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Central Point Am erican
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1926
W E D D IN G BELLS
Central Point has the marriage of
two prominent young couples to re
port this week.
On last Sunday at 11 o'clock, Miss
Annavelle Walker became the bride
o f Warren B. Smith, the marriage
occurring at the home of the bride’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Walker,
I. G. Shaw officiating.
Only the family a few
On Tuesday at 12 o’clock, Bernice
G. Shaw was married to Clyde H.
Scott, o f Bend, Oregon, the father
o f the bride performing the mar
riage ceremony at the home here.
Both brides are members of this
year’s Senior class and have been
very active in all school work
throughout the year. They are all
highly respected young people and
many friends here join in wishing
them the best there is a long life
and a happy one.
The Smiths will be at home in
Central Point for the present and the
Scott’s home will be in Bend, Ore
gon, for which place they left Tues
OUR GRADE TEACHERS
Mias Gladys Bond, our first grade
teacher, expects to attend State Nor
mal the com’ ng year.
Miss Mildred Beeson, the second
CRATER LAKE I grade teacher is planning to attend
the State University.
Miss Hazel Stephenson and Mrs.
By climbing over snow drifts and
risking their lives Harold Morton Myrl Watson, the third and fourth
and Everett Scott were the second grade teachers, both plan to take a
and third persons to descend to the teachers’ course at the State Normal.
Mrs. Dizney, 6th grade teacher,
surface of Crater Lake this year; the
first being the caretaker o f the has accepted a position in her home
town, Madras, Oregon.
Crater Lake lodge.
These teachers have all done good
The boys making the trip to the
lake were Everett Scott, Harold Mor work here in the grade and they will
missed by pupils and patrons.
ton, Edward Stanley, Lester Scott,
May success attend their future.
Theron Brown, Floyd Meacham and
Phillip Hamrick and they left early
Sunday morning and returned in the
FRO M S A M ’ S V A L L E Y
evening. As the atmospheric condi
tions were favorable the boys were
Crops are looking good and not
able to get a fine view o f the many days until we will hear the hum
splendor o f the lake and the tower of the binders in the fields.
ing mountains around. The road to
Pears and apples are a good crop
the lake is passable but not in good in our valley this year, and the orch
condition as the snow has not en ard men are in good spirits and hope
tirely left. Snow was drifted as ful for a good price this fall for the
high as the second story on one side crop.
of the hotel. According to Ray
R. V. Williams is in San Diego
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Henderson, official at the Anna on a ten days’ business trip. Mr.
IN M EM O RL AM
Springs camp, 20 cars had been reg Williams has a nice apple orchard
istered by 8 o'clock, when the boys and a fine block of pears.
The funeral services o f Mrs. Annie went through.
Rex Abbott left for Klamath coun
Wright were held at the Union
ty Sunday, where he has employment
■hurch Wednesday afternoon, at 2
BIG S A L E D A T E D
for the hay season.
Albert StTauss, master of the
The music was furnished by the
The firm of Munger and McKinley | Sam's Valley Grange, and delegate
'adies’ quartette and the sermon was who have been holding sales at the ' to the State Grange, left for Baker
tiven by Rev. J. M. Johnson, pastor. Hatfield Store on re«ent dates have City, Oregon, Saturday to attend the
The subject o f the sermon was “ The
^Krancis Faber gave in an excellent Christian’s Hope,’ and the words , notified the American that they will State Grange Meeting, June 1-2-3-4.
Dick Strauss and Geo. McDonough
manner a reading, “ The Little Green were especially appropriate and com again be here June 5, with a full
line o f the season’s smartest coats, are in Baker City this week attend
This was followed with a forting.
The message was to the dresses and hats.
ing the State Grange.
reading given by Jack Smith, the living rather than to the dead, and
Don’t forget the date, June 5.
Sam’s Valley Grange meets next
little son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. :he thought o f the satisfaction o f a
Saturday, June 5 in regular session.
