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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View Entire Issue (April 8, 1926)
THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
O. A. C. NEWS
in taxes from railroads than they
C. E. HOLDS PICNIC
Don Newberk o f the firm of New- A ttorney Trill and Earl W eaver,
have been able to pay in profits to
burg and Newbury, of Medford, was , local m erchant, were business visit-
An application of treble super the owners. •
On Sunday afternoon April 4th, here Saturday on political business, ors in M edford Saturday.
phosphate to the second year's stand As a remedy, Mr. Flynn says: the members of the Young People’s
of red clover by Fred Koopraan of 'The trouble undoubtedly lies in the Society of the Christian church, with Charlie Hawkersmith, of the Mead : Mr. Phipps of the Phipps’ Auto
Nyassa resulted in a 100 per cent in antiquated methods of running city a few guests, enjoyed toe beauties of ows district, was In town Saturday Park service station, was among the
crease in hi» hay crop of 1025 and a departm ents. There should be some nature by riding to W agner Creek transacting business with several of | M edford visitors here transacting
three bushel increase in the seed crop sort of reform in methods such as has and having a picnic. They started the ¡(Aal m erchants.
| business Saturday.
of that year, repohts the O. A. C. ex been inaugurated in a federal de soon after the chutch service, and
tension service. The practice in the portm ents through the Bureau of E f returned in the early evening. As
Nyassa district is to use the first ficiency. That bureau, for instance, soon as they arrived at the scene of
crop for hay. An unfertilized field found a departm ent in W ashington the picnic, they enjoyed a delicious
treated at the rate of 100 pounds per employing two hundred fifty men to lunch, afte r which they played games
acre cut two tons of hay. The sec collect certain taxes, m erely because and hiked.
ond crop is used for seed, and the it used an antiquated system of ac Those present w ere: Vera Davis, j
fertilized field yielded just over five counting. A modern bank system Thelma Pankey, Lola Davis, Ger- j
bushels. The fertilizers cost three was installed and the force was re trude Shaw, Virginia Hathaway, Fay
dollars per acre and the volume of duced to eighty men, thus saving Love, Burnice Shaw, Fern Hathaway,
the increase in hay and seed was fif $250,000 a year in that one office. Wilma Sheley, Elva Adams, Rose |
“ This is what the cities need. Stancliff, Georgia Adams, Norval
Oregon wild-flowers are being ex Morever they need some businesslike Wylie, George Johnson, Roy W eaver,
term inated, reports Helen M. Gil- method of supervising what is called Rafael Benson, Earl Buell, Carl Ho
key, assistant professor of botany at outlays— the sums expended on local ver, Roland Hover, and Alfred Piel.
the agricultural college. While cit improvements. Countless millions
izens of other states are protecting are wasted in this way every year GIRLS’ BASKET B A L L TEAM IS
their flowers Oregonians are picking and the burden imposed upon busi
and destroying their heritage with ness is so great that, in some cases,
The girls’ basketball team of the
out sensing the consequence.
it means all the difference between local
high school attended a banquet
Granges of Linn and Benton profit and loss.
their honor by the Misses
county have been promised the unit “ This is a job for the business B ertha in Eicher
and Marion Patterson
ed support of college officials and men, for in the end local taxes are
business interests of Corvallis in essentially a tax on business.”
their effort to have Corvallis select It m ight be added th at this is a April 1.
ed as the m eeing place for the 1927 job for all the people because every The evening’s entertainm ent was
state grange sessions. The state truck driver, clerk, storekeeper, ban inaugurated by a treasure hunt. Af
grange m et last in Corvallis in 1911, ker, capitalist, man, woman and child ter searching "for and finding the
since when both the college and city ultim ately pays in the cose of living, treasure consisting of fudge, various
have grown until now it is said ac ill taxes which are assessed against games were played. The refresh
m ents were cake, chocolate, and
commodations second to none in the business.
state can be offered the 500 dele
Included am ong the guests w ere:
gates expected at next year’s ses MEETING OF PRESBYTERY OF Misses
Marie Kittredge, Eleanor
‘QUALITY and SERVICE”
sions. Facilities for carrying on all
Saubcrt, Mildred Beeson, Evelyn j
the work in one building are prom
Jennie Eicher, Jessie Sea- i Phone 61
ised the grange, and the fact that The Presbytery of Southern Ore Hamilton, G ertrude
C entral Point. Oregon
Shaw, Edith Cop- |
Corvallis is in the geographical cen gon will hold its regular spring m eet brooke,
ter of the grange membership will ing in Central Point on Tuesday and inger, and Wilda Richmond. * •
W ednesday, April 13 and 14. The
The biggest am ateur athletic event first service will be held a t 2:30
in this state for many years will be o’clock on Tuesday afternoon; and On next Saturday, tlje Christian
held here April 15-17 when more will be under the leadership of the Endeavor will hold a food sale at
than 200 w restlers from colleges and Rev. W alter Van Nuys, of Portland. the J. E. W eaver Grocery. The pro
athletic clubs from all over the Un The general theme :“ Christian ceeds will be used to send delegates
ited States will compete in the local Education in Hoffie, Church, and to the Christian Endeavor convention
gym nasium for national honors. Community”, will be discussed, and at Albany on April 17-18-19.
Coach Robin Reed of the Aggies will the people of the entire community
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enter twelve men from his coast are invited to be present. A t the B etter repairing and recondition
ing for less at the Independent Gar- j
evening service President Clarence age.
