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Central Point Am erican
M. B. C. HAS
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1926
CENTRAL POINT CLIMATE
WORK ON NEW
H. S. BUILDING
PROGRAM FRIDAY NIGHT BY j
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
The students o f the high school
will give a program Friday night at
the school gymnasium for the ben
efit of the school. A good program
Contracts to the amount o f $36,- is assured. Come out and do your
The Pacific Telephone and Tele
Last Sunday being Kaster it was
131.31» were awarded by the school part by attending.
graph company has completed plans
expected that the majority o f the
board Saturday night. The sum of
and specifications for a new tele
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members would attend some partic
GIRL SCOUT ACTIVITIES
phone building in Medford, which
$38,856.02 will cover the cost in
ular church on that day where there
will contain a complete installation
cluding general construction, heat
would be a more elaborate program,
Girl Scouts today mean better of new long distance switchboards
ing and plumbing, electric wiring,
and at ten minutes to the time for
inspector, black homes tomorrow; beauty and sim and other apparatus used in the
GIRL SCOUTS' GIVE PARTY
the Class to assemble it looked as
boards, lighting fixtures, and wiring plicity in the home is the first fund transmission of long distance mes
though there would not be “ A Cor
amental to be taught at every meet sages. Construction o f the building
Last Friday evening March 26, for the elevator clock system.
poral’s Guard” at the meeting; but
The general construction contracts ing. The correct way to set a table will start soon, and will be completed
at the last minute the men began ar the Girl Scouts gave a colonial party
for the new high schpol building was was the subject of the practical les early in September.
riving in larger and larger numbers at the Scout hall.
son today. A reading, “ Table Man offi-e apparatus will be installed
The girls were dressed in colonial awarded R. I. Stuart and Gilbert
until the class room presented its
ners,” by the captain.
immediately upon completion o f the
costumes and looked very attractive Stuart, of Medford, Ore., at $28,
The election of new patrol leaders building, and the entire unit is ex
The regular order o f business was in these, the prize for the best being 536.32. Keyser and Schmidle of
gave the following results: Merel pected ,to be in operation early in
followed after which ten o f the given to Miss Elva Hood. Each girl Roseburg, at $6,895.63 was awarded
H e d g p e t h , “ Pheasant” Patrol; March 1927, according to R. B. Ham
churchwomen o f the town accompan invited some boy friend and the eve
"Meadowlark” mond, the local manager.
ied by two male singers filed into ning’s program consisted o f enter The electrical wiring contract was
Patrol; Dona Morton, “ Oriole” P a
the room and rendered two special tainment indicative o f colonial days.
trol. With these fine new leaders
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
Mrs. C. E. Bolds, who had plan Medford, at $1,002.45.
vocal numbers which were appreci
Actual construction will start this the work will be filled with fresh
ated very much indeed by the class. ned the party, was unable to be
effort and the Second Class goal
The ticket sale for the "Pointer”
The ladies joined with the class in a present because o f illness. Her as week on the new high school struc
shall be reached.
benefit stunt program to be held in
couple o f songs, then departed to sistant, Miss Mildred Beeson, with ture, for which a bond issue o f $40,
Twenty-four Girl Scouts were the gymnasium-tomorrow night was
the help of Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Rich 000 was voted February 11 for the
attend their own services.
present and several new girls are launched Wednesday morning. The
At the beginning o f the lesson mond, Wilma Sheley, Mr. Hender purpose o f constructing and equip
preparing to take the Tenderfoot tickets are selling very satisfactorily
I. G. Shaw propounded to the class son and Mr. Bolds, sponsored the ping. It will be ready for use at the
and from all indications a large at
beginning o f the fall term in Sep
the question, ’’ Will this class stag affair and acted as hosts.
All girls between 12 and 21 years tendance is expected, according to
nate, or will it go on to bigger and
o f age are cordially welcome to visit Orval Shores,
manager o f the
greater things?” His answer ot this cream and cake were served. The on the present school grounds fac
“ Pointer” and head of the ticket
ing the Pacific Highway sr.d
will and become Girl Scouts.
question was, “ If the community is following program was given:
Owing to a visit with the dentist sales campaign.
be so placed that a central heating
Grand March, by all.
of the right kind it will not allow this
Lieutenant Beeson was not able to
The practice for the 1926 track
Song— Can’t You Bring Back the plant between the new building and
class to become stagnant and die.”
attend the meeting. She was very and field meet was inaugurated
Having prepared a special message
Tuesday evening when a work-out
the heating o f both.
for the occasion Mr. Shaw began at
was had. For five successive years
dawn on the dhy o f the Crucifixion
THOMAS COBB LAW
C. P. H. S. has won the county track
concret with a stucco exterior, fin
and carried the hearer on and on — Elizabeth Scott.
m i ) field meet and from the locks
through all the scenes connected with
Thomas Cobb Law was bom in of this year’s men a good track
that event to the time when The Mas Turns the Ocean’s Blue to Gold— front o f 148 feet with provisions for
future class-rooms to the number o f Gainsville, Georgia, in the year team is assured.
ter appeared for the last time to his Eunice Musty.
