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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1926
H IG H
Hathaway and Eugene
Reams captured first prizes by wear
ing the "hardest looking’’ «ostumes
to the annual Freshman-Sophomore
hard times party given by the Fresh
men at the high school Friday night,
March 19. The prize winning cos
tume for the girls was a dress mod
eled from those worn in times dating
back several generations. A wild
west cowboy’s outfit, resembling the
days when the man quickest on the
draw and with the fastest horse
ruled, captured the boys’ prize.
A fter various games were played
in the gymnasium the party adjourn
ed to the domestic science rom where
refreshments were served by the
To Mr. and- Mrs. Frank Houston,
on March 20,
1926, a daughter.
When reported to our office the lit
tle'girl had not been given a name.
Anyway, we wish her health and
happiness through a long life.
Residents of this city attending the
Riverside Community Club Dance
Saturday night include: Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Jones, Mr. and Mrs. M. Kindle.
Merritt Hoagland, Annavcllo Wal
ker, Warren Smith, Ernest Rostel,
L. F. Pickett, Jerome Smith, Mrs.
Eddie, Myrna Bush, Evelyn DeVote,
Russel Ross, H. C. Terrell, Doris
Kindle, Marie Kittredge, Forrest
Pickett, Eleanor Saubert, Earl Wea
ver, and Clifford Collins.
Through the courtesy o f the Ore
gon- Extension division o f the Uni
versity of Oregon the Senior English
class was shown 50 slides o f the
English Lake district o f England.
These pictures were shown in con
nection with the work being studied
in that class, the life and poems of
From the numerous and repeated
inquiries o f many persons as to the
meaning o f the “ Checkered Flag-’ in
front o f service stations we are glad
to inform you that it is the official
emblem o f the independent service
When 1 aying from
a station o f the checkered flag you
are patronizing home industry. M.
M. Kindle o f Beebe & Kindle service
stations, is secretary and treasurer
o f the Independent Service Station
Owners, Inc., o f the southern Oregon
Otto Bohnert, local truck garden
er, received a shipment o f four
thousand rhubarb plants Saturday.
Mr. Bohnert says he intends" to set
out about forty-five acres to truck
garden this spring.
Mrs. O. C. Purkeypile enjoyed a
visit from Mr. C. Malone and her
daughter Mrs. Malone o f Ashland,
Mrs. Ramey of Trail creek, was
in this city Friday transacting busi
W. W’ . Eddington was among the
business visitors from Sams valley in
has opened a millinery store at 125
Sixth Street in the new ,'eff Cooley
building known as thé Porter Millin
In a flying time te t Vern C.
Gorst, president o f the Pacific Air
Transportation Company, nnd R. C.
Ryan, builder o f the plane, as pilot,
arrived in Medford last Wednesday
afternoon. This is the latest type of
transport monoplane with.a capacity
o f 600 ponuds, a climbing power o f
2,000 feet in two minutes and a
speed of over 110 « ¡le s per hour.
The plane arrived from San Fran
cisco in four hours and fifteen min
utes. C. N. Comstock, vice-pres
ident o f the company, arrived on the
morning train and joined the two
men at the aviation field, returning
north with them. The regular flights
are scheduled to commence May 1.
Horace L. Bromley took moving pic
tures o f this event.
The Medford Central Labor Coun
cil gave a very successful and enjoy
able St. Patrick’s Day Dance in the
Oriental Gardens last
night with A lford" Imperial Orches
tra of seven pieces furnishing the
music. A large number attended
from Ashland and other parts o f the
valley. The council was only recent
ly established here and is heartily
welcomed into local dancing circles.
A section o f the new building on
East Main occupied by the Busy Cor
ner Motor Compan" is being peti
tioned o ff and fitted up foi- a first
class paint and wall paper store and
sundry supplies with Arthur West as
Sergeant J. J. McMahon, o f the
state traffic department has been
granted a 30-day leave of absence to
secure a much needed rest. This is
his first leave o f absence and has
been granted to prevent a nervous
breakdown as he has been working
continuously on an average o f from
fifteen to eighteen hour? daily.
