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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
| port Issued by E. L. Kent, govern
mental agricultural statistician. The
Al. Independent W eek ly Paper Published at Central Point, Oregon, and
of Oregon cattle on February
Entered Thursday o f each week in the P osto ltice th ereof as Second Class
1 was 99 per cent against S3 per cent
laat year and sheep condition was 99
JOHN B. SH ELEY and N E T T IE B. SH ELEY, Editors
per cent against 91 per cent.
CLARENCE SH ELEY, Business Manager
Improving Jnstlce court procedure
and possibly working out a plan to
$ 1.00 substitute district courts for the pres
One Year ..
ent Justice courts, is the purpose ot
A ll Subscriptions Must Be Paid in Advance
an organization of Justices of the
A dvertisin g Rates Given on Application
peace from many of the larger cltlee
and towns outside of Portland, per
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1926
fected at a meeting held at Salem. E
J. Noble of Oregon City was elected
president of the organization. Brazier
Small, Juattce of the peace for the
Salem district, w»s elected secretary
B rie f Resume o f Happengins o f the W eek C ollected
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Oregon News Items of Special Interest
five dollars. The pigs entered in the
pig-feeding contese will be sold at
public auction at the close o f the
show. The auction last year yielded
$6023.80 to club members, there be
ing sold one hundred seveney-three
hogs weighing a total o f three thous
and six hundred six pounds.
The pestiferous garden slug of
whatever variety can be controlled in
Oregon b” a combination o f repell-
ants and poison bait, says Dr. ’ R.
Mote, o f the experiment station.
The repellont is bordeau mixture 4-
4-50 sprayed on the plants to be pro
tected. Thebait is one part calcium
arsenate mixed with sixteen parts of
finely chopped lettuce and spread
abont the infested ground. Leod ar
senate will not prove offective— the
calcium is needed.
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Work between Lebanon and Albany
which was discontinued last Decembet
will be resumed soon on the Santtam
highway. The work beginning at the |
Lebanon end of the road has been
completed about half the distance tc
Albany. The Albany end of the road
is to be completed by the first of next
September. Several other large road
construction works will be undertaken
this year In Linn county, including
the new road on the Santlam highway
from Snea hill to Caacadia.
Fred Westerfeld, Klamath Falls den Portland Immigration district who had
tist, collapsed and died following a 10 no legal right to come Into this coun
try was reported to the sub-committee
The Southern Oregon Rabbit Breed on appropriations for the labor depart
ers' association held Its annual meet ment by federal Immigration officials.
ing at Medford.
Members of the Bend city council
Construction of the two Coos bay have announced their willingness to
Jetties has advanced to the stage when submit to a vote of the people the
dlsctuslon of surfacing the sand rock question of a managerial form of gov
ernment for Bend. A commercial club
Is under way.
In honor of John B. Yeon, the new
special committee la now making a
C. E. Secoy, whose ranch borders
study of various forms of city manage bridge across the Willamette river at
Ontario, milks 14 cows and during
Harrisburg, on the Pacific highway
1926 his cream checks totaled $2033, or ment.
will be named for the ex-highway com
an average of 3145 per cow.
mlssloner. This action was taken by
ed Indictments against four men of
Vandals broke into two school Oakridge including James A. Haynie, the commission In pursuance to a reso
lutlon adopted by the legislature. A t
hutldtngs at Albany and ransacked
deputy sheriff and constable, and Dr.
every desk and locker in the two build Leslie W Peate, Justice of the peace, Mr. Yeon refused to Indicate what
bridge he wished named after him
ings with a gain of 34.15 in cash.
on charges that they had knowledge
Grants Pass will ask the highway of the violation of th<- prohibition law self, and as the chamber of commerce
commission to complete the section of and did not reveal these facts to the of Harrisburg asked that the new
road between Deer creek and Hay's district attorney. The others indicted bridge be named for John B. Yeon
hill on tha Redwood highway during were Harry Brown, pool hall pro the commission acted accordingly.
Removal of the state lime plant
prietor, and Jack Wright, barber.
from Gold Hill to Salem to be operat
A census jdat taken at the milling
Five sororities on the University o.
ed as an industry at the state peni
town Of Garibaldi In Tillamook county
Oregon campus. Alpha Chi Omega
tentiary was decided by members ol
shows a population of 1005. Three
Alpha Delta PI, Alpha Omlcron PI,
the state lime board at a meeting held
years ago there were only 320 Inhabl
Delta Gamma and Chi Omega, have
In the executive offices at Salem
purchased sites on which to build new
Less than 100 carloads of apples sre houses In the near future, according to Figures submitted to Governor Pierce
by membervof the lime board indicat
held unsold at H6od River by the university officials.
ed that by removal of the plant tc
Apple Growers’ association. The as
Joseph I. Cavender. under 10 years' Salem for operation by convict laboi
soclatlon's total tonnage for 1925 was
penitentiary sentence for assault with the cost*of production could be reduc
intent to kill In connection with the ed to a point where the pulverised
James A. McGregor of South Dakota shooting of R. L.’ Haines In Harney
lime would be available to farmers al
has been appointed head of the Che- county July 6, 1523. must serve the
a price at least 31 a ton lower than li
mawa Indian school to succeed Har term Imposed upon him, according to
demanded at the present time.
wood Hall, who has resigned because an opinion handed down by the state
of ill health.
