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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
A i Independent W e e k l y P ap er Published at C e n tra l Point, O r e g o n , and
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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
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THURSDAY, JUNE 24. 1926
Oregon News Items of Special Interest
B r i e f Resu me o f H ap p en gin s o f
C o lle c t e d
R ea de rs
The 12th annual sweet pea and gar found on the ocean beach at Marsh
den s' a » will be held at Rainier, field, uas been identified positively as
that of Wilbur Elliott, 19, son of Mr.
and Mrs. M. P. Elliott, of Newberg,
One hundred delegates attended the
who was drowned while swimming at
annual convention of the Oregon Statu Neskowln May 23 last.
Press association at Prinevllle.
Despite reports from some quarters
With an abundant yield the farmers that the operating lumber companies
and fruit growers of Linn county are were bent on a program of curtail
working overtime in harvesting their ment, 108 mills for the week ended
June 12 produced 116,147.029 feet of
Weil balanced labor conditions pre lumber. New business booked totaled
vail In Oregon, according to a report 118,162.904 feet and shipments amount
of the Pacific division of the United ed to 122,077,569 feet.
States employment service.
The Oregon public service commis
following general election can be ac |
man, was knocked down and dragged
cepted by the secretary of state and several feet by an automobile
used in referring the question to the Uartlett and Main last Thursday a ft
His injuries were painfu
electorate at the general election in ernoon.
November of this year. Is the qoery but not serious.
An excellent concert was enjoyed
that haa been referred to the attorney-
bv .several thousand people in the
general for ronsideratio»
city park by the 186th Regimental
The bureau of public roads will I Band under able leadership o f Frank
recommend that J. A. Tertcling A Lucas o f the Seiberling-Sucas Music
'company o f Portland.
Sons of Moscow» Idaho, receive the
The Elks’ Flag Day exercises were
contract to construct the Sox section held Sunday afternoon in the city
of the national forest highway In park with a very large atendance.
Giant county, known as the John Day- The feature o f the program was a
Pilot Rock highway, the company's splendid thirty minute concert by the
figures being the lowest submitted 186th Infantry Band under the lead
ership o f Frank Lucas o f Portland.
«hen bids were opened at the offices The sousaphone and com et solos
of the bureau of public roads In Port were especially enjoyed by the large
land. The bid of the Idaho men total crowd present. Colonel Wm. S. Gil
bert, chaplain o f the 162nd Infantry,
O. N. G. was the speaker o f the day.
Oregon pensions have been granted He gave an excellent address that
as follows: William O. Ash, Portland, was very interesting to all.
$20; Thomas G. Sefton, Portland. $25;
Professor and Mrs. C. T. Roan and
Fred F. Gossman, Portland, $30; Elkin daughter are new comers here from
They have opened a
L. Queeenberry, Portland, $30; Minnie California.
dancing school on the third floor o f
Hems worth, Portland. $30; Everett V. the Medford building where they give
Borden, Portland, $20; Frank L. Cam- dancing lessons daily and private
erson, Portland. $25; Frank J. Alstott, dancing parties every Tuesday eve-
Cottage Grove, $20; George M. Bur- ning. C. C. Clark, well known auto
24, ! t 2 t
saleiman, is giving public dancing
parties in thi« hall every Thursday
Last Monday evening Talisman
Lodge No. 31, Knights o f Pythias had
the biggest night they have had for
some time. Service Lodge o f Port
land put six candidates through the
Knight Rank. Service Lodge consists
entirely o f ex-service men and have
made quite a reputation since being
organized in exem plifying the ritual
istic work o f the order. A t the end
o f the session delicious refreshments
weje served in the banquet room.
Knights were present in groups from
Grants Pass, Ashland and Northern
California points besides a large
number o f the National Guard boys
from different parts o f the state.
Nearly 250 Knights witnessed the
The 162nd Infantry Band, under
the leadership o f bandmaster Camp
bell o f Portland,
gave a splendid
program in the city park on Monday
evening before a large crowd.
A Ison on Monday
Medford Post o f the American Leg
ion gave a free dance in the Arm ory
which was L e e fo r everybody.
capacity crow», v t l j in attendance.
W aite’s orchestra
lingham, Kerry, $25; Jay G. Wood
ward, Chemawa, $30; Riandina Sand
ers, Scotts Mills, $30; Harry &. Stiar
row, Milwaukie, $20.
