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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL FOINÏ AMERICAN
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1926
new publication issued by H. M By- must go hand in hand, for good ser prise worthy to engage their
and working to higher ideals.
A n Independent Weekly Paper Pul liihed at Central Point, Ora goa, and tlesby and Company. These items vice consist» not only of service that
To this end they seek cooperation
Entered Thursday o f each week in the P o a to ffice th ereof aa S econ d Clnaa concern the California Oregon Puwer is fully up to the standards laid down
understanding, contending for
ICompanay, which is one of the latest
public utilities to join hands with | the part o f the employes of the justiie and opportunity, without
plants to please the public in other waste o f energy and re so u rce
' the Byllesby organization.
"Experience has often disclosed F. F. B U R K -F O R AUTO TOPS
* 1.00 new "Copco Two" Power Develop
Opposite S. P. Depot
* 2.00 ment recently completed by this com- that the customer is much more wil
All Subacriptious Must Be Paid in Advance
j pany, and is illustrated by two excell ling to overlook occasional interrup MEDFORD. TENT AND AWNING
ent photographs o f the new power tions in the service than to forgive
Advertising Rates Given on Application
plant and “ the largest wood stave thoughtless and inconsiderate con
duct on the part o f the employes of
pipe in the world."
The other item covers the motion the utility with 'whom he has to
Money hidden awa and not used is ! picture activities of the Copco organ- come in contact. It is also o f the
uasentially dead. Much o f it is de- ! ization and brings out the novel ap- greatest importance that the service
Money, Brains or
stroyed in fires, by rats, by the death plication o f motion pictures to va r-1 furnished should he produced and de
and forgetfulness o f the hiders. It ious public utility lines of endeavor | livered so economically and efficient
ly that it can be sold for a com par
is an utterly foolish thing to do— to as instituted by this company. An ;
By T H O M A S A R K L E C L A R K
illustration showing one of the recent ativally low price or rate. Service
Dean o f Men, University o f
slave away to earn money. P ilin g | C opco'C oun tyF ai; exhibits, in which o f this kind cannot be furnished
one’s lifeblood into it, and then lay motion pictures proved one of the without an efficient, up-to-date, and
it away to mould or to be stolen or main attractions, was used in connec well-maintained plant and equip
ment and without close attention to
aiTA RY CURTIS was acknowledged lost. The only money worth having tion with the latter article.
to bo the prettiest girl In town, is the money at work.
“ Byllesby Management” is an at their duties on the part of the em
when I wns a boy. I did not myself
tractive new monthly publication de ployes involved."
enjoy the privilege of urban life, liv
THE ELECTRIC AGE
voted to the beat interests o f the
The entire issue is to replete with
E. W. CLARK
ing instead on u farm some distance
many customers, stockholders and many excellent articles concerning
GENERAL TEAMWORK AND
out, and so viewing the town maiden
An alarmist newspaper sees a I employees o f the Byllesby proper the various properties which are
with some degree of awe and admira great menace to the American people
ties throughout the United States, scattered scattered over eighteen
from what it calls a gigantic super j If the first i*sueas to be considered states, , and should prove of mater
Corner Pine and Third Street
Mury was the popular citizen from
power electric combination in the ■ a fitting oriterion for what is to ial assistance and benefit to aach and
the moment she entered high school
follow this publication will no doubt every company within this nation
Her father was by no means affluent. United States.
This being an age o f electricity prove an invaluable aid toward pro wide organization.
He did. In fact, operate the village
hardware store, but Mary was his only the superpower menace can be jug moting a nation-wide spirit o f help will not only cover items of interest
child and upon her he lavished the gled to alarm the public not yet fam fulness and cooperation between the regarding the Byllesby properties
results of his limited gains from dis iliar with the advantages of handling various companies which go to make but will also include numerous arti
posing of ha*e burners and shingle electricity in larger units.
up the Byllesby organization.
cles upon the territory served by
nails, and garden tools. Mary had the
CITY CLEANING AND
When the handling o f electricity
The following “ Foreword" b y these companies in a manner some
clothes, nnd the curly locks, and the
in gigantic units is found to be the President J. J. O'Brien strikes the what the same as that adopted by
pleasant sinlle, and an eye out for the
main chance. All the fellows were means of supplying the cheaper keynote o f this publication and pre Copco’s monthly magazine, The Volt.
light and power to every farm home, sents ample proof o f its reason for
crazy about her.
She got through high school without
AN ERA OF GOODWILL
any permanent emotional entangle power will disappear.
