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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1926
Lum ber shipm ents out of tha Colum
LO C A L H IST O R Y C O N T E ST
M EDFORD NEW S
bia riv er for May this year showed a
A a I n d e p e n d e n t W e a k l y P a p e r P u b l i s h e d a t C e n t r a l Point', O r e g o n , a n d | total Increase of i'0,097.767 feet over
The Local H istory essays w ritte n
Bliss H eine
E n t e r e d I h u r t d a y o f e a c b w e e k in t b e P o a t o f f i c e t h e r e o f a a S e c o n d Claaa shipm ents for May. 1925, according to
The follow ing prom otions w ere re- in co n test th is sp rin g by boys and
M a tte r
the monthly report Issued by John T. .-ent-iy m ade in C om pany A, 1 8 6 th girls o f this county have been ju d g ed
"nfantry of M edford: G eorge F.
JO H N B. SH ELEY and N E T T IE B. S H E L E Y . E d ito ri
Dcugall. m anager of the Columbia I.indley from second to firs t lie u te n and th e follow ing prizes aw arded.
CLA REN CE SH ELEY , Business M anaget
river loggeis’ inform ation bureau. The a n t and D ana M. Davis from firs t
To sev en th an d
eig h th g rad e
whopj total of shipm ents for May this serg ean t to second lie u ten an t.
pupils o f county: 1st prize, A lyce
SU BSC R IPTIO N RATES
P e te r B urns passed th ro u g h last
Six M o n th i..................................................................................... .............................. $ 1 .0 0 year was 111,885,876 feet compared
B erkeley, C alifornia, M arcott, Shale Oil School, A sh la n d ;
One Y ear ...................................................................................................................... $2 .00
with a total of 91,788,109 feet for May d week
2nd prize, Viva Davis, G reen S pring
riving a B u g atti c a r o f >*a!ian
All S ubscriptions M ust Be Paid in A dvance
m ake. T his c ar is exceptionally Mt. School, A shland; 3 rd
A d v e rtisin g R a te a G iv e n on A p p licatio n
Leroy Ledgerwood of the stale game small and g ets 3 7 m iles p er gallon K athryn B ailey, Perzist School, P e r
commission took the first steelhead of gasoline.
H onorable . m ention— Vulva
THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1926
L. J . M iksehe has been g ra n te d a
eggs in Linn county on the South
building p erm it to e re c t an $ 8 ,0 0 0 Davis, G reen S p rin g School; Doyle
Santiam river recently. The racks w arehouse a t T en th an d F ir streets. Mills, Tolo School.
1 w here the steelheads a re caught are
To fifth and s’xth g rad e pupils of
L ie u te n a n t G eneral H u n te r Leg
located in both the Soda and Quartz- g e tt, C om m ander o f th e firs t A m er county:
1 st prize, Boyce K ellogg,
ville forks of th e rtver n ear Foster. ican arm y in F ran ce, will spend sev Gold Hill; 2nd prize, T helm a W il
The eggs will be hatched a t Roaring
liam s, Gold H ill; 3rd prize, M iriam
B rief R esum e of H appengina of the
The building h ousing th e Police
river, also in th is county. The run of
W atson, Jacksonville. H onorable
Chinook salmon has been disappoint d e p a rtm e n t and th e Boy Scouts has
ju s t been p ain ted and now looks like m en tio n — L ester S avage,
ing th is year, Ledgerwood reports.
a new building.
C reek School; W ilm a B eery, J a c k
The following appointm ents of
R. S y lv ester and Louis L arsen, sonville.
The annual conference of Oregon berland were burned over, a forest fire
sta te traffic officials was held at which had been raging In the Siskiyou fourth-class po stm asters in Oregon who re cen tly moved to M edford from
To seventh and eig h th g ra d e s of
M ontana, have opened a larg e service
m ountains in Oregon and northern have been made: Mrs. Jeola J. Stod statio n and g arag e in th e new build A shland an d M edford: 1 st prize,
dard, Butte Falla, Jackson county, vice ing on south R iverside below the L o rrain e R edden, M edford; 2nd
June, month of brides, got a bad C alifornia was br< ught under control.
