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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
An Independent Weekly Pnper Published at Central Point,
THURSDAY, APRIL IS, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Brick Ice Cream at Damon Cafe.
HIRE— To responsible per
Entered Thursday of each week in tha rostoffice thereof as Second Class
Point. Inquire 4 West Jackson, son, FOR
Ford roadster, with light truck
— 8 body.— W. A. Crane, phone 37. 2t
Methodist church. Rev M. Smith Medford. Ore.
JOHN B. SHELEY and NETTIE B. SHELEY, Editors
Mrs. Smith and their little daughter
CLARENCE SHELEY, Business Manager
were also severely Injured.
Orders booked by mills of the West
Six Months .................................................................................................................. $1.00 Coast
Lumbermen’s association In the
One Year .....................................................................................................................$2.00
week ending April 3 slightly exceeded
All Subscriptions Must Be Paid in Advance
j production, the sales reported by 107
Advertising Rates Given on Application
mills totaling 112.087,342 feet, as com
j pared with output of 110,044,308 feet.
THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1926
Shipments reported by the mills were
FRIDAY and S A T U R D A Y
106.809.082 feet, as against 112,215,-
537 feet in the week ending March 27
Cantilevers built out from opposite
v,alls of Crooked river gorge were low
3 Cans Van Camps Pork and Beans.................... 23c
ered into place at 3 o’clock Thursday
Brief Resume of Happengins of the Week Collected for Our
afternoon and the steel framework of
1 Large Bottle Del Monte Catsup....................... 25c
a highway bridge which la the highest
10 Bars White Wonder Soap................................ 33c
of its type in the United States was
Cot worms again are appearing In Orders for pine lumber booked by completed. The steel span when final
1 Pint Strained Honey ..................................... 35c
Lane county, according to O. S. Fletch 38 mills of the W estern Pine Manu ly completed in July will bridge Crook
er, county agent.
facturers’ association for the week ed river on the route of The Dalles
3 Cans Heinz Assorted Soup ................................ 57c
Umpqua valley strawberries will be ending April 3 totaled 1294 cars or California highway.
on the market within a few (lays, ac i 33,644,000 feet, which was 299 cars, or Four aurveys of Oregon stream s and
Boneless Codfish, 1 lb.......v................................... 27c.
cording to reports made by growers. 10,774,000 feet more than for the pre- bays are authorized out of the lump
sum appropriation for that purpose by
BANANAS, TWO LBS.........................................25c
Madison-street bridge, long an old j ceding week.
general rivers and harbors bill.
landmark of Oregon City, and con Contract for the construction of the the
They include the Coquille river from
demned for a long time, Is to be re I Alder Slope ditch near Enterprise hag the
We Have a Full Supply of Fresh Vegetables
entrance to Bullard’»; Yaqulna
placed by a new structure.
Alva A. Bonney, 24, was killed at will cost $8800, but cost of bridges and Clatskanle river, from Clathkanle to
Lasen station on the Oregon Electric ' engineering
Columbia river channel, and Tills
railway by a short circuit when operat about $15,000. will bring the total to the
bay and entrance.
ing a switch at the sub-station.
reports on two Oregon
K. B. Ingels of Dufur, who recently sent some large mining interest* In bills were ordered
by the public lands
‘SERVICE and QUALITY”
was appointed a member of the state
middle west, has filed In the office committee of the senate. The first
fair board to succeed Wayne Stuart the
C entral Point. Oregon
of the state engineer on a power site
of Albany, has declined to accept the on
river, approximately one mile shed, while the second authorizes the
The contract for building four miles tlam
of Oold creek. The county court of Coos county to pro
of the Missouri Flat market road has filing calls mouth
theoretical horau tect the groves of myrtle trees within
been let to the Security Construction power.
i Its Jurisdiction. Both were Introduced
company of La Brands for $20,812.50, Oiling of the Old Oregon Trail, west
by Representative Hawley of Salem
by the Union county court.
| fiom Heppner Junction, Is In progress, and have passed the house.
Marshall Fleshman, a farmer about j It is planned to oil the road to Blalock Ex-Governor West of Portland has
85 years of age residing about 20 miles at present. The Sherman highway will filed with the state engineer applies
north of Wallowa In the Promise coun j be oiled from Btgga to Wasco and The tion for permission to close the outlet
try, was dragged to death by his team | Dallea-Callfornla highway from The of a nameless atream in central Ore
while logging In the woods.
Dalles to Dufur.
gon, construct a dam and divert the
Headquarters company, third bat At a meeting of the Umpqua Chiefs, waters down the Deschutes river chan
talion, 162d Infantry, of St. Helens, was Roseburg's hospitality club, a reso nel to the intake of the central Oregon
mustered In Monday night as company lution was adopted opposing the clos canal. The water then would be car
K. 186th regiment, Oregon national ing of motion picture theaters on Sun ried through this canal to the Powell
guard, with a roll of 52 men.
day. An election la to be held at the butte district for the reclamation of
Hearing on the motion of the pub same time as the May primaries to approximately 2000 acres of land.
lic service commission to determine vote on the matter.
