CENTRAL POINT HERALD And SOUTHERN OREGON NEWS An Independent Newspaper Published in the Interest of the Common People Vol. Nê«No0 2 Xn' Good Roads Whirlwind Campaign A big whirlwind campaign in favor of the $6,(ICO,000 road bond issue has sta rte d in Jack son county. Prom inent speakers will to u r the county during the n ex t week or more. There will be a meeting a t Central Point on Friday, Ju ne 1, a t 8 p. m. Good speakers will be present to address the meeting. Mayor Gates of Medford, W. H Gore, I). W. Stone, W. C. Leever a director of t h e T r i - S t a t e Association, and Mrs. F. K. Merrick will ba the speakers at the m eeting here. Red Cross Making I p Comfort Bags The Central Point Red Cross Auxili ary is making up “ com fort b a g s ” for the soldiers. The following list of articles compose the contents of a “ com fort b a g ” : Khaki-colored sewing cotton No. 30, white sewing cotton No. 30 white d a r ning cotton No. 30, needles No. 5, darning needle, needle case; buttons, khaki-colored and white, medium size, in bags 3x5 in.; large thimble, blunt- pointed scissors, cake of soap, medium size safety pins, common pins, small comb, tooth brush, tooth paste, small round mirror, handkerchiefs, lead pen cil, writing pad, envelopes and post cards, playing cards, collapsible alumi num drinking cup, pocket knife, shoe laces, tan. Any of these articles will be g r a t e fully received by the local Red Cross. Any m erchant willing to furnish any thing on the list at coat should see the chairman, Mrs. Palmer. No. 5 Central Point, Oregon, Thursday, May 24, 1917 Oregon Normal School Notes Death of an Old Soldier L ast Friday the stud en t body and town people had the pleasure of listen ing to a splendid address given in the chapel by Governor Withycombe. He spoke on the nation’s presen t needs, especially along military lines, and highly endorsed the $6,000,000 bond issue as a g re a t preparedness step. One of the largest and most highly enjoyed dances of the y ear was held last Saturday night in the gymnasium. Most of th e Normal school boys who have responded to the call to the colors were there, being home on a 36 hour leave of absence. About 40 per cent of the boys have left school to serve their country. The Honor Guard girls are well or ganized here and doing splendid se r vice. They have planted over an acre of potatoes and are doing the jan itor work, thus filling the vacancies of the men who have enlisted. T here are over 300 girls ift this organization here. They are divided into several divisions and hold regular classes in “ F irst Aid” work. This is the busy season here for all concerned. Only th ree weeks more, and into these three weeks will come Commencement, Junior Prom ., issue of the “ N o rm ” annual, Senior Classplay, and various other things, to say no thing of exams. William Edgeley, an inmate of the Soldiers’ Home a t Roseburg, died last Saturday a f t e r an illness of about three months. Deceased was 94 years of age, and was the fa th e r of Mrs. John McDonough of Ashland and g ran d fa th e r of H a rry Beal of Central Point. Mr. Edgeley was buried a t Roseburg. Locals For Sale—A Loffargue piano, almost new, a t half price. See Mrs. M. E. Owens. Central Point, Oregon High School Picnic Mrs. Wm. H am m et and Billie, of The local High Schoel held their pic G rants Pass, were here on Tuesday to nic on Thursday, May 24, a t C sm p N ic consult Dr. Lydia S. Dow. up the Rogue River. They had a most Swiss marshmallow rolls, I5c each. enjoyable time, the rain not interferin g Central Point Bakery. with the pleasure o f the outing till the Mrs. J. L. Rowe, who is in th e Dow picnicers sta rte d home, when they Hospital, is showingsome improvement. found the roads p re tty slippery for the machines. The stu d en ts were ta ken in DR. T. G. H E I N E —Physician and S u r Office over M. & M. Store 22. one of Clarence L overn’s Ford trucks. geon. E. Main S treet, Medford. Phone: 303 B etts will buy all your old rags, ru b Applegate Picnic ber and rope. Will pay i to l i cts. per The annual Applegate school m eet pound for Rags. Hotel Central, Central and picnic of the Valley Pride Cream- Point. ery, Thursday, May 24, was a bigevent. Mr. Vaugh and wife were in the city The High School Band of Medford fu r nished music for the occasion. The Friday from Table Rock. J u s t received this week a large ship d a y ’s festivities closed with a dance at m ent of stationery, which in spite of night. the advance in paper are the best If you are bilious, or have frequent values you will find. Paxson D rug Co. Mrs Wm, Thompson and Mary Jar- headaches and lack “ p e p ,” buy a bot tle of Kexall Liver Salts from Paxson vie of Willow Springs returned to their home Wednesday from the Dow Hos Drug Co. 25c and 50c. Mr. Rowe and Miss Eddington of pital. For Sale -Brown mare. 5 y ears old, Sams Valiev were in to visit Mrs. Rowe sound, gentle and tru sty ; single driving a t the Dow Hospital. 