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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
An Ind ep en dent W eekly P a p e r Published at C en tral Point, O regon, and
E n te re d T hursday of each week in the P oatoffice th ereo f aa Second Claaa
JOHN B. SHELEY and NETTIE B. SHELEY. Editors
CLARENCE SHELEY, Business Manager
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A dvertising Ratea Given on Application
THURSDAY. MAY 13. 1926
Oregon News Items of Special Interest
B rief R esum e of H appengins of the
fo r O ur
THURSDAY. MAY 13.1926
There are 242 000 official ' native
on the job taking pictures of the
sons and daughters" of Oregon. For S O IN U T H N E A R T N IO N O A R L E G N O E N W S F E R A E T E U L R S E D I events
staged by the Oregon Cave
this is the number of births officially
G rants Pass and at the Ore
recorded by the state board of health A thousand miles is a long dis
Caves. Pathe News, Interna
since the beginning of the registration tance to travel to get a moving pic gon
News Reel, and Fox W eekly
service in 1903. according to an an ture of one event, but the trip made tional
picture machines recorded
nouncement of the board. More than by the Pathe and International News the various
and the pictures
15.000 little Oregonians are "tagged" Reel cameram an to get pictures of taken will be events,
by the state each year the report says. the Oregon C avem en’s annual cere entire country. This throughout
is one of the
Mrs. E. C. Saunders of Empire, born monial at the Oregon Caves was well
bits of publicity ever received
in Coos county 72 years ago, has ob worth the time. T hese cam erm an finest
tained a hunting aud fishing license made a continuous day and night by southern Oregon.
W. Gv T R IL L
such as are issued to pioneers. The drive from S eattle to the Oregon
county clerk, Robert Watson, comply Caves and return May 1st and 2nd, A ttorn ey-at-L aw — N o tary Publig
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ing with Mrs. Saunders' claim for top especially to get this event for their
honors, attached a gold seal and a blue news reel services, driving and sleep C entra! P oint . . .
ribbon to the lirense, the only one of ing by turns on the long journey and JA C K S O N C O U N T Y A B S T R A C T
its kind that has been issued. Mrs. were well pleased with the results
A bstracts of T itle an d T itle In
Saunders was the first white child secured.
born 4n the county.
During F ebruary the California surance. T he only com plete Title
Scottish Rite Masons attending the Oregon Power company w rote the System in Jack son C ounty.
. . .
ceremonies at the Scottish Rite cathe Pathe News people concerning num M edford
dral in Portland witnessed impres erous item s of a spectacular* news F . F. B U R K — F O R A U T O T O PS
Opposite S. P. Depot
sive, dram atic work when the 20th de nature scheduled to happen in south
gree of the rite was exemplified for ern Oregon this year, w ith the idea M E D FO R D T E W N O T R K A S N D A W N IN G
the first tim e in Oregon. The team of obtaining nation-wide publicity M edford, Ore.
conferring the work was headed by for the various features.
Clyde E. Lewis, venerable grand mas Three nationally fam ous moving
orner Sixth and Oakdale
ter. Scottish Rite Masons from nearly picture news reel cam eram en were Phone C 47
M edford, Oregon
every city in Oregon attended, and
there were several from Washington.
There has been collected in motor
fuel taxes in the state of Oregon, a I
total of $11,496,334.20, of which amount
HAY — GRAI N — SEED —
$421,678.85 has been refunded to indi
P ho n e 41 S to re
P ho n e 54 R esidence
viduals and corporations exempt from
—Local and Long Distance Hauling—
payment of the tax. according to a re
port prepared in Salem by Sam A.
Kozer, secretary of state. During the
W E BUY POULTRY
month of March the tax on gasoline
and distillate sales in Oregon totaled
$260,378.61, or an increase of 22 per
JESSE L. RICHARDSON
cent when compared with the returns
for the month of March, 1925.
. . .