Smith. Jack gave “ There Are Many Christian’s hope was stressed.
N E B R A S K A MAN H E R E
In the afternoon the basket lunch
Flags in Many Lands,” and he did
Annie Wright passed away at her
which is a regular feature on the
it in a creditable manner.
home in Central Point, Monday, May
This office acknowledges an inter first meeting of each month will be
Wyvette BoswelLand Ruth Web- 31, 1926 at 11 a. m. She was born
ster sang a very pretty duet, the n Boston, Massachusetts, July 19, esting visitor on Wednesday in the staged as usual. All Grangers should
name not known to us, but it was 184.3 and was 82 years, 9 months person o f C. B. Hale, o f Billings, be out to this meeting.
members always welcome.
patriotic and was well sung. They and 12 days old at the time o f her Montana.
Strauss Bros, start to the hills with
were accompanied on the piano by death.
Cloud, Nebraska, Chief, a weekly
cattle this week for the summer
Besides her many friends and paper that visited the desks o f many their
Miss Doris Richardson gave an neighbors that will mourn her de
Jaynes of Medford, was in the
excellent .eading, the name of which parture, she leaves one daughter
valley one day this week in the inter
we do not have but the sentiment Mrs. Frank Cochran of Central Point West.
He is seeing southern Oregon.
est o f the Studebaker dealers at Med
expressed appreciation o f the “ boys and six son, John and Jesse Wright
o f the old brigade,” meaning the of Riverside.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. McKinuis and
Civil War soldiers.
Wright o f Oakland, and George. Jos
TRIB U N E
daughter Wenonah, were visitors at
Little Ruby Webster did well with eph and William Wright o f Central
the Baker home in Ashland Sunday
a song entitled, “ The Red, White Point. Also two sisters, Mrs. Martha
Conspicious in the parade were
S. S. Abbott, was a Sunday visitor
and Blue,” during the song waving Seaman of Rogue River, and Mrs.
the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts or-
a small American flag.
Mary E. Auld. and one brother, ganziation o f Central Point, the at the home of his sister, Mrs. Car-
thell, at Ashland last Sunday
The Hathaway sisters sang in their Joseph Bradford, o f Frankford, Kan
Sam’s valley school closed last
usual easy manner "Tenting on the sas, nine grandchildren and four latter with a cabin float, who paid
this city a nice compliment by their week. Four students graduated from
Old Camp Ground.” This was much great grandchildren.
participation in the parade.
the high school this year and quite
appreciated and was followed by a
Mrs. Wright, with her late hus
a number graduated from the eighth
patriotic reading given in a nice way band, John Wright, and family came
One o f the finest crops o f cher grade.
by Mona Lewis.
to Oregon, September 15, 1874, and
“ The Grand Review,” was given as has made her home in Central Point ries in years, reported F. B. Good-
a reading by Marvin Shaw. It was for the past 17 years.
hue, who has a cherry orchard near
well read and showed study in its
The deceased was a member of Central Point on the
Mrs. Jim Robbins was in Medford
the Methodist church since girlhood Drive, when he was in the city to
A ladies’ sextette composed
of and was a charter member o f the day on business. Mr. Goodhue has Tuesday, shopping.
Ralph Buckles was operated on a
Mesdames Strohmeier, Grimes, Tex, Ladies’ Relief Corps o f Central a number o f varieties and has been
Gresham, Warner and Wyatt sang Point and they had charge ot the a cherry grower o f that district for few days ago for the removal of his
tonsils. Ralph is doing nicely.
some time.— Mail Tribune.
“ Banner o f Beauty.” This number services at the cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Hannum, of
was encored to which the ladies re
Captain S. M. Tuttle of Table Grants Pass and Miss Esther Cook
sponded by repeating a part o f the
LO CAL BOY TO G RAD U ATE
Rock Orchards, will become the man of Murphy, came up Sunday and with
ager o f the Rogue River company’s Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Whetstone, all
Rev. Shaw gave the address of the
On next Monday Russel L. Harris, new pre-cooling and cold storage went to Jacksonville and sepnt the
afternoon, in which he paid tribute
not only to the men who engaged «on of W. B. Harris, will graduate plant at Medford. The company feels day.