Ex-preaident H. S. Shangle of the
Dancing o f the Minuet by several fourteen or eighteen, at the rear. 1859; and died at his home near
disciples and frierttis.
The present unit under construction Central r.iio*., Oregon, on April 1, Columbia Junior College at Portland,
Many comments on the discourse girls.
A very pleasant evening was re contains a large study hall-and nine 1926. He had not been w„dl for addressed the student-body at an as
were heard all o f which indicated the
class-rooms capable o f accommodat some time before his death; but sembly held for that purpose Mon
satisfaction o f the listeners, many ported by the young people.
three hundred fifty students. there was nothing to indicate that day afternoon.
stating that never had they heard
Buster Brown, member of last
The Department b*asis is being used. the time o f his going was so near.
the same subject handled as effe c
Without a struggle or cry he went year’s graduating class, also man
tively from all angles.
His ager for the Central Pointer, was
Both local churches observed the o f two rooms separated by a glass away in the early morning.
It is safe to say that although some
parents were typical southern peo here Monday morning visiting sev
had passed up other Easter services usual Easter programs last Sunday partition, one room to be used for
ple; and like many such found it eral o f the classes.
for the Class, none were in any way by giving interesting programs of typing, the other for bookeeping and
Carl Boswell, president of the
shorthand. The typing room has a hard to adjust themselves to condi
sorry that they had done so, for the exercises, readings, and music.
tions after the war o f the rebellion. associated students o f C. P. H. S.
story heard there that day will long
decorated with flowers from the bookeeping o f thirty. Two rooms, Mr. Law first came to the Pacific in ’25, was a caller here on busi
coast in 1877, returning to Georgia ness with Harold Morton. They were
As to the attendance, the count woods, the laurel being in evidence one to be equipped for laboratory
and one for lecture work constituted in 1879. He returned to the coast negotiating a business transaction
showed that out o f all the 114 men
in 1881; lis mother and two sisters involving a bicycle.
present there were 60 Reds and 53 lilies and other flowers* from the the science department. The domes
coming with him. All three of these
Miss Adaboe Seiler, formerly a
Blues; Mr. Ray Henderson having
Both ministers gave brief but rooms, one the cooking laboratory, relatives have preceeded him in student in C. P. H. S., but now a
again appeared on the scene as
death. He came to Jackson county senior in Medford high school, was
chairman, he with the teacher com inspirational talks suitable to the the other the sewing and art room.
Both o f these rooms are large and in 1883. He lived awhile at Ash here Friday spending the afternoon
pleted the count. This was only 15.
well-lighted and will be thoroughly land, then at Jacksonville. Then he with her former classmates. Miss
less than the Sunday before.
FORMER MINISTER HERE
equipped. Provisions are also made moved to the Table Rock district, Allie Author, also o f Medford high
The Reds have still a chance to
for classes in English, languages and where he was manager o f the Han school accompanied Adabee.
win the present attendance contest
The Rev. Maxfield, formerly o f mathematics. A teachers’ rest room, sen ranch for some years. He moved
as the Blues nre one ahead and there
the Central Point Union church, was superintendent’s office and library to the Willow Springs district in
FISHING WILL BE GOOD
are still two Sundays to go.
in town the first o f the week visit are all carefully planned and placed 1890, where he settled on a piece
During the past few weeks there
ing friends. He is now pastor of to produce an efficient administra o f land not far from where he was
The fishing season will open
has been little or no work done in tWe
living at the time of his death. He Thursday, April 15. The low flow
the Baptist church at Chico, Calif., tion o f the schools.
way o f getting out the members and
and he left for that point Wednes
A bell system with program clock; was married at Jacksonville in 1904, of water in the Rogue River and
this fact coupled with the attendance
heating system; electric to Mrs. Ida Wilson. To this union the small amount o f snow in the
record showj that there is little dan
lighting, in ull rooms; an adequate were born four children, who, with mountain streams, will assure the
ger o f this class going stagnant.
George Wallace and his family on
the widow and two step-children nimrods a successful fishing season,
There are a lot more new buttons joyed a visit from his cousin, Dr. ventilating system, light and airy
survive. His own children are: Mrs. according to Floyd Ross, one o f our
to be had and all who are members Maria White, o f Pusrur, Indii. Dr.
P’rank Collie, Richard, Robert and enthusiastic local fishermen.
o f the class and have no buttons can White was n pioneer meo:cai mis site tread on stairs; f¡rebolts on all
get them from the same parties who sionary, having gone to that needy
The funeral was held at the Con
C. E. MEETING
handled them before.
