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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Mabel, 20 miles northeast of Eugene,
will be sold at auction by the sheriff
February 26 and 27. to satisfy a Judg
ment for more than $253,000 held by
the Continental & Commercial Trust
Brief Return« of Happengia« of the Week Collected for Our
& Savings bank of Chicago and a
second mortgage of approximately
$3 ¡3,500 held by the Dollar Portland
Tillamook will hare free delivery of
All military training camps for Ore- j Lumber company. The sale will in
mall beginning May 1.
gon citizen soldiers will be held with- i clude about 7000 acres of timber land
Hop contracts are beginning to be in the borders of Oregon this year for j and 8ty miles of logging railroad, and
the first time since the war, accord practically all of the town of Mabel.
made at Salem for the 1926 crop.
Oregon News Items of Special Interest
Fire starting from an overheated
stove destroyed the Oakrldge hotel at
"Plans are being drawn for construc
tion of a $20,000 new school house in
the Pine Grove district of Hood River.
February 1 marked the starting date
of lambing operations among many
big sheep outfits that produce early
A series of one-day farmers’ lnsti-
tutes or extension schools has been
arranged by O. S. Fletcher, Lane coun
Whether teachers employed in the
Salem schools shall receive salary in
creases probably will be decided at the
polls at the May election.
Fourteen rural telephone lines run
ning out of Woodburn have been trans
ferred by the Pacific Telephone &
Telegraph company to an incorporated
Reports from the mountains east of
Albany give the information that snow
fall is deficient by about four or five
feet this year, as compared with nor
Thomas K. Campbell, incumbent,
has filed his candidacy for the repub
lican nomination for the office of pub
lic service commissioner from the
state at large.
The Pacific Newsprint Mills, with
headquarters in Portland, has been in
corporated by Joseph H. Rowan, V. A.
Johnson and T. B. Handley. The capi
tal stock is $100,000.
Work has been started on clearing
for grading of the 6.88-mlle stretch of
Redwood highway between Kerby and
Selma, by McNutt Bros, of Eugene.
A force of 60 men is clearing the right
ing to Brigadier-General’ George A.
White, commander of the Oregon na
tional guard, who has returned from
Washington, D. C„ where he conferred
with war department* officials.
Location of Fort Williams, establish
ed on Sauvles island about May 1,
1835, by Nathaniel Wyeth as the first
American foothold in this state, will
be shown on future maps of this dis
trict issued by the United States geo
logical survey, according to word re
Trucks operating under private con
tract with no fixed terminals cause
the same degree of damage to the
highways as do trucks operating under
the classification of common carriers
and should be compelled to pay their
just proportion ot money required for
the maintenance of the traffic arteries,
according to a brief filed in the state
supreme court by the public service
commission. The brief was prepared
by W. P. Ellis, attorney for the public
service commission in the suit brought
by the Purple Garage company and
other truck operators to restrain the
commission from enforcing the state
automotive transportation act against
The large Booth-Kelly Lumber mill
at Wendling and the camps above
closed Saturday for two weeks. The
mill then will resume operations and
the Springfield mill will close for tw-o
weeks. It is expected that they will
To obtain funds for Pacific college
alternate in this way until the market at Newberg a campaign will be launch
ed Thursday to raise $100,000.
The Lincoln county grand jury in
Thirteen men students now are quar
session at Toledo, took no action in antined in the University of Oregon
the alleged deportation of Japanese infirmary at Eugene as a result of an
laborers from the Pacific Spruce saw epidemic of mumps.
mill at Toledo, last July. The matter
Organization of poultry men of Des
was presented to the grand jury by
chutes county will come up for con
District Attorney Conrad at the special
sideration at a farm marketing con
request of Governor Pierce.
ference to be held in Bend Thursday.
Because of the growing importance
The safe in the Southern Pacific
of the potato crop in Klamath county,
station at W est Fir. near Oakrldge,
a potato show will be staged at
was blown open and $200 In cash
Klamath Falls next October, accord
ing to announcement by the chamber taken.
