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Dere Mr. Editer: You no there*
a lotta biv thine* in this world and
sum time* if you put them rite long-
aide o f sum o f the little thing* the
little un looks the biggest; an that*
the way it i* with thi* “ Biggest thing
in the Rogue River Valley.”
I no a feller that went to a »erten
sity thi* week, an it wuzzn so awfel
far away either, an he sed that they
wuz *o meny new house* bein bilt
that you cuddent *ea the old uns, an
that they wa* sumthen like 11 hun-
derd peepul hed moved inta thet
town in the last year or 18 mo*, an
thet they wuz a pay rol uf a gud
meny thousen dolers every munth an
everbudy had muny an enybudy cud
make pertie gud wadge* there, but
shuks! it wuzznt nuthen ta the big
Men’s Bible Clas* rite here in litel
old C. P., an he *ed thet he wuddn
trade thet clas* fer the whold sity
thet he wuz talken about
An say, Mr. Editer! did ya no thet
the Universal News Co. is wilin ta
send a camera doun here and a man
ta crank it and take a pitcher uf
that class any time the the class is
reddie? an da you realize whut thet’ll
mene? it’ll mene thet C. P. an the
Rogue River vallie’ll be adfertized
ail over the sivilized wurld, and if
thet don’t mene eny thing ta you I’m
jest plum sorry, cub in thet case
— B. A. Booster.
UN ION C H U R C H
Title of Sunday School lesson:
“ Warning and Invitation,” Matt 11.
The pastor will preach at both
morning and evening service. In the
morning service on the subject:
“ Spiritual Irrigation.” In the eve
ning on: “ God’s Conditions o f Salva
The special services will cont!nue
next week. Rev. D. D. Randall will
as*ist the pastor during the whole
week. Easter day will be appropri
ately observed, in the Sunday school
Preaching at 11 o’clock and 7:80
Rev. I. G. Shaw will preach both
morning and evening.
Endeavor at 6:30 o’clock.
A cordial invitation is extended to
W EE D OUT THE DRONES
The Albany, Oregon, Chamber of
Commerce has sent a memorial to
Congress, asking for the dismissal of
unnecessary federal employes, hang
overs in useless jobs origiated during
or since the war. It urges that such
jobs be wiped o ff the payroll, and
that the president be given power to
dismiss every superfluous board and
commission that clutters up the coun
try and devours tax money.
The tendency in federalization is
toward political jobs that are piled
upon the people, not to serve, but to
receive. Political business costs too
much and returns too little.
THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
IM PROVING PRO P ERTY
L. H. Root is improving the build
ing occupied by his second hand store
with a new coat of paint. What’s
the matter with some of the other
buildings along the main street being
painted now? Tourists are now go
ing through on the highway and a
well painted town is a good adver
The length o f the tunnel in the
city w jll was stated as being 100
feet long in the last issue of the
American. We wish to correct that
statement. The actual length of the
tunnel is 202 feet.
FO R S A L E
Remember you have a choice of a
beautiful cretone ruberized apron,
gold pointed fountain pen or guar
anteed full leather bill fold, Western
Farmer one year and the Central
Point American all for the subscrip
tion price of the American, and your
receipt will admit you to a splendid
picture show at the Gateway Theatre
Saturday night, April 3, or follow
ing Sunday night. A $2.00, *3.00
and other presents will be given away
to Western Farmer subscribers Sat
urday night. Subscribe at this o f
fice, at Mary Mee’s Drug Store, or of
W. A. Cane.
English Penciled Indian Runner
Ducks, *4.50 per pair. Ducks now
Why take your cars to Medford
laying.— E. G. Heiiselman, 423 King when you can get a better job for
St., Medford, Ore. Phone 532x.
less money at the Independent. Gar
age at Central Point.
To Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Storm, a
W. E. Morris of the Table Rock
10 lb. girl, on Saturday, March 18.
Mrs. Storm is the daughter o f Mr. district was in the city Monday. Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. Fry of this city.
Morris is another new reader of the
Mrs. Helms is nursing a sprained
ankle this week.
Major and Mrs. Cunningham are
Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Shaw spent enjoying a visit from Mr. and Mrs.
Tuesday night at the country home P. R. Lynch of Los Angeles. Mrs.
Lynch is a sister of Mrs. Cunning
of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cornutt.
ham. They expect to remain a few
A. A. Lair has traded his land in weeks.
Malheur county, Oregon, for a tract
Better repairing and recondition
of land near Agate.
ing for less at the Independent Gar
“ Uncle Sam” seed potatoes for age.
sale. Inquire at this office.
