Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927, January 21, 1926, Image 1

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    Central Point Am erican
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VOL. I
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BIG INDUSTRY
THE CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1926
a filbert meeting at the Salem
Chamber o f Commerce, the object o f
which meeting was to create a rural
Chamber o f Commerce
in Marion
county to bo affiliated
with the
Sa'.em Chamber o f Commerce. While
in the capital Mr. Foster discussed
the land settlement
program with
the State Treasurer Thomas Kay and
members o f the state lhnd board.
Tuesday Mr. Foster visited
the
chambers o f commerce at Newberg
and McMinnville. Wednesday coop­
erative work was started at Dallas
and on Thursday Mr. Foster will re­
turn to Salem fo r definite land set­
tlement organization.
Next week Mr. Foster is planning
on going to Bend, and the last week
o f January or the first week o f Feb­
ruary will in all probability be spent
in southern Oregon, where a harvest
o f land settlement work was accomp­
lished in 1925, and where extensive
plans are being made fo r 1920.
Some time later in the month o f
February, Mr. Foster will
extend
his tour to the coast counties. T o l­
edo and Newport have already sig­
nified that they are anxious to create
land settlement departments in their
organizations.
The outlook for the migration of
new settlers to Oregon during 1920
is very bright.
Mr. Foster states
that his records show that hundreds
o f families are contemplating coming
here this year. State Treasurer Kay
is in sympathy with the settlement
o f vacant lands and the vast acre­
ages o f legged-off lands, which on
account o f locality are particularly
attractive to settlers o f
moderate
means at this time.
NUMBER 40
November 24, 1025
a building
PLANS BIBLE
permit was issued to Hattie F. Tay­ TO VOTE ON
lor to construct a garage and wood-
CLASS DINNER , shed
BOND ISSUE
on Sixth street. Lot 5, Block 37.
Nov. 27, to W. E. Chauncey, frame
The committee o f arrangements cottage, on the east side o f Sixth
Nearly a million dollars is being
Our district school board has been
fo r the Bible class dinner to be held street, Lot 4, Block 67.
invested in two linen mills at Salem,
devoting considerable time o f late
Tuesday, February 9, 7 o’clock p.
one is completed and a second one
Doc. 9, frame residence on South considering plans submitted by arch­
m., met the first o f the week and Pine street, Sam Poague, owner.
itects from Medford,
Salem
and
will be built the coming spring.
devolved these plans.
These are in addition to the state
Dec. 19, to L. O. Davidson, house other points.
A t a meeting held
Wednesday
Inasmuch as there is no kitchen and garage, north side of Ash street.
plant— and by the way, it is the,
largest flax manufacturing plant in
eqfiipment accessible that would per-,
Jan. 4, 1926, to C. A. Caseday, night arrangements were completed
mit o f sufficient cooking to serve house, garage, woodshed, north side to submit the proposition o f issuing
the United States. These are the
bonds fo r the erection o f a new
the large number o f people expected, o f Manzanita street.
foundations fo r a big industry that
it zeemod advisable as a means of
will no doubt develop in the \\ illa-
Jan. 6, 1926, Mrs. Mary
Price, school building, to the voters o f this
solution to invite each lady to bring frame bungalow, south side Man­ district on February 11, 1926.
mette Valley, the state market agent
It is estimated that the proposed
a basket containing enough food for zanita street.
believes.
building
will cost in the neighbor­
herself and husband, with a little
The permancy o f the flax business
Januuary 7, to W. W. Limbeck,
hood o f $40,000.
extra fo r possible visitors.
is what recommends it to any local­
garage, on Fifth street.
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Each person will bring and be re­
ity that can grow and manufacture
Owing to the general agricultural
P. T. A. CLUB NEWS
sponsible fo r his own cup,
knife, development, new settlers, sub-di­
flax. There is hardly a pound o f
fork and spoon, the class furnishing visions and the large increase in the
wastefrom the field to the finished
Miss Helen Cowgill, the Assistant
the plates, also hot coffee, cream and local sawmill payroll, the new build­
products— every part o f the growth
State
Club leader in O regm , will be
sugar
will
be
provided.
is utilized in some manner. It is a
ing owners are assured o f the sound­
in Medford Saturday, January 23 to
As a suggestion of foods
from ness o f their business ventures.
wonderfully valuable product. And
meet the club leaders, parent-teach­
flax growing is about like hay. With
which to select what the ladies wish
There are several good contractors
normal weather conditions it will
to bring the following list is offered : and builders now making their home er leaders and parents of club chil­
meat, sandwiches, salads, jellies and in Central Point. I f you are consid­ dren o f the districts adjoining Med­
yield about two tons to the acre,
pickles and whore It is convenient ering building, get their bids as they ford. This includes Central Point,
which the =tate is paying seventy-six
Table Rock, Oak Grove, and Lone
it is desired that a hot dish
be can save you money.
dollars for.
