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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
THURSDAY, JAN U ARY 28, 1926
served a sumptuous turkey dinner.
Pennsylvania, speaking loudly for
the Liberty Bell; Iowa and Kansas
with corn; the South for cotton and
piccaninnies; and Canada, our neigh
bor, with the maple leaf were con
spicuous among the tables; but the
best o f all were the beautiful decor
ations o f the Oregon* table with a
miniature Crater Lake set in a back
ground of living moss and Oregon
Mrs. A. Schopen o f the Rogue
Valley Floral Co., haining from Ohio,
donated a beautiful bouquet o f red
carnation in honor o f her state which
is the state flower of Ohio.
C. E Gates presided as toastmas
ter and all present enjoyed a well-
planned program. A three-piece or
chestra, consisting o f Bliss Heine,
violinist; Sidney Hoffman, saxaphone
and Miss Eunice Parrett, pianist,
rendered splendid music. Dr. T. H.
Temple invoked the divine blessing
which was followed by toasts, read-
nigs, and musical numbers.
erty Bell” was read by Eleanor Pal
mer. Clarence Meeker sang for Ill
inois and Mrs. L. C. Collins sang a
group of songs for the Southern
States and led in “ Dixie” with all
The foreigners, with Mrs. Dr.
Heine as hostess, were toasted in an
able manner, in the absence o f Dr.
Clancy, by Rev. Temple who hails
from England. The following fo r
eign born were introduced: Mr. Hu
ber, Bohemia; Mrs. Samuel Bate
man, Denmark; Frank Van Dyke,
Penanz Malaysia; J. J. Buchter,
Switzerland; Alice Roberts, Panama;
and Dr. Holt, China. Other toasts
were given by E. C. Koppen, Mrs.
H. E. Robbins, Dr. Sleeter, Mrs. Ar
thur Short and Mrs. S. A. Cornwell.
The Canadian born stood up wjiile
Mesdames A. E. Leyman, W. M. Van
Scoyoc, Donald Robinson, and the
Misses Gladys Bridges, Eunice Par
rett, Ellen Williams, and Viola Diet-
rick sang “ The Maple Leaf For
ever” . Mrs. C. M. Sims gave a read
ing “ Out Where the West Begins” ,
which was a fitting tribute to the
Western states. A number of speak
ers emphasized the fact that their
native state or country was a good
place to come from.
No one tbasted California, so the
toastmaster entertained the guests
by “ roasting” her with an appropiate
poem. Following this the banquet
ers joined in singing “ Oregon Suita
Me” followed by a splendid piano
duet by Mrs. W. M. Van Scoyoc and
Mrs. Clarence Meeker and the pro
gram was concluded by all singing
“ America” .
THE CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
M A K I N G E L E C T R I C C A R S MO RE
P O P U L AR
Addressing the Insurance
Federation o f America at its annual
get-together dinner, James B. Emery
of the National Association of Manu
“ Whatever could be said o f the en
trance qf government into the field
of manufacture on a commercial ba
sis, there is far less that could be ad
vanced in support o f any proposal to
make any unit, state, or national, of
the federal government an insurer,
and if one turns back to the argu
ment, it seems to me that he must go
beyond the mere suggestion that the
government ought not to compe'e
with its citizens. The issue is far
It is an issue
that goes to the very roots o f the
purpose for which this government
exists, because the purpose of the
American government is political and
“ Government competition is poli
tical suicide. It means that the gov
ernment is engaged in undermining
and destroying that which gives it
its own life and existence. ,
“ Every time you attack the struc
ture upon which the investments of
insurance are predicted, you are
threatening not merely the security
o f each individual, you are threaten
ing the security of every single busi
the woes o f mob rule or the dictator,
the people must select executives
strong enough to curb the appetite
for political spoils.
The New Year finds business in the
Many new features are being sug
United States on so firm a footing
gested by street railway executives
that local reactions, in no matter
to make railway service more invit
what part o f the country, are in
ing. Eight-wheel brakes, bumpers at
capable o f shaking it.
both car-ends, smoking compart
St. Helens— Pacific Telephone &
leather seats, easier entrance and ex
Telegraph Company to spend $4,000
The Best Candy We Have Ever
it are some o f the features to make
Valsetz— Cobbs-Mitchell mill re
travel easier, safer, more attractive.
sumes work with one full shift.
Better spring suspension and spring
Oregon City— C. G. Forster sells
seating to take up bumps o f travel,
may be expected as among the piost
$700,000 timber tract to Wisconsin
important improvements. The elec
Is W I N S T E L 2 — Called ‘ 5 in O n e '
Portland— Coastwise traffic b y
tric cars still carry many times as
— meaning five flavors mixed.
steamship is breaking all records for
many passengers as all other paid
Their “ Dollar Mint»” meaning the
traffic, even in face o f automobile
size of a silver dollar—
Easier riding equip
Baker— New Churchill school com
ment in these days o f traffic conges
pleted and opened for inspection.
tion will draw patrons from the pri
Bend now claims 10,000 popula
vate automobile and jitney busses.
tion, a gain if five thousand since
There seems to be no good reason
Cannot be excelled. Just had a
why the electric car cannot be made
Hood River— Payment o f $260,
fre»!i shipment o f each.
as comfortable as the modern motor
000 made on cooperative pool of
apples and pears.
