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Central Point Am erican
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 11. 1926
Bonds for New High School BIG MINSTREL
Carry Three to One
WILL HOLD PUBLIC SALE
S. B. Tarbell was in town Wednes
day to have some bills printed for
his sale which will be held Thursday,
February 18, at his farm 4 miles
north o f Central Point.
Mrs. Tarbell has been in poor
health for some time and a change
o f location will be made to benefit
Mr. and Mrs. Tarbell
have lived here fo r some time and
their friends deeply regret the leav
ing o f this good family.
They will locate at Port Angeles,
The West Side Minstrel Co., will
Work will be started in a few days
present the play, " A Night on the
by the Owen-Oregon Lumber com
pany, to construct a new $500,000
AT THE SCHOOL ELECTION THIS AFTERNOON THE BONDS FOR Old Plantation,” in Central Point at
sawmill upon its land near Medford.
THE NEW SCHOOL BUILDING CARRIED BY A LARGE MAJOR Jhe schdl gymnasium Saturday night,
The new mill will be 90x288 feet
ITY. 152 BALLOTS WERE CAST; THE COUNT SHOWING 114
The proceeds will go to the Boy
in dimension, electrically
YES— 38 NO. STEPS WILL BE TAKEN AT ONCE TO ERECT THE
Scouts o f Central Point, and a large
throughout and modern in every re
NEW BUILDING WHICH WILL BE COMPLETED AND READY
crowd will attend as the tickets are
spect. The increased capacity will
mean the employment o f 250* more
FOR USE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.
The West Side Minstrel Co., have
put on several entertainments which
P. T. A. NEWS
arsenic varying from
were always pleasing to the audi
to one-thirty-fifth o f a grain.
ences. The play is an exceptionally
UNDER THREE FLAGS
Mrs. A. T. Lathrop
Mr. A. P. Johnson, prosecuting,
On last Thursday evening.
The Pre-Schoo! Circle met in reg pointed out that the Royal Commis good one and will be worth seeing.
The lecture given Tuesday night Beeson, the second grade teacher in
ular session last Friday afternoon at sion on Arsenical Poisoning stated Attend and help the Boy Scouts.
by Rev. Shaw for the benefit o f the our city
the gymnasium. The subject fo r dis that there should not be more than
Boy Scouts was very interesting and friend, Mrs. Eastburn, by inviting a
cussion was “ T h rift.”
Mrs. Nettie one-hundredth o f a grain per pound
entertaining and a merry ripple o f number o f friends to their apart
B. Sheley was unavoidably absent allowed.
Mrs. B. A. Atkinson entertained laughter burst forth from the boys ments in the Cowley building. Mrs.
but kindly sent her paper to be read.
Mr. Bingley, the magistrate; How last Thursday evening at an informal throughout the evening.
Eastburn had given away the fact
Mrs. Eva Smith was in charge o f is the trtgiesman to know o f the
dinner at her home. Covers were
Rev. Shaw gave the experience o f that it was her birthday, and this
the Round Table conference,
and existence o f the arsenic?
laid fo r nine. The table was attrac his youth as a boy with a wander was the reason fo r the surprise.
many good ideas were voiced by the
Mr. Johnson: He cannot get rid tively decorated with red hearts and lust and brought out very plainly
A guest reported that the evening
mothers present. These meetings o f the responsibility.
The analyst candles,
with a valentine
center the fact that it doesn’t pay a boy was very pleasantly spent.
are quite informal and most help has subjected the apples to washing,
piece. A most delicious dinner was to wander very far from home.
Those present were Mrs. L. Hat
Every mother o f young chil etc., but he could not get rid o f
out the color
To the older part o f his audience field, Mrs. Dizney, Mrs. Florence
dren should be there.
he taught the value o f redemption. Stephenson, Miss Hazel Sephenson,
Mr. Bingley: It means that this
The hostess discovered that Thurs
and Miss Bond.
The regular meeting o f the Con particular class o f apple is to be day was the birthday o f Mrs. Ted
gress o f Parents and Teachers was shut out o f our markets?
Hill, one o f the invited guests, so
The Christian Endeavor meeting
held at 3 :30 p. m. last Friday a ft
Mr. Johnson agreed,
and added the other guests Were let into the
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leever enter
ernoon. The next meeting on March that the Ministry o f Health had is secret, which resulted in Mrs. Hill tained three tables at “ 500” last Sat will be held Sunday at 6:30 p. ra.
at the Christian church. A special
4th is to be held at 7 :30 p. m. in sued a circular to all the local author receiving many laughable gifts, rang urday evening.
program has been arranged by Lola
order to give
fathers as well as ities instructing them to take pro ing from a rattle to a small box o f
Those present to enjoy the social
Davis. All young people not attend
mothers a chance to attend. The ceedings.
clothes pins. These were presented evening were Messrs. Roy Jones, L.
following ladies were reported to
Dr. Scrase, the medical o fficer o f to her as the desert was served and J. Freeman, Bob Kincaid, Sam Koh ing any other young people’s meet
have entertained fo r the benefit o f health fo r Hampstead,
said one- as the birthday cake was cut, which ler, Kenneth Jerome, and the wives. ing are invited to come.
the P. T. A .: Mrs. C. E. Bolds and thirty-fifth o f a grain per pound was was adorned with sixteen candles. Mr. and Mrs. Jerome are from Med
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Boles took a
Mrs. Kindle, Mrs. Eva Smith, Mrs. absolutely dangerous.