Twenty-two persons met violent
death in Portland in January, accord
ing to an official summary prepared
by Coroner Smith.
of . commerce. The potato crop last
year yielded $250,000 and estimates
are made that this will be doubled this
The public service commission has
Reservation of public lands In Coos
authorized reductions in rates on saw- county as public parks and camp sites
logs shipped from Hulbert and Coch was proposed in a bill Introduced in
ran to the log rollways at Menefee and the house by Representative Hawley.
Oswego, on the lines of the Southern
Governor Pierce issued a requisition
The reductions for the return of T. W. Lyle, who is
amount to 27 cents^ and 32)4 cents on wanted in Harney county on a forgery
1000 feet from Hulbert and Cochran, charge.
Lyle was under arrest ■ in
The voters of Salem at the election
next May will be asked to vote a
William Cole and George Cabel, Co
Salem and Canby probably will be
special tax levy of $5000 annually for
a period of three years to finance the come within a short time the most lumbia county prisoners, escaped from
activities of the Salem zoning com prominent bulb-growing sections in the jail at St. Helens after confeder
the United States, according to Jan ates on the outside had sawed away
do Graaf of Holland, who is spending two bars.
The Yamhill County Game Protec
a few days there investigating condi
A proposed amendment to the agri
tive association met Tuesday night at
tions. Mr. De Graaf is part owner of culture appropriation bill to allow $30,
McMinnville for the purpose of dis
one of the largest and oldest bulb pro 000 for drilling wells for stock in the
cussing the advisability of closing
ducing corporations in Holland.
Modoc national forest was introduced
coast streams to commercial salmon
A deficiency appropriation for rivers by Senator McNary.
and harbors which will make immedi
Herbert Armstrong, of the Menasha
Mrs. Emma Bryant, school superin
ately available the sum of $286,000 for Woodenware company, North Bend,
tendent of Washington county, has an
deepening the channel at Tillamook was chosen president of the Coos
nounced her candidacy in the May prl
harbor will probably be added to the County Fire Patrol association at a
maries for the republican nomination
first deficiency bill when it reaches meeting in Marshfield.
to the office of state superintendent
the senate shortly. Chairman Francis
Under the direction of I. M. C. An
of public instruction.
E. Warren of the senate appropriations
Definite plans for enlarging the committee has notified Senator Mc- derson, county club agent, a series of
meetings of the Boys’ and Girls’ clubs
plant of the Oregon Pulp & Paper Nury.
of Clackamas county are being held
company at Salem were made at a
The suit brought in the federal court in various parts of the county.
meeting of the board of directors. Con-!
In Portland to test the constitutional
trolling interest in the mill is now
The cement block Ferndale schoo*.
ity of the state gasoline tax law will
owned by Fred W. Leadbetter of Port
two miles north of Freewater, was
be appealed to the United States su
gutted by fire. The building was erect
preme court for final determination,
A huge tusk, thought to be of some: according to announcement made at ed in 1909 and it is estimated could
pre-histori- animal, was found by work the attorney-general's office in Salem. not be replaced for less than $20,000.
men engaged in digging a sewer in Judge Wolverton of the federal court
Rhea Luper, state engineer, announc
Salem. The tusk measured seven feet j held that the gasoline tax law is con ed the completion of the adjudication
in length and approximately nine stitutional.
of water rights on Burnt river and Its
inches in diameter at its thickest
tributaries in Baker county, involving j
The state lime board, at a meeting
245 water users and covering 27,425
in Salem, cobsldered the opening up
The rainfall in Pendleton during and development of four new lime de acres
The appointment of M. E. Weather-
1925 was slightly more than the nor posits. The lime would be used in the
mal of 14 inches, according to figures manufacture of fertilizer. One of the j ford of Arlington as county judge for
compiled by Major Lee Moorhouse, of deposits is located eight miles north of Gilliam county was announced by Gov-
ficial weather recorder. The precipi Silverton in Marion county, another | ernor Pierce following receipt o f the
tation during the year was 14.16 near Dallas and the third on Marble : resignation of L. E. Fowler from that
mountain in southern Oregon. Another
Mother of six children, although only
The state land board sold to Frank deposit Is near Gold Hill, not far from
29 years of age, Mrs. Sylvia L. Fisher,
Boutin of Portland approximately 30,- the state lime plant.
wife of J. W. Fisher, died In a boe-
000.000 feet of yellow pine timber in
Reclamation is as deserving of state
Klamath county for a consideration , aid as primary and secondary educa i pital at Bend after she took poison
of $162,752. Money derived from the j tion. main highways or agricultural Ex at her ranch house four miles east ol ,
sale of the limber will go Into the irre- periment stations. Secretary of Inter that city.