Portland — Municipal Terminal
PAXSON DRUG CO.
No. 1 may be made into first-class
The m&XaJUL Store
Hood River— Maynard & Child,
Commenting on the necessity for
New York, will build $100,000 apple
building permanent highways, the
Portland, Oregon, Telegram says:
Pendleton postal receipts for 1925
“ An automobile has a life o f not
much more than four years.
Elgin— The Weatherspoon orchard
least it goes into the used class at S T A T E E X E C U T I V E S W A N T E D
here, shipped sixty-fivecars o f apples
that age and is from thenceforward
last year, seventeen cars direct to
at greater expense for repairs. Our
The federal government for the
saturation point i n automobiles, past three years has been able to
Springfield offers free factory and
is, say, 24,000,000; then we shall be constantly deduce taxes, while the
industrial sites to investors.
making annually about 4,000,000 state governments have been con
Portland— Budget for street work
automobiles, which ir about the pres stantly increasing them.
in 1926 is set at $4,224,773.
ent ontput. We shall then have an
In a few states where state taxa
Baker— Stockmen organize for or
average o f one automobile in every tion has been lowered, it has come
derly, supervised marketing o f their
family, and every head o f a house about by the vigorous efforts o f an
will be buying a new automobile able executive in the office o f gov
Pendleton— First National a n d
every six years, besides paying hi« ernor.
E. W. C L A R K
American National Banks consol
gas, oil and repair bills and his lic
GBovernors who have either in
GENERAL TE A M W O RK AND
idate; $4,250,000 deposits.
ense tax. The average car can hard creased tax burdens or been unable
Portland National Banks gained
ly be maintained at less than three to reduce them have generally been
$33,409,000 resources and $20,000,
hundred dollars a year.
Corner Pine and Third Street
men who merely play politics, or in
000 deposits, during 1925.
“ It seems impossible to build an dividuals o f uncertain clerical capa
Portland— Pacific Light A Power
automobile that will profitably live city.
Company buys Deschutes Power, En
to be# venerable. If while we must
If state governments are to escape
terprise Electric Co. and Grangaville
so quickly scrap our costly cars, we
(Idaho) Light & Power Co.-, for $1,
also build impermanent highway pav
850,000. They will be operated by
The Owen-Oregon Lumber Com ing, we shall very shortly come to the
Inland Power & Light Company.
pany have made plans for expansion end o f our means for making more
Telegraph Co. will spend $30,000, calling for the expenditure o f app
roads. For this reason we should de
improving service o f old Mutual Co. roximately $900,000. O f this $600,
mand that, whatever paving is laid,
Portland— Seventh steamer, West
The city council is going to widen it shall be laid to last.”
Gambo, 8800 tons, added to Pacific
the street to the cemetery from the
The Telegram should have gone a
present twenty feet to sixty feet. step further and said, that the mil
Eugene— Southern Pacific making This was requested by the I. O. O. F.
lions already invested in crushed
great progress on $1,250,000 termin cemetery association.
rock and gravel on graded state and
delegate to the state association county highways should in every
Seaside spent more than $500,000 meeting to be held in Portland next
possible instance be saved to the tax
on public and private building, in month.
payers, by salvaging this old road
On Wednesday o f Last week
base with a suitable binder covering
Linn county built- twenty-four Lieutenant-Commander John Philip
o f asphaltic character. This can be
bridges and eighteen miles highway
heard before capacity houses, both done for a minimum o f expense in
during 1925, thirty miles road and afternoon and night, in concert in
providing a hard-surface road.
twenty bridges to be constructed the MedfordArmory. People came
from all parts o f Southern Oregon
U NDERM IN ING
Cottage Grove — Local cannery
musical treat was secured by Charles
will increase capital stock and en- Hazelrigg and George Andrews and
was greatly enjoyed by everybody.
