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Central Point American
CENTRAL POINT ^AMERICAN THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1926
VISITS T. ROCK
Ijist Sunday afternoon the Gospel
Team, composed o f young people of
the Union church drove to the Table
Rock school and conducted a relig
ious servie in the assembly room of
Miss Miildred Burger had charge,
the following giving an outline of
Three young men gave interesting
and brief talks, Lawrence Collins
speaking first, using Matthew 1:21
as his leading thought. He was fol
lowed by James Harris with com
ments on John 3:16, after which
Carl Boswell spoke from St. John
1 : 12 .
Miss Wilma Sheley played a piano
solo, entitled “ The Alp Maid’s
Miss Gladys Bond spoke on the
obedience o f faith, saying that three
things are necessary in living a
Christiafi life: To feel the need; To
believe that Christ is willing to save;
To cast one’s self unreservedly at
The Rev. Johnson concluded the
program by a few fitting words of
appreciation o f the young people
and the excellent work they are pre
The Gospel Team expect to go next
Sunday to Wagner creek, where they
have been asked by Sunday School
Missionary Randall, who is holding
a series o f meetings there.
H IG H
(Pickett & Hamilton, Inc)
By scoring 25 points in the first
half to their opponents’ 9, the Cen
tral Point tossers piled up a lead that
the Phoenix quintet was unable to
overcome, in a one-sided basketball
game which they won by a score of
32 to 12 at Phoenix, January 21*.
Althongh the Phoenix five played a
defensive game they were unable to
check the fast offense o f the Point
ers in the first half. In the second
period Phoenix tightened its defense,
and slowed up the game. The final
period was marked by the stalling
o f the Central Point team.
The Juniors gave a hard-time
party last Tuesday night, February
2, at the Central hall. Games o f
various kinds were played and then
light refreshments were served. The
outstanding costumes were o f Don
Wilson as a vagabond gentleman,
and Miss Kittridge as a Gypsy girl.
The Juniors were planning on using
the gymnasium until the men’s class
asked for it; we gladly exchanged
A M U SIC AL
IN FABER STORE
Last Monday the editor o f this
paper, with the family, accepted an
A slight change in the manage
invitation to spend the evening at the
home o f Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Burger, ment o f the C. E. Faber General
closely adjoining our city.
Merchandise store was made last
There is an old quotation like week.
Roy Jones has purchased an inter
this, "Men are only boys grown tall.
Hearts don’t change much, alter all.” est in the grocery department and
Well, we feel like a boy in the will have charge o f that part, while
respect that we wish others
share Mr. and Mrs.- Faber will continue
our joy as we tell o f the compan the management o f the dry goods’
ionship we met in the persons o f Mr. section.
Mr. Jones is well known here and
and Mrs. Cy Hamilton,, who were
also guests. There is a peculiar fas his experience in the grocery busi
cination for the scenes o f our child ness covers a number o f years.
The store will be known as the
hood days and we learned that Mr.
and Mrs. Hamilton had grown to Faber Cash Grocery.
man and womanhood less than forty
H O M E FRO M C A L I F O R N I A
miles from where we did. They
knew the old spots we hauntsd and
Ralph Haymond and family, who
many o f the same people, even our
have been near Bhkersfield, Calif.,
now much revered and red-haired
where Mr. Haymond was employed
professor, who is still living and
by the State Highway commission,
wielding the birch and rod over the
have returned to Central Point.
younger generations o f teachers at
Ralph’s brother, Ben Haymond,
the State Teachers’ college, in Em
died recently at Gold Hill, but as
Ralph did not receive word, of it
When we see Cy again we shall
in time to attend the funeral, he
urge him to say less about the Kan
sas cyclones as many in this section finished his work in California be
fore coming home.
already have too weird an opinion o f
that kind o f disturbance. (The Gov
T W O SU R P R ISE P A R T IE S GIVEN
ernmental statistics over a 10-year
period gives Illinois first place in
On Friday, January 29, the Junior
the number o f cyclones and Kansas League o f the Union church gave a
ranks eighth; Illinois having almost surprise party to Miss Ruth Webster
twice as many as any o f the others.) and Mr. Harold Morton at Webster’s
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Martin and home. Games were played and re
family added much to the pleasure freshments were served. A good
'Y the evening.
time was enjoyed by everyone.