Mr. and Mrs. John Higginbotham
in our Civil War. the Spanish-Amer- 'rom the Civil F,engineering Depart- particularly fortunate in securing a
ican War, and the World War, but nent of O. A. C. Mr. Harris is to man o f Tuttle’s wide technical exper went to Butte Falls last Saturday
to the women who so nobly did their be especially congratulated on this ience who is also acquainted with and spent the day.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Higginbotham
part and in many cases whose suf achievement as ha has been pract fruit growing industry at first hand.
have gone to the Green Spring to a
fering was equal to that o f the sold ically self-supporting during his en
iers. The entire address had a strong tire college course.
For writing 60 words per minute logging camp for the summer.
Mrs. Hamor and daughter Melba,
patriotic appeal and was closed by
for 15 minutes without making an
the giving o f an original poem en
W . R. C. F E A S T V E T E R A N S
error. Miss Lorraine Gerhardt, Med of Ray Gold, were shopping in Cen
titled “ The Drums of War. ’
ford high school student, formerly of tral Point Tuesday and taking ad
The members o f the G. A. R. who
Monday, May 31, the members o f the Central Point high school, was vantage of Faber’s sale which is now
were present were Nf. E. Cummings, the W. R. C. o f our city, entertained rewarded a new typefriter, with her going on.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Payton are the
Robert Southwell and J. J. Grim. I. the Civil War veterans, to dinner at name engraved, by the Remington
G. Shaw is a veteran o f the Spanish- the Damon Cafe.
Miss Gerhardt, was one proud parents o f a fine little baby
Fifteen persons were seated at the o f a class o f six who competed on girl, which arrived last Sunday.
The closing prayer was offered by table, the guests present being May 18.
Mrs. J. E. Bateman, and daughter
Messrs. J. M. Johnson, I. G. Shaw,
The Decoration Day Exercises o f M. F. Cummings. Robert Southwell,
University of Oregon, Eugene.— Miss Bessie Tull o f Klamath Falls,
1926 were impressive throughout, J. J. Grim and the wives o f each. Eva Nealon o f Central Point, re enjoyed a brief visit with her grind-
and we believe that at least a part
The dinner was reported as excel ceived the second prize of $5 for the j mother Mrs. Nancy Obenchain, last
o f the thoughts expressed will re lent and much enjoyed.
best reporting on a campus beat on ! Monday. Thev were accompanied by
main in the minds of the people for
the Oregon Daily Emerald, student . Mr. Christy, also from Klamath Falls.
W O R D F R O M MRS. H A R R I S
publication. Miss Nealon was also
Misses Ada Copinger, Clara Cole-
given an Emerald “ O” for meritor
ious work on the newspaper in other | man. Berniece Reeder and Manerth
SN YDER FAM ILY LE A V IN G
| prenna made a trip to Crater Ij»ke
will he glad to know that the report lines.
| Sunday, and climbed several o f the
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Snyder are on her condition is favorable, after
snow clad mountains on the rim.
leaving this week for Idaho, where undergoing a major operation in the
Mrs. Hazelwood of this city, en
Mrs. Snyder expects to remain for Medford Community hospital last joyed a week-end visit from her son,
Mr. and Mrs. Lute Deuel drove
a time visiting her mother and Mr. Monday morning.
who was here from Salem. He had
Snyder will probably go to California
been down into California to return | to Crescent Citv Saturday morning
Mrs. Floyd Poole of Sprague a boy to the state reformatory, o f to spend a couple o f days at the sea.
where their future home will be if
River, (nee Agnes Pankey) o f I»cel- which Mr. Hazelwood is an official, They en joyed the wonders of the
he finds a suitable location.
