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Central Point American
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1926
'i M 'T 'I T 'C 'T '
Last Tuesday night about 40 men
met together in the basement o f the
The object o f this gathering was
to hear the plans fo r a men’s Bible
Old timers from every nook and study class to be rolled “ The Broth
corner o f
Oregon and erhood.”
northern California will limber up
The speaker o f the evening was
rheumatic old joints, tune up their Dr. Campbell o f San Francisco, who
fiddles, rub a generous amount of has had a great deal o f experience
resin on their bows and vie for in men’s Bible class work all over
honors in the Fiddlers’ Contest, the Pacific coast.
which is being arranged by the Med
Dr. Campbell's talk on this subject
ford Lions Club. On Thursday night, was very interesting and instructive.
March 4th, strains from many popu He told o f classes o f 50 in towns o f
lar old tunes like "Tu rkey in the 150 or 200; o f 102 members in towns
Straw” and "Blue Danube W altz” o f 3,000 in California and stated
will issue from the Oriental Gardens that this town should do as well in
ballroom at Medford when old-time ! proportion to its siae.
will compete fo r several I Others who spoke were Rev. Gray
prizes which have been offered by o f Butte Falls, Rev. Lawrence o f
the M edford Lions.
Medford, Rev. Davis o f Medford and
With the first announcement of Rev. J. M. Johnson o f Central Point,
the novel contest, inquiries from
A number o f songs, very delicious
Roseburg to Dunsmuir, from Apple- refreshments nnd good humor helped
gate to Lakeview, flooded in to the to pass the evening pleasantly.
* contest headquarters at the C. E.
It was decided to use the entire
Gates Auto Company o f Medford, evening merely to plan and explain
Enthusiasm has been growing by the proposition and to organize at
leaps and bounds and already Indica a later date.
tions point to one o f the season's
most brilliant a ffairs in Medford.
Not only will old-timers enjoy tho
Esther A. Musty to Sterling G.
novel contest but young as well,
since the contest will be followed by Richmond, on Saturday,
a big dance where new and old dance 20, at Jacksonville, Oregon.
bits will be featured. Henry Ford,
who has made a country wide e ffo rt known in this community, having
to revive the old time dances, has lived here fo r a number o f yeors.
Mr. Richmond Is an employe o f
been selected as honorary judge of
the Copco company in Medford. At
the Lions Contest.
present they are visiting Mrs. J. W-.
Lewis, o f Gold Hill, Mrs. Lewis be
P. T. A. NEW S
ing a sister o f Mrs. Richmond.
Mrs. A. T. Lathrop
Their many friends in the com
We take this opportunity o f thank munity wish them a long, prosperous
ing Mr. Jewett and the members 6f and happy journey through life,
the faculty, fo r the courtesy extend
ed to the local association by the
invitation to the president to be an
Perry Johnson reached his 15th
honor guest o f the patriotic program
last Monday morning. The program birthday List b’riday, February 20th.
was most interesting and thoroughly On Saturday, his mother, Mrs. John
son, surprised Perry by inviting sev
The foundation o f true patriotism eral o f his boy friends to come to
is rightly laid in the home, and it his home and eat dinner with him.
is the glorious duty o f all parents, *rhc boys enjoyed the dinner and the
as far as lies in their power, to companionship o f one another.
Those present were Everett and
raise citiaens that are a credit to
the community— mentally, morally Lester Scott, Harold Morton, Archie
and Eddie Martin, Theron Brown and
The Southern Pacific film * show Philip Hamrick.
1 H/O 1 y l" U I\ U
TO BE JUDGE
ing the activities o f the 500 boys
and girls who were privileged to at
tend the 1925 Summer school, were
shown at the gymnasium on Friday
ately, the pictures were not as dis
tinct as one would have liked; but
they served to show what splendid
opportunities the young folks o f to
There were one million boys and
girls in 4 H Club work in the United
States last year, o f these
8,000 were in Oregon.