The fire department was called to
the residence o f E. C. Silliman at
Holly and West Second to put out a
chimney fire that caused consider
able smoke to pour out the upper
story windows. The damage was
slight. This property adjoins the
new high school.
The Medford guards defeated the
Eugene Guards lasu Saturday night
on the local floor by a score of 31 to
20. It was a hard-fought gffme from
start to finish. The first quarter was
15 to 7 with Medford in the lead, the
third quarter was 26 to 12 in Med
ford ’s favor. Medford’s five-man de
fense puzzled Eugene and they start
ed shooting long ones, succeeding in
caging four baskets, but thq home
team kept the lead, the game ending
31 to 20.
(i(!lc UH to Announce to
Having completed two terms in a
pre-legal course at the University o f
Oregon, Roy Weaver returned here
Friday morning where he will work
in his father’s store the remainder
o f the spring.
THE INSTALLATION OF ONE OF THE
FINEST FOUNTAINS IN SOUTHERN
O R E G O N — WE INVITE YOU TO
INSPECT THIS PLANT— WE SHALL
ENDEAVOR TO PLEASE YOU AT AI L
TIMES— WE WILL CARRY BRICK ICE
CREAM WINTER AND SUMMER, ALSO
I C E C R E A M IN “SEAL RIGHT”
Everett Faber, o f Willamette
Attorney W. G. Trill was a busi
ness visitor in Jacksonville and Med University,
Easter vacation with his parents.
C. E. Smith is replenishing his
Mr. and Mrs. Sweei-ey, of Med
ford, were Sunday evening guests of already large strawberry acreage
with one thousand new plants.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. ¡sum-son.
W . G. T R I L L
Miss Benson, one o f our young
A tto rn e y-at-L a w — N otary Public
lady college students, is home from
Ph one 341
Eugene for the auunal spring vaca
O re go n
Roy Weaver, who was attending W a t c h m a k e r s ,
"T H E TREASURE HOUSE”
college at Eugene, has returned to
(Long Famous for Diamonds)
his home here, and because o f his Use Our E a s y
father’s recent illness will remain
Confidential Credit System
and assist with the work in the Gro
REDDY & CO.
cery while Mr. Weaver is recuperat Main at Central
That’s what Duco and other Laquer finish will do.
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We are tne only Company between Portland and ’Frisco
authorized to apply the complete Mim as La quer finishing system.
We guarantee all work and all materials.
Our Laquer* are guaranteed hy the factory for the life of
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HUGHES AUTO PAINTING CO.
— The Com pany That K n o w s —
29 South Front Street
M e d fo rd , O re g o n
W e have New Potatoes, fresh local Rhubarb, fresh
local Asparagus, Lettuce, Cabbage, Broccoli,
Spinach, Carrots, and a Full Stock of
’ Staple and
“Q UALITY and SERVICE”
Central Point, Oregon
Swan’s Down Cake Pan, regular .................
Ladd Egg Beater
S P E C I A L for this
w e ek and next
— SEE OUR W IN D O W S—
W. C. Leever
<TI k Damon (Oafc
Mr. McCone, o f San Francisco, rep
resentative for the Electric Storage
Battery Company o f that city, was
here Monday transacting business
with L. C. Grimes o f the battery and
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Phone 9 3 4
Guy Tex, Floyd Ross, J. G. Love,
and George Hilton Jr., were elected
republican delegates from the North
and South precinct o f Central Poifft
respectively, to the republican coun
ty convention to be held in Medford
The scholarship report for the first Tuesday, March 30, at a convention
six weeks of the second semester is: held in the City hall here Tuesday
afternoon at 4 o’clock.
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Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Schollars last
The number o f students making Wednesday celebrated their 54th
wedding anniversary. Mr. Schollars
an average o f 90 or better by classes is eighty years old and Mrs. Schol
is: Seniors 7, Juniors 6, Sophomores lars eighty-five.
