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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1926
E NT ERTAI NED B A S K E T B A L L
C O NVIC TED
MAN OF THEFT
‘The U N D E R T A K E R ’ S D A U G H T E R -
TO BE PRESENTED F R I D A Y NI TE
The boys’ basketball team and
“ The Undertaker’s Daughter” , a
coach o f the Central
short play,will be presented by the
school was given a banquet by Sup
high school students under the direc
erintendent and Mrs. II. P. Jewett.
tion o f Miss Kittredge, as a number
It had been expected that the work
Salem, March 23.— Information on the Library Benefit Program, Fri
Originality was incorporated to
o f “ smudging” and the attendant the highest extent in the arrange was received here Tuesday from o f day night, March 26, at the hijh
late hours would just about close cut ment o f the center piece on the table. ficials at Fresno, Cal., to the effect school gymnasium. The synopsis of
the Community Men’s Bible class for A complete miniature basketball that Richard Dunn, 14, had con the play is:
last Sunday as a large percentage of floor with baskets at each end, the fessed that the testimony given by daughter, Nora, is deeply puzzled as
the members are in some way con photographs o f each player and tjie himself on which Harry McElroy was she finds herself with three ardent
nected with the work o f caring for two substitutes o f the team
were i sentenced to serve 10 years in the lovers. Her father insists that she
the fruit crops.
placed in their respective positions, Oregon prison fo r robbery, was false. marry one o f the three and in order
However there was a good turnout and two balloons in the school colors, McElroy was received from Jackson that she choose the right one, she de
and everybody had a pleasant time maroon and royal blue, with
the county Decembei 13, largely through cides to put them to a severe test to
in spite o f the fact that black rim Vords “ county champs”
inscribed the testimony o f young Dunn, who determine which would prove to be
med eyes showed that a large num on them floating above the basket charged that McElroy was paying the best and bravest husband.
ber had smudged a large part o f the ball floor comprised the center piece. him fo r committing various robberies
Tests o f unusual character are de
night. This, by the way, was more
in towns in Southern Oregon.
cided upon, causing the boys to ex
P. T. A° NEWS
appreciated by the teacher than
Dunn has been arrested at Fresno claim, “ This is what comes o f court
might have been fully realized.
for a similar offense and it is under ing an undertaker’s daughter.” Nev
Mrs. A. T. Lathrop
Ray Henderson, the class president
stood he has attempted to fasten re ertheless they are not willing to be
The regular meeting o f the local sponsibility fo r his California crimes
being still absent the chair was filled
cowards so perform these heroic
as usual by Mr.* McAllister, at whose branch o f the Congress o f Parents on another man. It is expected that feats with bravery.
suggestion Mr. Shaw proceeded with
the matter will be referred to Gover with the bravest.
the lesson as the county was being ernoon, April 2nd at 3:30 in the gym nor Pierce fo r an investigation.
Cast o f characters: Nora— (a
completed, the scores being made nasium.
Attorney W. G. Trill o f Central charming M iss)— Theo Von derllel-
Delegates to the county meeting Point defended McElroy.
known at the close o f the class; when
During the beusiness session it was will be elected, and several matters
" O .....
Tom— (utmost as fond o f food as
L A D I E S ’ CI RCLE MEET
found that there were present 61 o f importance brought before the
o f “ the” g ir l)— George Elden.
Reds and 56 Blues, 118 in all.
Every fam ily is asked to donate
The ladies o f the Christian Church just home from
Duringt he business session it was
learned through Mr. Sebrean o f the one used article to be sent to the met last Friday at the home o f Mrs. Deitrick.
J. E. Weaver.
Gateway Theater that he could get
Harry— (the town cop )— Perry
Help given to the Service Shop is ladies were present, a few o f whom
a Universal News Service photog
rapher on the scene at any time that help rendered to finance state activ were guests o f the Circle.
The afternoon was spent both-
the class might designate, as things ities.
