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THURSDAY, M A Y 27, 1926
Bric k Ic* Crea m at Damon Cafa.
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
R A Y MILLARD
— T e a m W o r k o f All K in ds-
PROM PT SERVICE
P h o ne 541
PAXSON DRUG CO.
A lt o , you have m o re m on ey if
you let it talk— b y go in g to the
place wjhere you can sare m o re o f
it on y o u r repair bill.
T r y the I N D E P E N D E N T G A R -
A G E f o r G uara nte ed work and be
co nvin ced.
C. T. G E N Z E L
(The Man Who Knows)
A C E T Y L E N E W ELD IN G AND
Medford’s newest fruit company is |
the C. & E. Fruit company, Inc.,
which filed articles of incorporation
last week with the secretary of 11
state. Dr. R. W. Clancy is presi- j
dent and J. E. Edmiston, manager. j
The new company has its headquart
ers in the Steinhardt & Kelly ware
house on the Southern Pacific right
o f way near Main street.
A fter being without a city engin
eer for eight eyars, Medford now ha.»
an efficient city engineer in the per
son of Fred Scheffel who was ap
pointed by the city council at its
meeting last week. Because o f so
much building and improvements
going on it costs just as much to
have a city engineer as it does to
have the engineer work done from
time to time, hence the appointment.
Plans are now under way for repair
ing over twenty miles o f paved and
dirt streets including the removal of
the terrible bumps on West Main
Real carnival spirit prevailed at
the Walker mid-week dancing party
in the Medford building last week
with confetti, serpentine, colored
fans, hats and Hawaiian leis given
out to the dancers free.
Local auto tourist registration is
now nearing the one hundred mark.
Miss Grace Chamberlain and Miss
Elizabeth Palmer, well known resi
dents o f Ashland, were victims o f a
serious auto accident near San
Lolinas last week, hey were taken
to a hospital at Red Bluff. The car j |
was a complete reck.
They were i
on their way in Miss Chamberlain’s 11
new car to Pacific Grove to spend a j I
Luke Kincaid, the genial manager
o f the Eagle Point dances, is plan
ning dancing parties in his hall for
every Saturday night in June. His
dance last week was the best one
held there for some time.
The local Elks are planning their
annual picnic for July 4th at the
Elks’ picnic grounds.
The United Artisans gave a very
enjoyable dancing party last Friday
evening in the Knights o f Pythias
hall. ■ Part o f the paraphernalia for
the feature o f the evening failed to
arrive so the feature was not put on.
However, it may be given at a future
date. A good time was had by every
Work has started on the excava
tion for the new Telephone and Tel
egraph building opposite the old high
school at Fifth and Bartlett. This
building will be a modern one-story
structure with basement, 50x55 feet,
and costing $55,000. It is expected
to be completed in 75 days. Frank
C. Clark, local architect, is the sup
ervising architect in charge while
Donegan & Chrismas o f Portland are
Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Close, owners
o f the Riverside Garage, have sold
out to Charles K. Williams with W.
W. Allen taking over the paint de
partment o f the shop. The sale was
made because o f Mr. Close’s poor
health the past two years. Mr. and
Mrs. Close have purchased a farm
near Eugene where they will move
Mr. Close has been in the
garage business for many years in
Medford and both he and Mrs. Close
have made a host o f friends here.
Plans are under way fo r a new
$15,000 school building at Eagle
M IN IN G N E W S
A Cyclone of
Smashing & Crashing
of Prices on All Lines
D RY GOODS, SHOES
UNDERW EAR, NOTIONS
All Must Be Sold in the
Shortest Possible Time
For Prices See Circular At
(S. W. N. Ore. Mining Bureau)
The new Ingersoll Rand two hand
compressor has been installed at Mt.
Reuben, and the work o f pushing
back the long tunnel, temporarily
suspended with the stoppage of
water, is again under full swing.
The Lost Mine, near Jacksonville,
recently taken over by Peterson and
Kellogg o f Gold Hill is under exam
ination by Tacoma capital prepara
tory to engineers’ plans fo r equip
ment and development. This mine
is near the old Stirling placer, and
was presumably one o f its feeders.
There are unconfirmed rumors o f
a strike on the banks o f the Rogue,
near Hell Gate.
mines both north and south of this
vicinity it seems quite probable.
The heavy undergrowth here makes
anything like complete prospecting
impossible during the summer when
sch work is easiest so far as weather
There is no doubt
that new strikes will be made here
for many years to come.
The testing out o f equipment at
the Sleepy Hollow placer near Gold
Hill is progressing steadily, and we
hope in the near future to be able I
Work is going on at the present Ruah of Jump o ff Joe, and Clover
to report on the production.
at the Mt. Reuben, the Grest ! of Pickett Creek w< re alao in.
The Loban mine on Coyote Creek
thi Wedge, the Oriole, the I
has produced some spectacular spec
TO U RIST V O L T SH OW S H I G H
imens during the past week. It is I Robinson, the Layton, the Pleasant W A Y S A N D V A C A T I O N S P O T S
to be hoped that teh next develop Creek, the Hayward, the Argo, the
er o f that mine will not be content L’ ano de Oro, the Deep Gravel, the
The May issue o f the Volt, Copco’a
with the skinning out o f a little o f ,-tobert E., the Standing Buck, the miniature monthly magazine, ahowa
the high grade, but will give the Hayes and Jackao the Petty Boy, and i fine picturea o f acme o f the many
mine a chance to show what it can the Rough and Ready, among others. I attractive vacaion apota in Southern
O f the stranger* calling at the Oregon, featuring o f course, Crater
The Oriole has been reported to Bureau during the past week, have Lake scenes and viewa along the
be again in a rich zone.
Nothing been Van Horn and right, o f Port Pacific Highway. A map showing
seems to be needed here so much as land, P. P. McCloakey o f Friaco, L. how easily all o f the many points
actual work in the mines. Without H. Vanaradale o f Idaho, J. H. Lane pictured can be reached alao appears
exception they repay effort. More o f Tacoma, and H. W. Miller o f Ar I in this issue o f The Volt, which will
conversation ran hardly be expected izona. Peteraon o f Gold Hill, Hogg guide tourists and other* into thia
to produce very substantial results o f Sardine Creek, Gregg ( ( Riddle, supreme vacation land.
Sale Opens Thursday
Come to this Big Sale today- ■You Can’t
All Y our
Afford to S t a y at Hom e.
It will not come again
to these young friends of
ours, so let us make the
most of the occasion—
select that gift N O W !
F. M. Jones. Prop.
Watchmaker k Jeweler
(A t Paxaon’a)
Neighbors W ill be Here.
The paving in Crater Lake Nation
al Park from the Medford entrance
to Anna Springs ia shown and the
story itself mentions tha rim road
drive. Thet reduction in entrance
fee to but one dollar per car which
is effective this year, is alao called
to the attention o f th* traveling pub
Thia Volt will be in great demand
by Chambers o f Commerce and other
tourist information bureau*, includ
ing hotels, for directing tourists
over the fine roads this country has
to the innumerable vacation attrac
tions o f this vicinity.