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THURSDAY, JAN U ARY 14, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
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B IR T H O F T W IN S
Sam Poague, of Medford was in
Our friend J. B. Stevens, has re
town last Monday night attending newed his faith in the American this
On Friday, January 16, Mr*. L.
Last Saturday afternoon the Col-
On Saturday morning. January 9,
'the I. 0 . O. F. lodge and took time week by advancing his subscription.
•Hatfield will have on display at her i lege Club ladies o f the Rogue River | the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. 0-1 Edited by Southwestern Oregon Min- ! to call and advance his subscription
store a very large and fine line gf
for another year. Sam is just begin
3 (.;H A iw ii» u Wtkfcec a-s«atft'rnn
r ular meeting and luncheon which which left a fine baby boy and girl, j
ning the erection of a residence here the store this week and is incident
ladies' wearing apparel, ready nuuie. they hold annually.
little lady v9u?weighed her The N ext G reat G old M ining Cam p and expects to be a resident again ally looking after mining interests.
The wholesale house from which
The banquet was held in the beaut brother, her weight being 7 b pounds i Mining interests in the United of Central Point in the near future.
•Mrs. Hatfield buys is making it pos iful and spacious dining haU o f lju .tad the brother’s, 5% pounds. The 1 States are now seeking the next
Miss Klva Adams spent several
W. J. Freeman, of the old reliable days in Gold Hill this week with ac
sible for the people to bay .direct new Lithia hotel. Central Point was names given them are V era May and ! great gold camp, and the eyes o f a
represented by Mrs. A. T. Lathrop. Vernon Ray. Here's to their health | large number o f prominent mipipg firm of Frt*v«'*n, Wiley & Co., is quaintances there.
S t o w the wholesale stock o f goods
After the lunch the members met 1 and happiness.
men are turned toward the ¿South a new read*»’ o f the American this
And At wholesale prices. J>»- gives in a business and social session. At
western Oregon empilT as the scene week.
Mrs. W. Warner, who was among
•tbe ladies o f the comnttmrty an op
M. W . A. IN S T A L L A T IO N
o f such Activity. In the older min
the list o f sick folk, is again able
ing districts the industry has been
A good giany of the school chil to be at her usual duties.
portunity to see a nice line o f goods
sidered one of the outstanding pieces
local M. W. A. met last Tues slowly but surely corraled by the dren are absent from school because
And to choose just whm .they want I o f world literature. This edition is day The
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pight and besides serving a lunch large opeyutors, and, owing to the
in dresses, hats or coats.
I arranged in four volumes and the to the members installed the fol lack of new discoveries, the ^oppor o f heavy colds.
I. O. O. F.
They are making a specialty on name uf the series is “ The Peasant” lowing officers for the New Y«ur: tunities for the mining man of med
>AUets d m y 'Monkey evening at-'J:.)!,
A much needed precipitation in o’clock. Vfe-iting brehtren welcome
giving close prices Bee Mrs. Hat The author is Ladislas Reymont, a Consul. £ieo. A. March; Adrieor, ium means are passing rapidly away.
man from Poland.
Mr. Reymont Harry E. Dubbs; Banker, E. K.
Southwestern Oregon bids fair to the form o f rain is falling today,
fie ld ’s xui on another page o f this has this wonderful publication div Stxohmeir;
Clerk, W. E. Alexander; become the next gold camp. Rich Thursday,
WM. MUSTY, N. G.
ided into four subjects, namely: Escort, Ray E. Kelley; Watchman, in placer and surface quartz gold,
J. E. VINCENT. Rec. Secy.
i Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. Otto Bohnert; Sentry, M. F. Long; it has long been known as a great
Why take your cars to Medford
In these books he describes the cycle Trustee, Geo. E. Fox.
C en tral P oin t L od ge Mo.-1SS,
B O Y S C O U T S IN IT IA T E
potential gold field, but through when you can get a better job for
i o f a year's life o f (he peasant in
money at the Independent Gar
local prejudice its development has
A. F. 4k A. M.
Last Tuesday evening was a big
been held back until recent years.