The Pre-School circle will meet on pleasantly and profitably.
o f that character and magnitude are
o f great interest to these people who April 2nd at 2:30 p. m. in the gym
The following public spirited citi
zens o f this community, this week
are looking fo r the real news o f the nasium. The subject for discussion served by the hostess.
The aims and purposes o f the or subscribed and paid in advance for
world to put into motion pictures. is “ Physical development o f the pre
Miss Leah Jennings ganization were emphasized during the Central Point American. They
So it seems that all that is neces school child.”
took advantage o f our liberal club
sary is to get another big attendance will be present to lead the round the afternoon’s program.
bing o ffer, the Western Farmer one
fo r some particular Sunday and call table discussion and give all help pos
IN MEMOR1 AM
year and choice o f three premiums,
fo r the cameraman and within a sible.
A ll mothers are welcome even if
each valued at ffom one to two dol
week Central Point and the whole
Sarah Jane Love passed away at lars, all for the regular subscription
valley will be on the map with a their children are above school age.
her home in Central Point, March price o f the American. In addition
S T A T E W O R K E R HERE
18, from a lingering illness from to the premiums, holders o f Western
Another thing that was straight
Brights Disease, aged 70 years, three Farmer receipts will be admitted to
ened out was the proposition of
Mrs. Essen, a state worker in the months, 10 days. She was a native
the picture show Saturday night,
“ politics” in the class; it has been Christian Church Bible Schools, was
o f Tennessee, born December 8, 1855 April 3 or Sunday night, April 4th.
known for some time that some o f here Tuesday afternoon, and spoke
She was the w ife o f Lewdelbert Love On Saturday night the management
those who cannot understand com to the Superintendent and teachers
who died July 18, 1920. Mrs. Love .of the Gateway Theatre, publishers
munity welfare have been mention o f theSunday-school.
had resided in Clark county, Wash., o f the American, and W. A. Crane,
ing the Senate in connection with
Mrs. Essen has had much exper fourteen years, moving to Ashland,
agent o f Western Farmer, will give
this class; it has also been known ience In training-schools, is very e f
Oregon and residing
there three away several valuable presents to
by those who really understood, that ficient, and is enthusiastic in pre
years and fo r the past twenty-five subscribers o f Western Farmer and
this was a false impression, and for senting a worth-while message to her
years residing .it Central Point, Ore. subscribers to American and Western
several reasons. For one thing it is hearers.
She was a member o f the Christian Farmer.
known that there are a few people
While here she was a guest o f church, Mt. Pitt Rehekah lodge and
The proprietors o f the American
in the country who are willing to Airs. Victor Bursell.
the Women’s R elief Corps. Mrs. appreciate the loyalty and public
give o f their time and efforts for
Love was a woman o f fine character spirit o f these good citizens. I f the
the welfare o f the country at large
A birthday surprise party
and leaves a host o f friends to mourn publishers o f the American may have
or fo r some particular part o f the given to Mrs. Ed Vincent by her
her demise. Also two sons and two the support and cooperation o f all
country, although they are
some friends at her home last night. The
daughters; George Love, Roseburg, the people o f Central Point and com
whose mind and mode o f life cannot many guests enjoying the party in
Ore., Ira Love, Central Point, Ore., munity every e ffo rt will be put forth
comprehend such a situation.
cluded: Mesdames Ferguson, Reames,
Mrs. Frank Denton, Central Point, in publishing a newspaper reflecting
Another point is that while Central T. Pankey, Rostel, Alvin Williams, I
Ore., and Mrs. Tyson Beall, Eureka, the progressiveness and good citizen
Point is a pretty important place it I. L. Lewis, A. Henderson, J. W il
Calif., nine grand children and one ship o f the people o f this community.
does not constitute the hub o f the liams, Copinger, Richardson, L. G reg
C. A. Boles, Elizabeth Gregory, Ed
universe, and anyone who had ambi ory, Gleason. Vincent, Misses Mar
Funeral services were heid at the Whiteside, M. M. Kindle, Roy Lind
tions fo r any high o ffice would stand garet Collins, Flora
Christian church Saturday afternoon sey, R. L. W’estbrook, L. C. Grimes,
a poor show if he spent his entire Mona Lewis.
at 2 o’clock.