Mrs. Aileen M. Jackson, removed; M onarch Seed & F eed com pany’s
prize, F ra n c e s H ardy, A shland; 3rd
s ta rt In Bend. So far th is month, Approxim ately 68 sections of land
Mrs. Edna Marler, Maxvllle, Wallowa mill. T hey will also m a n u fa c tu re
R o b e rt C h ristn er, M edofrd.
divorces outdistance m arriages three
county, vice Mrs. E ttie Laird, resign here and m ark et a com plete au to
m en tio n — J u n e
Victor B racher of the B racher H ard
ed; Mra. Ella E. Higgins. Milo, Doug b a tte ry , which has n o t y e t been
The clubhouse of th e Meadow Lake ware company of Pilot Rock, u nearth las county, vice Mrs. Cora E. Buker, nam ed. New m achinery fo r th e ir A shland; R uth R agland, A shland.
The ju d g e s fo r these essays w ere
Fishing club. 1« miles west of Carlton, ed what is believed by many to be an resigned; W illiam D. Toler, Rector, m a n u fa c .u re is now being installed.
These b a tte rie s a re th o ro u g h ly g u a r
was destroyed by fire with a loss of elephant's tusk. It is 6 feet long. 13 Tillamook county, vice Alvin D. an tee d and will help co nsiderably in Mrs. C larence M eeker, M edford;
inches In diam eter and resem bles old
p u ttin g M edford on th e a u to m ap. Miss H elen N orris, Phoenix; Mrs. H.
The C ra te r din in g room a t the C. G aley, A shland. All a re m em bers
Mrs Louise Daly of La Grande was Ivory. It was buried in 13 feet of vol
Canyon City was w ithout electric H otel M edford has been ta k e n fo r
o f D. A. R. and a re th e re fo re in te r
reappointed by Governor Pierce a canic ash soil.
lig h ts or pow er T hursday night be tw o w eeks by the M. Sellers com pany
ested in historical work.
Two bills aw arding P ortland resi
mem ber of the sta te board of cosm etics
cause of failure of the P rairie Power o f P o rtlan d to display th e ir goods.
den ts alm ost $70,000 were passed by
T hey hope th a t th is second c o n te st
therapy exam iners.
company, according to telegram s re T his is one o f th e la rg e st and old
L eander Bartelm ay, 64, a bachelor
ceived at the office of public service e st w holesale concerns on th e coast m ay be follow ed by a th ird n e x t
living between Sandy ridge and Bor M Pardo & Sons of $12.600 as a re commission at Salem. A m essage was and the display is th e la rg e st and y ear. Miss B lanche H icks o f A sh
m ost valuable collection o f sam ples
ing. comm itted suicide by Jumping Into fund on liquidated dam ages collected sen t to R. C. Reese, president of the ev er seen in th e w estern o r so u th ern land, and Mrs. C a rte r a rc th e donors
a well on his place.
M er of th e prizes th is y ear. W atch y o u r
power company, to the effect th a t un O regon o utside o r P o rtla n d .
Prince, a sunken steam er in th e Co
d er the law th e company would be ch an ts will com e to M edford to ex p a p e r fo r publication o f som e of
T hree and a half acres on Clackam as
lumbia river, while the other confirms
am ine th is display from w ithin a
liable to treb le dam ages for any lost rad iu s o f 1 5 0 m iles. T he exhibits these essays.
H eights a t Oregon City have been pur
paym ent of $.14,434 to Dr. H enry W aldo
sustained by p atrons of the plant It consist o f O rien tal an d
chased by C lackam as county court for
Coe for the care of insane p atients
C H R IS T IA N C H U R C H
the service was not restored.
a cem etery for paupers.
m erchandise: Italian , H olland, G rec
from Alaska a t M orningside hospital.
