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Central Point American
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
S T O R E IN U N C U S T O M
THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1926
H. SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Head« o f Stud ent G overn m en t to Be
By breaking the glass in an o f
Chosen at Poll« Friday
fice window o f the Leever Hardware • • • • * « « • • « « * •
R E S I D E N T S M O TO R T O G R A N I T E
Among the Central Point residents
in Ashland park, picnicing Sunday
company an unknown prowler gained * CANDIDATES NAMED FOR • were Mr. Amick and daughter, Mr.
entrance to the store Monday night * STUDENT BODY OFFICERS • and Mrs. G. E. Fox and daughter
Last Thursday night the Commun between 9:30 p. m. and the next
The home o f Mr. and Mrs. E. G.
President— Rafael Benson, • Geraldine, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Head
ity Men’s Bible class staged its sec morning.
* Ivan Skyrman.
• and son Harold, Miss Marion Ham Roberts and household goods were
ond contest feast in its room in Cow-
completely destroyed by a fire orig
The object o f the intruder could
Vice - President — Evelyn • rick and brother, John Hamrick.
lev hall. As had been previously not be determined as no merchandise * Hamilton, Donald Wilson.
inating by a spark from an over
agreed it was a "stag” affair and was disturbed. Some money left in
GIRL SCOUT ACT IV ITIE S
heated flue, dropping on the roof
Treasurer— Howard Diet- •
only ice cream and cake were served. the cash register was also left un * rich, George Elden.
of their farm house at five o’clock
The Girl Scouts enjoyed their first
At the beginning o f the evening touched.
Secretary — Leota Reams, • summer evening meeting at the Saturday, May 1. The loss is esti
there were several musical selections
mated at $5,000.
A “ jimmy,” a small iron bar, * Vera Davis.
• Scout Hall.
by Mr. Fields, a few readings by Mr. found lying by the McCaskey ac
The hour has been changed from
Mr. Roberts, who has been man
p. m. to 7:15 p. m., during hot ager of the ranch for the past six
Henderson and a talk by I. G. Shaw; count register was the only clue,
The polls will open inthe office 4
there were not regularly scheduled also the light above the register tomorrow afternoon at one and close
The Girl Scouts are doing splen years, announces that he will start
but were all quite impromptu, being which is always left burning at night at 2 p. m. In that period the stu did work and last night showed their rebuilding as soon as the ruins can
offered for the entertainment o f the was out.
dent body o f the Central Point high knowledge of scouting in a review be removed.
audience while waiting for the ap Early Tuesday morning Earl Leever school will choose their leaders for given by their patrol leaders— Merle
After lighting a fire in her kitchen
Hedgepeth, Meadowlark patrol; Dona
pearance o f the musicians who had opened the store and discovered the the year 1926-27.
Morton, Oriole patrol; Loomis Dav stove Mrs. Roberts called to Mr.
been engaged fo r the occasion.
Roberts and Harold Crowl, o f Coker
door to the storeroom open, and a
A large vote was cast last Friday idson, Pheasant patrol.
The entertainers consisted o f two window in the office broken. Ap at the primaries in which the nom
Lieutenant Beeson lead the Girl Butte, who were standing in the
male singers and a pianist; the parently the intruder attempted to inees received the majority o f the Scouts in song, games and the wand front yard, telling them she sus
drill— which gave them joy
voices were well suited to each other raise the window with his jimmy, and votes cast.
pected a fire about the house. See
and their numbers were very pleas failing to do this broke the window.
Interest is high as the candidates
Girl Scouts were asked to be pres ing the fire on the roof they at
ing; one or twq, instrumental num
for the student association offices ent in two bodies at the churches tempted to quench the leaping flames
bers were rendered by the pianist
M OTH ER’S DAY
have announced their platforms and Sunday, May 9, Mothers Day, and with the garden hose but failed, as
give mothers a day o ff by doing the the water tank was lower than the
who, considering his apparent abil
are carrying on campaigns. An work.