Mr. Reymont was the recipient of
•day Tor the Boy Scouts and their
Now, however, the development nec
C O N D IT IO N
Regular Meeting Nights— Thursdays
friends in our city. Thirteen boys ' the Nobel Prize in 1924, it being
essary to prove it* right to become
Will Wright, who lives just north ion or before the Full Moon o f Haul.
who had previously passed the Ten awarded for the most remarkable
M. A. AD A M S,‘W. M.
.On Tuesday .evening o f this week known as the next great gold dis o f town, was a pleasant visitor to I Month.
derfoot test were initiated into tbe idealistic literary work.
day to enroll his name to the Amer
L. HATFIELD, Secy.
the directors of the Central Point
membership o f that great American the second time that a person from State Bank met for the purpose of engineers, operators and investors ican subscription list.
T h e F ederated (U n io n ) -Church
Poland has received the Nobel Prize,
examining the condition o f the bank are entering the field and determin
The local troop had made care it having been awarded to persons and found it in first class condition ing for themselves its worth. That
its eres go to great depth has been
ful preparations to entertain ,the | in various countries throughout the in every respect.
patents of all the boys in the troop, | world, our own two Americans,
On Thursday night the annual demonstrated to a great degree and
and those o f the new candidates.
stockholders’ meeting was held and the work now being done on Mount
Scout Executive Cook o f Medford, j different times. The 'Nobel Prize the following atockholders elected: Reuben by Engineer Bailey in driv
brought with him a patrol o f the is not given alone for literary attain- W. J. Freeman, W. C. Leever, V. ing the 6000 foot tunnel is proving
Medford scouts who
were given | ment, but it is the income from Bursell, J. O. luwivson. This meet that question beyond all doubt. Pre
charge of the ceremonies. A fter the $9,000,000 to be divided once an ing adjourned and reconvened for dominantly Southwestern Oregon is
badges were awarded by the local nually to the person making the the purpose of electing officers, who a gold district, although copper,
scout committeemen, the boys dem most important discovery in physics, are J. 0 . Isaacson, prasident; W. J. chrome, manganese, cinnabar, and
onstrated the art o f making /ir# chemistry, physiology and medicinq. Freeman, W. C. Leever, and V. Bur- other metal» abound in commercial
with friction, 'signaling and acker end for the greatest services ren sell, vido-presidents; H. O. Haga- form.
things necessary to scout kwe and dered to the cause o f peace dur dern. cashier; Edith Jacobs, book
The district is still in the devel
ing the year.
opment stage where the individual
A patrol o f Girl Scouts under the
The officers o f the bank state that has an opportunity to make good on
leadership o f Mrs. C. A. Boles and ceived this prize speaks of the value during the year just past it has en his individual effort in carrying on
one .of «u r school teachers, Lieut. o f his writings.
The manner in which Mrs. Lathrcp joyed sn increasing business, and such development It is of sufficient
Miss Benson, prepared and served a
probably has done ci.e best year’s size to accomodate any number of
fine hmeh o f hot chocolate, sand presented these thoughts to the club work since its establishment, which mining men, being twice the size of
wiches and cake. It is not neces ladies, necessarily in an abbreviated will be twenty years next August. Massachusetts, containing
sary to say that the scouts en form, proves her ability m thought
On December 81, 1925, this bank acres. Here the prospector can find
getting and giving and Central Point
declared and paid a dividend to its much virgin ground; here the devel
'As the last item in the program people are truly proud to claim as stockholders and to its depositors oper ran step in and bring a prop
o f the evening all scouts gathered a resident a lady having this ability having a savings account.
erty from the prospect stage to the
about a very realistic “ Camp Fire” in appreciating and handling such
With efficient officers and the developed stage; and here the large
in the center o f quarters, formed
Mr. Reymont has recently passed present capable .management we ex operator has on excellent opportun
the Scout Circle and sung, accom
pect i>ur bank to see a growing busi ity to acquire, consolidate and oper
panied by the bugle “ taps'’ and, so to his eternal reward.
ness fo>- the- year 1926, which will ate properties on a huge scale that
standing. Scout Executive Cook dis
be in advance of all previous years. promise to provide largo tonnage of
B O Y BO RN
missed them with a prayer to the
We truly appreciate the service. ore for a great many years to come.