In the going o f the«e people Cen la. returned to her home Monday and from which institution the lad ' Redwood country going and coming.
tral Point loses one o f its best fam after a visit here with her grand had escaped.
mother. Mrs. Nancy Obenchain. and
! Mr*. Hugh Porter is now in Ixm
and in Gold
Snyder has contributed other relatives here,
Mr. and Mr*. Ernest Foreman and ■ Angeles where »he i* visiting with
greatly to musical and social activi Hill end Medford. She was joined •on Albert, o f King* Highway, Med ! friend*. She expects to return in
here by her sister-in-law Miss Sarah ford, were gueata yesterday and to j shout a month to her home in the
ties and has done so willingly.
Thev will be missed here but we Poole, o f Bonazna. who has just day o f Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Crane Willow Spring* district.
wish them success in their new home. graduated from a business college in at Miss Mary A. Mee’s home in this
Oregon. City and who returned home city.
Mr. and Mr*. G. G. Dizney will
1 leave this week for Prospect, where
L E A V E S FO R E A S T
they will be this summer. Mr*. Diz
The Oregon Cave* have had three ney expects to teach at Madras the
A. N. Huyck and wife left the last
Mrs. Hoisington. sister o f Mrs.
lampman. left Sunday night for her r o f the week for Klamath Fall* where a* at the same time last year. This coming year.
they will remain for a time and ex
home in Lemmon, South Dakota.
•peak* well for the growing popular
Frank Houston ha* purchased one-
Mr. and Mr*. Hoisington came i pect later to visit Florida. Mr*. Wil- ity o f southern Oregon as a piay
j half interest in the Dr. J. D. Web-
here last winter, expecting to locate. math, a sister o f Mr. Huyck. who has ground o f the west.
fruit farm o f 1 5 acre* southwest
Hut not finding what he wanted, Mr. j
of Phoenix. Dr. Webster and Mr.
Hoisington returned aome time ago. pects to leave soon for southern Cal
For Sale or Trado— A gawd Ford Houston will work the acreage
Mrs. Hoisington expresses regret ifornia and will alter a few days
at leaving southern Oregon, as she | there, go to he. home in Michigan. roadster with track body aew top, . conjunction.
choap. easy term s:
had hoped to make her home here.
F. W. Sebrean and wife made a brood sow ia trad* considered. Phone
She will go by way o f Iowa City,
Word received here by O. R Pan-
Iowa, where her son will graduate few days' trip to North Bend re 1 0 4 or 3 7 .
I key i* to the effect that Mr*. Esther
from college in June.
Simington, o f Dunxmuir, California,
American editor with a crab the first
The Union Church Messenger, a underwent a surgical operation Tues
Bert Grigsby who formerly was we have had the privilege o f enjoy monthly published by Rev. J. M. day o f this week at Weed, California.
foreman o f the Paul A. Sherer orch ing since our stay at Newport, Ore Johnson, is out for June. It ia a .She was doing nicely at the last re
creditable sheet in every particular. I Fort.
ards, was in this city Memorial day. I gon. in 191$.
Last Sunday morning a large body
o f people attended the services at
the Union church.
The W. R. C. members were pres
ent in a body. The music oy the
choir was beautiful and appropriate
to the occasion. Rev. Johnson fol
lowed the musical prelude with < a
splendid sermon which was uplifting
and comforting to the hearers.
On Monday morning the usual
concourse o f persons going to the
cemetery was seen. A godly number
went at that time in a body while
some visited the graves o f their dead
at other hours.
On Monday afternoon the Gate
way Theatre was opened to the
crowd by the owners, Mr. and Mrs.
. . , „
The program which followed was
under the direction of the W. R. C.
which organization again attended in
a body, and the program was read
by Mrs. Ferguson.