A *2.00, 1926 Road, Radio and
Guy Tex and family drove to Railway map Oregon, Washington,
Prospect Sunday and enjoyed a visit
California, U. S., as a premium, at
with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Grieve.
Mary Mee’s drug store. Ask about
FOR HIRE— To responsible per i t
son, Ford roadster, with light truck
body.— W. A. Crane, phone 37.
An adjourned meeting o f the city
council was held Monday night, for
the purpose of completing the details
connected with the extension work
being done on the city well.
Monday nite — Jazz Dance — Art
isans Orchestra. 7 piece — Charles
ton Contest.— Gateway Theatre.
R. E. Dodd and son Perry, of Ash
land, were in town last Saturday vis
iting at the home o f ESr. Dodd’s
daughter, Mrs. D. W. Beck. Mr.
Dodd is proprietor of the Vendôme
Hotel in that city.
Old Time Dance,
C O N S O L I D A T I O N S A R E JU S T AS
I N E V I T A B L E AS IS IN C R E A S E D
Discussing the subject, “ Why
Utilty Consolidations Go Forword,”
R. G. Hunt, Vice-President, H. M.
The Jackson county I
B.vllesby and Company, says:
league champions, the Pointers, have
“ There has been much comment
hail an unusually successful season lately, favorable and unfavorable,
playing 17 games and winning 14 of upon consolidations and mergers of
them. They ran up a total o f 536 public utility and industrial enter
point* to their opponents 243 points. prises. Those actively engaged or
Each player’s score for the season is: financially interested in such under
Pickett, left forwnrd, 216; Faber, takings recognize the fact that the
right forward, 173; Shores, left trend i* one o f economic necessity.
guard. 120; Benson, center,
18; Tho insistent demand o f the consum
Hamilton, right guard, 7; Hover, ing public for better service, higher
sub guard, 1; Beall, sub. guard, 1. quality and wider and better distri
bution of commodities, coupled with
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hereford, of ar inherent antagonism to the rising
Portland, are here for a two weeks’ tide o f prices have driven owners and
visit with Mrs. Hereford’s parents, operators to find ways and means of
the Warners. Mrs. Hereford was a meeting and combating all these.
girl in Central Point and she is now
“ The farseeing officials of the
the mother o f four little girls, all large public utility companies are
pleasing in appearance and manners. seeking to offset increasing costs of
every description by way of consol
Grandma Wright is not as well as idation with other like enterprises
usual this week.
on as large a scale as possible.
doing so, they have in mind the util
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Merrill, who ization o f many sources of power to
have been spending the winter at the fullest possible extent.
"It is clearly seen that an isolated
Oakland and Pasadena. Calif., with
the children, returned to their coun utility whose power source is hydro
try home near Central Point last electric suffers to the extent that
Mr. Merrill was a pleasant water passing over the dam is econ
caller last Saturday to renew the omic waste. A neighboring enter
prise whose source or power is steam
suffer* because of it* plant rapacity,
Mr. W. B. Kincaid, who has built due to the character o f its load, can
a fine new house in the east part not by fully utilized.
"A consolidation of the two en
of the city, 4s still making improve
ment*. leveling ground, planting orn able* water formerly passing over
amental trees and preparing a lawn. the dam to be utilized in the terri
This part o f the city is a desirable tory served by the steam plant, and
the steam plant to be closed down
and beautiful locality.
during an abundance o f water. Dur
Frank Houston and wife are the ing a water shortage the steam plant
proud parent* o f a new daughter. ' capapity is utilized to an extent
greater and mor, economical than
Mrs. Joseph Hoagland o f Ashland, before. Thus with no better facili
accompanied her sister Mrs. T M. ties, the same output it derived at a
Jones, on a visit with old friends this materially decreased cost.
week, in our city.
“ The condolidation o f public util
ities the country over is as necessary
Mr. and Mr*. Donald Ros* spent from the economic standpoint o f to
the week end in th>* city after which day, as was the merging of the many
they returned to, Butte Falls where small railroad* following theclose of
Mr. Rosa Is employed as timekeeper the Civil War. Not noW to bring to
and commissary clerk by the Owen gether our public utilities is as un
Urrgnn Ltimb r company at camp thinkable as a segregation of our
groat railroad ay*eras of today into
their original component parts.
