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C E N T R A L P O IN T A M E R IC A N T H U R S D A Y , A P R IL 22, 1926
A t a seven course dinner given
at the home o f her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. W. Walker, Thursday, April
15, Miss Annavelle Walker announc
ed her betrothal to Warren Smith,
son o f Mr. and Mrs. Barnes Smith,
who reside on the Millionaire Drive.
The marriage, although not an
nounced, will take place in May, it
Guests who were present were:
Misses Margaret Collins,
Richmond, Nola Casebeer, Bernus
and Gertrude Shaw and Miss Edith
CLASS TO GIVE
American Forest week, designed
Last Monday morning the men of
to emphasize to every man, woman
and child in America the immense
fact that, even without the contest
importance o f forest conservation,
spirit to urge them on, they are in
began Sunday in every community
terested in the big Bible class.
in Oregon, simultaneously with its
As the contest between the Reds
commencement in thousands o f
and Blues was closed the Sunday
cities and villages throughout the
before there was nothing in the way
Its observance will con
o f competition to sharpen their inter
tinue with speeches,
est, but in spite o f this fact there
moving pictures and demonstrations
were just 93 men in the class room;
until next Sunday in the attempt to
as a matter o f form the county was
reach with simple and forceful argu
DR. ELSE COMING
taken the Blues winning by a score
ments fo r forest protection the num
o f 47 to 44.
The Ja kson County Health asso
berless individuals who make up the
It was learned during the business
general public fo r whose ultimate ciation will hold a public meeting at session that there is in the State
8 o’clock on Tuesday, April 27, at o f Oregon only one class that comes
benefit the forests exists.
the First Methodist church in Med- even close to the class here; that one
OBSERVE HOME MAKING WEEK -ford, at which time Dr. J. Earl Else
is located in Eugene, and fo r the
o f Portland will give an illustrated month o f April that class has lead
Twenty-four Girl Scouts were lecture on “ Goiter and its preven
present at the regular meeting of tion.”
This should not be in any way dis
Girl Scouts Wednesday at 4 p. m.
Dr. Else is a very noted goitre couraging to local folk as Eugene is
at Scouts’ Hall.
specialist who has treated hundreds a much larger city and besides that
The subject fo r practical knowl o f cases most successfully, and is an
it has a much larger field to draw
edge this week was, “ Home Making.” authority on this subject.
Since from outside the city.
The captain gave a lesson on the goitre is very prevalent in Jackson
It was decided to have the “ feed”
proper care o f the living room, bed county every person mterested in
room, bath room and kitchen,— “ Let the subject should hear this lecture. in the evening, the date to be decided
on later, and that it should consist
sunshine in and put dirt out.” Wash
of ice cream and cake.
ing dishes correctly was a part o f U. S. SENATE CANDIDATE VISITS
Regarding another picture o f the
the lesson. The International Morse
class, it was learned that at any
code was used to write the ten Scout
time that a large enough number o f
laws fo r practice
A vote o f thanks
A lfred E. Clark, candidate fo r re
men can be brought together there
was given Mr. Cline fo r taking the publican
will be a rnovie camera here to
Girl Scouts to their Pow Wow.
States Senator, was in town Friday
Lieutenant Beeson assisted the night, April 16 meeting the voters “ shoot” the bunch. This will be a
very fine thing indeed fo r this city
girls in learning a wand drill to be o f the city.
as well as the entire Rogue River
Attorney W. G. Trill and L. L.
valley as these news reels go all over
Hatfield met Mr. Clark at the train
the United States as well as a good
in Medford and motored over d if
many foreign countries.
ferent points o f interest in the val
There has as yet been no definite
Mrs. Paul Martin
ley and dined in Central Point. Later
plans laid fo r this picture as there
opened her home on Saturday last,
in the evening Mr. Trill and
have been too many other things on
April 17th, to the boys o f the “ Live
Hatfield took Mr. Clark to Medford.
hand fo r the class to work out, but
W’ ire” class, o f which Edwin Martin
as soon as it seems advisable this
proposition will be taken up and
A fte r a delightful time o f games,
the boys held their regular meeting.
Following a temporary lull in the worked out in detail.
A fte r the business was fully at
New committees were appointed and record breaking period o f smudging,
plans laid fo r the next six weeks. light smudging was resumed by orch- tended to the lesson was presented
Eleven boys were present.
ardists in the colder part o f the val in the usually interesting way by the
Mrs. Martin assisted by
Roland ley early Monday morning, as the class teacher, I. G. Shaw.
The fact that the interest is hold
Casad, Irvin Hall, James Seabrooke, night had been clear and at 3 o’clock
Ermal Shaver and John Lathrop, a. m. the danger point was reached ing up so well is much appreciated
served delicious refreshments o f fo r those colder orchards.
