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Central Point American
Donald Tryon, 18-year old son of
M. E. Tryon o f Talent, was reported
missing a week ago Sunday evening,
to Tacoma police. Donald had been
attending the Stadium high school
in Tacoma and was staying with rel
atives. He returned to the home of
his parents Wednesday o f last week
after passing through a very thrill
Leaving the home
o f his uncle in Tacoma to spend the
evening with other relatives in an
other part o f the city, he took a
short cut on an unfrequented trail
and suddenly came upon two rum
runners talking, who discovered him
before he could retrace his steps,
attacked him and sand bagged him.
When Donald regained consciousness
he found himself securely bound
hand and foot with heavy rope
aboard a freight train in a box car
containing lumber. A fte r a strenu
ous and prolonged effort, he suc
ceeded in wriggling free from the
ropes and escaped from the end door
o f the car.
He discovered himself
to be in the Ashland railroad yards
and started to walk home on the
highway, being picked up at Jackson
Hot Springs by Alex Bowman and
given a ride. His overcoat was found
at the scene o f the crime with a note
in the buttonhole saying, “ This guy
knows too much about our business.”
He is being congratulated by friends
upon his lucky escape.
TOLO SCHOOL CLOSES
On Friday o f this week the school
in our neighboring Tolo distrist is
closing a nine months’ term.
The Tolo school is a standard one,
having met all the requirements o f
law making it so. It is a modem,
brick building, constructed about six
years ago under the supervision of
A. A. Boyce, who did most o f the
Mr. Boyce was at that time
and still is a resident o f the Tolo
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1926
FABERS BIG CLOSING OUT SALE
GOES OFF WITH A BANG!
PE N N Z O IL
This morning at 9 o’clock the the j
big closing out sale o f E. C. Faber j
opened to the public.
Cars were packed on both sides
o f the street fo r several blocks and
at the appointed opening hour the
store was over-crowded.
Cars were here from all the sur
rounding country as well as bargain
seekers from Medford, Ashland, Gold
Hill and Rogue River.
Mr. Faber is going to give the peo
ple a real closing out sale and the
store will be full o f bargains, as all
former prices are smashed to the
Watch his advertising from
week to week.
. . . — —o
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
A t a student body assembly Mon
day afternoon final plans were made
fo r the class day picnic. The site
chosen by the committee was unde
sirable fo r two reasons; first being
that it is too far and second, there
were not enough cars. It was voted
that we go to Ashland, after the
class day exercises, fo r our picnic.
A t the close o f the assembly the
1926 annuals were presented to the
The Order o f the “ C” consisting
o f all men who have earned letters
during their school career, held a
meeting Monday evening to make
plans fo r the initiation o f the three
new members coming
von der Hellen, George Elden and
Eugene Reames, the new members,
will be initiated class day before the
The athletes who received their
letters this year were: Boys’ bas
ketball, Shores, Pickett, Faber, Ben
son, Hamilton, Beall and
girls’ basketball, Evelyn Hamilton,
Wilda Richmond, Edith Copinger,
Addie Cline, Jesse Seabrooke and
Jennie Eicher; those receiving letters
fo r track are Carl Hover, Orval
Reames and Donald Faber.
The officers fo r the coming year
were installed class day. The ones
taking the oath o f office
Rafael Benson, president; Evelyn
Reames, secretary and .George Elden,
The Junior-Senior banquet was
held Wednesday evening
Lithia Springs Hotel. They left about
six o’clock and dinner was served
at seven. Everyone had a most de
ligh tfu l time, and many were the
laughs that were had during
toasts. About forty-five students
and teachers attended the banquet.
The final examinations were held
Wednesday o f this
They were held in regular
class periods but had two periods to
write in instead o f one. Mr. Jewett
reports this being the best school
year he has had since he has been
here. The report cards will be dis
tributed Friday at one o’clock.
Mr. Terrell, will leave fo r his home
in Marshfield just as soon as the
graduation exercises are over.
states he will probably be through
here some time this summer on his
Miss Saubert will leave fo r her
Miss Saubert re
ports that she is going to go on a
long vacation through California
Finis fo r this year— we thank you.
Kenneth W. Beebe o f Beebe &
Kindle, Pennzoil distributors o f Cen
tral Point, Ore., was in Portland last
week visiting with O. N. Fox, dis
trict manager fo r the Pennzoil com
pany, and incidentally placing an
order for a carload o f Pennzoil in
anticipation o f the tourist season.
Beebe & Kindle are distributors
fo r the Pennzoil line for Medford,
Klamath Falls and Ashland south,
and also north as far as Grants Pass.
They report an increase o f business
o f better than 50 per cent since tak
ing on the Pennzoil line a little over
a year ago.
Road conditions are reported ideal,
The road through the Sacramento
canyon between Redding and Duns-
muir is completed and open. Fish
ing in Diamond lake is in full swing
with limit catches reported by almost
all who have tried.
The fish are
being caught both on fly and by troll
ing. Fly fishing is more popular and
all the fish one wants can be had
by this method o f at all adept in the
piscatorial art, says Beebe.