The Blues field forty years ago. She has de work. are several other features
ger undertaking parlors, on Sunday
can find them at Weaver’s Store for veloped two hospitals for women, one
The Christian Endeavor will meet
afternoon, April 4. His body sleeps
one place and the Reds can get them o f them her own gift to the United I by itself.
with the Epworth League in the
from Guy Tex, Paxsons or F. M. Presbyterian Mission o f India. Dr. | The bonds were sold at $1,004.10
Is it even as basement o f the Federated church
for each $1,000 bond to the Ralph, what is your life?
White is now on furlough expecting j
for a little Sunday, April 12. This is the first
Schnecloch Company o f Portland,
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to return to her field next Septem -'
time that the two societies have met
time, and then vanisheth away.”
A BACKWARD PARTY
together but they are planning to
PLENTIFUL SUPPLY OF WATER meet again in a few weeks.
The Misses Margaret Collins and
The 1926 swimming season was
At the annual meeting and lunch
Delva March gave a backward party eon o f the County Council of the inaugurated late yesterday afternoon
Central Point residents are assured
After spending Easter vacation
at the home o f Miss Collins Thurs Parents-Teachers’ association at the when Horace C. Terrell, instructor a good water supply for the coming with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.
day night, April 1.
Lithia Hotel in Ashland, April 3rd, o f English in the local high school, summer months as the result o f the I E. Wiley, and brother Norval, Miss
The special feature o f this party Mrs. C. E. Bolds was elected pres j swam the Rogue River about two extension work carried on in the j Gertrude Wiley left Saturday for
was the fact that everything in con ident. Delegates from Central Point miles down from the Bybee bridge. city well, the past two weeks.
San Jose, California, where she is
nection, incladir.g wearing apparel, were Mesdames Lathrop, Snyder, and It is reported Mr. Terrell is the first
The water supply has at least been teaching in the Grant school.
was the reverse o f the ordinary form. Stevenson.
person to swim the river at this early doubled, according to Mayor Leever,
Music and interesting games com
The city recorder's office has been
and water restrictions, if they are
prised the amusement for the night.
William Newhall, after having
necessary at all, will be very light a very busy place this week. The
At a late hour delicious refreshments spent the Easter holidays with his
Out o f town guests at the Hotel in contrast to the limited irrigation city water bills and settling business
parents Mr. and« Mrs. Newhall on Central include G. A. Read o f Port periods allowed to water users last connected with the extension work
Those present besides the hostes the Millionaire drive near Jack land, Carl Engrtran o f Salem, Geo. year.
on the city well were among the var
ses included: Ruth Sebrean, Louise sonville, left Monday evening for Apin o f Crescent City, Tallen Eisen-
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ious duties attended.
Bchnert, Fern Hathaway, Alva Hes- Rolling Bay, Wash., where he is at- j hart o f Roseburg. G. E. Anderson
selgrave. Flora Collins, Theo vonder tending school.
o f Silverton, A. G. Anderson o f Sii-
J. E. Weaver, due to ill health in
verton, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Faber
The ladies o f the Rebekah Lodge the past, month, handed in his resig
Brown, Donald Wilson, Ivan Sky
Miss Bernice Burger returned the o f Ashland and J. H. Alexander o f o f Central Point will give a benefit nation as a member o f the city coun
man, Theron Brown, Roger vonder middle o f last week from Portland, Corvallis.
dance in Central Point on Wednes cil at the regular semi-monthly coun
Heller, Rafael Benson, and John where she attended a State Convert
d a y night, April 14, at the Gateway cil meeting Monday night. Mr.
tion o f the Salvation Army. Mias
Elton Rassmnssen moved from the Theatre. The committee assured j Weaver has been a city councilman
Burger went in the company o f the Boswell house into the house form this writer that the music wohld be for three years.
Neighbor Bray, editor o f the Jack Medford army.
erly owned by John Alberts.
Mr. »pood and everything from an old-
sonville Post, with Mrs. Bray, is
Alberts built this building about time square dance to %>• Charleston
George W Croisan, salesman for
mourning the loss o f a much loved
Freeman A Wiley received a car three months ago and recently sold it. will be danced.
the Pennxoil company of which
Collie, o f unusual sise and beauty. load shipment o f farm implements. ,
The lodge is giving this dance to Beebe A Kindle are wholesale dealers
The dog eras formerly owned by the including rakes, mowers and various
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Porter were raise funds to pay for their piano. j was here Tuesday. Mr. Croisan left
Senator Stanfield family, o f eastern other agriculture machinery, Mon business visitors in Klamath
Falls Come and enjoy a real evening o f j Wednesday for Klamath Falls and
Monday and TuesdaV-
is expected back today.
Central Point people are glad to
claim as new residents Mr. and Mrs.
Haskins, who come here from Mer
rill, Klamath county, Oregon, for the
benefit of Mrs. Haskins’ health.
These people are old time ac
quaintances of E. C. Faberi also of
the Merritt family who recently
bought the Norcross property.