But in by all, and especially by the founder
cake, doughnuts, jello and chocolate.
few minutes olouds arose and the and teacher o f this bunch o f live
wires.— A Red.
The secretary pro tern, Irwin Hall temperature began rising.
tendered Mrs. Martin the best thanks
o f the class, fo r her kindness in ar F IR S T A N N IV E R S A R Y E D ITIO N OF T H E C E N T R A L
ranging such a pleasant afternoon
P O IN T A M E R IC A N
fo r them.
NUM BER 1
TWO QUARTS BONDED LIQUOR
CONFISCATED IN YEAR
Only two quarts o f genuine bond
ed liquor have been confiscated by
prohibition director, William Levens,
and his men during the activities o f
the state prohibition department in
the past year. However, activities o f
the department during the year re
sulted in four hundred sixty-five ar
rests fo r violation o f the prohibition
statutes, confiscation o f seventy-four
stills and destruction o f 25,486 gal
lons o f mash and liquor. Jail senten
ces imposed on violators o f the pro
hibition laws during the year aggre
gated 14,694 days.
C. P. SCHOOLS HANDICAPPED
IN COUNTY MEET SATURDAY
Due to the large enrollment o f the
Central Point schools they will be
handicapped more than any o f the
contesting schools in the 12th annual
Jackson county track and field meet
at the Jackson county fair grounds
Saturday, April 24. The handicaps
o f each school will be in proportion
to its enrollment. The scores o f the
following schools will be multiplied
by the adjoining number to deter
mine the final score: Applegate 12,
Prospect 12, Butte Falls 9, Sams
Valley 9, Eagle Point 9, Rogue River
7, Gold Hill 7, Jacksonville 5, Tal
ent 5, Phoenix 5 and Central Point
3. This method will give the smaller
schools o f the county more chance
had in previous
For the last five successive years
and the sixth one in 11 years, Cen
tral Point track team has won the
meet. Last year they won by piling
up a score o f 171.5 points, giving
them a margin o f 29.5 points over
their closest rival Phoenix, who made
Jacksonville and Applegate fin
ished third and fourth respectively.
Even though the local track team
will, in some cases, have to make
as high as three and four times their
opponent’s score to come up with
them, they have been training hard
and are optimistic about the out
In a track and field meet o f the
schools in the northern end o f the
county at Gold Hill, Friday April
16, the Gold Hill team won by a
large margin, showing that they may
be dangerous rivals in the county
The meet will start promptly at
9 o’clock with J. D. Beeson o f Talent,
as manager. Ten towns and thirty
rural schools will compete.
CO. WILL BEGIN
The Southern Oregon Clay Pro
ducts company was expected to be
in operation now but owing to de
lay in opening its clay field and the
necessary adjustments to the machin
ery they were not able to resume
work Monday as expected. However,
the plant will be in full operation
in the near future.
With the operation o f this plant
it will mean a great deal to the com
munity and especially to Central
Point owing to the superior quality
o f their products. There is no doubt
but when the plant once gets under
way it will continue indefinitely and
on a much larger scale.
The company has on hand a con
tract for the sale o f 100,000 bricks
and several prospective buyers in
view. Contracts fo r the hauling o f
the clay to the brick yard have been
submitted but as yet none have been
Men who are backing this industry
are among the most successful busi
ness men o f the community and are
deserving o f much credit fo r
vancing this industry
LEGION TO STAGE A PUBLIC
INITIATION MONDAY NIGHT
Medford Post, No. 15, American
Legion, has arranged to hold a pub
lic initiation in the Arm ory
Monday night, April 26, at which
time about fift y new members will
be taken into the ranks o f the Am er
ican Legion. A general invitation
has been extended to the public o f
Medford and surrounding communi
ties to attend this event, which is
free to everyone. The hour fo r this
event is set fo r 8 o’clock.
In addition to the impressive cer
emony attending initiation into the
Legion, a fine patriotic program has
been arranged, including musical
numbers and other
As a special feature, Pro
fessor Vining o f Ashland will de
liver an address to the gathering
upon the subject o f “ Americanism.”