Ilerriot o f Medford was third in
8, Freshmen none, total 21.
high point men and Laing, Medford,
The grades by
fifth at thestate basketball tourna
letters are? A B C D E F T'l ment at Salem. Payde o f Baker and
Seniors ..... 12 26 14 4 0 0 56 Maniken, Astoria, tied for first, each
17 28 31 8 5 4 93 making thirty-nine points. Medford
Sophomores 21 26 11 7 4 4 73 led in total number o f points made,
making one hundred twenty-one
Freshmen . 4 18 9 8 9 5 53 points in all, with Salem second with
. 54 98 65 27 18 9 275 one hundred nine points.
Jay L pt< n o f Bend, candidate for
Students making the honor roll for
this six weeks are : Seniors— Ber the Republican nomination for gov
ernor, wa* in Medford las week in
nice Shaw 92, Carl Hover 92, Forrest the interests o f his candidacy and
Pickett 92, Roland Hover 91, Fred visiting several organizations.
W olff 90. Juniors— Bertha Eicher Upton hqs served several terms in |
95, Geneva Glass 94, Harold Head the senate and was president o f the
in 1924-1924. He is vice-
A Va lu able T o n ic in Debility,
Evelyn Hamilton 92
president of the Bend Kiwanis Club,
Nerv ous Exhaustion and Conval-
Reames 91, Donald Wilson 90, Emma a Spanish Was veteran and Past
Bohnert 88, Virginia Hathaway 88, Grand Chancellor o f the Knights o f
escence fro m Fever* and W r i t i n g
Marion Paterson 88. Sophomores—- PythiaL
Diseases, f o r Stimulating t h e
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Mann, manag
Frances Parker 93, Mnry Stanley 93, ers o f the Medical Hot Springs Nat-
App etite, Toning-Uf^ the Nervous
Lena Armstrong 92, Vera Davis 92, atorium in Klamath Falls, have taken
and Enriching 1«» 2»ioud.
Howard Dietrich 92, George Eiden over the Ashland Natatorium and
92, Rose Stancliff 92, Theo Von der will manage it also this year.
Seven special passenger trains and
Hellen 92. Freshmen— Nola Case- one long freight train will be used to
beer 88, Eunice Glass 88, Perry John transport troops to Camp Jaikson,
PAXSON DRUG CO.
son 88,»Jewell Westbrook 88, Evelyn Medford in June, entrainment start
ing the night o f June 14. Two com
panies of regulars from Vancouver
Barracks w^jl be Used as demonstrat
T he ^ f&KcdUL Store
“ The County Champs,” the basket ing troops.
ball team o f the C. P. H. S. was
Mi«s I. C. Porter, designer o f hats
entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Roy for many o f the leading hat shops in
Jones last week at their home on New York, St. Louis and Cincinnati.
East Main street.
and cards w-ere enjoyed during the V V W A W W / M N Y W V m V W W A m ’ A V . W A ’J W A W .
evening. A special cake with “ Phan
BELEAVING IN THE FUTURE OF OUR CITY $
inscribed on top with
replica o f a basketball, was served
by the hostess. Guests included: H.
C. Terrell, Miss Velta Ackley, Rafael
Benson, Miss Gertrude Shaw, Orval
Shores, Edith Ctrpenger, Forrest
Pickett, Miss Marie Kittredge, Scott
Hamilton, Miss Eleanor Saubert,
Donald Faber, Miss Flora Collins.
Carl Hover, Miss Vera Davis, Earl
Beall and Miss Anna W olff.
The bureau o f public roads, de
partment o f agriculture, estimates
that $7,000,000 will be spent for
roads by the Oregon highway depart
ment this year, o f which sum $1.309,-
000 is given as available from fed
eral aid funds, in addition to which
it is estimated that $7.000,000 will
be expended by local authorities.
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