CASH PRIZE OFFERED B Y THE
Mmw than 700 fret of highway was
UNION STOCKYARD CO M PANY
The Iron Dyke mine at Homestead
covered and ¡50 feet carried away by
believed to be worth about 15.000,000
an Immense slide which blocked the
O ffe r o f $1525 in prizes to Ore
Is reported to have been sold. The
Roosevelt highway between Coquille
Idaho Copper corporation, of which gon girls' and boys’ club members
Dr. Weed, said to be one of the fore fo r winning exhibits at the Pacific
Francis Denny of Albany, father of most mining experts in America, it Internatinai Livestock show in Port
12 children, all of whom are patients the operating head, Is now the owner land next November, has been made
In some Institution for the mentally of the property.
by George A. Pierson, president of
afflicted, was committed to the state
Reoonstrtirtlon of the power lines the Portland Union Stockyards com
hospital at Salem.
from Albany south to Springfield and pany. O f this sum $450 will go for
Oovernor Pierce has revoked a con west to Corvallis is nearly completed prizes in the 25-ear corn exhibit, and
dit tonal pardon granted to Harvey The work has been In progress since $1075 as premiums in the pig-feed
Madsen, convict, who was released last summer and a large crew has ing contest exhibit.
from the Oregon stste penitentiary been kept at work during the winter
March 14 of laat year.
This work was done by the Mountain
Restoration of lower Klamath lake States Power company, which main least one acre o f corn.
on the border of California and Ore tains headquarters for Oregon In Al
gon to use as a bird reserve ts up to hany.
the people of those states, officials of
Checks aggregating $206.000 were gon, three in Idaho and two in Wash
the biological survey say.
forwarded to growers last week by the ington. F ifty dollars in prizes
Gerald H. Clark. 31, of Eugene, was Hood River Apple Growers' assocla be given to the winners in each
killed Instantly in a logging camp of tlon. The cash distribution was the trict. The winners o f first placi
the Penn Lumber company at Me- third monthly melon cut by the c » each o f eight districts will then
Glynn, west of Eugene, when a snag, operative since December. Growers given a chance to compete fo r an
struck by a falling tree, fell upon him. have now received 31.452.000 on the ditional fifty-doliar prize.
The pig-feeding exhibit will i
Dismantling of the old steel bridge 1935 apple crop. Further remittances
which has been replaced by the new are expected to swell this amount an sist o f a pen o f four hogs, all li
mate*. Oregon, Iraho, and Wash
highway bridge oyer the Willamette other 3300.000.
river at Albany la under way. The
Consideration of the nomination of ton will be divided into districts i
steel Is to be cut Into short lengths Wallace McCamant for the federal ilar to those in the corn contest.
and shipped to Japan
bench by the Judiciary committee has W inner* in each district will receive
The annual western white pine been postponed indefinitely aa a re a total o f < ne hundred twenty-five
blister rust conference, attended by suit of the continued Illness of Sena dollars in prises and winners o f first
foreatera and tlmhermen from five tor Johnson of California. McCamant'a place in each district will compete
western states and by foreat service chief opponent, who wishes to address for on additional prise o f seventy-
officials from Washington. D. C„ was the committee before tt passes on Me
Camant's name Johnson Is ill at his
held In Portland Saturday.
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Aa a demonstration of resentment
over the mounting state levies against
motor vehicles, a caravan of protest
left Eugene Saturday on a atate-whh
tour In the first round of a fight
Request for an extension of time In against further prtpoeed tax burt.ens
which to make hta decision relative on the automobile owner and esp vial
to the offer of the presideary of the ly against the recent plan to add a.i
University of Oregon was made by Dr other cent n gallon to the present
Harry Wuxdburu Chase, president of gasoline tax In this state.
Adoption of the Washington system
the University of North Carolina
Crooked creek unit, a valuable tract which vests In the state tax commts
of pine tim'oer rn the Klamath Indian slon complete control over both statt
reservation, will be sold at Klamath and local property assessments and
agency May It. tt Is announced by the raising of all funds tor state pur
reservation su> Hurt tie* T*>ere are M. pewes In Oregon through Indirect tax
atlon. were the outstanding reeom
000,000 fart of timber la ’.he aalt
mends!ion* of county assessors at a
That forgot! ittons have been under
meeting with members of the state
way for ecm< time and are shorn to
tax laveettgatlag committee at Salem
he closed for the sale of a controlling
The condition of Oregon ranges on
Interest In the Mother G d t mine to
Pacific system of the Southern pa
ctftc railway In kuslnesegetung dur
Ing the final business quarter of 1915.
employea of the Portland dlvlaion were
presented with a bronse plaque
• maltt-nulli.m dollar copper company FVbn,,rT 1 » » » »* Per
la New Y or’; city It reported at Baker , ***** wMh * **r
fore and 77 per cent a
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