Under irrigation the
Pine.
brought,
such
as
baked
beans,
es-
yield is larger.
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It is hoped that form er leaders,
callopcd
potatoes,
macaroni and OW EN-OREGON C O M PAN Y P L A N
More than one hundred million
parents and teachers will take ad­
cheese, etc.
dollars’ worth o f manufactured art­
G R E A T E X PAN SIO N
vantage o f this opportunity to learn
icles and by-products are imported
Any further information desired
A budget calling for the expendi­ more about 4-H club work and to
may be gained by phoning Mrs. F.
into this country annually.
The
Willammette Valley is adapted to
E. Stephenson, Mrs. J. E. Weaver, ture of approximately $900,000 for meet others who are interested in
both growth and manufacture— soil,
Mrs. J. N. Cornutt or Mrs. J. O. improvements on their local plant, this important part o^ a child’s edu­
has been approved by the executive cation.
Isaacson.
moisture, dearth o f electricity and
The meeting will be held in the
committee
o f the Owen-Orcgon Lum­
mild climate— and as there are na­
We should add that any bachelor
tion-wide markets fo r all flax pro­
who does not find it convenient to ber company, according to an an­ Medford Public Library at 2 p. m.,
Saturday, January 23.
ducts it would seem that eventually
bring a lady or a basket will do his nouncement made by Manager J. H.
Two sewing clubs have
already
both
growing
and
manufacture
part by helping pay for coffee, cream Owen o f Medford.
O f this amount, $300,000 is for been organized in Central Point, with
would become major industries and
and sugar.
Anyway, be sure that
and
Miss
the building o f a modern, electrically Miss Olva Hesselgrave
)f great benefit to the state. Flax
you are there.
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equipped mill, with
a daily
ca­ Gladys Bond as leaders.
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experts who have investigated con­ A N N U A L FAR M E R S’ W E E K TO
The
parent-teacher circle
has
MEDFORD W IL L BE A IR M A IL pacity, double shift, o f 320,000 feet.
ditions o f the valley slate say that
BE HELD A T A S H LA N D
CENTER
This improvement is still in abey­ taken the responsibility fo r good
it is the only known locality where
ance, and a final decision will be 'club work upon its shoulders, with
flax can be both grown and manu­
Following the usual custom o f hav­
With the recent announcement made within the next two
weeks. the follow ing leaders:
factured in the same locality.
ing an annual Farmers’ Week
in
Mrs. Warren Patterson, Chairman
The big developments at
Salem Jackson county, the meeting fo r this that Vern C. Gorst, o f North Bend, Plans fo r the new mill have been
Mrs.
J. L. Burger
Ore.,
had
been
awarded
the
coast
drawn.
have come about within the past year will be held in Ashland. Be-
Mrs. Myrl Watson
service,
The increase in the size o f the
three years. Governor Withycombe g'nning on Tuesday, January 26, a contract fo r the air mail
Miss Hazel Stevenson
postal
service mill’s payroll is o f especial interest
visioned a flax industry and he three-day program will be given. plans laid by the
Mrs. A. T. Lathrop, president o f
early last summer became a reality. to Centrnl Point, as there are ap­
worked bard to make a demonstra­ Following is the schedule:
Under these plans, Medford will proximately 40 families living here, the circle.
tion start with prison labor.
His
Place— Ashland City Hall.
One hundred percent club is the
be a regular station fo r the a"ir mail, the heads o f which are mill em­
failure was due largely to want o f
Tuesday, Jan. 26
The mill being located on goal fo r this year, which means that
practical skill in the undertaking; 10 n. m., A. C. Bouquet— Garden with the landing field probably lo­ ployes.
cated near the fair grounds. Planes the northern outskirts o f Medford, every child who enrolls and com­
then unfavorable weather at harvest
and Truck Crops.
pletes his work and makes a report.
time and state-wide ’ unfavorable 11 a. m., F. E. Price— Fertilizers. from the north are due here at 1:15 those living here find it convenient
With the parents’ co-operation this
-criticism added to his discourage­ 1:30 p. m., C. L. Long— Small Fruits p. m., and from the south at 10:35 to drive to work. This number in­
a. m. This arrangement gives the dicates that people are realizing the can be done.
ment, and work stopped.
