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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1926
CRASHES AT G.P.
SOME OF B U R B A N K ’ S A C H IE V E
W. B. HARRIS
LO C A L G IR L T Y P IS T OF SIX IN
U. S. TO W IN
FIRES ARE NOW
Luther Burbank’s first achieve
Miss Lorraine Gerhardt, who was
ment, and probably his most notable
a student in Central
in the world o f economics, was the
school until last year, writing on a
production o f the common white var
Remington typewriter at the rate o f
Ollis Phelps, son o f Mr. and Mrs. iety o f potato, replacing the
There is a Reaper whose name is 63 words a minute perfect fo r 15
A fte r having burned over 9500
John Phelps o f this city is dead and variety previously grown, sales o f
minutes, was presented with a Rem acres in Oregon and approximately
“ Bud” Titus, owner and pilot o f a which total 17 billion dollars annu
And with his cycle keen,
ington portable typewriter by the c4,500 in northern California in the
sight-seeing airplane lies at the hos ally.
He reaps the bearded grain at a Remington
Typewriter company. Siskiyou
pital in a dangerous condition as the
The wizard o f the plant world
Tests fo r this typewriter are given forest fire which has been raging
t result o f a crash oi his plane from robbed the cactus o f its spines and
And the flowers that grow
be twice each year. The contestant has there fo r a week or more, was
a height o f about three hundred feet converted the prickly pear into a
but one opportunity to obtain this brought under control last evening
last Sunday evening.
These are the lines coming to our typewriter and at the same time must according to District State Fire W ar
Titus has been taking passengers
He took the tall flaunting sun mind on the receipt of the news
write a perfect paper at the rate o f den P. B. Lowd today. Two more
fo r sight seeing trips over the city flower, dw, rred it and made it turn here o f the death o f W. B. Harris,
at least 60 words a minute, or, in fires, both in California, are burn
fo r the past few days and was re its blossom, five times as large as well known and respected in this
other words, five strokes a second. ing beyond control near H ilt and
turning to the landing field just before, toward the ground, away community.
The difficulty in obtaining this rec Hornbrook in timbered areas. The
north o f the city when his plane was from the destructive birds.
Mr. Harris came to our o ffice last ord may be shown by the fact that Hilt fire is said to cover an area o f
seen to waver and spin and finally
The patient labor o f Indians fo r Thursday, telling us o f the w ife ’s on the last tests in December, only 60 acres while the other has an esti
crash to the ground. The
plane possibly thousands o f year was re condition, and stating also that he
six typists in the United States were mated front o f six miles.
landed on Third street, just north quired to evolve com. Nature never was hoping to be able to go with
Rough estimates show that 68 sec
able to accomplish this feat, two of
o f “ A ,” narrowly missing Mr. Dil would have produced it. Y et Bur his son James, to Corvallis to attend
tions o f land were ravaged by the
whom were teachers.
lingham’s house and nearly colliding bank took Mexican grass and in 18 the graduation exercises of the class
fire, which commenced south o f Horn
in its fall with an automobile
which years developed excellent corn.
o f which another son was a member. C AR PE N TE R S H E LP BOY SCOUT brook ■« the result o f a grass blaze,
was coming down the street.
which destroyed several ranch houses
Other achievements o f the noted During the conversation he mention
The accident occurred at just 8:15 scientist, in addition to improvement ed each o f his sons and told of
barns, wood lots, rattle and many
according to the clock which was o f every common vegetable, include: their accomplishments as the result
Members o f the Carpenter’s local miles of fencing, as it swept through
mounted on the instrument board of
that section at high rate o f speed.
The seedless orange, pitless plums, o f industry, and he did this with the No. 1840 and the Central Labor
the fatal plane. The force o f the twelve varieties o f plums, four kinds natural a n d
commendable pride council with their families spent yes Warden Lowd states 26 men battled
crash was so great that it could be o f prunes, a new fruit, the plumcot, which any true parent feels at the terday at the n-'w permanent camp the flames from the Oregon side.—
heard fo r many blocks and a crowd through combining the plum to the success o f his children.
grounds o f the Crater Lake council, Medford Tribune.
o f people who had been watching apricot;, new apples, peache s and
The circumstances are particular Boy Scouts o f America. Under the
the plane at its low altitude and who cherries.
ly sad, as Mrs. Harris is in a hos leadership o f John Beeson, John A. SUMMER ROUND-UP OF CHIL-
had seen it fall, soon gathered when
The giant asparagus, rhubarb two pital, having recently undergone a Davidson, Frank Applcfpite, F. E.
they heard the crash.
Phelps was inches thick and growing the year serious operation.