The Polk County Co-operative Prune
“ Y O U R F A C E IS GOOD, B U T IT W O N ’T GO IN T H E C A SH
Growers have purchased the packing
R E G IS T E R
plant in Dallas formerly operated by
the Oregon Growers, according to an
nouucement made by Ed. J. Himes,
secretary-treasurer of the Polk county
organization which has been operating
the plant under lease for the past two
W e A re M a n u fa c tu re rs of
years. The last of the 1925 crop Is
being packed and will be shipped to
DOORS, SCREENS, WINDOWS AND SASH,
England this week, according to a
WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES, MOULD
statem ent which stated there would
INGS, CABINETS OF ALL KINDS
be some 2500 boxes in the shipment.
Explosion of an abandoned carbide Operating income from tne Oregon
tank fatally injured Tod Poster, 17, lines of the Oregon-Washington Rail
son of Fred Foster of the Ochoco pro road & Navigation company during
ject, four miles north of Prineville. 1925 totaled $4,423,789 32, according to
the annual report of the corporation
Andy Willis of North Powder was filed in the offices of the public serv
appointed water m aster of water dis ice commission at Salem.
trict No. 3, Including Union county Rains on the Umatilla national for
and the North Powder river country. est, mixed with the snow, have done
Stock fire insurance in force In Ore much to assure plenty of range for cat
gon December 31, 1925, totaled $683,- tle and sheep this spring and summer,
968.868, according to a report prepared according to J. F. Irwin, forest su
by Will Moore, state Insurance com pervisor. Grass in the low hills had
been drying up before the rains.
Jake Niebert, Stayton, reputed to be The postoffice departm ent notified
a well-to-do farmer, was fined $50 at Representative Nicholas J. Sinnott of
Albany after pleading guilty to a The Dalle» that the contract for deliv
charge of failing to give animals suf ery and vollectton of mail between
Condon and Prairie City over th? John
Portland claims the oldest bride in Day highway under a new fast sched
America. Mrs. Mary Jane Jenny, 91, ule has been awardd Louis Wolden-
was married to Oeorge H. Ooehler, burg of Canyon City, veh-ran delivery
79, at the home of the bridegroom's contractor.
Portland maintained Its reputation
W arrnton high school won the de during the month of April for having
bating championship of western Ore one of the most efficient automobile
gon by defeating Grants Pass, 2 to 1, theft bureaus on the Pacific coast. Of
on the subject of free text books in 106 automobiles stolen in April, 104
have been recovered by the automobile
A rthur Coffey of Cloverdale obtain theft deviston of the police bureau."
ed the contract for a new school build Units of the 162d infantry, Oregon
ing at Neskowin. Coffey’s bid was national guard, won the best rating In
$3700. The plans call for a modern the history of the guard at the recent
annual federal inspection, as shown
by reports of the inspecting officer
The first ripe cherries of 1926 were just
received at the office of Briga
U N IO N C H U R C H
reported by W. R. Bailey. Mill Creek dier General
Our C onstant Aim is to Keep Our Quality and Prices '
George A. W hite at Sa
Absolutely Right. Do Not Order From Out-of-Town
orchardist in The Dalles district. The lem.
Concerns Before L etting Us Figure on Your Bill.
Title of Sunday school lesson:
cherries are ripe several weeks ahead
There are several barley fields at “T ransfiguration and Liberation.”
of schedule, It was said.
Home nearly ready for harvest. Matt. 17. Outline— A: T ransfig
The Salem city council, at a meeting Sweet
The stalks measure about five feet in uration, vs. 1-13, (!) C ontrasts, (2)
there, authorised the Salem Street height
heads are well formed. Context, (3) Contradiction, (4)
A MODERN MILL
car company to substitute busses for This will and be the
earliest harvest known
street cars on what Is known as the of here, as Jhe grain
will be ready for
Commercial-Fair Grounds line.
the reaping machines in a week or
Salem canneries hare announced more.
that they will accept no cherries this The early season this year has JÌalady, (5) The Master.
season Infected with the cherry mag
numerous Deschutes county
got. Cherry growers will meet May caused
stockmen to petition more than a tor will speak on the subject: “ Oyer-
18 to discuss control of the pest.
month in advance fo r permission to
A southbound Southern Pacific log use the national forest lands for grat
glng train of 40 cars was derailed last ing. according to E. N. Kavanagh, as
wook In what was reported to be one sistant district forester in charge of study the subject together.
of the worst wrecks ever experienced grazing.
on the Weed Klamath Falls-Kirk line. Oregon shipped by water 48.696.279
The Oregon federation of women's feet, or 18 5 per cent more inspected
clubs closed its 26th annual conven lumber for the first three months of
tion In La Grande with election of of 1926 than for the same period of 1925,
ficers. making Mrs. G. J. Frankel, according to the report for the first
prominent Portland club woman, head three months of the year of the Pa
of the state federation.
cific Lumber Inspection Bureau, Inc.,
Seven thousand more automobiles of Seattle.