Attorney-at-Law— Notary Public
the condition of the roadbed and equip Oregon branches of the American
ment of the Oregon Electric railway Association of University Women will C entral Point -
has been set for Friday In Salem.
offer a graduate fellowship for women
Officials of the bureau of agricul of Oregon, accoruing to an announce JACKSON COUNTY ABSTRACT
tural economics of the department of ment by Miss Moxelle Hair of the ex
At no additional late, get extra advantages when
agriculture will visit Portland on tension division. The scholarship will
you travel. ,
Profit by stopover privileges on I 5-day rou.ultrip
April 23 to hold hearings on the pro total approximately $1200.
Abstracts of Title and Title In
tickets between many Oregon points. Visit at several
posed official grain standards for bar Twenty days earlier than In normal surance. The only complete Title ;
points instead of only one.
Weekend roundtup tickets to and from Portland—
seasons, the apple orchards of the System in Jackson County.
without stopover— are grratiy reduced in cosi. Buy
The new Young Men’s Christian as Hood River valley are now In full Medford
them for over-Sunday trips. Return limit is following
sociation home which Is nearing com bloom. Trees of all varieties have
pletion at Salem will be occupied on never been loaded with a greater pro F. F. BURK— FOR AUTO TOPS
Toll our agent your travel plan« He’ll
Opposite S. P. Depot
May 1, according to announcement. fusion of blossoms, and orchardists
gladlv advise you regarding a most advantag
The building cost approximately $150,- anticipate a heavy yield of fruit this MEDFORD TENT AND AWNING
eous itinerary and arrange for all reservations
including steamship accomodations if necessary
The board of Multnomah county Ruth Mntthes, 6 years old, was Medford, Ore.
commissioners will go before the vot killed, and her mother, Mrs. Frank
PERL FUNERAL HOME
ers at the primary election May 21 Matthes, was seriously injured when
C. A. BOLES, Agent
Corner Sixth and Oakdale
with a request for a $2,500,000 bond Is the automobile Mrs Matthes was driv
sue for county road construction and ing was struck by a southbound Ore Phone 47
gon Electric train at the Quinahy
Cutworms have invaded several crossing about eight miles north of
orchards of Wasco county, and are Salem.
causing considerable damage by eat The present high condition of winter |
ing the foliage and blossoms, accord wheat with practically no winter kill j
ing to reports reaching the office of Ing of the acreage seeded last fall In- |
the county agent.
dlcates the probability of a very ex j
Bend Is to be the 1826 convention cellent wheat crop for the Oregon 1926 |
city of cattlemen and horse raisers harvest, according to F. L. Kent of I
of Oregon. The 13th annual conven the United fttates department of agrl
tton of the Oregon Cattle & Horse i ulture.
Raisers' association will be held there Judge William Ramsey of the Polk I
on May 28 and 29.
county circuit court upheld the ruling I
Rev A T. Smith of the First United of
the state engineer In connection I
Presbyterian church of Portland was with the adjudication of water rights
elected moderator of the Oregon pres on Mill creek In Yamhill county. Ap j
bytery of the United Presbyterian proxlmately 30 persons owning water i
church at the semi-annual session of rights on Mill creek are affected by I
that body at Albany,
The Thompson Kelly sawmill In Governor Pierce received a letter
Marshfield, which had debts amount from Governor Plnchot of Pennsyl t
ing to more than $40,000, was sold by rants, urging Oregon to send a n u n '
Deputy Sheriff Malehorn for $1400 her of Ita singers to Philadelphia next I
Installed Complete with W ater Heater
which sum represented a portion of the July to participate In the exercises 1
taxes due Cons county.
commemorating the 150th anniversary
The request of residents along the of the adoption of toe Declaration of |
John Day highway for a motor truck Independence,
mall delivery servlc- out of Arlington Loren D. Willis. 2S, Portland, a
Is receiving favorable consideration at teaching fellow In mathematics at the
the post office department. Represents University of Oregon, was found dead
tlve Slnnott has been Informed.
In hi* room In Eugene An empty
Ths Portland Fe«-d A Fertiliser com ether bottle beside the body and facial
$18.00 D ow n-B alance $11.00 Per Month
pany. with headquarters In Portland, burns led W. W. Branstetter. Lane
filed with the public service commie county coroner, to declare that Wills
etna application for reduced rale* on had committed eulrlde.
horses shlppeo to the plant from east Activities of the state prohibition
ern Oregon end other points In the department during the year resulted
In 465 arrests for violation of the pro
Rev V alti r Ben well Hanson. D. D , hlbltlon statutes, confiscation of 74
M A . LI. D. pastor of the East Side sttils and destruction of 25.436 gallon*
Baptist rhairh. Portland, author, of mash and liquor, according to a re
church builder and recognised nation ' port prepared by William I .evens
ally as one of the leading ministers state prohibition director.
214 W. Main St., Medford. Oregon
of his denomination, died In Portland Mrs Ellen J Shortrldge. pioneer of
1852. and Mrs 8 R Rem were killed
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