In Central Point there were 46
completed projects, three clubs com
pleting their work 100 percent.
I. D. LE W IS IM PR O VIN G
I. D. Lewis, who has been under
going a siege o f pneumonia is re
covering and hopes to soon be on
duty at his place o f business, the
City Meat Market.
L A D IE S ’ CIRCLE MEET
18,000 ILL FROM
members o f the Circle, a
PICKS UP RADIO j ladies’ society in the Christian church COLD WAVE IN
.net fo r a social afternoon Wednes-
FROM ARCTIG I j day
MEXICO CI T Y
o f this week at the home o f
Grants Pass, Feb. 22.— Radio mes
sage from the ship Arctic, frozen in
ice north of Baffin's Land in the
Arctic Circle, were picked up Sat
urday night between 12 and 1 o’clock
by F. I. Adams, o f Evans creek. The
messages were voice
the operator attempting to pick up
headquarters at Montreal. The re
ception was good.
fo r some time to the talk.
The message was transmitted on
The ship will be on
the air again next Saturday night
at the same time.
Adams used a
Kellogg wave-master in picking up
B IR TH D A Y P A R T Y
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Burger enter
tained Saturday evening at their
country home in honor o f the ¡Toth
birthday « f their daughter tternie«.
A Jbliy crowd o f young people en
joyed new and interesting games,
after which dainty refreshments o f
fruit salad ttnti cake Were served, tri
each piece o f cake was baked an em
blem such as a badge, a white ele
phant, a Japanese lantern, a safety
pin, or a ring, by tneans o f which
the possessor’s fort me
A lte r lunch there Was music and
singing; then Miss Bernice displayed
her birthday gifts.
Those present wore! Thp M isses
Lola and Vera Davis, Thelma Part-
key, Beatrice Seabrooke,
Burger, Dorothy Martin,
Boswell, Florence Hamrick,
Sheley, Violet Scott and Alice Rea-
broOke; the Messrs. Carl Boswell,
Brown, Milton Coleman,
La wren, e Collins,
Archie Martin, Carl Coleman, Perry
Faber, and N w w ai W ylie; Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Martin, Mrs. J. E. Bos
well, nnd the guest o f honor, Ber-
The guests departed at a late hour,
wishing Miss Burger many more
W. R. C. M EETIN G
Last Saturday afternoon the W
R. C. o f Central Point met and with
were twenty-seven visitors
from the Medford order.
Several persons were initiated as
new members and others who expect
ed to become members were ill nnd
Refreshments were served and an
enjoyable time passed.
The Central Point W. R. C. has
a large and growing membership
and it is an organization o f which
we should be proud and to which we
should give aid when it is needed.
The ladies stand ready and willing to
fu lfill every standard fo r which they
Mrs. W iley, o f this city.
About twenty-five ladies, some o f
whom were guests,
Boll call was answered by each lady
giving a patriotic quotation. Lincoln,
Washington and Longfellow were ali
mentioned in story or poem, as the
birthday o f each occurs in this
One o f the unique features o f the
program was the bringing by a num
ber o f ladies o f an old keepsake o f
interest, the owner telling some
thing o f the history o f the article.
A number o f these articles dated
hack Warty years and all present en
joyed seeing them.
Delicious refreshments were serv
ed an a profitable and pleasant time
spent by all.
J. E. W E A V E R IL L
Eighteen thousand people within
the federal district o f Mexico City
are ill with influenza and the death
rate is alarming.
The federal dis
trict is a small area surrounding the
capital, similar to the District o f
Statistics fo r the whole republic
are not available,
state that the epidemic is due to
the cold wave and exposure during
a carnival which is just terminating,
and when thousands rode on floats
in native costumes, lightly clad.
DAMON CAFE TO PU T IN N E W
IM PRO VEM ENTS
The Damon Cafe will have install
ed soon one o f the finest fountains
in southern Oregon. The interior
walls o f the cafe will be painted as
well as the fixtures, making it up-
to-the-minute in every respect.