T. M. Jones and wife, who were
“ In the end we shall find that the
in the F.-niture and Undertaking per capita use o f public utility pro
husmesa here for several year*, were ducts will have very rreatly increased
visiting friend* here this week.
and the distribution thereof vastly
%idened. We in the industry are
Mr. C artor o f Jacksonville, a con hopeful that all this will bring about
tractor. wa* a businesa visitor here reduced rates to customers, recog
nising as we do that reduced rates in
turn must further increase output
l*t. and Mrs. R R. Johnson o f snd that increased output means
Medford were viaitor* in this city further large scale* and greater p ro
When you pay your bills, give your j The first car to cross the continent
over the Lincoln Highway, twenty-
s^-ocer first money.
He supplies you with the most , two years ago, spent forty heart
breaking days on the road.
■ ecessary thing in life— FOOD.
The most important thing in the year, one driver took only a few hours
longer than the transcontinental
world is to get something to eat.
If you mast put o ff paying anyone, train time, with its many changes of
therefore let it be anyone BUT the drivers.
America’s leadership in oil produc-
He is not wealthy. He seldom has tionand refining,automobile manu
a surplus in the bank. His money facturing, and road building are the
is all invested in merchandise and three factors which made such a feat
Cheap gasoline and automobiles
He buys of wholesale houses who
sell on stated terms and have experts enable the American people to “ move
who are paid to “ get the money” . on wheels” .
When due, he cannot pay them with
Donald Faber spent Tuesday aft
He cannot afford collection ex ernoon working on His father’s ranch
penses. He should not be expected in the Willow Springs district.
to. If he is courteous enough to
give you credit, show him equal cour
A new coffee urn has been in
tesy by paying him promptly and
stalled in the Damon Cafe recently.
He has no security. What you buy
of him is soon consumed and he can F. F. B U R K — FO R A U T O T O P S
not get it back. He trusts you on
Opposite S. P. Depot
your honor alone. Who else does
MEDFORD T E N T AN D A W N IN G
as much for you?
He asks no favors— needs no char
ity. but is entitled to a square deal.
Be square— Be fair— Be just.
PERL FUNERAL HOME
Miss Eula Benson a student at the
Corner Sixth and Oakdale
University of Oregon, is spending the
spring vacation with her relatives. Phone 47
L IS T E N IN ON R A D I O K T B R P O R T L A N D —
— Thursday. March 25, at 8 : 3 0 P. M.—
ALFRED E. CLARK
Candidate for the Republican Nomination for United States Senator will
deliver the first radio political address o f the campaign.
Don’t Miss it! Hear the Story
The present assault on the direct primary law.
The attempt to dictate Republican politics and nomination in this state.
The ambitious program to control the Senatorial nomination this year.
Sugar beets have played an im
The purpose later to accomplish the defeat o f the Senior Senator
portant part in the improvement of
business conditions in a number of as well.
western states during the past fohr
months. Within that period upward
of *60,000,000 advance payment has Paid Adv. Alfred E. Clark for United States Senator Campaign Committee
been made to the farmers for the
10,000j)00-ton crop of sugar beets
harvested this year.
Beet crops improve the soil.alsothe
bank account, and at the same time
save America from being dependent
on other countries for something
that can be grown here with such
Canada is being offered induce
ments for a sugar factory to come
W e have just made arrangemen ts w hereby we can give you a ch oic e
into one of its largest wheat sec
tions. Sugar beet production should o f tw o go o d articles, each valued at
be encouraged in the United States.
A W ISE
Rev. T. H. Temple, pastor of the
First Methodist church at Medford,
is in Central Point today and. will
speak to the Ladies’ Missionary Soc
iety at the Federated church.
P A Y YOUR GROCER FIRST
N O T IC E
It is An Interesting Story
A L L SE T
and an excellent farm paper absolut ely fre e with a yea r's subscription to the
Jake was a worthless and impro
vident fellow. One day he said to
the local grocer: “ I gotta have a
sack o’ flour. I’m all out, an’ my
family is starvin’.”
“ All right, Jake,” said the grocer.
“ If you need a sack of flour and
have no money to buy it with, we’ll
give you a sack. But, see here Jake,
there’s a circus coming to town in a
few days, and if I give you a sack
o f flour, arc you sure you won’t sell
it and take your family to the circus?
“ Oh, no,” said Jake', "I got the
circus money saved up already.”
W. A. Crane, a resident o f this city, is representing this farm paper
and is getting many renewals for this old established and popular farm
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FREE PICTURE SHOW
WESTERN FARMER and
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Sunday, April 4
Valuable Presents will be given away at Each Show; a $2.00 Present
at Mary A. Mee’s Drug Store, and a $3.00 Present at E. C. Faber’s Dry
Goods Store, presented to Western Farmer subscribers by W. A. Crane,
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