The girls favored us with several
On Saturday, January 30, a sur
good musical numbers and Mrs. prise party was given by Mrs. E. E.
Burger ser.cd a delicious lunch. Mr. Scott to Miss Betty Hansen and Miss
Hamilton also played on his mando Elizabeth and Ethelyn Scott. Light
lin, a much appreciated innovation. refreshments were served and a good
We are glad for the courtesies ex
time was enjoyed by everybody.
G IRL SCOUT A C T IV ITIE S
Girl Scouts show great entlfusiasm
as they review and demonstrate their
knowledge of the Tenderfoot Test.
The Meadowlark patrol gave a good
example in thrift by returning $1.50
made from the sale o f 25c worth of
popcorn. The Court o f Honor will
be held this month at v-’.iich time
an impressive ceremony will be given
before the council and friends. All
girls wishing to become charter mem
bers of the Central Point Council,
(The only Girl Scouts’ organization
in Oregon south o f Roseburg), will
have to pass the Tenderfoot Test
before this time.
A Colonial party will be given the
Girl Scouts in the near future. The
Scouts’ hall will be transpormed
into an old fashioned garden. Cos
tumes and program will be in keep
ing with the day.
The Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
o f Central Point wish to express their
thanks to the Palmer Piano House
for the use o f a piano; and to Mr.
Cline for moving it to their Scout
Tuesday evening the young men
members o f Mrs. H. W. Davisson’s
class at the Union church went to
her home at Table Rock and enjoyed
a very pleasant time. During the
evening they organized the class and
elected officers, but have not yet
decided on a class name.
L E C T U R E
— "U N D E R TH REE
The Boy Scout lecture, “ Under
Three Flags,” to be given by I. G.
Shaw next Tuesday night at the gym
nasium is to be one of the big feat
ures o f next week. This office is
T O L D IN printing tickets and
Children, 20 cents, adults 35.
DOINGS” OF THE
MEN S BIBLE CLASS
Last Sunday morning, as planned,
a long line o f cars left Central
Point at 9:20, and arrived at the
Baptist church in Medford in due
time, to which place they had been
invited for services and to take
charge of the Sunday school hour.
The cars were lightly decorated in
the distinguishing colors, red and
blue, and they made a very fine pro
The men marched into the church
two abreast, displaying their colors.
The Blues outnumbered the Reds
only a few, the entire number from
Central Point being 216.
The Medford class furnished some
excellent music and the leader of
the class, I. G. Shaw, gave an inter
esting presentation of the lesson.
The Medford people expressed
themselves as dee-lighted with the
enthusiasm, fellowship, and general
good feeling asserting itself and in
vited them to come again.
B I B L E C L A S S D IN N E R
On Tuesday evening the dinner
for which the members of the Men’s
Bible class have been waiting so long,
materialized, and it was all and more
than they expected.
The Rev. 1. G. Shaw expressed
The committee on table arrange
ments deserve credit for the very
neat and attractive appearance of
the tables. A regular “ western
was spread by the men’s
wives and everyone had plenty.
Following the dinner, an excellent
program was given. Every number
was “ just fine.” The program was
opened with a song, “ That Sweet
Story o f Old,” by little Dorothy
Smith, who sang in a very creditable
A trio, composed of two violins
and the piano was played by the
Misses Bernice and Mildred Burger
and Wilma Sheley. It was “ The
Dream of the Shepherdess,” and the
encore number was the popular song,
Mrs. Esther Merritt Sanderson
sang “ By the Waters of Minitonka,”
and responded to encore
"Mighty Lak’ a Rose.” Miss Doris
Richardson and Mrs. Strohmeier
sang "Bird o f My Heart.” Ray Hen
derson very ably impersonated an
English dude in “ The Languid Man."