Dickens said: “ I think it must
ity, did quite well.
nouncing platforms and campaigning
A Fox chase will be an event in roof. They almost had the fire con
At the close o f the program sev somewhere be written, that the vir is something new in the high school the near future followed by a picnic trolled by carrying water to it, but
eral men volunteered to act as wait tues o f mothers shall be visited on politics. Various societies have been supper and stunts.
due to the dryness o f the building
The Girl Scouts had the pleasure the fire gained headway and burned
ers, serving cafeteria style, and the their children, as well as the sins of turned into political organizations
of meeting Scout Dorothy Martin’s the house to the ground. Had the
long line of men passed the cloak the fathers.”
this week and are running their can
How fitting and proper that we, didates. The Girls’ League has been mother, who pledged her support to wind been blowing the barn would
room door where they were served
the work and expressed her approval
with ice cream and home made cake, on this second Sunday in May, should turned into a powerful political ma o f scouting for girls.
have undoubtedly burned.
Every girl from 12 to 18 years
and the way the good things disap turn from the busy cares of this busy chine, and they controlled the votes
Harold Crowl received minor
peared was a thing little short of life to Mother, the anchorage o f in the primaries. They are backing old is coruially invited to become a burns on his arms in his attempt to
hope and life, and for just one day
save a few household articles. He
Benson for president, and Evelyn
The exact number o f men present in all the year, live over again those Hamilton for vice-president. A close
saved two beds and four chairs.
FAREW ELL PARTY
was not learned but it is safe to hours, when communion with her race is expected for the vice-presi
Last Thursday evening a large
say that it was over a hundred. How shaped the course and directed the dency as the candidates, Evelyn
BO Y S C O U T N E W S
number o f people met at the home
ever it is a thing to put us all to career o f the boy who is now the Hamilton and Donald Wilson, have of Mrs. J. E. Boswell, with Mr. and
thinking when, for the second time, man. No influence in all the world’s been indorsed by the Girls’ League Mrs. L. L. Norcross as guests.
Boy Scouts had their weekly meet
The evening was spent in conver ing Wednesday night at 7:30.
the class fails to get as many out progress can excel that o f mother. and an organization o f the boys re
sation, music and games. A very
for a feed as can be mustered for So loving, so kind, undaunted, un spectively.
There were 23
present at this
delicious lunch was served.
faltering, untiring; who would not
meeting which is nearly the entire
a Sunday school class.
Mr. and Mrs. Norcross have pur membership o f the troop. It was de
At a late hour the crowd, having turn to it for just one day— those G eorgia A dam s Valedictorian, Senior chased property in Ashland where
cided that the Scouts would go on
their future home will be. They a hike on the 29th o f May.
been filled way beyond their stated recollections o f such untold sym
capacities, disbanded, all agreeing
It was also decided that the Scouts
In an assembly o f Seniors at the past twelve years, and have made
should go on a Dutch Treat up to
that it had been “ one regular time.” pulse to virtue and manhood; her high school Tuesday afternoon, it friends who regret their leaving.
very touch was the healing balm for
May they meet with success in Jackson Hot Springs or Helmans
was announced by Supt. H. P. Jew
every hurt, her gentle voice calmed ett that Miss Georgia Adams had their new home at 842 B’lvd Ash some time in the coming week.
M. B. C. N O T E S
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the storms and tempests o f our little
the highest scholastic standing in the
Included among Ihe dnneers from
There was a good deal o f disap- lives, we loved her then— we love
Senior class and in accordance with
Central Point at Riverside Commun
G IRL SCOUT PA R T Y
poinment in the hearts o f the mem her now, blessed memory, may it
ity club Saturday night were Sher
the custom inaugurated last year,
bers o f the Community Men’s Bible as the years stretch into time, grow
On Monday night, April 3, the man Musty, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
class last Sunday when it was stated deeper, fresher and sweeter.