The first number was ‘ America,
sung by the audience, and this was
followed with prayer by Rev. John
son. Bernice and Mildred Burger
favored the audience with music
played on the violin and piano. They
played a very pretty patriotic med-
The big Aeroplane Sale will be
held Saturday, June 6, at 8 p. m. at
Weaver’s Store. All bids will close
at 7 p. m.
The Central Point American will
be open until 7 o'clock to give sub
scribers advantage of our subscrip
$50 in bonds will be given for
new subscriptions and $25 on re
newals. These are on yearly sub
University of Oregon, Eugene.—
Eva Nealon, of Central Point, a soph
omore in the school of journalism has
been elected to Theta Sigma Phi, nat
ional honorary journalistic fratern
ity for women. Pledging took place
May' 26 and initiation will be held
before end o f the school term. Six
girls in all were elected. Election
to Theta Sigma Phi is made on the
basis of ability and interest in jour
nalism scholastic activity and person
ality. Miss Nealon has been a mem
ber of the upper news staff o f the
Oregon Daily Emerald student pub
lication, during the past year and
has been chosen on the Oregana year
book staff for next year. She lives
at Susan Campbell Hall, women’s
dormitory on the campus.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Kindle and
daughter arrived here late Monday
evening from Fort Jones where they
spent the week end. Fort Jones is
Kindle’s old home town and his first
visit there in four years. Mrs. Ken
neth Beebe, son Kenneth, daughter
Mary Jane, and Miss Doris Kindle,
also made the week end trip to Fort
To attend the Military tournament
at O. A. C. and two baseball games
between that college and U. o f O.,
Roy Weaver, Carl Boswell, Forrest
Wright and Lawrrence Collins left
Weaver and Wright
are students o f U. of O. while Bos
well is of O. A. C.
J. J. Simmerville of Faber & Sim-
merville mercantile store o f Butte
Falls, was in this city Monday trans
acting business wtih E. C. Faber and
looking over the big closing out sale.
The foundation for the new modem
store structure they are building is
completed and work is progressing
on the building, states Simmerville.
It will be completed some time this
One hnudred cars and two motor
cycles were checked in at the Anna
Springs registering station in the
Crater Lake aNtional park Sunday,
according to park official and local
resident Ray Henderson, who was
there officiating that day to help
handle the motorists. At the close
o f the Medford schools Friday he
will resume his duties at the National
Cletus McCredie, federal prohibi
tion agent, who was in town Monday,
is recovering from the burns receiv
ed from a still explosion in Klamath
To enjoy the fishing and to ans
wer to the call of the wild, after
nine months of hard studying, Scott
Hamilton, Michael Snyder and How
ard Diedtrich left for a vacation in
the Blue Canyon country.
Horace Terrell, instructor In Eng
lish and athletics, left last Saturday
morning for his home in Newberg.
Mr. Terrell will accompany his sister
Miss Pauline, to Indiana where she
has accepted a position.
Mrs. Ella Jones of Portland vis
ited her brother, C. A. Boles and
family, a few days this week. They
motored to the Boy Scout camp on
the Applegate Saturday and to Ash
land on Sunday.
Mr. Iverson, Sunday school mis
sionary for the Presbyterian church,
visited Mr. Davisson, of Table Rock
and also preached at the Howard
school Sunday afternoon.
Mr*. Swartz, mother of Mr*. J. L.
Burger, is suffering somewhat more
than usual this week. Mr*. Sackett,
of Medford, is assisting Mrs. Burger
with the work.
Jeff Wilson wa* a week-end visitor
with his brother Simpson Wilson, and
other relatives here, returning to his
home in Klamath Falls Monday.
W. E. Morris, successful valley
rancher, reports good hay crops in
the Table Rock district.
who wa* in town Monday, says he
will have his first crop up this week.
Mr. Amick, eighth grade teacher,
with his sister Mr*. Gibbons, who is
here from iakeview, left for Cor
George Marine, who ha* been with
the Owen Oregon Lumber company
o f Medford for the past year has
accepted a position with ths Mason
Motor company o f that city.