the
first of the week. Lack of space will
not permit u« to describe the work of
the children, but suffice it to say that
all who failed to take in the show mis
sed the treat of a life time.
T W O D IE IN F R E I G H T W R E C K
Regular Auto Service Between
Effective Friday, January 26 th
Daily Except Sunday
Leave Central Point
8.00 a. m.
8.00 a. m.
10.30— Sat. only
12.30 p .m .
12.30 p .m .
3.30— Sat. only
7.30— Sat. only
A bad freight wreck occurred early
Monday morning on the Southern P a
cific at Vorhies station, 2 miles south
of Medford. The wreck was caused by
Fisher’s Chick Starter specially prepared for the little
the breaking of an axle on a huge
dredger, derailing about 13 cars and
Chick. W e have it—
tearing up the track for a distance of
Leave Central Point
500 feet. Out of about twenty hoboes
9.00 a. m.
9.30 a. m.
riding in an empty car, two were so
seriously injured that they died after
being taken to the hosiptal.
12.30 p. m.
dozen others received painful injuries.
1.00 p. m.
None of the crew were injured.
A feature of the accidend was that
two black cats ran in front of the en
gine, ju st before the crash. One was
killed, and the other was pulled from
the wecekage at noon, where it was
pinned all morning. The number of cars
derailed was 13.
Wrecking trains from Ashland and
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Roseburg were rushed to the scene,
and after eight hours work cleared the
e Way' 15 c .
Round Irip 2 5 c
tangled mass of debris from the track.
2 0 Rides fo r $ 2 .0 0
During this time all traffic wa3 sus
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The speed was 40 miles an hour.
W L. Lewis, Proprietor
Mr. Cope has been very ill for
L. L. Noreross who has been suffer Some of the cars were hurled len feet
ing from stomach trouble is reported off the rails, by the force of the crash.
Three oil cars were wrecked, throw
A Teachers’ Institute will be held a
Frank Hatfield is still very ill with as inproving.
ing oil over the wreckage.
Ruch on Saturday, March 24. The fol
Mrs. John Codzon and son Robert of
lowing program has been prepared for
Mrs. A. L. Vincent of Table Rock is Butte Falls were in Central Point the
Card of Thanks.
first of the week shopping.
reported ipiite sick.
10:30: Music (Two selections) Ruch
Mr* C M. Micks, of Woodburn, ar
John’ Cope the hardware merchant
10:45: American History.
rival Sand iv for a visit here with her of Phoenix was moved to the Sisters
daigiiter, Mrs. W. L. Runyan.
Hospital in Medford last Tuesday by us during the illness and death of our L. Walker of the T jach ers’ Training
beloved husband and father, and for Department, Central Point.
A number of the Central
Point Dr. Dow.
11:35: U. S. History in the Eighth
Schrinera will attend the theater party
Rosenburg Bros, of the Cap.tal ,,R ” the many beautiful floral offerings.
Grade—followed by discussion. Leader,
rod dinner to be given next Thursday ranch on the Rogue River shipped a
Mrs. R. J. Thompson and family.
N. A. Frost, Prin. Ruch School.
evening in Ashland Dy Hillah Temple. large TOO pound boar from here to
12:00: Luncheon. The Ladies of
Mr. and Mrs. I). W. Stone of Widow
E V A N G E L I S T A B L E S P E A K E R . Ruch will entertain the teachers at
Swings, Mr. arid Mrs. John English,
in the school building.
Benton Bowers, the Ashland capitalist
M'ss Margaret English of Medford were and F. B. Noyes, of San Francisco,
1:00: Music. Violin and Piano. Mr.
Rev. Harry E. Tucker, who is con Paul Wright. Applegate. Mrs. Mildred
dinner gue-te of the Doctors Dow last were in Central Point Wednesday,
ducting the e v a n g e lise servicices at
on their w ay out to the latter's ranch. the Christian Church, Is a forceful and Niber, Applegate. Piano.
1:15: How to Get a Boy, C. S. Cra
Mrs \\ . R. Brower left thismorming
Mrs. L. L. Love who has been very earnest speaker. Sunday evening a
Prin. Washington School, Med
for Portland, after vidting in the *-ity sick with pnuemonia is making a rapid large audience listened to a masterful mer,
for several inn«. Mr. Brow c-. who has r - 'overy. Miss Georgians Meiers, gra sermon, Rev. lucker taking as a basis ford Ore
1:30: Demonstration. Class in Pal
been connected with the Rogue River duate nurse has been taking care of her. for his theme: "W hat am I to do with
mer Writing. Miss Marguerette Morris
Argtn and the Central P"it t Herald,
Jesus, who is called C hrist?" and "H e sey. Primary Department, Ruch school.
“ Why Some People Never Amount that hath the Son hath life.”
left la t week for Portland and they
2:00 - New School Legislation, Ben C.
to Anything" will be the subject of a phasized the point that good deeds alone
will make Ihier home near there.
Sheldon, Representative from Jackson
(¡ ants P h « s Courier.
will not gain salvation but that it is es County.
at the Methodist church Sunday night
••«• • •••< at 7:30. Cordial welcome is extended sential that "W e must c o n fe r Him be
fore the world to have eternal life ."
to everybody to attended the service.
He drew a striking picture of Christ
Rev. Melvin T. Wire, pastor of the before Pilate, when he asked tie mul
Grants Pass Methodist church, spent titude "W h at shall I do with Je s u s ,”
Manday ont in the Agate district hunt and they answered “ Crusify Him.” He
ing agates. He stopped in town a short illustrated how even today we are easi
time on his return trip.
Here he met ly swayed by the throng. The question
Everybody lo attend tkf firtt »turning of j an old friend. Rev. Tucker, who is con we daily face he said, is not one of
ducting the revival meetings st the good deeds hut ‘ what are you going to
Christian church. The latter remarked do with Jesu s?” His closing words were
that in his "h ik ing " costume Mr. Wire an exhortation for all to publicly ac
looks more like a government ranger or knowledge Christ a* our Saviour and to
a prospector or any thing else but a follow him in word and deed.
• Friday and Saturday.
preacher, and the writer quite agrees
March 16th and 1 7th j with him. With a nose for news we attention.
His vivid word pictures
endeavored to get the supposed-to-be are masterful in expresiveness. Those
Mrs. G . Betts, Mgr.
prospector to dish out a news item, in who have not heard him should not let
stead we »ecived a cordial invitation to the opportunity to do so slip by unim
MRS. F. A. HAWK
visit his church, which is considered one proved.
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