“ Great Chief of all Scouts,” for
The time is ripe and already many
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McIntyre,
leadership and bless'ng.
PITHY PARAGRAPHS FROM TH E prominent mining men have decided
It was formally announced by whose home is in Jacksonville, are
Southwestern Oregon is to be
P. T A.
Scoutmaster Henderson that on the the parents of a baby boy born since
the scene of the next activity to
second Tuesday o f February I. G-
The regular meeting o f the Cen are coming into the district ar.d ac
Shaw, minister for the local Christ employee o f the Theiss Mercantile
tral Point Congrcs* o f Parents and quiring properties for development
ian church, would give his lecture company o f Central Point.
was held last Friday after and operation; and the time is here
“ Under Three Flags,”
as a Scout
Benefit, giving the total o f the pro C E N T R A L P O IN T V S. G R A N T S noon, January 9th, in the gymnas when the large operators will begin
ium. The President, Mrs. A. T. to become interested and active.
ceeds to the local boys.
Lathrop, was in the chair. The
The now Toouerieet were: Leo
On Friday evening both our boys" Fourth grade won the right to have 1926 promises much toward the ulti
Alchair, Francis Wold, Arnold Wold.
mate goal, and with the eyes of the
George Clark, George Cline, Lloyd and girls’ basketball teams' expect to the Fern in their room until ‘ the mining world on Southwestern Ore
'Cline, Edd'e Martin, Jack Atkinson, meet the Grants Pass teams at the next regular meeting, by having the gon this district is bound to become
Jack Sanderson, Alvin Maple, Elton gymnasium o f the high school build largest percentage o f parents pres that which it is entitled to be— the
ent. Prof. Jewett reported that it next great gold camp.
Miller, Ray Love, and Delbert Den ing in Grants Pass for games.
had proved impossible to get locally
L ocal M ining New*
Miss Roberts, the Red Cross Sec the pictures that had been voted for
Charles Derwachter of Seattle has
G IR L S ' C L A S S E N T E R T A IN B O Y S retary and nurse for the Medford the Girst grade room at the previous
society in which Centhar Point is in meeting, and fhat they had been returned to Southwestern Oregon
The Sunday school class o f whldh cluded, was a business visitor in our sent for from the East and will be and it is rumored that he has closed
• here soon. It was voted to hold a a deal on the Wedge mine near
Mrs. J. P. Jewett is teacher treated city Tuesday o f this week.
series of Chain Parties to raise Rogue River for outside mining cap
A. H. Webster’s class o f boys to a
funds for the local association.
*:.cial evening at Mrs. Jewett's home
J. M. Meeker of the Mace Smelter
Mrs. Snyder, chairman o f the
Point, is here this week with her
last Monday evening.
Denver, Colo., is visiting
Program Committee, presented the
These classes include boys
and daughter, Mrs. L. O. Davidson.
Southwestern Oregon this week
following splendid program:
girls o f the eighth grade and first
Roy Kelley, who was injured last
Song by Girls' Glee Club under in the interest o f his company.
year high school age.
A. Walker spent several days in
The evening was spent in playing week, is still confined to his home, the direction of Mrs. Watson.
Reading l.y Rev. J. M. Jdhnsoti— Northern California the first o f the
games, into which the young peo but is improving.
"The Boy and the Flag.”
ple entered with mnch gaiety.
