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CENTRAL POINT HERALD
And SOUTHERN OREGON NEWS
An Independent Newspaper Published in the Interest of the Common People
Herald No. XI.
N ews No. I.
Central Point, Oregon, Thursday, April 19, 1917
N .i. 5Í-S
Local Red Cross Auxi liary
The Central Point Red Cross Auxili
ary is making progress.
At the reg
ular meeting of the auxiliary Wednes
day at the Red Cross Headquarters ac
ross the Highway from Faber’s store
the plans were well worked out. The
regular officers wera> elected at the
meeting held the week before.
next regular meeting of the auxiliary
will be held at the Red Cross Head
quarters next Wednesday evening.
All members should bear this in mind
The women will meet next Saturday
afternoon at 2 o ’clock to begin the
work of sewing. The first work under
taken will be the making of pillowslips
and sheets. 'Ihe women who want to
help with this work must come prepar
ed to wear a napkin about their head
and an apron over their dress. This is
one of the strict rules of the organiza
The officers of the auxiliary are:—
Chairman, Mrs. E. S, Palmer; Sect'ry
Mrs. S. A. Mulkey; Treasurer. Ralph
Waldo Elden; Director, Lydia S. Dow
“ fa d s and fancies of a Colored
The caste of the coming play, ‘ ‘ Facts
and Fancies of a Colored Courtship,”
have been working hard and are mak
ing progress with the work of learning
their parts. There have been three
rehearsals already. The next rehearsal
will be on Friday evening, at the Y.
M. C. A. Rev. M. C. Reed, the author
of this wonderfully humorous play, has
been directing the work of the re
The date set for the play is Wednes
day evening. May 9. Those who have
witnessed the rehearsals say this play
is one o f the best amateur productions
that they have ever seen. The play is
one humorous succession of laughable
and ridiculous incidents and remarks,
the wit nearly always coming at the
The fourth annual convention of the
Oregon Cattle & Horse Breeders’ Asso
ciation will be held at La Grande, Ore.,
April 24-25, 1917.
All stockmen are
invited to attend.
Red Cross Benefit, Monday
The local Red Cross Auxiliary
will present Miss Katherine Tre-
vette, of Chicago, recitist and
impersonator, in a benefit enter
tainment at Central Hall, Mon
day evening, at 8 o ’clock. The
money raised will go to the local
Red Cross work. Miss Trevette
is an artist of rare ability, and
will give readings f r o m t h e
works of such men as James
Whitcomb Riley, Eugene Field
and Booth Tarkington.
sion, 25 and 15c.
E L E V E N T H A N N IVER SA R Y
NU M BER
Not April 19th. but April 26th
“ Oregon Outdoors”
iU t 1« the name o f a handsome little book-
Ye pore editor beprs to say that let re, ontly Kotten oot by the Southern
this error is not his but one made Pacific Co. This beautifully illustrated
by Mr. Dyer. While this may little booklet contains many attractive
sound like he was trying to views of summer resorts, mountain
shift the responsibility of a big peaks and a very fine cut of Crater
Lake—the wonder o f the West -views
mistake onto someone else, since of some o f the leuding colleges of the
Mr. Dyer is absent, yet in justice state, farms and orchards, waterfalls
to fact this honest confession to and fishing streams. The view of Cra-
innocence of this particular error ter bake is especially fine, the picture
is made. In looking over the old beinK in color3- This
This l,ooklet may be
had free of charge by sanding to the
files of the Central Point Herald, Southern Pacific Co., Portland, Ore.
this error was discovered just
The Central Point Herald was
first launched forth on its mis -
ion of service to Central Point To-mcrrow, Friday, April 20th, the
and the famous Rogue River West Side Rally will be held. Old and
Valley on Thursday, April 26, youug Hre invited and a fine time is
1906. The founders were S. A. assnred. The program lasts all day.
At noon there will be an old style pic
Pattison and J. E. Lancaster, nic dinner. Everybody come. “ Eat,
the firm name being “ Lancaster drink and be "merry !”
and Pattison’ ’. Mr. Pattison was <• * + + + + + + + + * + + + + +
editor and Mr. Lancaster was
In the first issue of the Herald
we find many interesting items.