W. Green, of Albany college will
TAXES MORE THAN EARNINGS speak in behalf of the Trustees of Ninety-six stolen automobiles were
That’s what Duco and other Laquer finish will do.
to the autom obile th eft div
In com m enting on the necessity W ednesday morning and after reported
‘‘It Lasts Longer—It Looks the Best”
for reductions in local taxation and noon program s will be given up to during March. ^All but one were re
for a high class of adm inistration in regular business m atters, at which covered.
We are the only Company between Portland nnd ’Frisco
local governm ent, John T. Flynn, in all are welcome.
authorized to apply the complete Mimax Laquer finishing system .
a recent article, points out» th at the The closing service, on W ednes The Am erican does all kinds of
We guarantee all work and all m aterials.
various governm ent agencies in this
evening, will be a popular m eet printing. If it can be p rinted—we
country draw more in taxation from day
Laquer» are guaranteed by the factory for the life of
can do it.
many kinds of business than the own theme to be announced later. The
ers get in dividends. He says:
We have made good for three years— Try us.
regular prayerm eeting of the church Brick Ice Cream at Damon Cafe.
“ The business of local governm ent will be held on Thursday evening.
cost is the next step tow ard which
Mrs. John Welch enjoyed a visit j
AUTO PAINTING CO.
business m ust turn its attention. The
this week from her sister, Miss !
— The Company That Know*—
federal tax cuts will am ount to noth English Penciled Indian Runner Bertha Myers, of Gold Hill.
Ducks, $4.50 per pair. Ducks now Miss Mildred Beeson, local second ! 29 South Front Street
ing unless this is done.”
He shows th at the per capita cost St., Medford, Ore. Phor.e 582x. -8 grade teacher, spent Easter with her I
of local governm ent has nearly treb
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W edborn Bee
led in the last thirteen years, al Superintendent E. H. Hedrick of son in Ashland.
though neither wages in city depart Meford schools was a visitor here
m ents nor commority prices have in Sunday.
creased in anywhere near this pro
Elmer Fcldenheim er of Portl and, FOR HIRE— To responsible per
Ford roadster, with light truck
To illustrate the tax absorbing owner of the Ray Nichols orchard, son,
W. A. Crane, phone 37. 2t
proclivities of governm ent, Mr. Flynn
points out th at public utilities are time in connection with business.
U. of O., Eugene, April 8— An
assessed nearly as much per annum
nette Heckman, of C entral Point
Why take your cars to Medford will assist with the work for t|»e
for various taxes as they are allowed
to pay in profits to their owners. It when you can get a b etter job for Junior Prom program s. The junior
m ight "be added th a t governm ent has less money a t the Independent Gar prom is a feature of Junior week
adv end. May 7, 8, it has just been an
J AMES Mc DOWELL
been collecting considerably more age a t C entral Point.
C entral Point
W. G. TRILL
a trustee of the Oregon
A ttorney-at-Law — Notary Public appointed
state horticultural society to succeed tual work on the students’ big event
of the year will begin immediately.
£. D. Minton.
Ralph Stanley, of Portland, is gen
We Are M anufacturer» of
Mrs. J. P. Hoagland and daughter eral director of approxim ately sev-1
W a t c h m a k e r s , Jew elers and Nita of Ashland, spent the week-end enty-five students who make up the | DOORS, SCREENS, WINDOWS AND SASH,
at the homes of M erritt Hoagland committees.
“THE TREASURE HOUSE”
WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES, MOULD
(Long Fam ous for Diamonds)
and Mrs. Hugh Porter.
INGS, CABINETS OF ALL KINDS
Use Our E a s y Paym ent Plan. A $2.00, 1926 Road, Radio and
C onfidential C redit System
O ur C onstant Aim is to Keep G ur Quality and Prices
Railway map Oregon, W ashington,
Absolutely Right. Do Not Order From Out-of-Town
REDDY & CO.
California, U. S., as a premium, at
Concerns Before L etting Vis Figure on Your Bill.
Main a t C entral
Eastman Kodak Films
JACKSON COUNTY ABSTRACT
Earl W eaver has been spending
A MODERN MILL
bis vacation time in painting his car.
Abstract« of Title and Title In cated by its dark grey color. The
surance. The only complete Title painting
System in Jackson County.
It is reported from Portland one
thirteen autom obile acci
H AY — G R A I N — S E E D —
F. F. BURK — FOR AUTO TOPS dents involving damage to machines No charge for Developing
Phone 41 Store
Phone 54 Residence
Opposite S. P. Depot
place Saturday. W et streets were re
Good Line of Kodaks
—Local and Long Distance Hauling—
MEDFORD TENT AND AWNING sponsible for this exceedingly large
WE BUY POULTRY
num ber of autom obile mishaps.
tem porary lull th at cam* in
Phone 145-J the The record
M edford, Ore.
breaking period o f local
JES SE L, RICHARDSON
which lasted for en days
PERL FUNERAL HOME smudging
. . .
ended Friday morning. The local
“ YOUR FACE IS GOOD. BUT IT WON’T GO IN THE CASH
C orner Sixth and Oakdale
the valley started smudging about C entral Point
M edford, Oregon three o'clock.
Come in and see
WEAVER’ S STORE
Watch this Space
TROWBRIDGE CABINET WORKS
Central Point Feed Store
The *tt<5*JoSlSL Store