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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1926
W IL L O W SPRINGS
M. F. Young has his new pump
house nearly completed and in a few
days will install the new pumping
system which he has just purchased.
We notice that Bonny Bros, are
making many improvements around
their service station. It will soon be
a busy corner aguin.
B. M. Bush and family accompan
ied Mrs. Miner to Ashland Sunday.
A. A. Mathes, wife and mother
were among those visiting the B. M.
Bush family Sunday afternoon.
“ Percy” , the pet cat at the Willow
Springs school, has presented the
children with several kittens, so the
youngsters have decided to call him
“ Percyetta” in the future.
Mrs. Miner has built a ten by
twelve screened addition to her back
porch and new is painting the house.
Mrs. Miner has received word
from relatives in Sabatha, Kansas,
that her brother-in-law, S. J. Miner,
who spent severa1 months here this
past year, ii now in a sanitarian) in
Topeka. A fter leaving here January
Mr. Miner visited in Washington
and Montana fo r two months, and
wrote to relatives that he was leaving
Bozeman. Montana, March 1, but
nothing more was heard from him
until Malch 11 when he was found
wandering the streets o f his home
town, in a dazed condition. He did
not know where he had been during
the seven or eight days nor how he
got home. He then developed pneu
monia, and was very ill.
somewhat improved in health last re
clear up the mystery. Mr. Miner is
ports say that he is still unable to
seventy-eight years of age, and is a
brother o f J. S. Miner who died last
Mrs. G. Vincent is confined to her
bed with a severe attack o f rheuma
B. M. Bush has resigued his posi
tion with Paul’s Electric Store, but
will continue to do electric work as
soon as some arrangements can be
made. Notice o f business location,
etc., will appear in a few days.
C. W. Anders is planting about
three acres in corn this year. He has
a nice bunch o f 250 White Leghorn
Chicks that were hatched early, and
W ear a Smock
For Motoring, Office Wear
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
also has a nice little flock o f early edly add more litigation to the labors
Indian Runner ducks.
o f the courts, already overburdened;
that it would create added expense
Monday Mrs. Kidwell and children
for the state along enforcement lines.
o f Ashland vistied her parents Mr.
In brief, the National Chamber
and Mrs. Anders.
Committee finds that compulsory
automobile casualty insurance would
C A R D O F THANKS»
not do what its backers claim for it
We wish to express our sincere
thanks and appreciation to all the and, on the other hand, might do a
vast deal o f direct and general harm.
friends and neighbors who were so
kind and assisted during the illness
President Clarence W. Greene, of ments was with Mr. Greene, and to
Albany College, was in this city Tues gether they have visited 20 o f the
day and at the high school explain smaller high school of the state in
ing to the senior class the student the past week.
self-help plan o f that institution of
higher learning. With only one hun
S. S. Stevens o f Epgene, service
dred dollars a student can obtain a man for the Underwood Typewriter
school years educational, according company was in this city Friday on
to Mr. Greene. The college will fur his periodical trips visiting the high
nish the student with employment schools using Underwood typewrit
i n order to pay the rest o f his ex ers. Mr. Stevens reports the ma
C A T T L E S U P P L Y R E P O R T E D IN penses. Raymond K. Baker, head of chines in the local high school are
and death o f our beloved mother
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the psychology and education depart- all in good condition.
Mrs. Eliz&geth McDonough, to the
Rebekah lodges, and Women’s Relief
Reports released by the orderly
corps both at Ashland and Central marketing committee o f the Oregon
Point and for all the beautiful Cattle and Horse Raisers association
flowers and floral pieces sent.
showing the number of cattle needed |
Mrs. C. R. Fifield
in the Portland market and the m m - |
Mrs. 0 . O. Wingfield
ber bought or contracted for are be- j
A. G. Beal
Have a good supply of graded, local grown,
ing broadcasted each Monday and J
R. H. Beal
Friday night at 7 :30 from station j
corn now in stock.
H. E. Beal
KOAC, the Oregon Agricultural col- I
This corn thoroughly acclimated— will give
lege, at Corvalis. The Monday night I
FIELD C O R N --
is probably on our News
Stand ready for you.
Come in and look them
Subscriptions taken by
year. Club Prices.
PAXSON DRUG CO.
HOMES CAM PAIG N
report covers the cattle needed for
the next Monday’s market on data !
prepared from statements J>y the |
packers, The Friday report shows
the number o f cars to be loaded or
listed for the Monday market The
number o f cars ordered and loaded
after Friday afternoon is usually
Reports are wired to the college
department o f animal husbandry
from Portland around five o’clock
every Monday and Friday afternoon.