During the past year more than
St. Helena— Portland Electric Co. There were nearly one hundred mu 1,400 bills seeking to regulate the in
brings high power lines here, for bet
Friday noon E. E. Thompson, op surance industry have been submit
erator o f a truck line between Med ted to the legislatures o f the various
Newport— Burk Fish Co. will es ford and Crescent City, fainted on states, and more than one hundred
tablish cannery here, fo r fruits and the Nash Hotel corner just after proposals to create direct state mon
alighting from his truck, falling fo r
ward on his face and cutting an ugly opolistic insurance funds have been
State plans work on Philomath- gash in his face. An ambulance was
Alsea road, this spring.
summoned and he was summoned handling the sales and service o f the
Oakland Six and the latest
Scappoose— Strawberry barreling and he was taken to the Sacred popular
creation o f General Motaors, the
plant offers eight and one-half cents Heart Hospital. He was not serious- j Pontiac Light Six. Mr. Hill is well
ly hurt. He had been driving all day
a pound for 1926 fruit.
and was greatly fatigued. The next fitted to supervise the sales and ser
Klamath Falls— Building opera day he was placed under arrest for vice o f these ears in this territory,
having been in touch with the Oak
‘Q UALITY and SERVICE”
tions here during 1925 totaled $1, violation o f the prohibition laws as land
line for several years.
was also his partner. James Horn of
Central Point. Oregon
Crescent City. They accosted O ff
Heppner— New Morrow General icer T. A. Talent on Fir Street and
offered him thirty-six gallonsr of WANTED TO TRADE— Good town
Salem— Two wings are planned moonshine at eleven dollars a gallon
property for small,
which they cached on the Redwood
for Salem General Hospital, adding Highway below Grants Pass. O ff tract o f land near Central Point.
Inquire at this office.
icer Talent took Hopnin his car to
Pear canning o f Washington and j
h a y — GRAIN — SEED — W O O D
Talent , J. A. McMahon and Police FOR RFNT— Four up-stair rooms
Oregon in 1925 was 1,400,000 cases, man Ingling o f Ashland.
for light housekeeping. See J. O. I
Phone 54 Res idence
Ph o n e 41 Store
placing the booez in Talent’s car
— Local and Long Distance Hauling—
Gresham— Eastman Lumber Co. Horn was immediately arrested and FOR SALE— 4-room Modern Bun
taken to Grants Pass following which
will install complete planing mill. Thompson was placed under arrest
galow just completed, ready for
WE BUY POULTRY
Statistical records o f the Port o f at Medford after Horn’s confession. occupancy. Term.«— F. E. Stephen
Last Friday evening Medford Hi 61.
Portland show that copper to the
again won a decisive victory in de
value o f $1,391,020 was exported feating Grants Pass Hi *7 to 6 in the
JCSSE L. RICHARDSON
from Portland during the past year. lo<aI floor. Ir. the preliminary the
Cen tral Poin t L o d ge No. 193,
I. O. O. F.
C e n tr a l P o in t
O re g o n
Water-borne cargoes handled be Medford girls also defeated Grants
“ Y O U R F A C E IS GOOD, B U T IT W O N ’ T G O IN T H E C A S H
tween Portland and Atlantic Coast Pass by the saore o f 67 to 5. Grants Meet* every Monday evening at 7:30
Pas-, seemed unable to solve the Med
ports during 1925, totaled nearly ford defense and had very few o ’clock. Visiting hrehtren welcome.
WM. MUSTY, N. G.
$11,000,000, o f which, mineral pro chances at the basket
J E. VINCENT, Rec. Secy.
Word comes from Eugene that a
ducts were about 49 per cent. The
al Poin t L o d ge No. 135,
largest single item sent to Atlantic
to make plans fo r the erection o f a
A F. 4 A. M.
coast ports was copper; and large four-story Terminal Hotel in Med- j
Regular Meeting Nights— Thursday*
tonnage o f lead, zinc and silver.
ford which wil also eb the headquar- j on or before the Full Moon o f Each
ters for all stages entering and leav- Month.
M. A. ADAMS, W. M.
Mail your shoes to me for prompt and serviceable
I- HATFIELD, Secy.
Receipts from cups in Lithia Park
The F e d e ra te d ( U n i o a ) Church
for 1924 were $1,155, an increase
The Ladies' Aid Circles, o f which over the previous year o f $155. The
PERL FUNERAL HOME
W it h Beat Q uality Material
Mrs. F. M. Corliss is president, gave park ramp grounds showed an in
I pay postage one way— cash must accompany order
a States Banquet in the community crease o f $2,222 over 1924.
Corner Sixth and Oakdale
hall of the First M. E. church last
$1.50 H u h , o l r n
Maple Street and the street to the
Friday evening to raise money on the '•emetery are going to be widened by
$1.00 Heels' extra
church debt. It was a marked suc the city from the present twenty feet
Men's Psnco soles
$1.25 Boys', $1.00; Indies'
cess in every way.
to sixty feet, making standard
FO R A U T O T O P S
Between three and four hundred streets out o f them.
j a m e s M c D o w e l l
Opposite S. P. Depot
people .representing nearly every
Roy Hill, well known thmohout M E D F O R D T F N T A N D A W N I N G
state in the union as birthplaces and Southern Oregon, has entered the
a number o f foreign born were 1 automobile business at 22 S. Fir SL, Medford, Ore.
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