J. E. Weaver, who became 111 last
Sunday, was taken to the hospital
in Medford Monday evening. Mr.
W eaver will be given medical treat
ment and attention fo r a time, and
W. A. Crane, our authorized agent
it is hoped by his friends in this
community that he will be able to for the American, has handed in the
now subscriptions this
return soon, nnd in better health.
week: Stanley Vaughn, P. H. Mc-
Kinnis, M. M. Wright, Henry Schulz,
ROSE C AFE OPENED
W D. Hood, S. S. Abbott, P. A.
Sidney Thomas has returned
to Bonney, C. F. Smith, Carl Hammond
Central Point and opened the Rose and S. E. Doolittle.
Cafe which has been closed this win
Sidney has had the fixtures
meetings nt the Christian
painted and everything overhauled. church continue with interest and
He will serve regular meals, short good attendance.
The singing by
orders and fountain service.
Mr. Putnam o f Ashland, is an inter
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esting part o f the program and the
A pleasant time was enjoyed by sermons by Mr. Allison are worth
all who attended the Woman’s R elief while.
corps last Saturday the 20th. Twen
ty-seven were present from the Med
An apron and overall party was
ford corps. There was an initiation given at Mrs. Mycr's home Saturday,
o f four. There were to be six, but February 20 by the Christian En
two couldn't come on account o f deavor. It was given to make the
sickness. There was sixty-two ladies young people more
refreshments Christian Endeavor work and also
were served after the meeting con fo r the purpose o f having a good
sisting o f sandwiches, pie,
salads, time. Everybody enjoyed the party.
coffee and tei,
The annual meeting o f the Jack-
son Courtty Public Health association
which was to b«VP been held March
2nd, at the Methodist Pftureh in
Medford, has been postponed until
Dr. Else o f Portland,
a noted specialist, Who was to have
spoken could not be present at that
time so it was deemed advisable to
wait until he could be present to ad
dress the meeting.
J. B. Stevens has purchased a 20-
acre tract from the Howard Hill land.
On« and 1-4 acres were also sold
to J. M. Southerlin who
moved here from Oklahoma and is
now employed at the mill. The deals
were made through the
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burg o f Salem,
Ore., who have been spending the
winter at Long Beach, stopped fo r a
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visit Sunday with the latter’s
S. B. MeClurken o f Denver, Colo.,
“ U N IO N CHURCH M ESSENGER”
uncle, R. E. Mulligan, a photog
has been visiting fo r the past two
weeks at the home o f his cousin, Mrs. rapher, at the Hotel Central.
The Rev Johnson presented
M. P. Holmes.
He left Friday for
this Week with a copy o f "Th e Union
Mrs. E. R. Gleason, Mr. and Mrs.
Sacramento and will visit other Cal
Church Messenger,” a monthly paper
Johnny Williams, Mrs. L. L. Damon,
published by himself and devoted to
Mr. MeClurken was
most Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Richardson and
the interests o f the Union church and
favorably impressed with the mild Mr. and Mrs. Harry Copinger, were
scenic grandeur and home in Medford Tuesday evening attend
In looking through its columns we
like conditions o f the valley and he ing the I. O. O. F. banquet.
According to their record sheets find it an excellent sheet, inasmuch
has great hopes fe r :L> immediate
these projects represented a profit as it furnishes religious news o f a
A. B. Maple has resigned his posi
A CHOICE G IFT
o f $398.78 to the hoys and girls, general nature and also meets a local
tion at the Faber store and will do
a fter their labor and all* expenses need.
