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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
A n Independent We.-k!> Taper Published at C en tra l Point, O regon, and
E n t e r e d T hursday o f . . c b w eek in the P o .t o f f ie . th e re o f . . Second C l . . .
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THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1926
Oregon News Items of Special Interest
Brief Resume of Happengin. o f the Week
George W. Halter, 61, prominent ern shipments and will arrive In Port
rancher of Arago, was drowned in the land on May 4. The shipment weighs
The state highway comn^isslon has
A safe in the railroad station at Red
mond was blown with nltro-glycerlne announced that oiling operations on
j a number of the macadam highway*
and $175 stolen.
Vessels entered at Portland during j In eastern and central Oregon will
March numbered 120 against l i t in ■ be started in the near future. One oil
ing crew began near Arlington on
March last year.
Monday and similar operations will
The Southern Pacific trestle at Ada start at Bend and Pendleton April 15.
between Eugene and Coos bay, was
and at Huntington about May 1.
damaged by fire.
Residents of Oregon, except corpor
Fred Oakes, 76, ended his life at ations. who have paid the Oregon li
The Halles by firing a 30-30 rifle cense fee, may operate their motor ve
bullet Into his head.
hicles for hire or profit on the high
Oregon postmasters nave been nom ways of Washington for a period of
lnated as follows: Klamath Kalis, 90 days by filing an application with
John A. McCall; La Grande, Ralph R. the county auditor and paying for
each month one-twelfth of the regular
In the first quarter of 1926 building 'ee, according to Instructions sent out
permit totals In Bend exceeded those by Charles R. Maybury, state director
for any previous year by more than o f licenses.
Construction of Salem's proposed
new $640,000 linen m*lll will begin
King Bros. Boiler works of Port
within the next ten days, according to
land was lowest bidder for the new
announcement made by the directors.
pipe line for The Dalles. The bid
Machinery costing $105,000 has been
ordered and will arrive in'Salem be
Marshfield is furnishing a tempor fore June 1.
ary airplane field lu $he north phrt
of the city, where visiting planes may
throughout the state with the advent
land this rummer.
of spring weather, according to fig
Mrs. J. A. Hills, 45, of Lo'.vetl, was ures compiled by Dr. Frederick D.
killed suddenly when the family cow Strieker, secretary of the state board
became frightened and trampled upon of health, which showed but 97 cases.
her while she was milking the animal. Two weeks ago there were more than
The body of Roy Campbell, ex-prize 200 .
fighter, aged 26, of Klamath Kails,
One hundred acres of land near Jo
was found In Lake Ewanna. The body
seph, and more than a score of acres
had been In the lake between one and
of test plots in other points in Union
and Wallowa counties, will be seeded
S. M. Tuttle of Central Point was In flax this year, according to H. G.
appointed trustee of the Oregon State Avery, Union county farm agent. An
Horticultural s o c i e t y by Governor attempt Is being made to substitute
Pierce, to succeed C. B. Minton, whose flaxseed for cereals.
term hac expired.
Net operating revenues of the Pa
A movement has been launched at cific Telephone & Telegraph company
Hood River to place a monument of In Oregon during the year 1925 ag
native basalt over the graves of Na gregated $1,415,014 06, or $54,753.73 less
thaniel and Mary White Coe, the than In the year 1924, according to the
town's first residents
| annual report of the corporation filed
William Chancy Winston, father of j In the offices of the public service
the broccoli industry and planter of | commission at Salem.
the first commercial pear orchard In
Gilliam county's pet flock of wild
Douglas county, died at his home six
| geese, which Is growing in site, is
miles south of Roseburg.
! proving a decided annoyance to farm
Boys and girls of Pilot Rock have ers of the region, upon whose fields
organised what la probably the first the birds are complaceutly fattening.
sheep club of its kind in the state of acc< rdlnc to reports from ranchers
Oregon, Kred Reunion. Umatilla coun that have come into the state game
ty agent, has announced.
commission offices at Portland
Representatives from communities
Reduction of alfalfa acreage. In
along the lower Columbia river gath crease In pasture acreage, increase
ered at the Astoria chamber of com from 50 to 200 acres of asparagus land
merce Kriday nlgbt to form the Lower and a 100 per cent increase In other
Columbia River Commercial Union.
truck crops Is recommended In the
The Oregon Electric railroad had an Umatilla county economic conference
operating deficit of $163,379 In 1925, report, a survey c f which has been
according to the nnnual report filed j completed by a special committee.
with the public service commission.
Plans for Immediate construction of
The loss was $23.475 24 In excess of ! a 30-room concrete and steel wing to
(hat for 1924
the present building of The Delies
The fish patrol boat Governor of j hospital, at a cost of approximately
the Oregon fish commission, valued at $fu.00(k are announced.