2:30 p. m., A. C. Bouquet— Garden
city a twice-a-day service which advantages to be gained from living
Governor Olcott left the wreck as
and Truck Crops.
HOME ECONOMICS
connects up with all coast points and in Central Point because o f
the
he found it and advisors o f Governor
We<fhesday, Jan. 27
‘with the eastern part o f the coun­ much cheaper living facilities as re­
Pierce believed, like
Mr.
Withy- 10 a. m.,
E. N. Bressman— Farm
On Wednesday, January 27th, at
try.
gards, rent, taxes, general living ex­
Combe, that there was a big future
Crops.
12 o ’clock at the Lithia
Springs
April
1
has
been
fixed
as
the
date
penses, and the education o f 'th eir
to flax growing and manufacture; 1 1a. m., F. C. Reimer— Peaches and
Hotel,
Ashland,
there
will
be a
on which the new service will start. children.
that prison manufacturing would
Cherries.
luncheon fo r the women o f the coun­
Ten
airplanes,
each
with
200-horse
The local merchants sell at better
not compete with any other like busi- 1:30 p. m., A. L. Peck— Landscape
power motors and capable o f travel­ prices because o f this lower rent and ty. The Ashland ladies will have
*nes3 in Oregon, and he believed that
Gardening.'
charge o f the program. A t 1:16 p.
ing 95 miles an hour, w ill be used. taxes.
True, there are towns with
He could make the penitentiary self-
Thursday, Jan. 28
m. the meeting will adjourn to hear
The
present
time
o
f
37
hours
be­
more stores, but few with
larger
sustaining after a time.
10 a. m.. H. E. Cosby— Poultry Man­
Professor Peck o f the Oregon A g ri­
tween
Seattle
and
Kan
Francisco
stocks
or
stocks
that
are
turned
The successful demonstrations.at
agement.
cultural College on “ Landscape Gar­
will
be
rut
to
nine
hours,
and
local
more often.
the prison have attracted wide at­ 11 a. m.. Dr. W. T. Johnson— Poul­
dening” as applied to Southern Ore­
tqail will get correspondingly speedy
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tention and the two new linen mills.
try Diseases.
gon homes.
service.
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The prison plant provided the mills 1 :30 p. m., H. E. Crosby— Poultry
The cost o f the lunch is 60c, and
The Medford postoffice, it is ex­
with flax in the various stages de­
Management.
On Wednesday afternoon and eve­ any ladies in this community wishing
pected,
will
be
the
clearing
house
sired by them. Other mills will un­ 2:30 p. m.. Dr. W. T. Johnson—
this
week John Phillip reservations made please call Mrs.
fo r all air mail fo r southern Oregon ning o f
doubtedly come, fo r it has been prac­
Poultry Diseases.
Sousa and his famous band enter­ A. T. Lathrop before Monday, Jan­
and
northern
California
points.—
tically demonstrated that the much
A serious e ffo r t has been made
tained the people o f this section at uary 25th.
desired long fiber can be grown here <0 work up an interesting program JaekJhn County News.
Thursday afternoon, January 28th
the Armory in Medford.
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in any desired quantity.
tor both men and women, and the JUDGE GARDNER MEETS D EATH
Many were in attendance from ev­ from 1:30 to 2:30 p. nj., Miss Maud
Ju«t how fast the farmers o f the men listed above from the Resident
ery direction and we daresay, none Wilson who has recently joined the
valley should go. into flax growing \nd E'tension S ta ff o f the Oregon
The people o f Jackson county and wore disappointed in the perform­ staff o f the Oregon Experiment Sta­
is a question, and it would be weil Agricultural College and Experiment other parts o f southern Oregon are
ance. Every man was an artist and tion and will do research work in
fo r any grower to first investigate Station are authorities on the sub­ shocked to hear o f \he death this
we feel that Sousa and his musicians Hoifie Economics under the Prunell
and know where his crop may be jects on which they ..re scheduled. week o f Geo. A. Gardner, o f Med­
have truly won the distinction and Bill, will talk about her work and
sold before planting;
how much O f special note to ¿he poultry men ford and Jacksonville, at the Com­
how the women o f Oregon may assist
honor they enjoy.
acreage the new mills will demand s the fact that Dr. W. T. Johnson munity h<»spital last Monday night.