One instructor in botany and five
students in agriculture and forestry
from the Oregon Agricultural college
will work in the Cascade mountains
this summer, studying the distribution
of white pine and its relation to cur
Succeeding H. L. Plumb. R. L. Prom- sion has requested the interstate com
rants and gooseberries. One student
me, now acting public relations officer merce commission to reopen the case
will collect data from nurseries on cur
in the district office in Portland, is to involving the proposed Central Ore rants and gooseberry cultivation, aa
be supervisor of the Deschutes na gon railroad development program to these are host plants for white pine
the end that testimony may he intro
blister rust which has now been found
The county court of Washington duced looking to the construction of in this state. Inspection points will
county has offered a reward of $500
be located for the State board of horti
for information leading to the arrest as sought in the original proceeding culture.
of the dynamiter of the W. H. Milne of the Oregon commission.
Official canvass of the votes cast at
house In Forest Grove.
The highest price paid for Oregon the recent primary election haa been
The airplane forest fire patrol will range wool so far this season was at compl -led by Sam A. Kozer, secretary
be started in a few days, according to the Condon sale, when 31 \ cents was of state. Formal commissions have
H C. Miller, lieutenant in the army pnld for one clip. Fifteen separate lots, been mailed to the successful candi
reserves, who will be senior officer In aggregating 144,300 pounds, were dis dates. The official canvass showed
that Charles A. Benson and Edward
charge of the patrol base at Eugene. posed of at this sale.
The 140-acre Irrigated pear orchard Dunnigan tied for the democratic nom
Eastern Oregon sheep are now on
the Umatilla national forest range. The four miles southwest of Medford has ination for representative in the leg
forest was openeu to sheep grazing been sold to the Rogue River company islature for Marion county. Each can
June 15. Cattle and horaes were per-1 f ° r $100,000, Dr. Clancy retaining this didate received a total of 33 votes.
mttted to enter the forest for grazing year's crop, valued at $40,000. The The contest will be settled by a pub
new owners will take possession Octo lic drawing to be held In the stats de
partment at Saleu.
Sam A. Kozer, secretary of state,
Citizens of Cornelius and Gaston
has advised S. C. Morton, secretary ot
the St. Helens chamber of commerce, have sent petitions ot the public serv
that St. Helens has been made a ice commission protesting the increase
registration point for automobiles from In water rates proposed by the Port
American Fruitgrowers, Inc., a
land Electric Power company. Mem national marketing agency o f fruits
The annual meeting of the Oregon bers of the commission said the pro- and vegetables, are erecting a pack
ing plant 160x70 feet at Eleventh
Congress of Parents and Teachers will po* e<* new tar,ff would be suspended and Front streets. They operate
be held at Salem next October, ac
under the well known Blue Goose
cording to a decision announced by
There is no prospect for additional trade mark. Earl Coe, fruit packer
the executive board of the state par reclamation development for the next and grower o f White Salmon, Wash
ington, is the manager o f the local
four or five years, is a statement made plant which will be equipped with the
fruit handling machinery. Last
Camp fire permits will he required
In the Cascade and Umpqua national States commissioner of reclamation, to year this company handled 40,000
carloads o f fruits and vegetables.
forests on and after July 1. according Joseph N. Teal of Portland, chairman
Friday the Medford stores will
to Nelson F. Macduff, supervisor of the
close at noon to enable everybody
Cascade forest. The rule Is already Umatilla Rapids association.
to attend the big parade and inspec
in force in the Deschutes and Santium
A few hours after they had sawed tion o f the National Guard a Camp
All o f southern
their way out of Jail at Prinevllle, Joe and northern California is expected
Salem hopmen. who have examined Hunt and Pete Jordan were captured to turn out to witness this event.
On Wednesday evening o f last
yards all over the Willamette valley, In Juniper canyon by Sheriff F. W
agree that the fuggle hop crop for Yancey and posse. Four jailhreaks have ■ week the Oriental Gardens opened
under the management o f Alex Pow
1926 threatens to he a failure due. occurred during Sheriff Yancey's term j
ell with Larry Simpson and his fam
probably, to premature blooming caus of office and In each instance the ous 11-piece orchestra furnishing the
•d by exceptionally fine weather In prisoners have been captured.
finest dance music ever heard
the early spring.
