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CENTRAL POINT HERALD
And SOUTHERN OREGON NEWS
An Independent Newspaper Published in the Interest of the Common People
H e ra ld N o. X II.
N e w s N o. 2.
The Red Cross Workers
Central Point, Oregon, Thursday, June 21, 1917
M u sical A r ts Q u a rtet
The Red Cross workers in this
district are driving hard. Red
Well Known Chicago Quartet Secured For West
Cross week will go down in his
tory. The drive for the $100,- 3 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------O
000,000 Re<> Cross fund is being
executed vigorously all over the
In this district the work began
with a meeting in Cowley's Rest
R o o m on Monday afternoon,
when R. H. Paxson, team cap
tain, organized the work for this
district. Three squads w e r e
formed and the work was divi
ded among them. Monday even
ing the big dinner at the Univer
sity Club, Medford, was given
by the ciun for the army of
workers who were to start the
big drive the following day. The
dinner was a delightful affair,
both from the material stand
point and the social. Mu c h
praise was given the University
Club for the tine dinner and the
hospitality extended to the visit
M U SICAL A R T S Q U A R T E T T E .
ors. Following the dinner and
H E Musical A ris Q u a r te tto , w hich the Ellison-W hite C h a u ta u q u a s aro
the social hour, the Red Cross
proseliti il« for 1917. Is ono of tho most |siptlhir inalo voice ense mbles
men went across to the Public
known to (T ia utam iuu at. I l.yoomn cirolos. T h is is tin- sa m e i|im rtetto t h a t
Library campus to hear the ad formoli tin- inaio sootion of tho f a m ous Allo t- Octet wliioli oroatod such a fervor
of outhualasin th rou«!io ut tin- E a s t am] Midi!« West. Choice roailin«s. plano-
dress of the evening. The pro loKtios
and tho o t h e r delim its assoc iated w ith a q u a r t e t t e of tlie IIrat ra n k muke
gram opened with several splen up a musica] progni in of rotinoti fun a n d a r ti s t i c mo(it.
did numbers by the Choral Union
chorus, led by George Andrews.
The evening was grand and the
music in the open air was a de
lightful treat. After the music
JULY 11 T O 2 0
Rev. W. B. Hamilton introduced
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tht speaker of the evening, Ed "
first two the local auxiliary, had charge
gar B. Piper, editor-in-ch'ef of
the last of the dinner, with Mrs. Anna
the Oregonian. Although Mr.
Lane and Miss Grace Upton as
Piper does not make any preten
On Wednesday Mrs. R.
sions as an orator, he delivered
had charge, with Mrs.
what has been pronounced by
and Mrs. J. L.
mat y as a masterly and scholarly
address. He brought out clearly
h a d c h a r g e , and
the fact, that is beginning to be
realized, that the great World their reports and planned the Mrs. H. T. Pankev and Mrs. W.
War is, after all, the inevitable work for the afternoon after the II. Ferguson assisted. Mrs. P.
struggle for supremacy between dinner. By night they had S. Bandy will have charge of the
the two vital principles of civili raised $347.25.
zation—the old and the new, or
voted practically all their time
autocracy and democracy.
Annual School Meeting
Tuesday morning at 9 o’clock to this work since, and all or
T h e anniial school m e e t in g was held
the local Red Cross squads began parts of the different squads Monday a f te r n o o n a t th e H igh School.
their work of soliciting from
W . A. Cowley w hh re e le c te d by a c c l a
house to house for funds. The noon today (Thursday) approx m a tio n to r e r v e t h r e e y e a r s on th e
local squads are: No. 1, R. W. imately $670 had been raised. school hoard Mr. Cowley th a n k e d those
Eiden, J. C. Herring and Rev. The work will continue until p r e s e n t for th is e v id e n c e o f a p p r e c i a
tio n. J . W. J a c o b s was re -e le c te d by
P. S. Bandy; No. 2, Wayr.e Lee- Monday noon.
a c c la m a tio n , also, to s< rve one y< ir as
The men of the local team clerk
ver and H. T. Pankey; No. 3, R.
of th e board Mr. Ja c o b s has held
H. Paxson, who is also captain feel especially grateful to the t h is position for 13 y e ars, which is an
of the local team. Mayor W. A. ladies of the Red Cross for fur h o nora ble record. I. ( ' . R o b n e t t will lie
Cowley and Lee B. Franklin, nishing them a fine dinner every th e new c h a i r m a n of the board. I.. I..
N o rc ro ss is th e o t h e r ooard m e m b e r.
with Guy Tex and E. S. Palmer day at 1 o’clock. On Tuesday
Mrs. E. S. Palmer, chairman of
Old Resident Called Home
Last Thursday afternoon, June
14, Thos. H. Weedon dropped
dead while working in his garden
on his farm about 2 miles north
of Central Point. He had been
subject to heart trouble for some
time, and it is believed that he
became overheated while work
ing in the garden and that the
fatal attack was caused thereby.
The funeral was held from the
residence on Saturday afternoon
at 2 o’clock. Rev. Paul S. Bandy
officiating. Interment was in
Central Point cemetery.
Mr. Weedon was born in Cin
cinnati, Ohio. lie was 76 years
old and had been a resident of
Jackson county for 19 years. He
was a rancher and had been a
M; ;son. He is survived by his
widow, Lucinda Weedon, and six
children: Mrs. Pearl Duncan of
Langeli Valley, Klamath county,
ffm. Weedon of Klamath Falls,
C. T. Weedon of Dunsmuir, Cal
ifornia, Arista Weedon of Ash
land and G. C. and Shirrel Weed
on of Central Point. M rs. Weed-
on’s parents, William and Mrs.
Gregory, also live in Central
T h e S e v e n th Day. A d v e n tis t* will
held revival service» he re b e g in n in g t o
n ig h t. T h e m e e t in g s will he held in a
l a r g e t e n t one block n o r th o f th e S a v
oy T h e a t r e . P a s t o r Rhodes o f N o r t h
D a k o t a will p reach.
DOST ! W ho lost a bank p o c k e t book
in C e n tr a l P oint last S u n d a y ? O w n e r
may h a v e sa m e by p a y in g for this ml.
G uy T ex, the local p o st m a s t e r , and
H e nry Riley, ho e m p lo y e o f C ow le y’s
E m porium , a r e g n.ng to t a k e t h e e x
a m in a tio n for a comm ission in t h e a r
my tom orrow . I f th e y can pass a sa l-
isf ‘c to ry e x a m i n a t io n h e re, they will be
a d m i t te d to th e o f f i c e r s ' t r a i n i n g c a m p
in A u g u s t, w h e r e th e y will r e ce iv e the
“ f inishing t o u c h e s ” b e fo re re ce iving
th e ir com m issions a s Second l i e u t e n
I do ihe work in your home.
Carpets, Rugs, Couches,
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