A to tal of n early 300 coyotes were
Approxim ately 560 mites of state
S u n d ay school 10 a. m. P re ach in g
carved brass articles; ta p e s try from
highw ays In Oregon will be oiled (lur
In order to p rotect *hc w atershed killed by United S tates biological su r B elgium and D enm ark; A m erican services 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. C h rist
ing th e present year, according to Roy and supply on Salmon and Milton vey h unters in Oregon during May, m ade toys and dolls; and silv er plate ian E n d eav o r 7 p. m. P reach in g
services both m o rning an d evening
Klein, sta te highway engineer.
creeks from which the city of S t according to the monthly report issued and o th e r w orks o f a rt. O. T. Hill, by th e Rev. I. G. Shaw.
Mrs. J . E. W eaver, S. S. S u p t.;
Twenty-four grazing perm its have H elens obtains Its w ater supply, the
gon re p re se n ta tiv e , is in ch arg e of
been Issued to sto rk ow ners in the council and w ater commission have anim al control for the survey. T w enty th e display and is assisted by G eorge Mrs. J . O. Isaacson, Supt. o f P r i
m ary D ept.; Mrs. AI H erm anson,
Cascade national forest, according to decided to purchase about 1600 acres eight bob cats, 223 porcupines. 126 bad Downs, J r ., th e co m p an y ’s sp ecialty Supt. o f C radle Roll D e p t; Mrs. G.
gers and 15 skunks were also killed re p re se n ta tiv e who is also o f P o rt
Nelson F. Macduff, supervisor of the of logged-off land.
C. M cA llister, Pres, o f L ad ies’ C ir
Reductions ranging from 5 to 15 per during th e m onth by 30 h unters work land.
cle; B ernice Shaw , P res. C. E . ; Mrs.
arn er, C hoir D irector.
B. C. Coke of M arshfield was elected cent In various com m odities used by
Lake th a t Mt. T hielson w as recen tly
Rev. Shaw , P a sto r.
president of th e Oregon state aerie of
scaled by fo u r men from B end. This
Eagles a t the closing session of the m eats, were reflected in bids ju st re month was made by H. H. G ubser oi peak is 9 ,1 7 8 fe e t high and th e view
T h e A m erican does all k in d s o f
annual convention of the o rd er a t ceived by the sta te board of control, K lam atb Falls, who killed 21 coyote* from the too ex tended from M ount p rin tin g . If it can be p rin te d — w e
in W ashington.
can do it.
D ecember of la st year.
B arbara. 8 m onths old d aughter of
About half of the 500,000 pounds of
Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Hill of Telocaset
wool clipped In the Pilot Rock district
died a t Hot Lake, the victim of swal
has been sold, according to a state
lowing p a rt of a can, full of talcum
m ent made by K. O. W arner, presi
dent of the Oregon W oolgrowers' asso
Farm homys In the pe»h of a forest ciation, although the price is gener
fire east of Black butte, in the Sis ally very unsatisfactory.
te rs country, w ere saved from de
F ire of undeterm ined origin destroy
struction when residents of S isters
ed th e steam plant and fuel building
fought the blaze.
of th e Eugene F ru it Growers' associa
Suffering from h ea rt trouble, and tion at Eugene. The fire came at a
said to have been despondent. E. E. critical tim e in th e canning season,
Brlenner, 40, of G ladstone, comm itted hundreds of tons of ch erries and
suicide at Medford by firing a revolver b erries being under process.
bullet through his heart.
O rders closing 100,000 acres of tim
Absence of beneficial rainfall over ber land on Fall and W inberry creeks
much of the sta te caused m aterial re in th e Cascade national forest to all
duction In Oregon grain crop pros persona during the rem ainder of the
pects during May. says F. L. Kent, sum m er were received at the office ol
statistician , d epartm ent of agriculture. the Cascade national forest in Eugene.