E. L. Fara, Wm. Musty, Ross & Ross,
time in this locality.
Three songs were beautifully sung J. O. Isaacson, E. C. Faber, Kenneth
Harris o f the
The calibre o f a gun can usually
by a ladies’ quartette composed o f Beebe, Earl Leever, Jesse Richard
be pretty accurately judged by the Springs district has accepted a posi
tion with the Standard Oil service Mesdames Grimes, Warner, Tex and son, P. D. Lofland, M. R. Freden-
kind o f a report it makes.
Strohmeier. The songs were* “ Beaut berg, F. H. Hedgepeth, W. B. Kin
Strange as It may seem to the station at the corner o f Fir and Main
iful Isle o f Somewhere,” “ Sometime caid, W. E. Duncan, James Bole, M.
the Community Men’s streets in Medford. Mr. Harris was
W e’ll Understand,” and “ The Home Magruder, Rachel Perry, Sams Val
Bible class o f Central
Point was employed at this station last sum
ley; M. E. Foreman, Medford, L. H.
founded and is being carried forward mer.
The Rev. Shaw gaves a brief ad- ! Root, Roy Keller, L. II. Foutch, L.
with no othci purpose than the bet
dress in which he spoke highly of O. Davidijpn, J. W. Canada.
Moore Hamilton, the son o f C. T.
terment o f the town and valley at
the deceased, stating that she had
You can subscribe at this office,
large and a drawing together o f the Hamilton, has been appointed to the
left her children the greatest herit at Mary A. Mee’s drug store, or with
people o f the community in a closer sta ff o f the Barometer, official paper
o f O. A. C., published daily by the ago possible, the memory o f a Christ W. A. Crane. The picture Saturday
night will be the best the manage
students. Moore, a member o f Tau
The Rehekah lodge and W. R. C. ment o f the Gateway Theatre can
Delta, a social fraternity, is active
Subscribe now and get a
in industrial journalism and is taking o f Central Point assisted in the serv secure.
The Christian Endeavor entertain a course elementary in that depaft- j ices. Interment was made in the premium and free ticket to show.
ed the Epwnrth I.eague last Saturday ment.
He also contributes to the ; Ashland cemetery.
evening at the home o f Mr. and Mrs. Orange Owl, humorous publication.
Ed Gleason and John
journed to Talent Sunday where they
About fifty young people
Everett Faber, son o f E. C. Faber,
called on Sam March, an old timer
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Hamilton with
both churches attended the party. arrived here Saturday from
in Central Point. They report Mr.
The* evening was spent in playing where he is enrolled in the Wiliam- 1 Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Pickett are en- 1 March's condition improved.
various games. There was also quite ette University, to spend the spring tertaining the high school boys’ bas
Annette Heckman, daughter o f Dr.
a few stunts pulled, which
pledged to the ketball team and their lady friends
greatly to the amusement o f those Alpha Psy Delta, is taking a liberal at the Riverside Community club to Heckman, a student in the school o f
education at the University o f Ore
who were allowed to merely look on. arts course but expects to change.
gon, is spending the spring vacation
Everyone entered into the games to a pre-medical course next term. |
The atmosphere o f the city bright with her parents here.
with full spirit and all enjoyed them
Dr. Frederick D. Strickler, secre ened up. and the hello spirit was
selves immensely. A fake luncheon
Miss Eva Nealon, a student at the
was served which consisted o f a pea tary o f the state board o f health, j more noticeable than usual Monday
A fte r following this up I niverslty o f Oregon, arrived here
nut, a cracker, a small slice o f pickle reports there are 235 cases o f influ morning.
enza in the state, chiekenpox afflicts the writer found it to be the result Saturday to spend the spring vaca
and a toothpick.
A little later in the evening, re 32 persons, diptheria 26. measles 37, o f Ray Henderson inaugurating his tion with her parents.
freshments were served, and soon mumps 25, pneumonia 39, scarlet return to city lif t a lter spending 26 :
C lifford Collins left by motor for
after, all left fo r their homes, de fever 28, smallpox 20, and whooping days in quarantine.