Much merriment was caused by ford.
number o f Boy Scouts including
H. T. Pankey, Mrs. J. E. Weaver,
Mr. Bingley asked i f there was valentine crackers, which contained
Mrs. Gleason and Mrs. Jack South- danger in eating one apple.
The Woman’s R elief Corps will their son Rollin, to Medford Monday
valentine fortunes, souvenirs, and
well, Mrs. Burger and Mrs. Paul
meet in regular session February 20. evening to the scout meeting in the
Dr. Scrase said there would
be paper caps.
Mrs. C. H. Taylor,
Mrs. danger if two apples were eaten
A fte r dinner, the guests enjoyed There will be an initiation o f five armory.
and Mrs. A. T. raw.
program o f music, new members and one by reinstate
Lewis Pankey and w ife were here
Mr. Bingley dismissed the cases
each contributing his or her mite, ment. Refreshments o f sandwiches,
It was voted that the 4 H club on payment o f costs.
will be from Prospect Tuesday visiting with
with honors going to Prof. Jewett salad, pie, co ffe and tea
members be allowed the privilege o f
following his selection on his ukelele. served a fter the meeting. A ll mem Mr. and Mrs. Guy Tex and other
The poison in the American
selling cake, candy, etc., fo r the pur
The evening was qnded with games, bers are requested to be present.
apples is said to be due to the
pose o f starting a fund in aid o f the
in which the guests entered
growers spraying the trees to
4 H work, on the evening o f the
which amounts tc four hundred dol
much zest, and which were very ex
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
combat insect pests a fter the
citing, most interesting and enjoy (Hamilton 4b Pickett, Co-pardners) lars.
fruit has formed.
Because o f publishing a larger
Sickness caused quite a slump in
able. Honors falling to Mrs. Grimes,
A new fad came to life at the and better year book the Pointer
attendance, and the Program chair
she being awarded with a huge lolli
man, Mrs. Snyder,
pop, which was decorated in keep high school when two girls came to sta ff has raised the price o f the an
The third grade
Missouri business men have form ing with the spirit o f the evening. school with mud sloppers on. The nuals to $1.25. 0
Miss Hazel Stephenson,
the ed an organization “ to show the tax
The guests included: Mr. and men greeted this fad with much dis
The books will be released May
right to have the fern this month.
wastage and to formulate a plan Mrs. Ted Hill, Mrs. Dorothy Wilcox, gust and disapproval. They forget first. This early date which is made
Mrs. Nathan Gresham and
Miss whereby the present methods o f ad W. G. Trill, Prof, and Mrs. H. P. the first red necktie they ever wore, possible by efficient working and co
Wilma Sheley each gave a delight ministration may be improved so the Jewett, and Mr. and
Mrs. L. C. or when they discarded their garters. operation on the Pointer staff, is
W’ e maintain this is a good fad much earlier than the release o f the
ful piano selection.
Beeson taxpayers may receive a larger re Grimes.
and that it should be encouraged, year boks in form er yoars.
read a communication from Mrs. W. turn.”
because it prevents mud from soil
H. Norcross in regard to a site for
They propose to examine the
ing the hosiery, and shows initiative
a high school, and H. T> Pankey whole state administrative system
The English IV class is now study
The new home o f Mr. and Mrs. on the part o f the women.
spoke on the High
Bond and also that o f the counties. Such
ing on editorials and interviews. The
Roy Kincaid was the scene o f a sur
W’ e wonder what would happen if
an e ffo rt should b£ welcomed by ev
class finds the journalism work very
prise last Thursday evening when a these pessimistic men knew if Paris
For some unknown reason Mrs. ery public official, as well as by
number o f friends
went to their has just let loose again with her
Humphrey did not come as an the people.
home to spend a few hours.
nounced; we hope she was not de
Several states have formed such
The different classes are putting
In all there were twenty-six guests, the Well-Dressed Lady Should Omit
tained by sickness.
organizations and the rest should fo l
on a stunt Friday afternoon fo r the
they bringing their own refresh to Wear. The trend o f fashion in
low, fo r it is only by organized e f
dicates last years' styles will be knee
fort that state, county and
4 H Club Work
Six tables played “ 500,” the first plus ultra
this year.— Evidently
taxes will ever be reduced.