The West Side Quartette sang two
humorous selections which were en
joyed. Mr. Hamilton played a man
dolin selection which was also en
About 250 persons were present
and everyone seemed to be happy.
Votes o f thanks were extended to
the school board, to those helping
with the program, to the ladies for
their excellent help and to all who
in any way contributed to the suc
cess o f the gathering.
Friends o f J. H. Territt, who is
On last Friday afternoon Mrs.
Rogue River steelhead fishing
lames Edward Weaver entertained came in fur some fine publicity this in the State hospital at Salem, will
at her home by giving one o f the month in recreation magazines o f be glad to know that he is making
numerous Chain parties for the ben the country. Two excellent articles rapid improvement under the care
efit o f the P. T. A.
in publiations o f more than national he is receiving there.
The afternoon was spent in story circulation were printed, these by
Last Sunday morning early, Traf
telling and guessing games. All Zane Grey and Ben Hur Ijimpman.
fic Officer McMahon arrested a gen
ieemed to have a merry time. At
Grey this month started a series
the close o f the afternoon refresh o f articles on “ Rocky Riffles on tleman from California just at the
ment* were served to which all did Rogue River,’ in Field and Stream. edge of Central Point. The traveler
»mple justice. Mrs. Weaver was as Lampman has an article in the Out was in a large touring car and was
A fter being taken
sisted in service by Mrs. Carl Ed door Recreation magazine, telling o f speeding.
Justice of the Peace court and plead-
ward Weaver and Miss Doris Hub the fishing on the river.
in guilty he was fined $15 and dis
The following guests were pres- N E W T E L E P H O N E O P E R A T O R S missed.
*nt: Mrs. Leonard Lawrence Nor-
Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Truax, accom
•ross, Mrs. John Oliver Isaacson,
Miss Pearly Pankey is now our panied by Miss Miriam Martin call
Mrs. Millard Fillmore Hubbard, Mrs. '“ hello girl.”
ed on Grandma Oberchain Friday of
Robert Hamilton Paxson, Mrs. Fran
Miss Pankey is not new here, hav last week. They were enroute from
cis Marion Denton, Mrs. Dolly Love, ing served in that capacity for seven
Portland to their home in Klamath
Mrs. Florence years at a previous time. She has Falls. Miss Martin is a granddaugh
B A S K E T B A L L B O Y S M A K E BIG Mrs. L. Eastburn,
HIT A T A P P L E G A T E
been in Portland for a couple o f ter o f the ¡ate Alexander Martin,
The “ Phantom Five” from Central Beeson and Hazel Stephenson.
months and has only recently re one o f the early settlers o f Central
— Contributed turned to Central Point. She and Point.
Point downed the Applegate aggre
gation Wednesday evening in a very
her father will have their home to
O LD -TIM E FRIENDS M E E T
queer game. Several fights were
E. J. Stewart and son, Park, rel
gether and the father, O. R., will
narrowly averted. The floor had
atives o f W. B. Harris, former res
assist in the management.
Mrs. C. T. Genzel is confined at
E. T. Weed and family o f Med
been used for dancing and was so
We feel sure o f first-class serv idents o f Medford, but now o f Mc
Pointers could hardly ford, spent Saturday night and Sun ice.
Minnville called at the Harris home home this week with sickness.
stand up. This was remedied by a day at the home o f Mr. and Mrs. Cy
Tuesday.. A fter spending a day or
CAM E TH E GOOD OLD W A Y
Traffic on the Southern Pacific
wet rag which the Pointers would Hamilton. On Sunday evening they
two in Medford they will go to Los
stand on and could then take about all went to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Angeles where they will recreate for and Pacific highway is delayed on
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Weaver left a month. Mr. Stewart stated that account o f high waters on Cow creek
three steps without falling down. Harvey Dietrich and enjoyed a radio
Marshfield, Oregon, on horseback they drove in a terrific wind all day washing out a bridge and section o f
One townslady objected to water on party for several hours.