5-cent toilet soaps will soon be off the or riding. Also good saddle, single h a r ness and light two-seated buggy, all in :..ark eto n account of advancing prices. good shape. A bargain. Phone or see Harmony Bath and Goblin still 5 cts. at Dr. S. A. Mulkey, Central Point. P axsop’s. Rexall Chillbreaker knocks malaria. Mrs. Thompson and small d aug h ter Money ba^k if it fails. P axson's Drug returned to their home in Willow Store. Springs the middle of the week. W a n t e d : Man living near Central If you w ant the best acclimated field Point for blight patrol. Must be e x corn and American Wonder seed p o ta perienced and reliable. Apply to H. H. toes, buy at the Central Point Mills. Clark, preferably by le tte r or in per Good garden seeds a t Paxson's. son. 3-t2 Spring time is kokak time, and if you h av e’nt a kodak see Paxson D rug Co. Some nice ones from a dollar to twelve dollars. Mr. S trauss and wife of Sams Valley were pleasant callers Thursday. B etts will buy all your old zinc, cop per, lead, brass, etc. Hotel Central, Central Point. The far-sighted man is now planting potatoes, beans and other garden stuff. We have a quantity of fancy American Wonder seed potatoes and K entucky Wonder pole beans, and a complete stock of other fancy garden seeds. Central Point Mills. E.. P. Anthony of Albany stopped over a few hours on his way to K la m ath Falls. Mrs. Coy’s in fan t dau g h ter ia rep o rt ed quite ill. This week F a b e r's store received a fine lot of new potatoes raised south of Central Point. Ask your dealer for California W ash ing Powder. I t ' s the washing powder th a t makes your washing easier and your clothes w hiter. M anufactured a t 441 B St., Ashland, Ore. Leave your orders for rubber stam ps a t the Herald office. G. W. Walters, 80 years old, was operated on Friday for eancer. Con sidering th a t the cancer was located near some arteries on the aged pa t i e n t ’s neck, this operation was a very delicate piece of work. The patient is reported doing nicely. Mr. G ardner has returned to his home in Central Point to stay until a f t e r the 4th of July. He is one of the old soldiers domiciled a t the Soldiers’ Home. He says th a t the members from Central Point are all in excellent health. Also th a t the general health of the inmates is good. The average death rate the past eight months has been about three in every two months, out of a total of 180. Mrs. Dr. Mulker, who was injured in the auto accident, was able to return to her home Wednesday. Arsenate of Lead, one, two and five pound packages, at P axson’s. Mrs. Conley of Sams Valley was trad ing here one day last week. Imagine I f you can A world D istraugh t with war And battlefields W et down with blood And sinking vessels Choking screams Of dying Drowning Men Who fought And died For w h at ? They never knew And others going down today And others still tomorrow A sacrifice For lands And flags T hat owned them life Instead of death And we Who live across the world Look on And wonder If this thing T hat cries for blood And widowed wives And orphaned babes Will reach its hands Above the seas And beckon us And wondering We look to Washington To him Who guides the way For us And see a man With bended head And tear-stained face Beside the bier Of her Whose life Had been The half of his And who On bended knees Had held the hand When life w ent out T hat he had held In loving grasp Through all the years Since boyhood days And for the mom ent We fo rget And add to his Our tears of sympathy And then forget again And hurry back To bloodstained battlefields And sinking ships And back iri Washington Our Man of Peace Weeps on alone More tears for one Than kaisers, czars or kings Find time to shed For thousands Sent to their graves By them. Miss Imogene Wallace will appear in a recital at Medford on Saturday a f t e r noon at the Medford Conservatory of Music. Miss Wallace is a pupil of Miss Rev. M. C. Reed will preach next Ivadell Swindler and is an accomplished Sunday evening on " S o m e Lessons pianist. Her many friends in Central from the G reat W a r .” Point will be pleased to hear of her ap pearance in recital. FOR SALE:* A Thompion Have you saved any old papers one and a fourth inch mountain or magazines for the local Red hack. Paxson’s drug store. Cross: If not, do so at once. Invalid chair in good condition for sale. Leave your bundles at Paxson’s Inquire at Herald office. drug store.