Through the courtesy o f the local
Friday evening, February 19th, at
ladies prize being won by Mrs. Jim skirts are going to touch the ankles
7:30 p. m. in the gymnasium, mov
Cornutt, and the first gentlemen’s only when girlies are saying their business men a $20 stop-watch was
THEATRE CHANGES HANDS
ing pictures will be shown o f club
prize by Roy Jones.
prayers. Hosiery, this summer, will given to the High School Athletic
activities in various
parts o f the
were be more invisible than before. France association last Wednesday. This
Paul W alker has taken charge o f
stale, and especially o f the Summer
and has invented a stocking that gives stop-watch enables the timers to ac
the Gateway Theater and will have
curately judge time to a fifth o f a
School at Corvallis.
a silkworm hardly anything at all to
good shows on Tuesday, Wednesday
Homes Carter, R. G. Fowler, county
Thursday and Saturday nights. He I
club agent, Miss Brewster, home
A vote o f thanks was moved to
news from Paris only goes to show
will also have a genuine old-time I ed bjr al! PreBent
demonstration agent, and others
that are greater evils arising than he extended to the persons subscrib
dance on Monday .nights with the I
GIRL SCOUTS HAVE VISITORS that o f the indiscriminate use o f ing to the stop-watch fund at a re
hope to be here.
real old time music, and a modem |
Admission free, everybody come.
cent student body meeting.
dance on Friday nights with up-to-
4 H club members will have all
date music by the Paramount Or
kinds o f delicious “ eats” on sale, so
R. F. Jones ___ _______ ...
chestra o f "Medford.
We wish Mr. o f their club house and sang songs
A torrid contest is expected by
o f welcome at the approach o f their the basketball fans when the Central R. Ross ..................... ..
guests. The glad hand o f good-fel Point tossers meet the Jacksonville E. R. Gleason
N. B. Donations o f cake, pie,
candy, or popcorn would be gladly
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Arms o f lowship gave them a touch o f the quintet at Jacksonville Friday, Feb G. E. Fox .
received by any o f the club mem- | Wimbledon, North Dakota, called at
ruary 12. No conference games have
bers, or the committee— Mrs. War ths C. T. Genzel home Friday, on invitation to become a part o f this been lost by either team.
ren Patterson, Mrs. J. L. Burger, their way to Southern
On the following night the Central Guy Tex
California splendid organization.
An inviation tc attend the Minstrel Point team will play Ashland at the Kenneth Beebe
Mrs. Myrl Watson or Miss Stephen points.
Mr. and Mrs. Arms were
E. C. Faber
childhood friends o f Charlie and it Show, und “ Laugh and grow Scout” I Ashland armory.
8. H. Root ....................
sure was pleasant to see them again. was extended to all present— at the !
’ D. Lewis ..........................
school gym. Saturday evening. Feb
Apples end Arsenic
Hijh School to Poblish Aonual
L. Hatfield .................
The following clipping was receiv:
Miss Jennings, coun$y ’ health ruary 13. This being Valentine eve.
To incorporate originality, and to
C. S. Sanderson
ed this week by Mrs. A. T. Lathrop nurse, was in Central Point Monday the Girl Scouts will sell valentines 1
reduce the cost o f production, scenic L. L. Norcross ............
in a letter from relatives in England. and a part o f Tuesday, where she and candy.
views will be used in place o f the
E. H. Thornbrue ......... .
The half hour o f music, games and
The article is an excerpt from that was performing the duty o f exam
art-drawn section-heads in the make
Claud White ............
famous London paper “ The Daily ining the eyes and throats o f the song were much enjoyed.
up o f the 1926 Pointer, the year
Lessons in practical scouting and
and describes an incident school children and officially report
book o f the Centra! Point high I
R. H. Paxaon
first aid were given by the captain. !
which took place in a London police ing the conditions to the parents.
J. W Eldon
court and may be o f interest to ap
Individual pictures o f the members
, T_- _ .
Miss Violet and Elizabeth Scott
A. Beall ........................
ple growers in this section.
The Union church Gospel team , __ _____ . .
the Junior class will be substi
, , . „
motored to Butte fails Saturday
date o f the paper was not given, but drove
to Wagner creek last Snnday
. ™ f
where they spent the week end with tuted for the old method o f using Jesse Richardson
it is o f recent issue:
afternoon where they conducted a >,
. __. . .
Mi«» Eva and Betty Hansen of that group pictures. The Juniors are Fred Wiley
AR SE N IC IN U. S. A P P L E S — , very interesting religious service.
paying fo r thia privilege.
W. J. Freeman
! They were accompanied by the Rev
USELESS TO W ASH THEM
More originality ia brought out by
Battery t Electric Co.
Walter Ernest Camp, fruiterer, o f | and Mrs. Johmon.
Mrs. WiH Ha s»n
Medford placing, in a unique manner, on each Central Point Lbr. Yard
Belsize-lane. Hampstead, and
spent Tuesday In Central Point with page a group o f five Seniors’ pic C. A. Boles
liars A lfred Champ, fruiterer, o f
Mrs. I- E. Smith, who has been her sister. Mrs. K. E. Scot*.
tures in a colBmn.
J. A. Gear
Haverstoek Hill, were summoned at seriously ill fo r some time past, was
The sale o f annuals, revenue from |
Mrs. F. Denton
selling removed last Friday to the hospital '
Mrs. Tom Pankey ha* our thanks advertising, and donations from the
Jonathan and Newtown apples from . in Medford, where it ia hoped she for a renewal o f the American since four classes, is expected to cover the j
the United States which conUined I may improve.
our last issue.
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cost o f production o f the year book, j