“ To the Members o f the Byllesby Or
ments, and she was well on In college
William Green, president o f the
WE ARE NOT SATISFIED
Better repairing and recondition
before she actually had to say yes
More than 200.000 persons, includ American Federation of Labor, sends
or no to any matrimonial proposal ing for less at the Independent Gar
UNLESS YOU ARE”
adv ing ourselves, have supplied capital a statement to the American press,
Whenever she hud seen an offer of age.
to provide the properties, worth not that in his opinion we have entered
mnrrluge coming her way she had
always been able to duck or to side LOCAL POWER COMPANY GETS teas than *750.000,000, devoted to upon an era o f goodwill in the rela
vital public service and represent a tion of labor and capital.
step the encounter. When she was a
Phone 474 621 N. Riverside Ave
During the past year great pro
senior she had a dozen admirers at
responsibility both to public and in
Two items o f particular local in vestors which every member of the gress was made in learning how these
least, but there were three with whom
On Highway— Medford, Oregon
she ultimately realized she would have terest appear in the January issue of organization should regard as sacred. great forces o f society can live to
to settle. They meant to have a de “ Byllesby Management” , a brand
The standadrs under which we have gether; and organized labor, in his
reached a high position in the busi opinion, sees in the new year a hope
Clayton wns the brainiest man In Olf-the-Side Trim*
ness world are exacting and must ful outlook for industry.
college. If keenness of mind and an
Continue in Favor not be lowered. Continued improve For labor, he declares emphatic
ability to solve a difficult problem
ment is the price o f continued suc ally that the ultimate purposes which
when It presents Itself count for any
thing, then Clayton would be heard
cess. Toward the proper fulfillment material benefits are to serve are
from some day. But he was cold, he
o f our obligations Byllesby Manage essentially spiritual.
wns self-centered, he wns personally
He eays this end can only be ac
ment, it is hoped, will prove an in
ambitions, and he had little more than
strument of great usefulness."
. complished in the highest degree, by
future prospects. He was not an In
The purposes o f Byllesby Manage keeping in mind that workers are hu
ment” are set forth in this initial is mans seeking opportunity and enter-
Jordnn loved her to distraction and
sue by a comprehensive article writ
unwisely let her know It. He was the
ten by Vice President, Halford Erick
most unselfish, the most popular, and
son, whose opening statements are
the most llknhle man In college, but
he was poor, desperately poor. Who
ever married him would have to start
“ The main purpose of this publi
humbly and be satisfied, at first at
cation, Byllesby Management, is to
least, with hard work nnd iove.
endeavor to promote closer relations,
Martin was more or less of a non
not only between the operating de
entity, but he had money. He was
partment o f the Byllesby Engineer
uninteresting and stupid, but he
ing and Management Corporation in
dressed well, he sent her flowers anil
its general offices throughout the
took her riding nnd she knew he could
give her a beautiful home, good
country which it is operatig, but be
clothes, motor cars, and an easy, com
tween these local properties them
Brains, money, love—which should
“ This step has been deemed advis- j
she choosef She didn't hesitate long.
able because many of these proper- I
Shortly after she got out of college
ties are located so far apart that it
she married Martin nnd he took her to
is only through some such means as !
the big ugly house which he hud built
a regularly issued periodical that j
I see her often, nnd I wonder some
they can be kept in closer touch with [
times If she ever regretted the
choice she made. She has grown
“ The importance o f
rnther stout; the corners of her mouth tinue to drop from the able of the hat
droop; her face shows a rather dis shoulderwurd. Because the milliner about the closest possible relations o f
satisfied. discontented mlml.
She’s lias an eye for lines of beauty, thla this sort is indicated by the fact that
hard to get on with, the neighbors say i style of trimming has been revived it is the experience almost every-
She has found Martin stupid, and with renewed Interest for tkis spring, | where that tht more closely the dif
she's dtscowred that money, after all. j j Then, too. the big argument In favor ferent plants, under the same man
Isn't everything. I wonder If she ! I of these aide-drop trimming effects Is, agement, can he kept in touch with
doesn't sometimes think regretfully of that they are very becoming.
Many o f the lovely pnstel colored each other, the more uniform their
the day when Jordnn told her that he
practices will become and the more
loved her and when she refused him tieltlng ribbon toques, which are a
for Jordnn got on very well and he Is much-heralded vogue for this spring, efficient will also be their methods
aald to hare the happiest home lu feature the flattering off the «Id* trim. o f operation.
The hnts tn this picture present
“ The plan is to publish and discuss
j charming version« of the graceful to-
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'facts and opinions that may be o f in-
DON’T BE A MISER
instance the t.sp.e I. satin with uncut U
» nd *"•
ployes as well as to the customers
The Treasury Department esti-1 velvet rthbon looped to charming
mates that there are S.000 misers in grace. The other model Is one of those
smart crochet straws. Ra color Is importance to both the plants on the I
America, who keep their hoardings
blond and the rt »wetted how, with slaah one hand and the customers an the
merely t«> gloat over them. The es- ! ends falling to the shoulder, are In a
other that the service furnished
timate it that $400,000,000 in cash ! bright anther shade.
should be as good as it can be made
is hidden away in mattresses, holes j Gay colored felt* with pendant trim
under the circumstances and that the
in the wall, in socks, in various ; mings of flower* in match shade, are
conduct o f the employes should be
clever or foolish places, instead o f j greatly In evidence at southern rn-
at all times courteous and consider *">™ P>ln> tm ,
um. up. i . . » , , . . , ; . . , , „ j
being deposited i n safe hanks. I aorta.
ate. As a matter of fact, the two j
JOHN B. SHELEY and NETTIE B. SHELEY, Editors
CLARENCE SMEI.EY, Business Manager
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