The flax plant at the slate peni
ducible school fund.
ior Work declared in a letter to Sena
Jennie Greathouse. 65. of near Craw- tor McNary of Oregon, in which the tentiary at Salem will he enlarged in
fordsvllle. was taken to the Linn roun- cabjnet member defended the section the coming spring in the way of build
ty jaii at Albany, when she failed to 1 of the pending interior department ing new, large, concrete retting tanks
pay a fine ot $350 imposed upon her supply bill requiring a pledge of state that will practically double the present
in the Justice court, on a charge o f ; assistance from Oregon before con 1 capacity/
possession of mash fit for the manu struction on the Vale, Raker or Owy
Sisters, located at the east approach
to the scenic McKenzie pass country,
facture of intoxicating liquor.
hee projects is authorized.
Cullison and associates of Portland
Directors of the Portland chamber prepared for the coming tourist soa-
were successful bidders for the con of commerce hare authorized the for son by organizing the Sisters chamber
tract of cruising 10#.#00 acres of tim eign trade committee of the chamber of commerce. Dr. H. L. Vincent Is
ber land in Coos county for $25,000. in make a surrey to determine what president of the new organization.
William O. Crosby, known In cea-
The concern has until February 1, specifications and < learsm es for a pro
1927. to complete the work. The cruise posed bridge spanning the Columbia tral Oregon through his work in in-
will start within the next two weeks rirer at Longview and Rainier would I vestigating the water holding posaiblli
The spread of smallpox and other give assurance that If the bridge ta ties of the Benham Falls storage reser
contagious diseases in Albany haa built It will not obstruct navigation voir site, died recently in Boston,
caused the authorities concern as to of the river. The chamber is opposed friends In Rend hare been notified.
The city council of McMinnville rot
the methods in which to combat the to present specifications calling for
epidemic witbont closing all public 155 f » 9 t vertical clearance at low ed to hold an election on the question
of Including the college campus in the
More 'han loo cases of water.
smallpox were reported In the last two
The mill and timber holdings of the corporate limits of the city and of vot-
, Cooe nanjfe Lumber company at . ing on the $54,000 tionds for the $544,- '
J 000 building
campaign of the college, j W a t c h m a k e r s ,
Speaking before the Marlon-Polk
‘‘THE TREASURE HOUSE”
; Realtors’ association at Salem. Frank
(Long Famous fo r Diamonds)
! Durbin, Marion county dairyman and
Use Our E a s y
hop buyer, urged a reductlou In taxes
Confidential Credit System
for the support of higher leerning and
advocated additional state aid in the
Main at Central
education of farmers.
REDDY & CO.
HAY — GRAIN — SEED — WOOD
Phone 41 Store
Phone 54 Residence
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Central Point Feed Store
” YOUR FACE IS
JESSE L. RICHARDSON
GOOD, BUT IT WON’T GO IN THE CASH
Sweet, Tasty Meats
THE CHOICE OF THE LAND— ALW A YS FRESH AND TENDER
“Quality and Service”—Our Motto
Central Point Meat Market
I. D. LEWIS, Prop.
Every home has one.
Sometimes it’s the chair by the telephone;
sometimes a kitchen stool, or an
unsuspected plaything the youngster*
have left in the hall.
Whatever it is, it’s lurking somewhere
about the house—in the dark.
Switch on the lights!
Light rooms—light halls—light stairways
never harbor these dangers to careful
grownups and running children.
Keep enough lights going throughout
the house to make every part of it quick
of access —and safe!
Electricity is the cheapest service
• you can buy.
THE CALIFORNIA OREGON
Grant* Pas«, Oregon
Klamath Falls, Oregon