This road leads out o f Medford
and the first cars went through about
May 10, those making the trip re
porting excellent travel conditions.
The road to Crater Lake is not yet
open, but the snow is melting fast
and unless a considerable snowfall
takes places the expectations are that
it will be open about June 10.
Tourist travel has been about nor
mal and the expectations are fo r a
considerable increase over last year.
— Oregon Journal.
MEMORIAL SUNDAY. DECORA
TION DAY TO BE OBSERVED
Memorial Sunday will be observed
by the W. R. C. May 30 at the Fed
Members o f
corps will assemble at the W. R. C.
hall and march in a body to the
Rev. Johnson will deliver
Decoration Day May 31 will also
be observed by the Woman’s R elief
Corps o f Central Point. The morn
ing hours will be given to decorating
the old soldiers’ graves, and as in
previous years a request is made for
cars. It is especially urged fo r any
one who can to have their cars at
W. R. C. hall at 10:00 a. m.
place o f the usual dinner it has been
decided to entertain the old soldiers
and their wives to a chicken dinner
to be served at the Damon Cafe.
All members desiring to have their
dinner with them may make their
A t 2:30 p. m. the follow ing pro
gram will be given at the Gateway
Theatre to which the public is in
Song— “ America” .. By the audience
Invocation................. Rev. Johnson
Instrumental Music Berger Sisters
W yvette Boswell, Ruth
By the ladies
Song Virginia and Fern Hathaway
A ddress........................... Rev. Shaw
WILL GIVE MUSICAL RECITAL
TABLE ROCK SCHOOL CLOSES
Last Friday closed a nine months’
term o f school in the Table Rock dis
trict, with Mrs. Purcell, of Medford,
On Thursday evening a program
was given by the school and ice
cream and cake were served at its
conclusion. The Table Rock Commun
ity Club assisted In the evenings’
Mrs. Purcell has conducted
school in a very able way, but real
izing the need o f at least two teach
ers in every rural school, the board
members have decided to employ two
teachers fo r another
Purcell has been retained and will
be given an assistant.
The Table Rock school already has
a good building and with two teach-
ers it will rank high among Jackson
The piano pupils o f Miss Imogene
Wallace are giving a piano recital
at SL Marks Guild Hall, Medford,
on Friday evening o f this week.
Among the pupils taking part are
Geraldine Tex, Francis Faber and
The parents o f these little girls
will be guests.
T O BLUFF
Although there was serious threat
o f rain and the weather was quite
chilly the Community Men’s Bible
Class was not bluffed down last Sun
day. As had been previously plan
ned the class, as well as the Sunday
schools o f both the Christian and
Union churches, assembled fifteen
minutes early fo r their lessons in
order to give plenty o f time fo r the
trip to Lithia Park at Ashland. There
was some little discussion by the
members o f the class as to the ad
visability o f going ahead with the
picnic as planned; the general con
census o f opinion was, " W e ’re here,
and we've got the eats, so why back
out for a little rain !"
Accordingly at the close o f the
lesson the members present hastened
to the street where their cars were
parked; there the the ladies and chil
dren were waiting and in a few min
utes a line o f some 55 or 60 cars
were on their way, traveling in a
solid line, red and blue streamers
fluttering from the radiators.
As the weather looked quite un
certain many who had planned to at
tend the picnic were afraid to risk
it and returned to their homes, while
others were detained by necessary
work. But in spite o f this the turn
out was good.
Upon their arrival at the park in
Ashland it was not long before the
contents o f many baskets had been
spread upon the various tables and
began to rapidly disappear. C offee
was made on the grounds so that all
who wished had a hot cup to help
combat the chill o f the air.
Immediately following the
the men were all called to a grassy
slope where they were formed into
a semi-circle and there Messrs. And
erson o f the California Studio, Med
ford, and R. E. Mulligan o f Central
Point, “ shot” the bunch with a fine
circuit camera. The film was then
changed and the ladies and children
were asked to join the circle and the
whole group was taken.
Before the second picture was fin
ished a light rain started
which continued most o f the day, so
the merry party was forced to dis
band and start for their several
homes. But despite the fact that the
picture was broken up at such an
early hour everybody
had a good
time and all voted it a decided suc
The picture which
came out beautifully and are now
on display in the window o f Jones'
Jewelry Store, at Paxsons. Take a
look at them.— Contributed.
Two years ago it became neces
sary to make some improvements.
THEISS GIVES BARGAIN
The board members spared no pains
in making the changes which seemed
The Theiss Mercantile Store
advisable, until now it rank« among
giving a special o ffe r at this time
the best rural schools in Jackson
consisting o f a beautiful rubber
work o f remodeling
apron, 6 bars o f Wonder soap, 5 of
was done by Frank Miller, and he
which are laundry and one o f toilet,
was assisted by , several other work
and a 214 lb. box o f Wonder Foam
j Washing Powder, all fo r 97 cents.