A large crowd o f members o f the
Legion, their families, and all others
interested in patriotic activities is
anticipated, as the opportunity
hear Professor Vining always
res a large turnout in Southern
W ith genuine satisfaction o f a work well done, and
NIGHT HAWKS PLAY AT GATE
with some degree o f pride, the management o f the Cen
FINAL CHAIN PARTY
WAY THEATRE MONDAY NIGHT
Whereas, a Better Homes Cam tral Point American presents this issue to its readers, as
paign has been inaugurated in Cen
well as residents o f Central Point and the surrounding
On Friday night, April 30, the
In addition to fu lfillin g the sea
tral Point and community to encour
last o f a series o f chain parties for son. engagements at the fair grounds
and its friends elsewhere.
age thrift and home ownership, to
The American is conscious o f the fact that this Anni the benefit o f the P. T. A. will be and at the Hotel Medford the Night
give helpful suggestions regarding
given at the high school gymnasium. Hawks will furnish music fo r the
the selection and building o f a home, versary Edition would not have been published without
This promises to be a very enter Gateway Theatre dance on Monday
its equipment and management, and the wholehearted, unselfish and patriotic support o f those
taining evening. A local talent pro night.
to emphasize the importance o f the
who believe in this progressive little city, those who be gram will be given, and refreshments
The Night Hawk orchestra comes
home in our nalional and commun
o f cake, coffee and punch will be here from
ity life ; the movement having the
played the past winter.
cooperation of the business men, which the advantages and opportunities o f Central Point served.
Indies are asked to come dressed
public health committee, parent- ; and vicinity, as ^ place for business enterprise and resi- .
in costume, representing any feature
William Price o f Kelso,
teacher association, ch u rc*«,
Boy dence purposes, could best be made known to the hun- they wish.
who in recent press dispatches was
Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4 h club mem- d r e f js and thousands o f people living elsewhere, but who
An admittance o f 25 cents
for reported dead, a body resembling
adults and 10 cents for children
" e looking Westward,
support of the people o f Central !
The American w i l l not soon forget the co-operation under 12 years o f age will be asked.
A good attendance is urged.
Point be given to this campaign and ' o f the business houses, corporations, individuals and the
that every fam ily in the city and various organizations who are found represented in the
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Central Point and Jackson county
community seek an opportunity to advertising columns o f this edition, fully ninety per cent anglers are again warned that the
see and to study one o f the Demon
o f whom are advertisers. Also, to those who contribute 'ag limit for stream fishing in
gathering o f interesting data concerning Central Point ,)reK"n is 30 fish or 20 pounds and
W. C. LE E V E R , Mayor.
and its immediate vicinity, the American desires to ,,ne ^'*h for onp d*y. « " d «0 filh
acknowledge its debt o f gratitude.
Confidence in Central Point and its immediate com- allowing one fish over the poundage
evening o f this
week the local order o f the Rebekah munity, has will continue to be the keynote o f the articles is good, game officials say, as a man
lodge very nicely entertained
the published in the American.
It is our city— our home city
mi«rh‘ >»**• is pounds and on
members o f the I. O. O. F., by serv and the management purposes, through the columns o f hta l,*t catch pul1 out ■ trout WP'*h-
ing at the hall a sumptuous ban
the paper, to do its part in making Central Point a better Z* T
u tJ Z
An Odd Fellow reported that the
The American pleads guilty o f being optimistic o f Bag limit on take fishing i. 30 fish
“ eats” were mighty good with all
the future o f our citv, and has no explanations to make “r 15 pound, and one fi.h for one
and more than they needed.
The boys extend due appreciation for boasting o f the city’s advantages, and its present and d,y •nd *° fish
- ‘ and
fo r any seven consecutive
to their hostesses.
future growth. W e believe that Central Point w ill con-
JACKSON COUNTY FAIR BOARD inue to grow by leaps and bounds, if those who will
‘ r w
ill give their assistance. When the
Reimoat r .p a n k e y
o f Central
iress and the progressive people o f a community join Point *nd J“i>» a . Brideges of King
The Jackson County Fair board
lands much can be accomplished— usually is accom p-! rountJr- Washington, were married
held an organizational meeting at
ished. The American has been for the past tw elve at thi! PrMbyt*r“ ",„***"“ J " J*ck:
the city hall in Medford
w" Vincent accompanied
night, at which time they elected o f months and will continue to be, the mouthpiece o f the
ficers and made preliminary plans city and o f the immeoiate community.
Let a s make this young people; they win make their
fo r the coming fa ir in September coming year the very best year in the history o f our city.
« t Butt* Fails.
i*’ tTLreVore^ecTm i^'r;
his having been found in a Colum
bia river slough, is spending several
days in this city visiting his mother,
Mrs. Mary Price.
Arnold Bohnert, well known local
truck gardner, was a business visitor
in Medford Tuesday morning with a
truck load o f rhubarb, o f which he
has several acres.
O. R. Pankey left Saturday fo r
Portland, where he is a delegate o f
the A. O. U. W. o f Central Point,
at the Oregon Grand Lodge.
Paul Scherer returned
from New York City and other
Eastern points a fter having spent
the past several weeks in that sec
tion o f the United States.
Stanley Sherwood, o f the Medford
postal staff, was a dinner guest o f
Mias Doris Kindle here Tuesday
H. R. Prentice o f Medford, repre
sentative o f the Tru Blue
company was in the city yesterday
visiting the various merchants o f the