A few ( ? ) years before the ed last Tuesday noon, and arrived in Tuesday and that they past 20 trees track, and on account of a landslide
the floor and after some struggle
captured the rag and made o f f with itor o f the American gained his Central Point last Sunday evening. that had fallen across the highway. on the highway north o f Roseburg.
Mrs. Weaver is a granddaughter
it. The boys came to the front with present weight, Ke crossed bats many
four handkerchiefs well wetted, times with E. T. Weed, who was o f Mrs. J. B. Stevens.
HIGH S C H O O L B U I L D I N G F A C T S
This couple expect to make their
which they would rub on the soles also a baseball player." That was in
o f their shoes, doing very fcood work. the Sunflower state.
For the purposes o f comparison with the proposed bond issue for a
new high school building for Central Point, the following figures are
The game ended 20 to 14 in favor
CH AIN PA R TIE S
E V AN G ELISTIC SERVICES
A R F given. These are taken from the last biennial report o f the State Super- ,
o f Central Point
P L A N N E D FOR U N IO N C H U R C H intendent o f Public Instruction to the last session o f the legislature:
The Pointers will play the
High School Pupils Enrolled
Mrs. E. R. Gleason and Mrs. Jack
Molay Friday night on the home
floor. This promises to be a very
At the monthly meeting o f the i Richland
party given for the benefit o f the Church Board Tuesday evening o f Sandy
fast and clean game.
P. T. A. at the home o f Mrs. Gleason, this week it was decided that the Madras
Men's Bible Class Bs n q u e t
Union church would hold a series o f [ (All the buildings named above have been built in the last four years and
The Men's banquet which was on last Wednesday afternoon.
The afternoon was spent in var evangelistic services beginning Sun indicate what other communities have thought necessary for the enroll
held in toe gymnasium last Tuesday
night, February 2. was enjoyable ious amusements after which delic day, March 14, and continuing to ment shown.)
The following building is also given for comparison:
from every standpoint; not only from ious refresnments were served by Easter.
Butte Falls Jackson Co.
the side o f the eats but from the
Those who enjoyed Mrs. Gleason’s
Mrs. Swartz, who is constantly Cen tr al Point Jackson Co. $ 4 0 ,0 0 0
While the eating was going on two »nd Mrs. Southwell's hospitality were confined to her home, and who is T H E E S T I M A T E ON T H E P R O P O S E D B U I L D I N G IN C L U D E S T H E
flashlight pictures we -e taken o f the Mesdames C. B. Rostel, A. B. Maple, I known as a dispenser o f cheer and
F O L L O W INC i—
crowd which numbered between two Jesse Richardson. Hubbard. Merritt , good-will in this community, cele- A re-inforced concrete building as indicated by the plan.
Hoagland. J. B. Stevens and H. T. brated her «1st birthday, Tuesday, A central steam heating plant in a building o f its own.
and three hundred.
ventilating system providing for pure air in the rooms under
j February 2. May she enjoy many A modern
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Matthews and
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All plumbing complete, including all toilet features, such as towel racks,
son o f Los Angeles, who are mak
A. R. Shumway o f Milton. Oregon. 1
soap dishes, etc. Hot water tank for the domestic science room.
ing a Pacific Coast tour, stopped candidate for U. S. Senator, and at
Report reaches C« ntral Point that All lighting fixtures and window shades providing for the economical con
trol o f lighting day .,r night.
here the last o f the week for a short present representative in our state Earl Obenchain. wh.. is in the War
Magnesite treads on stairs and magnesite in toilets.
visit with Mr. and Mr*. Paxsnn. Mr. legislature from Umatilla and Mnr- j Veterans’ hospital in San Francisco, i All shelving, built in features making for economy o f apace and efficiency
Matthew* was at one time pharma row counties, visited Central Point is making very decided improvement 1 in teaching.
cist for Mr. Paxson in Butte, Mon this week while on his tour o f south- in health and it is expected that he i All electrical wiring.
All teaching equipment such as additional desks, science equipment, com
J will return home this spring.
mercial department equipment, etc.