The board member? who have
' See them.
been behind these improvements are
John Anderson, S. S. Tule, and
TO DIAMOND LAKE
Andrue Buckles. These gentlemen
have been ably assisted by
A. J. Morava and family with L.
Minnie Buckles, as clerk.
O, Hall and wife, made a week-end
More than 150
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Martinson outing trip to Diamond lake, going
the library and due to the coopera
have as their guests Mr. and Mrs.
tion o f the Community Club a gift
Last Saturday afternoon
family o f Dunsmuir, day evening.
has been made by the members, o f
monthly social gathering o f the Sun
The ladies are sisters
a piano and several fine pieces o f
day school class o f which Mrs. Victor
Arthur Schmidli o f the Kegser and
and they dre over until after Dec
Bursell is teacher, met at the home
Schmidli plumbing and heating con- I
The school fo r the past two years
o f Mrs. Tom Pankey.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Brown anad
has been conducted by Mesdames
A fte r a business meeting games
family o f Medford, were
Sunday plumbing and heating contract for and music were enjoyed, also re
Ruth MacCollister and Edith Deuel,
guest« at the home o f Mr. and Mrs.
two o f Jackson county’s enthusiastic
freshments o f ice cream and cake.
construction here ,is in town looking
H. F. Whetstone.
and successful teachers. The two
over the building. He states that
Miss Lucy Wilson returned home
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kyle, former
teachers have worked together and
next week he will put four or five
Wednesday from a Medford hospital
local residents, who have been living
with the board, thus making It a
men on the job and later he will |
where she has been taking treat
at Riverside, California, fo r the past
school o f worth while results.
employ eight more.
ments fo r some time. It is hoped
six months, returned to the valley
Both these ladies were asked to
is all here now and active work will
her condition will continue to im
this week. Mrs. Floyd Kyle accom
take the position fo r next school
panied them here and Floyd will
year, but they have each resigned,
Mrs. Deuel to attend State Normal
School closes today with a picnic
Everett Scott, who has been work come up soon. They both agree that
'.mid to beat the Rogue
and Mrs. MacCollister to teach in the
and basket dinner. A ll the children ing in the employ o f the Crater Lake i it is
city school at Jacksonville.
are anxious for the vacation, after Box company at Bray, California, River valley, but claim they had a
The vacancies in this school will H. SCHOOL TEACHER HONORED nine long months o f school work.
received a broken wrist last Wed wonderful time.
be filled by a Mrs. Thurston, o f
The Community Club met on May nesday while working. A large pile
The distinction o f being the first
The bicycle on which Marvin and
Eagle Point and Mrs. Sheley o f Cen
26 with a good
All o f heavy blocks fell,
o f the alumni to be chosen to be
present spent a most delightful a ft wrist and breaking it in four places. Clifford Show were were riding was
installed into the Agsha Delta Pi
by a car last
ernoon. The ladies plan on giving Although his injury is very painful, accidentally struck
national sororiety goes to Miss Marie
IT SOLD FAST
a dance on June 5. The dance will he was able to come hi.me Satur Wednesday at noon. The boys es
Kittredge, class o f ’24 O. A. C.,
be free, so it is hoped there will day night, and is now able to be caped without serious injuries though
The Weaver Grocery last week put i Home Economics and H'story teach- 1
be a good attendance and a good around town.
He is getting com they fe lt the effects quite badly fo r
in stock a supply o f ready baked er. She was informed by wire Mon- |
time will be in Mere fo r all who pensation fo r his injury and will go a time.
frn it loaf, put out b vthe Old Home day morning that she is to be in
down to Bray in two weeks vu see
stead Asking company, o f Portland. itiated into the Alpha Delta pi sor
Mr. and Mrs. John Higginbotham the doctor. Everett has been in their
Mr. and Mrs. II. W Davisson, o f
It serves as cake or pudding and oriety Sunday morning at Corvallis.
and family and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. employment
He Table Rock recently enjoyed a visit
proved so popular that it did not This organisation is a national sor
Hudson, attended the Central Point states that he doesn't intend to re from old time friends, Mr. and Mrs.
ority and ranks very high on the
Bible class picnic at Ashland last turn to work a fter his arm heals. Frank Thompson, o f Los
A new order is expected in today. campus. Miss Kittredge was one out .
Sunday, all having a fine time.
They have gone north and will stop
T ry it once and you will be back o f ten choeen from fift y to be in
Mr. and Mrs. Ike Peterman went
Mr. and Mrs. Dei trie h and son, here on their return.
itiated this term.
fo r more.
to the Meadows on Monday to visit Howard Deitrich. attended the grad-
She will leave fo r Corvallis Sat
Tom Pankey and fam ily drove to
. nation exercises held at Jacksonville
S. M. Tuttle and w ife ,of Table urday morning.
•Saturday evening. The graduation the Dead Indian eountr ylast Sun
Rock, enjoyed a visit last week from
will be published class consisted o f four students this day where they spent the day with
Mr. and Mrs. John Gordon and fam
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