Sunday school 10 a. m. I
are using the bridges across the Wil General precipitation fn the central services
11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
lam ette river In Portland this year Oregon country has not only relieved ian Endeavor 7 p. m. I
both m orning and
than traveled them last year, accord the great fire hazard but has materi services
the Rev. I. G. Shaw.
ing to a traffic count Just completed ally benefited forest range conditions, by Mrs.
J. E. W eaver, S. I
by O. Laurgaard, city engineer.
according to E. F. Knvinaugh. assist Mrs. J. O. Isaacson. Supt.
A severe electrical storm south of ant state forester in charge of grating, m ary D ept.; Mrs. A1 He
ARTISANS’ 7-PIECE MELODY MAKERS
Baker Thursday afternoon brought who is in Bend for a conference with
denth to Toney Hupprich, 44, and for
a short time terrorised ranchers of Through an issue of 30.000 specially W arner, Choir Director.
the entire Bear valley section, many illustrated dining car menus, the
A GOOD TIME FOR ALL
of whom had never seen its equal in Southern Pacific company is giving
unusual publicity to Portland. The F O R G R A D U A T I O N —
Lloyd Carver. 20, ••Jitney" driver at menus will be distributed for use on
the plant of the W estport Lumber the company's limited trains operated
company, was burned to death last between Chicago, New Orleans and
week when baby clothing hanging be Pacific roast points.
hind a stove caught fire and caused Cherries in commercial quantities
destruction of the Carver home at are on the market. George J. Henry Eastm an K daks
$2 to $10
of Freew ater has sold 41 boxes of 15
each of early purple variety in
Independent fishermen of the upper pounds
SOc to $3.00
Columbia river filed In the state de
SULPHUR — LAND PLASTER — SULPHATE
partm ent at Salem an Initiative bill ment Is about two weeks earlier than Boxes of W riting Paper 25c to $2
OF AMMONIA — SUPER PHOSPHATE
prohibiting the taking of salmon from normal and fruit is of good aise, full
any stream In the state of Oregon by color and unusually sweet.
(Mixed Fertilixers for All Special CroDsl
F o u n tain Pens
M IL K M 4 K E — ECONOM Y EGG MASH — H o r r i r s
use of fish wheels, traps, seines, trolls Skating almost continuously since
(All Pure No F.llers u “ _ B e .tf o 7 u s ? f
Monday morning, two Beattie girls.
or trammel nta.
E e e rth a rp Pencils
Another bond issue to provide funds
PEERLESS—That exceptional baby chick Math—
Grants Pass late Friday after
for extension of the Eugene water reached
Baby chick Scratch—Purest for less—Every feed
In a state of exhaustion, complet
mains to outlying districts Is being noon
P e rfn m et
discussed and plana are being laid tor from the Sound city In approximately
railing an election, according to Carl 60 hours actual skating time.
(W * do Grinding. Steam Rolling. C lo an iag)
A McClain, superintendent of the city
PAXSON DRUG CO.
The Brooks-Bcanlon Lumber com
US ABOUT YOUR FEEDING PROBLEMS
pany announced the purchase of 12.000
The heavy rains of last week acrea
of pine timber, located 30 miles
brought smiles Of satisfaction to rail north of
Rend, from the Alworth Wash
way men and bankers of Portland. burn company.
Freight traffic representatives almost 200.000.000 feet The
pine which will be The fH&xaJZJL Sion
In chorus referred to It as a "inlllloo- milled In Rend or of used
by tbe Brooks
dollar rain." and financial men spoke Scanlon company la blocking
np other Central Point - - Oregon
of It with enthusiasm.
Central Point Feed Store
TROWBRIDGE CABINET WORKS
0 pen Air Dance
Gold Hill Dance Pavilion
Kvery Saturday Nite