Stephenson, Central Point, W. E.
apparently killed at once as his skull around; a potato evolved from the
We first met Mr. Harris at a gath- | Jarmin, II. G. Beeber, Tim Burns
Central Point has joined in one
was crushed in two places. He was tomato and potato; walnut trees that ering o f the Woodmen in our city, and C. F. Swain, built the tent floors o f the biggest projects launched by
entangled in the wreckage and his mature in twelve years instead o f at which time he impressed us as a and fifty bunks, which will complete the National Parent-Teacher associa
dead body was extricated with d iffi twenty, with softer shell and larger man o f culture and we readily ob the heavy building program at the tion this year— “ the summer round
culty by some o f those who were nuts.
served his love fo r music as he join camp this summer. The slogan “ All up o f children." A clinic was held
first on the scene.
The Primus berry, crossing a rasp ed in the singing and seemed so work and no play makes Jack a dull in May for the children who are to
"B u d” Titus, the pilot was uncon berry from Siberia with the native much to enjoy it. Since that time boy” was very much in evidence, begin school in September. The
scious when removed from the wreck California blackberry; white black we have heard him frequently sing time was called often and ice cream doctor and nurses o f the
but was still alive. He was rushed berries.
ing in the choir at the Federated cream was served— horseshoes filled Health association examined these
to the hospital where he is reported
The Shasta daisy, large, snowwhite church o f which he was an active the air and sometimes the stake was children and where physical defects,
to be lingering between life
and with golden centers, evolved from member and from which he will be in great danger, the swimming hole were found they were prescribed for
death. He was still unconscious ac thousands o f daisy seed specimens very much missed.
was well occupied during th e late and courses o f treatment outlined.
cording to latest reports. Mr. Titus from all parts o f the world; a red
Early in September these same chil
The accident causing Mr. Harris’
with his w ife and three small chil California poppy, and the beautifica
The scout summer camp will open dren are to be examined again and
death occurred four miles south o f
dren came to Grants Pass about six tion o f thousands o f varieties o f
Monday, June 14, and it is expected it is hoped that the remedial work
Salem as he and James were on their
months ago from Lewiston, Idaho. flowers.
that the first week will have an at done during the summer will assure
way to Corvallis. A wheel broke and
While in Crescent City recently, he
tendance that will fill the camp to an entering class o f children 100 per
as James who was driving, attempted
is said to have acquired two airplanes A N N A SPRINGS E N TR A N C E TO
cent perfect in health. This health
to stop the ear, it turned completely
and taking the best parts o f each C R A TE R L A K E REGISTERS 377
is nation wide and 66 other
over right side up. Mr. Harris was
To visit friends and relatives in
plane, to have built one which he
thrown out o f the car on the pave the valley Mrs. A. R. Brown and associations have registered in Orc-
believed to be perfectly safe. The
A total o f 377 cars entered the
ment and was killed instantly, while daughter Rayma, o f Dallas, Oregon, gon.
plane, which is now a mass o f wreck Crater Lake national park last week
The local committee has planned
James was only slightly injured.
are staying at the home o f Mr. and get-together meetings o f the mothers
age was originally a Curtis model through the Anna Springs entrance.
The deepest sympathy o f the com Mrs. Henry Head.
Mrs. Brown, a o f these children during the summer.
equipped with a Hispana motor and This week because o f comparatively
remodeled after a certain
French good roads it is expected to be bet munity is extended to the family. sister o f Mrs. Head and a resident of They will meet in the park fo r a
The sons are all here, Herbert o f Central Point 25 years ago, plans
government design. It was rated to ter.
social hour one afternoon next week
Tacoma, Ernest o f Seattle, Russell to stay here several weeks and motor
c«rry four passengers, but at the
The date fo r the formal opening
to become acquainted. The time of
time o f the wreck only the pilot and o f the National park which was set o f Corvallis, James and W alter of to Crater Lake and other scenic this meeting will be announced in
spots o f Southern Oregon.
one passenger were aboard.
fo r July 1 has been changed to June
next week’s paper.
Funeral services are being con
No authentic information is avail 28. A t that time hotels, camp
form erly o f the
able as to the cause o f the crash. grounds, transportation service and ducted today at the Federated
United States marines at Los Ang SEBREANS GO TO JACKSON HOT
Those who saw the plane in its down other utilities fo r the benefit o f park church.
eles will make his home here fo r a
ward course state that the pilot ap visitors will be in full operation.
peared to be striving hard until the
The road from Diamond lake to
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Sebrean o f
Brown and came here from Nebraska
last to right the big ship. The plane Crater Lake will be open in about
the Gateway Theatre
but intends to go to Portland soon.
is said to have started to make a two weeks according to several Bend
charge o f the Jackson Hot Springs
bank when it began to slip and spin, citizens who scaled Mount Theilsen Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mayfield. Both
I Dancing Pavilion and
The pear crop fo r this year will
mother and son are doing fine.
finally making a straight dive fo r Sunday.
