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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Arizona Grand Canyon
Bat It U no mere « left or rheum or
simple gorge or canyon— It contain*
unnumbered hundred* o f these mazes
It 1« a terrific trough. (1,000 to 7,000
feet deep, at aome places nearly fifteen
mile* wide, more than 300 mile* Ions,
peopled with hundred* o f peaks,taller
than any mountain east of the Horkles
—yet not one of them with Its head so
high as your foot upon the rim— and
all ablaze with such color as no Kust-
em or Kuro|>enn landscape ever knew,
even In Its alpengtow. It Is a con
densed river system, with this tre
mendous mountain system counter
sunk and Imprisoned in Its deep-cut
channels. I f you take a big palmate
leaf, and look at Its reticulations, tak
ing the midrib for the main channel of
o f the river, you will hare a plan re
sembling I t
"W e used to say to one another fa
miliarly In Streatham park,” wrote
Mr*. Thrale, “ ‘Come, let us go Into
the library, and make Johnson speak
Ram blers.'" Let ns, as a second best,
sometimes still go Into the library and
read Johnson's Ramblers— and Idlers
and Adventurers: wherein, as Roswell
says, we Khali find "a true representa
tion of human existence.'' “ In no writ
ings whatever,” he adds with equal
truth, "can be found . . . more that
can brace and Invigorate every manly
and noble sentiment.”— From Preface
to "Johnson the Essayist," by O. M
M ixture ot Languages
Yiddish has Its origin In the migra
tion of Jews from Germany Into Rus
sia and Poland during the Fifteenth
century. These Jews spoke and wrote
German with facility. But In the Sluvlc
country they were compelled to leurn
a new language.
later the descendant* o f many of these
Jew* returned to Oermuny. In each
country the Jews absorbed part o f the
local language which was mingled
freely with the original Hebrew. Yid
dish has an extensive literature.— Path
M oving Continents
The Idea that the continents o f the
world are moving Is embodied In the
"W egener hypothesis,” suggested by
Prof. Alfred Wegener o f Austria In
hts book. “ The Origin o f Continents
and Oceans,” published In 1012. This
theory I b that the continents o f the
world are drifting, the rate o f move
ment being necessarily very slow, and
during recent conferences o f scientists
It was decided that certain tests. In
volving radio, were to be made during
the winter o f 1920-1027.
Genius Not Overcome
by Distasteful Toil
lected man o f letters. Tie relates:
" I I I so to the clock factory,” said [
Bronson quickly. And so It was de
"T h e sort o f work required o f him
mode no demand* on his brain, and
by carrying one o f his precious bor
»owed books always with him, he did
thoogh „ lhe 'tlme he
thought he did and was terribly un
happy. Yet, rather than go back to
Cheshire, he clung to the factory work
for nearly two years.
watching him start off each morning
along the lonely and precipitous path
way that led the two miles from the
farm to the factory, yearned over him.
wondered at his gentle, obstinacy, wor
ried over him but never, evidently,
lost her faith or understanding.”
Live Snails Kept in
Cold Storage Vaults
A t the beginning o f the autumn sea
son 20,1X10,000 snails are usually re
posing In cold storage In France ready
to be taken out and served up to the
epicures o f the nation. The snails are
eaten only In the colder months o f the
year. It goes Into seclusion under the
shelter o f stones and wood plies and
spreads a shield across the opening o f
lts shell and spends the winter in com
fortable seclusion and safety.
But they are forestalled by the snail
hunters who gather them In the spring
and summer months and put them In
cold storage until the restaurant de
mand starts In. They sleep away the
summer months under the Impression
that they are hibernating. I f It were
not for this the Frenchman would be
compelled to forego his diet o f snails.
There are two kinds of snails which
are In demand for consumption, a form
o f the common garden snail and the
Roman or Burgundy, which Is by far
the favorite on account o f Its delicious
flavor and Its size.—Chicago Joarnal.
Meats and Digestion
Meat Is composed ot muscle, con
nective tlsKue, Hnd fat. The musgle
fibers are composed o f thin walls
which contain the building material
for the bod y; water, mineral salts and
extractives. These fiber« are held to
gether by little tissue* and between
these little muscle fibers are bound to
gether, and the more fat the meat con
tains the more Indigestible the meat.
Hence, pork I* more Indigestible than
beef. The digestive Juices have a
harder time to penetrate the closely
bound pork fibers.
A Scottish lad wanted to go over
"W hat Is your occupation?” In
quired the Australian commonwealth
The boy looked dense, and mut
tered a questioning “ Eh?"
A repetition o f the query brought
no light to the youth's face.
"W hat I mean Is." snld the Inspec
tor, “ what are you doing Just now?"
And the answer came at once: ‘T m
Jlst eotln' a sweetie."— Tlt-BIts.
"You esn take yocr choice—go back
to Chenhlre tomorrow or go to work
In the clock factory.”
These were the alternative* offered
to young Bronson Alcott by his father
Alcott, who was to become the father
o f Louisa May Alcott, hud returned
from the home of his uncle, where he ■ It was the »bird day o f hubby's va-
had been sent to go to school. Honor»1
cation and ho wii* hon.mlng a trifle
W lllsle Morrow, writing In McCall’s,
bored with existence. As they *at to
ha* told o f the early life of thl* neg-
gether on the h otel onroh he suddenly
demanded o f his wife. "H ow In the
world did we happen to pick out thl*
dump as a resort?”
Ills w ife gazed at him In pained
surprise for a moment before sh<
could re| ty, “ Why, Edward, you know
you always enjoyed the scandals her*
Immensely!” — I*lttf burgh Chronicle
T h ’ village black
smith now hez a
grandson whqt tells
bedtime stories over
On Saturday, February 6, a little
son was bom to Mr. and Mrs. R oy
K e lley o f this city.