Pickett stands second and will act Girl Scouts o f this ctiy had a birth Poague, Mr. and Mrs. M. Kindle,
day surprise party for their captain,
that the teacher I. G. Shaw, would
A father may turn his back on his
as salutatorian. Their grade aver Mrs. C. E. Bolds, at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs.
not be present that day as he had child— brothers and sisters may be
age for the last two years is 91.4 the latter. The evening was spent T. F. Pickett, Miss Dorothy Watkins
been called t o Klamath Falls for the come inveterate enemies— husbands and 89.7 respectviely.
in playing music and jolly games, and Mr. and Mrs. George Marine.
day where he. filled the pulpit of may desert their wives, and wives
after which refreshments .o f
cream and cake were served. The
the First Christian church. However, their husbands— but a mother’s love
Merritt Hoagland is now residing
History Students Report
he had made arrangements for a sub endures through all— in good repute
in Mt. Shasta, California, where he,
Included among the interesting ing Mrs. Bolds many more happy in
connection with Mr. Morris Leon
stitute for his own pulpit and this — in bad repute, in the face o f the
and instructive reports given by the birthdays.
ard of Medford, is selling “ One-Min
man Rev. Law, addressed the class. world’s condemnation, a mother still
World history students in that class
ute” electric washing machines.
The Nevita Eastern Star chapter
The address was not on any partic loves on, and still hopes for the best
are: Francis Willard, by Eugene
o f Central Point were guests o f the
ular lesson as no preparation had — still she remembers the infant
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Brechtel are
Reams; English organization for pre
Grants Pass Eastern Star chapter here for a few days’ visit with Mr.
been made but a great many meaty smiles that once filled her bosom
vention o f crueltjr to animals, by
of that city last night. Among the and Mrs. Warner. These people are
remarks were heard and all present with rapture, the merry laugh, the
hiking from Stockton, Calif., to Port
Earl Beall; Mrs. E. Fryas, a reform
local residents there were Mr. and land. Mrs. Brechtel is a daughter
appreciated Mr. Law’s talk very joyful shout o f his childohood, the
er o f prisons, by Edith Copinger;
opening promise o f youth— and she
of the Warners.
Paxson, Mesdames Furgeson, E. C.
As the class president was absent can never be brought to think him
man by Donald Faber; Susan An
For the outside subscribers who
Faber, Tom Pankey, Neil and Bur
also the chair was filled by the all unworthy.
ere interested in our valley, we wish
thony by Morval Wiley and Madam ger.
In memory o f such a one let us
newly elected vice-president.
to make mention of the good, gen
Curie by Theron Brown.
eral and generous rainfall which has
During the business session there wear the white flower Sunday which
visited us this week. It was most
was some little discussion regarding is so significpnt o f the pure love o f
Among the local residents in at Valley road was hampered Friday acceptable.
the coming basket picnic dinner, it motherhood.— Contributed.
tendance at “ George White’s Scan because o f repair on the Bybee
being agreed that the date was to
The Rev. Ness and family have
dals” at Hunt’s Craterian were Mr. bridge across Rogue River, where
M. M. Kindle, secretary of the
moved here from southern California
be set within the next week or so,
and Mrs. James Ross, Orval T. the bridge floor was being redecked and will live on the Hagadorf farm.
probably next Sunday. Mr. Mulli Independent Service Station Owners
Shores, Miss Edith Copinger, J. H. with new planks.