(There dances will be run as follows:
The power men were out a few
Old Time Dance on Tuesday nights
ity than in previous years, on the
flown in the neighborhood o f Grants RESIDENTS EVAD E H E A T A T days ago and turned on the power
with the Central Point orchestra;
for the Whetstone-Mayfield power
Pass in the past state that the air in
Thursday and Saturday nighta, Al-
to William Hendrickson, foreman o f
this vicinity is treacherous fo r avia
The Jackson hot springs, a popular
tion on account o f the many air
Harold G. Waltermire returned
The swiming pool which has be
pockets in which there is nearly a swimming resort o f the valley, was home Tuesday evening from Canyon-
come so popular in connection with
Mr. Jones, who lives on Main St.,
vacuum. It is possible that this plane
ville where he has been fo r the past
the dancing and concesaions makes
has a very fine garden, from which
had entered one o f these pockets Saturday night, in their efforts to month at work.
Jackson Hot Springs one o f the most
he has supplied generous samples to
and because o f its low altitude the
greatly his neighbors, including the Ameri popular reaorts in Southern Oregon.
pilot was unable to right it before Included among the local persons shocked a few days ago to hear of
The Sebrean’s have moved to the
reaching the ground.
No one will there were C lifford Collins, Moore the sudden death o f Mr. W. B. Harris
resort fo r the summer only, and their
know definitely the cause o f the Hamilton, Glen La Barr. Claud Grigs o f the Willow Springs district. This
Mr. and Mrs. George Marine at many friends will be glad to know
crash until Titus recovers sufficient by, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leever, Earn community extends their heartfelt tended the graduating exercises of that their interests are still here, and
est Rostel and Leon Boomer.
ly to explain it himself.
sympathy to the bereaved family. the Medford high school Friday night that Monday and Friday night danc
Mr. Phelps was well known in this
ing will continue here as in the paat.
at Medford at which time Melvin
CABBAGES ON M A R K E T SOON
city, where he is survived by his
The tourist season fo r southern
parents, one brother and one sister.
The Pacific highway on the over
“ I will have early cabbages to put Oregon is well under way and this graduated.
He is a plasterer by trade and during
head crossing at Tolo ia being recov
on the market in about two weeks,” month will Be the largest o f any
last winter was employed as a truck
Ray Henderson, athletic instructor ered with a layer o f asphalt.
was the favorable answer from Leo. during the year. Central Point is an
driver fo r the Isham Transfer com
that particular part o f the highway
Potter, local truck gardner, when outfitting pointer for Crater and
pany.— Southern Oregon Spokesman.
was very rough, motorists welcome
asked as to his crop this year. In Diamond lakes, which are among the dent will commence his duties in the
addition to three acres o f water- ; most popular resorts o f southern
Q U IC K SILV E R M INE R EO RG AN melons Potter will produce thre<* ' Oregon fo r the traveler. Our mer- summer, Friday, June 11.
A. C. Kiander and Mr. Scott o f the
IZED UNDER S TA TE LAW S
nrres o f beets, and cantaloupes and | chants more or less profit from this
General Petroleum company finished
Why not have the sign over
many other seasonable products.
giving the Central Point service sta
I). W. Reynolds, who fo r several
the highway repaired?
It is in a enough to get it painted.” said Mr.
tion a new coat o f green and white
years has been away from Central !
dilapidated condition and if repaired
FAN S A T T E N D ELKS SMOKER
Point but form erly a jew eler and j
) would attract much more attention. with a new paint job on hia car re
turned from Corvallis, where he has
mine promoter here, has returned. I
Several rounds o f thrilling boxing
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Beebe and
A cinnehar mine which he represents,
The blaze that burned over a large been since school was out.
were witnessed by the audience at
children Mary Jane and Kenneth,
has organized a new company under
the Elks smoker Thursday night.
the state laws o f Oregon and the
E. C. Faber, son Donald, and Roy and Miss Doris Kindle motored to
June 3. The Central Point Elks and to Hornbrook, according to Mr. and
mine will bdgin production soon. friends there included Alex Sparrow, Mrs. Ed GlraJon who made the trip Jones drove to Butte Falls Sunday Ashland late Friday afternoon, where
Reynolds is on the job now and is J. G. Love, James Ross, L. F. Pickett, to Shasta City Sunday.
Melvin to see J. J. Simmerville o f the Faber they spent the evening.
exchanging new stock for the old.
also A Simmerville mercantile company
Ernest Rostel and W. E. Morris.
Rafael Benson, who will he stud
in the party. While in that city they o f that city.
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ent body president o f the high school
Marjorie and Ida Opal Rogers o f visited Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Hoag-
I. G. Shaw has been on the list
Jim Grieves o f Prospect, who is association next year, was in town
o f sick people fo r several days in- i Gold Hill are spending the summer land, who moved there recently from
eluding last Sunday when he was at the home o f their aunt, Mrs. Allen here. Mr. Hoagiand is interested in mayor and hotel owner o f that city Saturday driving his new
net able to attend church services. 1 Henderson, east o f this city.
the washing machine business.
was in town Friday afternoon.