J. C. Edwards has let contract for
Talk by Mr. Cook o f Medford,
They stayed until a late hour and
Miss Helen Webber, who has been
before leaving they were seated at spending about a month here and Scoutmaster, on "Directing the Gang 100 feet o f new tunnel work on the
Ida mine in the Louse creek sec
the table and partook o f a delicious
Musical Reading by Mrs. Sheley, tion.
luncfy, consisting o f sandwiches, pie near Grants Pass with old time
The Bureau needs the support of
friends, has now returned to her accompanied by Miss Wilmn Sheley.
and hot cocoa.
Talk by Mr. Jewett op. “ What the every man interested in mining in
Mrs. Webster assisted Mrs. Jewett home in Klamath Falls. Miss Web
Oregon. It is doing
in serving and
in enterta’ ning, ber was formerly an employee of School Does to Promote Citizenship.” ,
The theme was "Citizenship,” and j the things necessary to bring about
neither should Mr. Webster’s pres-
every item was enjoyed to the full. the full development o f our wonder
>enee and assistance be unmentioned. the Paxson Drug company.
The association is indeed fortunate ful resources and is entitled to such
All enjoyed the time very much,
Dr. W . C. Schaefer, Dentist, Ex in having such a capable Program support. New mining men are cord
there being about twenty-five pres-
traction Specialist. Loral and Gas' chairman, who arranges such inter ially invited to become members of
the Bureau and to join in the work
esting and profitable sessions.
anaesthesia. Phone 1117. 426 Med
the Bureau is carrying on.
Master Robert Lamb made this o f
The Registry oT Mines is still func
fice an interesting call today, to ford Bldg, Medford, Ore.
School Circle was held at 2:3d p. tioning. Has your property been
acquaint himself with the printing
m., before the regular meeting of entered? Now is the time, as this
Dr. Conroy, the World War Vet the P. T. A., under the direction
trade. Robert tells us he is now 9
eran’s physician, at Medford, was of Mrs. Eva -Smith, chairman of the year promises to he the banner year.
years did and in the third grade.
8 1 0 0.0 0 0 .0 0 0 O re B ody Found
M edford, O regon
called to Central Point the last o f committee. Miss Mildred Beeson
Santa’s Christmas gift to South
Roy Jones and family visited last last week to see F. M. Jones, who gave a very fine resume of Mrs.
Rose burg, O rego n
Sunday at the home o f Mr. and Mrs. is ill. Mr. Jones has not been well Fisher’s book “ A Montessori Mother”
C. W. Gleim, o f Talent. Mrs. Gleim since his service in the World War, under the title o f “ Kindergarten in covery of lead-silver ore in the Liv
Pam, O regon
ingston mine in Custer county, where
•was formerly Miss Cora C liff, of but his many friends are hoping that the Home.”
Miss Beeson showed engineers estimate that the ore in
he will improve soon.
near Central Point.
1 Falls, O rego n
very clearly how by using the every sight is valued at $200.00” ,000. The
day things of the home the mother oroperty was discovered by the Liv
Mrs. Edith Due!!, who teaches the c^n develop the characteristics in
Among our townsfolk who have
WJUAJAAl; .. I
been somewhat under the weather Tolo school, was one o f several per her child, which are so necessary for ingston brothers forty years ago,
jir, C alif.
f / n 'J R i i k l
in er OCAE5
fo r several davs, we note E. W. sons whose cars skidded from the success in tbe school life which Cal and is now owned by th e. Walker -
Clerk, W. U. Leever and J. E. highway Wednesday morning be lows. A short Hound Table confer McGinnis interests of New York.
M ineral P rod u ction o f Alaska
cause o f the sleet. Many motorists ence followed the most helpful talk.
The mineral production of Alaska
I are now complaining o f the roads On February 5th the subject will be
for 1925 showed a slight increase
The Ladies’ Circle o f the Christ and the dense fog, the condition “ Thrift.”
over the production for the previous
ian church will meet Friday after making driving quite dangerous.