$10,000 and only partially Insured, will be the first of three units to be
was destroyed by fire while patrolling built, which, when completed, will give
the Columbia river o ff Three Tree The Dalles a 150-room fireproof hoe
point near Astoria
In un effort to stem the spread of
Four thousand acres In 3SV4 days
pine beetle Infestation within the was the plowing record made by Pru
boundaries of Crater National park, fer brothers on County Judge Weath-
the government will establish a pine erfords' ranch near Arlington. The
beetle control ramp In the southern work was done with a tractor pulling
section of the parh.
twelve l(-inch plows, plowing six
Fire which brok.v out In the boiler
room destroyed the* lumber mill and
planing mill of the Cbiioquln Lum
ber company located on Sprague liver
Loss was placed at
between $100 0 'S and $125,000
inches deep, and operating day and
n'ghl An average of 104 acres a day
Five hundred college students rep
resenting every state In the union
and practically every college and uni
The fiscal jrr*ar of the state game versity la the United States, have ap
commission euds September 30 and plied for the TP summer Jobe at Crater
not Neve nhe • So. as.haa beea ob lik e national parh this year, according
served tv the romtplssioe for sev to Richard W Price, managing direc
eral year* post, according to a legal tor of Crater lake lodge end affiliated
opinion prepared by the attorney gen concessions
The survey of the Columbia rtver
A tel- «ra n from the war depart i channel from Portland to the sea
meat Indicates that German war I which will be ordered by the board at
trophies consigned to Oregon have ¡ army engineers as soon as funds for
been given priority over other west the next fiscal year become available.
will be made on the baaia of a 35-foot
channel aa well aa a 30-foot channel
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Major-General Harrjr Taylor, chief of
engineers haa announced.
I Hundreds of women in Oregon are
wearing coyote skins around their
necks under the Impression that they
had purchased fox furs, according to
Dr. W H. Lytle, state veterinarian
Dr. Lytle says that between 5000 and
6000 coyote pelts are available In the
state of Oregon annually and that
many of these are put through a pro
cess that gives them the appearance
of genuine fox skins.
The earliest forest closing order In
the history of the district forest office
has closed to smoking an area of more
than eight thousand acres In the Cas
cade national forest on account of ex
tretne hazard caused by slashing and
dry weather. The area affected Is a
large timber sale tract, and the order
limits smoking to designated safe
areas. Such closing orders as this
usually do not occur until the months
of July or August.
Revenue requirements of the west
ern railroads can be met more proper
ly by increasing the tonnage hauled
rather than through an increase In
rates, according to a brief prepared
by the public service commission In
proceedings involving a proposed in
crease in freight rates on the trans
portation lines operating In the west
ern district of the United States
Copies of the brief were f awarded
to the Interstate commerce commis
Oregon pensions have been granted
as follows: Eugene F. Rice, Portland.
$12; Stanton L. Dobte. Portland, $15;
Frank Gibb, Portland, $12; Thomas
R. Hamer, Portland, $12; Milford H.
Broughton, Portland, $15; Mary N.
Roberts, Portland, $30; William Rio-
pelle, Portland, $15; George A. Day,
Portland, $12; Carl A. Illig. Portland,
$12, Covlll F. GUI. Portland. $18; El
mer F Bu'zcr, North Portland, $15;
minor of Oral F. Gibson. Wasco. $20;
Minnie I 9ml h, Bandon. $20; William
9. Gilbert, Milwaukle. $12; William
D. P1c*«tt, Bend, $15; William J.
3ehaffer, Multnomah, $12; Moees Wod
•ege, St. Helens, $15.
Many persons believe that a great
corporation cares not at all whether
the little stockholder retains his in
terest in the company or not. That
this supposition is incorrect is prov
en by the painstaking correspond'nee
which Frank L. Dame, President o f
the North American Company, a pub
lic utility hilding company, carries
on with every individual who be
comes an owner o f stock or sells his
Mr. Dame is not satisfied
THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1926
merely to make the stock sale; he is
determined that the stockholder shall
Naturally, there is a great temp
tation to sell stock when prices are
rising and there is a chance fo r good
profit. This is no speculation. Often
the holders o f very valuable stock
loses it in this manner and have no
opportunity to reinvest in as good a
security. Public utilities are not in
terested in developing the speculative
idea. Their earnings can be more
definitely predetermined than in al
most any other line o f business.
Every man who owns stock has a
perfect right to sell but before he
sells his holdings in the North Am er
ican Company, it is Mr. Dame’s de
sire that the stockholder know ex
actly the situation o f his company,
so that he will not sell something to
his regret, unless he is forced to sell
through unavoidable circumstances.
This system o f establishing direct
communication between the
executive and all stockholders sets a
precedent which qther corporations
might well follow .
The interior o ft the Gateway ser-
I vice* station has been repainted and
now presents a very pleasing appear
ance in its new coat o f white paint.
Guy Tex, local postmaster, is re
ceiving medical attention follow in g
the lancing o f a serious abscess on
the brow bone.
CITY CLEANING AND
W E ARE NOT SATISFIED
UNLESS YOU A R E "
624 N. Riverside Ave
Highway— M edford,
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Fox and
daughter Geraldine and Mr. and Mrs.
L. L. Norcross drove to Asland Sun
day and called on Mrs. M. J. Freder
Mrs. Victor Bursell was in town on
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Thus ride in entire com fort, with a chance to
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