Mr. Ness was formerly pastor o f the
gan, a photographer o f the Hotel association, was busily engaged to
Christian church here and is a son
Grim, Nola Casebeer,
Central stated that if he could get
Musty, Leon Boomer and Glenn La
Orval Shores has accepted a posi of Mrs. I Jimmie.
a definite date he could hold a large bers o f the association, announcing
tion with the Leever Hardware com
The Rev. Law of Medford occu
circuit camera which is now here, that their next regular meeting will
pany to be employed before and pied the Christian church pulpit last
and that with this camera he will be be at the Holland Hotel in Medford
B. F. Stepheson, formerly o f Cen after school.
Sunday morning and evening during
able to photograph a crowd o f any Tuesday night.
the . absence o f Mr. Shaw, who
tral Point, but now o f San Francisco,
size, great or small. The class agreed
The city council held a regular preached at Klamath Falls.
was in the city Saturday, visiting
The local fans attending the box
to settle the date question next Sun
his old friends. Mr. Stepheson was meeting Monday night at which time
Miss Erma Hamrick, who is tak
in addition to their routine business
day and so hold the camera. It is ing exhibition at Medford Tuesday
the owner o f the Hotel Central 17 ordered a light to be installed at ing a nurse’s training course in the
also probable that there will be a night report the bouts on the card
the com er o f Tenth and Pine streets. Good Samaritan Hospital in Port
movie camera on the scene; thus we were very interesting. Those pres
land, is home this week for a few
R. Gales, carpenter o f Oregon City days’ visit with relatives.
will be able to get some dandy pic ent include Guy Tex, Earnest Ros-
Caused from a slashing fire last j
tel, W. E. Morris, Tom Ross and
arrived here Saturday to start work
tures for our own and also send the
Grandma Purkeypile, who has
Sunday, a brush fire which had cov- j
on the new high school building.
been ill recently is reported as con
story out over the world via the
ered approximately 100 acres in the
Guy Tex, who has the monopoly Sams creek country, was extinguish-
Mrs. G. Quille and Mrs. J. Spruc$ siderably improved in health.
on the post office business at Cen- ed Saturday No large loss was real o f Marshfield were here recently
Mr. and Mrs.
M A Y O R ’S PRO CLAM ATION
tral Point, as he is the postmaster ized. as the flames are said to have visiting Mrs. D. M. Hoagland.
have moved tc their new home near
there, was among the numerous
Whereas, it becomes necessary,
Howard Mayfield, valley resident
visitors here last evening. Mr. Tex growth.
for the sake o f the public health,
and cattle raiser, was in the city
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore, o f Bend,
declares general conditions in his
yesterday getting repair work done spent a couple of days this week vis
to make proper disposal of refuse
More than 3,000,000 rainbow on
city to be good and continuing to
iting the parents, I. G. Shaw and
accumulated through the winter
new $40.0000 high trout eggs have been taken in op
school is in the course o f erection
I therefore, declare and designate
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gleason enjoyed
in addition to numerous residences sion at Diamond Lake, reports M. to sickness, Rollin Boles has re
next Tuesday. May 11, as Clean-up
a visit from Ed Masherg o f Van
ith others being planned, he said L. Ryckman, superintendent o f sumed his school work.
couver, last week.
Day for Central P oint
He also reports that
I request all persons haring rub- j wh,“n “ ked ,n regard to building j ^
w>t#r jn ^ uke u # foo( ,ow„
Horace C. Terrell and Roy Jones
Harry Dubba started Monday re
bish to be disposed o f, to place the activities in that thriving eommun- now than during the lowest stage spent Saturday night ramping on the
pairing the George Fox house.
banks o f Rogue River.
*“ or other containers
and place these in the alley nearest
M on da y Nila. Night Hawk O rch e s
the home. A truck will be sent to
Miss Doris Kindle, teacher in the
The Ross A. Ross confectionery in-
The final meeting of the P. T. A.
collect the refuse and it is urged grade school o f this city, spent the .tailed a new Magnus root beer die- j
for the year will be held on Fri
that the refuse be ready and in last week end at Eugene, where she penser Saturday. This new one has G a te w a y Theatre.
day afternoon at 3:30.
place on Tuesday morning.
has been, until recently a student in ' all the features o f the old ones and j
There will be election o f officers,
The Rose Cafe has received a new
W. C. LEEVER. Mayor.
the University of Oregon.
[has an improved cooling system.
rom e out.
sign to put on their front.