Every mother in Central Point, vear, the figures being 817,850,000
noon at the home o f Mrs. C. D.
with children under school age, for 1925 as against $17,457,333 for
Mr. DeHaas and Mr. Weaver were would find points o f interest and
Medford business visitors Wednes- help in these discussions.
Lawrence Cochran, son o f Mr. ! day afternoon o f this week.
J. N. Cornett has our thanks for
The 4-H Sewing Club will meet
and Mrs. Frank Cochran, has return
Mrs. Paul Scherer of our city, has at the home of Miss Olva Hessel- n renewal of the American this week.
ed to his work at Ventura, Califor
nia, after sepnding the holiday returned from a first o f the week grnve at 1 :30 p. m. on Saturday, The only thing we hold against J.
N. is the fact the* he is on 'he
| business trip to Pasadena, California. January M5lh,
season with his parents.
in the Men’s Bible
For several weeks the Reception class.
committee have been planning a I
series of Vanishing Chain Parties for i
H. AXLEY. M. D.
the benefit o f the local P. T. A. ;
Physician nnd Surgeon, 4th floor,
These Are A Few of Our
j busy just before Christmas, it was ; Medford Bt«lg., Medford, Oregon.
I deemed advisable not to start the
| series until early in 1926. The first •
• o f the parties will be given on Fri
day afternoon. January 15th, when;
Mrs. Izithrnp the president, will en- I WANTED TO TRADE— Good town
Certain the officers and lady chair- 1 property for small,
men of committees, together with the tract o f land near Central Point.
ex-Presider.t. Mrs. C. K Bolds.
Inquire at this office.
At these parties each guest is
(asked to give 25 cents to the P. Ti i FOR RENT— Four up stair rooms '
for light housekeeping. See J. O.
! A. funds, and in turn to enterUun
! a specified "number of guests. In I Isaacson.
I this manner it is hoped to raise a !
FOR SALE— 4-room Modern Bun
i substantial sum for the treasury.
galow just completed, ready for !
The county meeting o f A-II Club , occupancy. Terms.— F. E. Stenhes-1
‘ loaders.and workers will Do held at son, contractor-and builder. Phone
Ashinrd during Farmer* f f * 1 2>th 61.
to 29th o f this month. Further par-
PERL FUNERAL HOME
: tieular* will be given next week.
do you keep your
Every home has one.
Sometimes it’s the chair by the* telephony:
sometimes a kitchen stool, or an
unsuspected plaything the youngsters
have’left in the hall.
Whatever it is, it’s lurking somewjipre
about the house—in the tiaeU.
Switch on the Lights!
Light rooms—light halls—light stairway*
never harbor these dangers to careful
grownups and running children.
Keep enough lights going throu^htout
the house to make every part it quick
of access—and safe!
Electricity is the cheapest setfioe
you can buy-
THE CALIFORNIA OREGON ' '
You WiB Find
In our Stock some
very good bargains
Compare them with what you are paying—
Coffee, all brands, per lb..................................... 57c
Jello, all flavors.........................................................10c
Corn, per can .......................................................... 15c
Tomatoes, Standard Pack, large can......
Tomatoes, Hand Packed, large can. 2
Corn Flakes, per package ..
Asparagus, 1-lb. can ................................................25c
Loganberry Jelly, gallon.......................
Peas, per can
String Beans, Ashland brand, per can .......
“Q U A LITY «nd SERVICE”
Central Point, Oregon
nov/ that our in
voicing is finished.
COME IN AND SEE FOR
Corner Sixth and Oakdale
Mr. and Mr* John Preikshot, who
recently-moved here from California,
and whose home is on the Gill place, Phone 47
were shopping here today.
B U R K — FOR A U T O T O P S
M- .B. FTedeaburg has token
• <apposite «R. P. I *»p*n
charge o f the Norcroae Dairy and M E D F O R D T E N T A N D A W N IN C
Mr. Hedr<“i«eU» wiH complete his
1 home building on his acreage across Bedford. Ore W O R K S Phone 145-J
P. B. Thiess & C o.