This information is o f value to the
cattle shippers o f Oregon, enabling
them to know in pdvance o f ship
ment about what the condition of
the market will be, says E. L. Potter,
professor o f animal husbandry at the
college, who arranged the service
with C. E. Howell, market director at
Portland for the Cattle and Horse
The Better Homes Campaign now
¥eing conducted in the Rogue River
valley, as part o f the nation-wide
movement, and which culminates in
Better Homes Week, April 25 to May
1, is an educational institution for
public service, its aim being to make
convenient, attractive, and whole
some homes accessible to all Amer
ican families. Demonstrations are
now being conducted by voluntary
local committees all over the United
States. Campaigns also include lec
tures, discussion meetings, exhibits,
and wherever possible, during Better
Home Week, the demonstration o f a
house, planned and furnished for a
family o f modest means, illustrating
the best the community can offer in
house comfort, convenience, and
beauty at a cost within the reach
of families o f moderate circum A T R I B U T E TO R E G U L A T I O N O F
A SOUND NATU RE
Chairmen and assistants have been
appointed for the campaign in this
“ I hold no brief- for the Inter
section, committees are meeting an(j state Commerce Commission,” said [
functioning with much success, a President Gray o f the Union Pacific |
house for demonstration purposes System,” but I can say this: that for I
has been secured on North Peach nearly forty years it has progressed
street, Medford, and all concerned by deliberate and painstaking efforts '
in any way with the movement are to a point in public esteem second
working tirelessly and with much only to the Supreme Court o f the \
United States. It is without doubt
Programs for the Better Homes the hardest working of ouh public !
Week will include lectures, demon bodies; o f its honesty o f purpose, |
strations, and exhibits of such sub high and courageous character, there I
jects as interior decoration, financ can be no question. Some appoint
ing and building o f a home, how to ments have been made which savored
renovate furniture, story telting to o f class distinction initially, but the
children, music for the home and atmosphere o f patriotic service which
books which should be in every animates the Commission has in most j
home. These features will be hand cases overwhelmed any individual bi- I
led by experts in each line, some as, and, in fact, the special pleader
o f them being local people and some has several times grown in these new j
from the Oregon Agricultural Col environments to leadership in disin
lege. Full details o f program and terested public service. There is no
dates will be given next week. Re pomp and circumstance about the I
ception hours, when the demonstra Commission.”
tion house will be open to visitors
w il be from two five and from seven
Washington, D. C.— A bill em- \
to nine o ’clock daily.
bodying an $85,000,000 five-year
The committees in charge o f the
building program for the naval air j
Medford demonstration are: Gen
service was passed by the house April
eral chairman, Mrs. Lynn Smith;
12 and sent to the senate. The pro- i
Assistant chairman, Miss Ada Brew
gram is designed to provide by the j
ster; House and Furnishings Com
end o f the five-year period
mittee, Mrs. Lynn Smith, Mrs. Sue
new airplanes and two new dirigibles,
each three times the size o f the
Smith, Miss Maurine Carroll, Miss
Snedicor, E. E. Wilson, Mrs. M. C.
Page, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Cornwall;
Finance Committee, B. W. Paul,
Fred Wahl; Publicity, M. D. Dole,
Miss Janice Butler, and Mrs. B. T. -
DeLosh; Program, Mrs. A. J. Hanby, I
Mrs. Jab Andrews, Mrs. E. E. Wil 1
son; House and Grounds, Miss Mae
Carlton, George Seely, Mrs. Donald
McKee; Reception, Mrs. Jap An- |
IS B A S E D ON F A C T S
The Insurance Advisory Commit- j
tee o f the Chamber o f Commerce of
the United States has delved into the !
problem o f automobile casualty in- I
The National Chamber I
does not leap to solutions o f a prob
lem and then search for facts. In
stead, it first gathers the facts, then j
exhibits them impartially and seeks j
to find the proper solution for the j
In its report, the Committee states j
that is finds both motorists and ped- '
estrians at fault, and the Utter only
fractionally less blameworthy*, with I
a substantial percentage of automi-
bile accidents not determinable as
to fault) chiefly from absence o f wit- j
nesses. It finds that wef claims of a I
determinable nature are deprived o f
The Committee reaches the con-
elusion that compulsory insurance [
would not reduce accidents but might
increase them ; that it would greatly i
increase costs; that it ''»u ld undoubt-
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Central Point, O re go n
WEST-HALL PAINT CO.
Paints, Oils, Wall Paper
W e invite you to visit our new shop at 107 E. Main
and W m . Deering
Were pioneers in the Manufacture of Harvesting
Machines and the results of their combined efforts
is the present day line of McCormack and Deering
Mowers, Binders, Headers and Harvester Threshers.
We carry these machines on basis of direct fac
tory shipments and have a large stock of repairs to
give quick service to user.
— Prices always cheapest, quality considered—
Freeman, Wiley &
Central Point, Oregon
SCREEN DOORS and
Tree Props, Fencing, Barn Timbers, Posts
We Have Special Low Prices
on All Kinds of
BUILDING M ATERIAL .
Medford Lumber Co.
J. H. COOLEY, President