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One was an editorial on the
Mr. and Mrs. George Mee,
great San Francisco Earthquake
v ho came here from Washing
and Fire that shocked the world ton to attend the funeral of the
at that time. Another shor^
t-.rmer’s father, the late Jas. VV.
editorial explained that the paper
Mee, will remain here and make
was a week later getting the this their home.
first issue out than they had
Mrs. VV. A. Crane has been
expected to be. So with this
to her bed for several
explanation of the error in
week on account of a
calculations, we will say
and billiou3 attack.
the Anniversrry Number
come out NEXT week instead of
Miss Hellen Mee has been hir
ed by the directors to teach the
realizing Thompson Creek school the com-
that we have undertaken too ing year, commencing this" fall,
much, with our present equip- This will be Miss Mee’s first ex-
ment and help — since Mr. Dyer perience, but as she was Very
is not with us — to get out the thorough in her school work and
large special edition as we had is ambitious to succeed we be-
planned, we have decided on a speak for her success.
better course which we feel sure
Capitolists of Seattle, we hear
will not disappoinh our readers.
it rumored, were here Monday
Instead of trying to put all tie looking at the quartz mine of E.
attractive matter in one big issue,
M. Sha*tuck’s, two miles south
we will instead give a part of
of here on Thompson creek. We
this attractive matter in each
anticipate there will be some
issue, beginning with this one,
some mining interest and devel
and continueingin the succeeding
opment in this vicinity in the
numbers till all has been used.
In this way we can handle it.
Frank Knutsen has applied
Otherwise we would be swamped,
submerged overwhelmed; taxed ^or see^ corn contributed by the
beyoad our capacity, deadlocked Farmers & Fruit growers Bank
and stalled; overworked, worn o f Medford to encourage scholars
out and disgusted, discouarged, to grow corn, and which is for
Sugjr Beet P r’zcs
• We desire to offer prizes to school
girls and boys for the best one-half acre
or larger tract of beets. There must
be at least ten contestants in each
The following prizes will bo paid in
addition to the established price for
1st Prize $15.00.
2nd Prize $10,00.
3rd Prize $5.00.
For further information
Utah-lduho Sugar Co., Grants Pass,
1 wish you would kindly run a suit
able ad in your paper, giving this mat
ter ar much publicity as you can.
Very truly yours,
Paul E. Kuker,
Cashier Utah-ldaho Sugar Co.
Grants Pass, Ore.—Encourag
ed by the larger returns to be
made through the growing of
beets for the local, sugar factory
a number of the hop growers in
this district are digging out
their hopyards and will plant
beets this season.
the hopyards along the Apple-
gate river are to give away to
The death of Dr. J. P. Hearst,
in Saint Ignance, Mich, formerly
pastor o f the Central Point Pres
byterian church, announced last
week came as a surprise to those
who used to know him. Those
who knew him best feel the loss
of a true friend, for he was a
man well liked.
During his distinguished career
he was sent by his denomination
to Japan as a lecturer and
missionary, where he served nine*
years. In hissojeurn in the little
kingdom o f flowers and sunshine,
he won both fame and the highest
honors in his denomination and
in the little brown men’s country
as well. He won the heart of the
Japanese v\hen they found that,
by his advice, they could save
their children from such common
diseases as measles, when form
erly their children had died line
f i k .j u t
Mr. un<l Mrs. Horace Venable ai l
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Offenbach spent
Sunday with relatives and friends at
The funeral and burial of James W.
Mee occurred at Williams Creek Su
day. at 2:30 p. m. A large number of
friends and relatives of the h. dily es
teemed pioneer attended.
Charles Mee went to Grants Pass
job —and wavering. 1 AM QUITE suPenntendent, t . K. I eterson. Saturday evening to bring Ceerge Mee
Shattuck made a business to Thompson Creek to attend t l^e
funeral of the latter’ s father.
THAT this Other course « trin to Grant*
Mee’s home is in Washington.
BETTER. Ye Pore Editor.
tnp t0 ° rants 1 a8S Auesday.