Monday where he
claring that they had had a very cough 69.
Mr. and Mrs. Fields and F. M expects to accept a position with the
Mr. Gorden and Mr.' Roos, guests Jones, the local jeweler, made a busi Southern Pacific railroad.
A B. Truemain, a painter o f Med at Hotel Central arrived here from ness trip to Klamath Falls Tuesday.
where they in The roads over the mountains are in , The Mount P itt Rebekah lodge o f
ford hut form erly a resident o f this Portland Monday,
city, was here Monday looking over stalled the new cold storage plant , the best conditions they have been 1 Central Point
and fountain in the Damon Cafe. [ in fo r year according to Mr. Jones, j Fisher piano Saturday.
RAPIDLY A T
The Crater Lake highway is now
open to travel within approximately
five miles this side o f the Crater
lak e national park entrance, accord
ing to Superintendent Thompson, of
the park who made a trip that far
It is said that at the present rate
o f snow melting, the highway will be
open to the entrance within eight
.However, it is understood that no
matter in what condition the roads
are, Crater Lake national park will
not be open before July 1, as o ffic
E N T E R T A I NED A T D A N C I N G
Mr. anil Mrs. F. W. SebYean at the
Gateway Theatre, Central Point,
gave a very enjoyable dancing party
with the United Artisan’s Orchestra
in their theater last Monday evening
attended by a large number o f peo
ple from Medford. The feature of
the evening was a Charleston contest
participated in by Dorothy Allen,
Elizabeth Southwell, Evelyn DeVoto,
Berning Senn, Wayne Bowman and
Donald Williams. This contest is to
run fo r three successive dances, the
winner being decided at the third
dancing pnrty. The next dance will
be Monday night with same orches
F OUNTAI N
CA F E
One o f the finest fountains in
Southern Oregon has been installed
in the Damon Cafe this week.
The fountain is 18 feet long and
o f white marble. It has two stations
with six fruit apartments, 14 syrup
pumps and one milk pump. Electric
power runs all the automatic parts.
The installing is about completed and
It will be put in operation this week.
Go in and, look it over— it
Out o f town guests at Hotel Cen
tral include: C. I). Shiel and D. D.
Shiel o f Klamath Falls, James Mur
ray o f Kettle Falls, Idaho, Mr. and
Mrs. Townsend, G. S. Hoyt o f Fort
Klamath, Mr. Tom Jones o f Ashland,
H. A. Fob;*, H. II. Fox o f Lake creek,
B. Gordons and W. Roos o f Portland,
and W. E. Wilson o f Butte Falls.
Miss Elizabeth Southwell and Don
ald Williams o f this city, Miss Evelyn
DeVoto o f Santa Rosa, Cal.,
Bernard Senn o f Medford are among
the entrants in the Charleston con
test to be held at
Theatre next Monday with the A rti
san orchestra o f Medford.
The spring term at O. A. C. will
open Monday, March 29, with regis
tration scheduled fo r one day only.
The usual spring vacation was not
granted this year because o f increas
ing facilities in the registrar’s office,
which enabled grades to be compiled
in short order.
Attendance figures fo r 1925-26 at
WjJIamette show 56 students in the
college o f law, 97 taking work in
the music department, 122 in the
summer session students, and 480
registered in the college o f liberal
Miss Donna Boomer has returned
to this city a fter spending the win
ter at Berkeley, Cal. Mins Boomer
says she enjoyed the California cli
mate immensely but was glad to get
back to Oregon.
caught a 20-pound Chinook salmon
in the Rogue River on a No. 6 spoon
last .Sunday. This is reported to be
the largest catch thus far this season
in southern Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jones and
daughter, Elvaciare, o f Corning, Cal.,
and Mrs. Joe Hoagland o f Ashland
were guests o f Mr. and Mrs.
Moore Hamilton arrived h e r e
Tuesday night from Corvallis where
he is a student at O. A. C.