Mrs. L. Hatfield this week pre-
carpenter work through the summer
Vera Davis Is the leader o f the
had been deducted. Added to this,
sented this office with some Bosc
A. B. has just purchased
cash prizes to the value o f $389 were
The Rev. Johnson is in Butte Falls pears, grown on their 5-acre tract
a new Chevrolet car to assist in en
taken in. Figuring in dollars and this week assisting the Rev. Gray, near Central Point.
assured all that come. A ll young joying outdoor life.
cents these 46 projects earned a total pastor o f the Presbyterian church
These pears are dsually not ex
people not attending any other young
o f $780.78 fo r the boys and girls o f that place, in a series o f religious
pected to he in good condition later
Automobile accidents have cost
peoples meeting are invited to come.
o f Central Point 4 H Clubs.
than Thanksgiving, but these were
the United States 123,500 lives since
Elizabeth Southwell won a free
his or herself, having utterly failed put in cold storage and are yet not a fter the lesson so every member 1917— more than were killed in the
trip to the State Fair fo r being high
World war— according to statistics
to absorb the club spirit.
o f the Christian Endeavor please be
scoring girl at the County Fair. The
They are a beautiful fruit and in
made public by the department o f
In club work as in other things
Stock Judging team gained second at
commerce at Washington.
top places are not “ attained by sud perfect condition. Thank you.
business matter will come before the
the County Fair, and also gained a
trip to the State Fair. In connec
R E A L E STA TE TRAN SFERS
A world exposition in New York
strengthens the resolve to “ make the
tion with the pig-feeding
in 1932 to celebrate the 200th an
Jackson, county to O. L. Lindley,
Miss Gladys Bond, teacher o f the niversary e f the birth o f
three boys had a trip to the Pacific
C. D. «1. 8 % o f N 4 o f S * first grade, has been
o f f duty a
International Livestock Exposition at
in a bill
The regular meeting o f the local | o f N W o f NW Sec 28 Twp 38 S couple o f days, because o f an oper Washington, is provided
filed in the house by Representative
association will he held Friday eve- I fj j West
ation fo r the removal o f the tonsils.
Ruth Webster and Elizabeth Scott ning, March 5th at the gymnasium
B. I-. Fairchild o f L ew York.
Miss Florence Hamrick took care o f
gave a sewing demonstration at the at 7 :.10 p. m. Good program. Ev
County Fair. The only contest pro erybody come and bring somebody Goodman, Q. C. D. $1, Lot in Jack- the little people Monday and Tues
Mrs. M. C. H. Day who has been
day, during Miss Bond’s absence.
vided by the premium book being in else.
visiting her mother Mrs. J. B. Scott,
O. L. Lindiey et ux to John Fran-
Prone Bread making.
returned to her home at Bremmer-
ces Wehster, W. D. $10, Ld in Sec
The Epworth League entertained
traders in 4 H Club work try to
Miss Brewster will meet with the 28 Twp 38 S, R 1 West.
on Monday evening at the Federated
lay as little emphasis as possible on Pre-School Circle at the gymnasium
John F. Webster et ux to Robert church, the young people o f Wagner
L. O. Davidson is starting the erec
the financial gain. The real value on March fth at 2:30 p. m. Topic
C. Logan et ux, W. D. $10, Ld in creek Sunday school. A good crowd
tion o f a new house near the one
o f the work is in the achievement, fo r discussion "Feeding the Pre- Talent.
came over and a pleasant time is just completed opposite the school
the fart o f something worth* while School Child.”
O. H. Johnson et ux to H. H. Van reported.
accomplished, and the acquiring o f
Valkenburg, W. D. $10, Lot 2 Blk
business habits while doing it.
The members o f the 4 H Club 25 Ashland.
Frank Keabream o f Santa Rosa,
Wilson is confined at
Occasionally, an ex-clab member wish to
thank all those
I rank C. High et ux to Joseph P. Calif., was here today. He experts home today with sickness.
is found who has become disgruntled kindly
the Chisholm. W. D. $10, Ld in Ashland. I to return soon with his family and
at not gaining a prize, hut such a '‘eats” they had on sale on Friday
J. P. ( hisholm to Frank C. High j put some new improvements on the
We want the news. Phone, write,
member only refltets discredit uppn j evening last.
et ux, W. D. $10, Ld in Ashland, theatre building.
or tell as.