Payment of federal income taxes by Medford. Their style is symphonic
jazz or harmonized jazz which made
The 39th session of the Linn coun individuals and corporations in Ore a derided hit with the nearly 700
ty pioneers convened at Brownsville. gon from June 1 to 18 of this year, people present. This orchestra ap
Gold bullion amounting to more than exceeded by $228351 the payments peared in nifty uniforms o f
$100.000 haa been* brought out front made of these taxes for the entire coats and white trousers and played
the most elaborate array o f gold In
the Robertson mine, 14 miles west ot month# June, 1925, according to an struments west o f Chicago.
Gallre, the scene of Josephine county's nouncement by Clyde G. Huntley, col the new cooling system recently in
latest gold strike.
lector of Internal revenue for Oregon. stalled created very favorable com
If the Southern Pacific agrees to 1 The Central railroad of Oregon, a
The Medford Ice & Storage com-
Jolht user rights of Its new line south j 16-mlle line connecting Union and mny have been granted a permit to
from Paunlna. the Oregon Trunk will j Cove with the O.-W R. R. & N. com ■rect a new $26,000 ice plant and
be In Klamath Falls five or six months pany road at Union Junction, will re- va re house at the com er o f South
after construction work is started. W *ume operations in time to move the Front and Eleventh streets. The new
'lidding will bo three stories high
F. Turaer. president of the Oregon | Cove cherry crop, aecorcling to an- tnrt 77x91 feet in dimensions.
Trunk announced at Bend.
' nouncements by Manager Charles E.
Auto tourist travel has very sud-
Utilization of natural storage re»' r More, who has a number of workmen lenly increased in numbers.
The Treichlor Motor company has
voir sltea along the Coquille river In busy repairing the1 line.
moved from Gordon Stout's garage
Oregon would make possible the pro
The Benson Ttmbc»r company, oper tn 2 2 !» North Riverside in spacious
duction of 3(. 1)00 continuous horsepow ating a camp near Clatskanle. has four tew quarters.
tjuite a number o f fires occurred
er. the geological survey has been In rafts ready to be s-nt to the company's
formed by engineers who conducted a mill at San Diego. Cal., this summer n Medford the past week, damage
n every case being slight.
power survey along that stream
and one more will be completed aa
The first train o f its kind to visit
With the strawberry season prac soon as possible. The company, since Irogon was the Raymond Whitcomb
tically over Forest Grove canning com it first began operations there in I9rtg -and Criuse train that passed
panies report that 250 tons of the has sent 74 of these gigantic rafts com trough Medford last Thursday eve
ning enroute to Portland and Seattle.
berries have been parked In sugar and posed of fir logs south.
This train inrludes an entertainment
barrelled for Ice cream makers and
ar with a fully equipped gymnas-
Announcement that the Umatilla
preservers, a larger amount ibre ever project in Oregon will t»e transferred um. shower baths, a .lance hall,
before produced in western Washing to the water users shortly under a m*>vie auditorium and a library with
nearly 200 volumes; also a special
contract already approved, was madu ar with bedrooms and private baths.
Miss Edith Starrett of Salem. at the office of Dr Elwood Mead, com- Another o f these trains is due to
Uharlee Campbell of Dallas and Mo*s mlssloner of reclamation, shortly bo- arrive in Medford later in the sum
mer to allow its passengers to visit
Leona larra bee head of the Latia de- fore Dr. Mead left Washington. D C-. Crater Lake.
part nient of Lincoln high school. Port- ■ n tour of the west. The romintn-
The Sperry Flour company has
laad. will leave soon for Philadelphia «loner docs not plan lo vlatt any Orw- made plans for building a new ware
house in Medford in th« near future
where they will represent the state of gon project on this trip.
and when moved into the new struc
Oregon at the Sesqai Centennial ea-
Whether petitions circulated la 1924 ture the old one on West Main street
position July 4.
requesting that the question of nbol- will he rased and the site sown to
The body, rlad In a green bathing 1 tahtng the capital punishment law la lawn and flowers, which site is next
•J it which was washed ashore and ¡ Oregon he referred to the voters at the to tthe railroad tracks.
B. F. Gilbert, well known Medford
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