The program was made up o f sev­ her, and the results she expects to
and how much the state will contract is to talk on Poultry Dtzcc.. cs, a sub-
Mr. Gardner was known almost eral famous classical numbers, a attain.
for. One o f the big drawbacks has :oct which hns not been handled n entir»ly by the name o f Judge Gard­
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vocal number o f merit by a Miss
*"en the laborous work o f band pull­ this section before by an authority. ner, as he acquired that title while
N E W G IR L SCOUTS
Moody, a beautiful selection on the
ing, but the state has purchased sev­
Plan to attend this meeting and serving as county judge during a harp, th" harpist’s name not known
(Scout Hall, Christian Science
eral machines fo r this purpose and bring your neighbor.
term o f six years.
to us, a few popular numbers, a little
Church)
will pull the farmers’ flax at half
Yours very truly,
He was prominent in building up jazz, and the concluding numbers
The Girl Scouts are a sister or­
•he cost o f hand labor.
O. A C. E X TE N SIO N SERVICE community interests, especially in were the ever thrilling ones o f “ The
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By R. G. FO W LER. County Club Jacksonville and Jackson county, and l Stars and Stripes Forever,’’ com­ ganization o f the Boy Scouts. Hav­
LA N D SE TTLE M E N T DEP. ITEMS
ing the same principles and high
Agent, Jackson Conn ty-
was connected in membership with posed by Sousa, and “ The
Star
ideals.
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several
fraternal
orders,
including
Plans fo r the 1926 land settlement
Spangled Banner.”
Each meeting covers Scout work
AGED RE SID E N T PASSES
the Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights o f
program o f the Portland Chamber
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— First Aid, Practical Knowledge,
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Pythias,
Woodmen
o
f
the
World,
and
o f Commerce, affiliated
with the
Rev. I. G. Shaw was called to Med- I Modern Woodmen
Games and Song. Mrs. C. E. Bolds
RESPO NSIBLE PO SITIO N
His w ife
and
Oregon State Chamber o f Commerce
is Acting Captain, and has assumed
fo ld Wednesday ufternoon to con- daughter survive him.
is being discussed throughout the
leadership o f the Girl Scouts until
due. funeral services fo r Mrs. Jose­
Mrs.
Susanna
Homes
Carter,
our
Funeral
services
are
announced
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state with the various county Cham­
phine Wilson, the pastor o f that j fo r next Sunday afternoor,
2:30 | county Superintendent o f Public In­ a regular captain has been secured.
bers o f Commerce in an e ffo rt to
church being in Kansas at this time. ! o’clock, at the Presbyterian church 1 struction, was elected vice-president The girls are gaining interest each
concentrate the work in a state-wide
Mrs. Wilson was an aged lady and ; in Medford.
o f the Oregon State Teachers’ asso­ meeting jnder the able directions o f
cooperative organization.
her death occurred at her home on I
ciation
at a recent meeting in Port­ Lieutenant Beeson. '
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a
Arthur Foster, manager o f the
Every girl between the age o f 12
G riffin Creek.
land.
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Portland Land Settlement
Depart­
She had been a resident o f that
Jackson county has ranked high and 18 years is cordially invited to
ment, starts ' this week an itinerary
The following building permits in many state movements and now visit and become a Girl Scout. Reg­
»ection fo r many years l»nd a dhugh-
which will take in a personal visit •
U3V Mrs. John Darby, furvives her, have been issued since the passing of we point
.1th
pride to another ular meeting Wednesday, 4 p. m.
to the local chambers fo r preliminary j
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requiring
the achievement j y j e .'f »o r workers.
also two brothers John and James the -ity ordinance
organization. Later, members o f the ,
L F. Pickett, who was form erly
same, which were furnished by City
G riffin, are living.
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Land Settlement Committee will ce­
is
Mr. and Mr*. C. A. Boles drove to a partner in the Faber Store,
Funeral services were held at the Clerk Hatfield. We were unable to
ment the program with joint m eet-;
many i Medford Thursday evening to take assisting in the store this week dur­
Conger Undertaking Parlors and in- , get romplete data o f the
ings o f assistance and encourage­
torment made in G riffin Creek cem­ structures built previous to this time. their ton Rolin, and a few others ing the absence o f Mr. Maple, who
ment.
is ill and it confined to his home.
to the Scout meeting.
The list o f permits:
On Monday Mr. Foster attended etery.