C onstruction and im provem ent work The order became effective Ju n e 15.
will be suspended and personnel will
Ninety-seven cases of m easles'w ere
be reduced by th e sta te fish comm is reported In th e sta te last week, ac
sion In an effort to m eet a reduced cording to the weekly state m e n t ot
program caused by a deficit of about h ealth conditions hy Dr. Frederick D
S triker, se cretary of th e sta te board of
The house passed a senate bill to health. Fifty-seven cases of scarlet
authorize purchase by the city of Yam fever were reported, 32 of th em In
Motor Driven— Automatically Controlled— Economical— Efficient
hill for power purposes, of certain Portland.
lands form erly em braced In th e grant
At Ashland, Mrs. J. Z. W ing, su p
to the Oregon A California Railroad posedly in a moment of suicidal mania
MADE IN TW O SIZES
shot her d aughter Eunice four times,
During the cu rren t week 107 mills ! killing h er Instantly, and then shot h er
200 Gallons Per Hour— 300 Gallons Per Hour
reporting to th e W est Coast Lumber self in the head near the left eye, but
M anufacturers association, produced lived for alm ost two hours a fte r the
109.012,816 feet, hooked orders for 101,- j bullet had pierced h e r head. Eunice
A pump is purchased for the purpose of delivering water under specified
228,015 feet and shipped 121.499.791 was 9 years of age.
conditions. In other words, the purchaser of a Pump is really buying water.
feet of lumber.
.Bodies of betw een 10 and 50 deer j
T he hoard of d irectors of the Eugene ace to be seen lying along the railroad I
The amount of water delivered in a given time, or term of years, depends
cham ber of ««mmerce voted to pledge ritht-of-w ay In Cow Creek canyon be
to the proposed Art building at the j tw een Reuben and W estfork. accord
upon the Pump, its quality, workmanship and ability to take care of itself,
university of Oregon the sum of $25. Ing to reports received from G lendale
000 , to be raised by a special campaign Spray used by th e railroad company
and not to require undue attention. In the Myers Se!f-Oiling Electric Pump
to be conducted nezt fall
in killing g rass along th e right of-way
we have provided those following special features that are vitally necessary
Forty-seven forest fires were rep o rt is believed responsible.
ed up to Ju n e 1 from the 22 national
Oregon m onthly pensions have been J
in a modern Power Pump.
foresta In Oregon and W ashington, in g ranted as follows: C harles A. B u m s i
volvlng a total area of 2670 acres, ac Portland. $20; Ralph H. llltngsley.
cording to a report from the district Portland, $30; Theodore M. Wilson.
forester's office In Cortland
Portland, $25; Anna L. Retd. Portland.
Twenty-five Indians from the Urns 130; Adolph O. M arkworth, Portland.
tills reservation representing th r - $20; Jam es D. Davis. Springfield, $25;
tribes, will atten d the national Indian and Joseph H. C arnahn. K lam ath
congress to be held at Spokane. July Falla $30.
XI to >7. tt was announced by Major
One hundred head o t high-grade O r*
(Tatar Babcock, Indian agent In charge 1 con-grown Jersey cows left Forest
The Southern Pacific has started Grove enroute to N e w York. T here
operating Its new tie ereoeotlng plant J they will be plsced on the famous
at Eugene, where approzlm ately 4Q.0OO ' W alker Gordon dairy farm s. The ship
ftr ties will be treated monthly This ment. which represented a value ot
plant cost about $250.009 and will alee [ nearly $25.000. is th e first m o -e tn a
tre a t cedar poles to be used for piling plan to replace th e present cows of
A fter 45.000 acres of brush and tire thoee term s, of which th ere a re 4000
with purebred stock.
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Oregon News Items of Special Interest
The Myers Self-Oiling Electric
Pump and Hom e W ater
Peoples Electric Store