H IG H
H I’ S
SC H O O L N O TE S
(Continued from page on e)
C. R. Richmond ........................
W. D. Steadman ...........- ...........
John Res* --------- ------------------
F. A E. Theatre
B etter repairing and recondition
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. B urger and
ing fo r less at the Independent G ar
adv fam ily are having a visit from Mr.
and Mrs. Brooks T ro gg e r, o f Scran
Mrs. Leonard Bowman and chil ton, Pennsylvania, and J. B. Sw artz
dren have been having a siege o f and w ife , o f San Bernardino, C a lif
flu this week.
ornia. These people are ^11 relatives
o f the Burger and Sw artz fam ilies
James G rieve and w ife o f P ros and they drove up from C ailforn ia,
pect, w ere visiting the Guy T ex home arrivin g here Tuesday.
N O T IC E
Mrs. L. E. Smith who has been
seriously ill with
taken to the hospital last Saturday,
and is v e ry much improved.
Charles M ayfield o f our city is
listed am ong the sick people
F. E. Stephenson was called home
to Scotia, C aliforn ia, Tuesday,
account o f the illness o f his mother.
J. H. T errett, one o f the old tim e
citizens o f Central Point, is a new
reader o f the Am erican this week.
Ira G rigsby has been w earing the
o ffic ia l star the past week while Jim
Cummings has been
^ lm 18
en joyin g
i° b again,
Mrs. M ary M ayfield ,
called to Gresham. O regon, to
her sister who was ill, w rites that
sister, Mrs. Reynolds, seems to
C en tral
W illa m ette
U niversity, Salem, was down home
last week fo r a fe w days’ visit with
H e returned to Salem
the firs t o f the week.
Alto, you have more money if
you let it talk— by going to the
place where you can save more of
it on your repair bill.
T r y the I N D E P E N D E N T G A R -
A G E for Guaranteed work and be
IN D E P E N D E N T G A R A G E
C. T . G enzel,.Prop.
B RA ZING
C. T. G E N Z E L
(T h e Man W ho K n o w s)
W e do
A C E T Y L E N E W E LD IN G AN D
fu r n is h
W. C. Leever
The W I N C H E S T E R Store
Central Point, Oregon
W e A r e Manufacturer* of
P ain t
I. D. Lewis, p rop rietor o f the C ity
M eat Market, is ill at his home. I f
is reported that he is s u ffe rin g from
p a r t s f o r a n y m a k e o f stove
Mrs. E artbum , whose home is in
Ashland, is detained at home
week ow in g to the illness o f
Mrs. Sheiey is supplying
the vacancy in the fifth grade, o f
which Mrs. Easburn is the regular
FOR S A L E
Spitzenburg and N ew ton cull*.—
W oodlawn Orchard.
There has been a rumor started by
a certain party in Central P oin t that
I have charged fo r parts that w ere
not used, and labor that was not
done on cars.
A n yone that can prove that I have
done this w ill be paid $5.00 cash by
me, i f they can show me.
I have dealt honestly, as an hon
est man can, and expect to continue
to be honest.
A $2.00, 1926 Road, Radio
Railw ay map O regon,
C aliforn ia, U. S., as a premium, at
M ary M ee’s drug store.
CARD OF T H A N K S
The offic e rs . B oy and G irl Scout*
o f C entral Point
their appreciation and thanks to Mr.
I. G. Shaw fo r the money) received
from his lecture.
A lso to Ross A
R -ss fo r the p ro fits made from the
form erly lived
where they have many friends.
Does Your Old
A m il Britt, Johnny M iller, M ollie
B ritt and Mrs. Clark o f Jacksonville,
w ere Sunday visitors at the k. H.
M oore home in this city.
M E D FO R D
.25 M olay basketball team played the
.50 Central P oin t high school team here,
resulting in the visitors being v ictor
The L e e ve r Hardware let the men
ious, the Score being 14 to 21.
| have the $20.00 stop-watch at cost.
It was considered a v e ry interest
As the total o f this sum was 50
ing gam e us there w ere th "ee pro
cents over the cost o f the stop-watch
fessionals in the De Molays.
a score book was bought with the
Mr. and Mrs. C. A . B oles
The Ath letic association has just th»rir two children Rollin and Norm a
This Jean, drove to M edford S u n d i^ and
T e rr itt
makes the third this season.
They w ere callers at the
Mrs. T e rr itt is home from
are now planning on buying some home.
the hospital, having been operated
lockers f o r the players.
on fo r appendicitis.
T h e T e rre tts
Gerom e Smith, Senior, has en roll
ed in the C entral P oin t high school.
Buttons covered at F ab er’s.
G erom e comes from M edford. This
makes one hundred and one students
Mrs. I. G. Shaw
home enrolled and eight have dropped out,
from Portland by stage Wednesday leaving 83.
The school is able to
take care o f 50 high school students
O. R. Pankey, while not confined
at home, is am ong others who are
student m eet
because o f severe
fe e lin g
ing held last Friday. It was decided
cold or flu.
upon to have a valentine box on V a l
The vote was unani
The Union church members are entine Day.
planning fo r a social tim e at th eir mous with the Freshmen and Seniors
church F riday evening, this
week. m aking most o f the noise about it.
Mrs. A . W. I^ w is , who was quite
ill last week, is im proving.
M O LAYS
DOORS. SCREENS, WINDOWS AND SASH
WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES, MOULD
INGS, CABINETS OF ALL KINDS
O ur Constant Aim is to K eep O ur Quality and Prices
Ab solu tely Right. Do N ot O rder From O ut-of-Town
Concerns B efore L e ttin g Us F igu re on Y ou r Bill.
A MODERN M IL L