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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
JUNE 24, 1926
Wheeler— Electric cannery being
OREGON WEEKLY INDUSTRIAL
! built for canning salmon and black
Psychologists Believe Peo
limatola county apple crop c*t:-
pie Sleep Too Much
Eugene— Federal employment bur
mated at about 11 SO carloads.
The harder a man works the le*»
eau secures jobs for 502 men here,
sleep he requires; strong coffee doer
Milton-Freewater — Fresh prune during May.
not help to keep people awake; and'
crop for 1926, may reach 1200 cars.
St. Helens— Third-story addition anyone who goes without sleep for |
Harrisburg— Linn county builds to Columbiu county courthouse, will three nights In success will feel far
more tired on the second night than
rock crushing plant, on site o f old cost $27,500.
on the third.
These startling statements have all
Hood River— Vinegar plant, burn
proved true by psychologists.
Klamath Falls— Grading begins ed last year,) being rebuilt on modem
The investigators believe that the
for three units o f Southern Pacific plan.
human race sleeps too much. During
work here, $140,000 each.
a recent test nine people of each sex j
Springfield— Booth-Kelly mill will
went without sleep for 80 hours. At
Astoria— largest Chinook salmon, build large retail lumber sheds.
the end of that time It was found that
94 pounds, caught in Columbia river.
to 10 hours' sleep was sufficient to
Rainier— Allen-Hendrickson can
restore them to normal.
Albany— Cannery employs 350 nery employs 250 people.
Exercise and moderate eating helped
women, canning berries.
the subjects of the experiment to
Astoria — Work begins during
Salem -L ocal canneries employ July, on $200,000 Lutheran hospital. keep awake. They swam, ran, drove
motor cars and played games. After
nearly 3,000 people in canning rec
45 hours of wakefulness It was found
ord fruit crop.
more than 3,000,000 trout eggs dur- !
dl" 5 £ * to, d„rlv* “ m;,,or c" ' bul
on the third night drowsiness almost
Westport— Westport Lumber com ing May.
completely disappeared, and driving
pany ships 16,000,000 feet lumber,
became comparatively easy.
Although physical strength declines
000 pounds wool to Boston, at 28 to
ns the result of any serious loss of
Union— 10,000 people at biggest 31 cents.
sleep, mental alertness Is In no way
day in history of locul live stock
Forest Grove— Barley threshing
begins, earliest ever known.
How Poison Gas Has
Pilot Rock— About one-half o f
Eugene— University o f
local 500,000 pounds wool sold.
Been Used by Insects
graduates 495 students, largest class
Use of poisonous gases and arid* In
Columbia river lumber cargoes for in its history.
the World war was an innovation In
May total 20,097,767 feet
military science but such tactics long
Salem— Bids opened, for main
Eugene— Southern Pacific starts building of $500,000 Oregon Linen have been used by various Insect
tribes, says Popular Mechanics Maga
new tie-treating plant, to handle 40,- Mills.
000 ties a month.
The "bombardier beetle,” for In
Eugene— Building permits for one stance, when pursued by an enemy or
Hillsboro— Fanners digging wells day, total almost $100,000.
otherwise disturbed, discharges a sort
to pump 1,000 gallons per hour for
of Romb In the form of sn ill smelling,
reddish acid fluid, which changes Into
creek, harvest 5 tons o f Marshall u bluish smoke or vapor when It conies
Portland— Work begins, on $225,- strawberries per acre.
In contact with the air. When a log
OOOThird Church o f Christ, Scientist.
under which these active creatures
Portland— Total o f 956,261 boxes have made their home Is lifted, they
Hermiston— Bank o f California upples shipped from this port, during often mar he seen scurrying away and
and Northern Pacific railroad, join 1925-26 season.
covering their retreat with a barrage
in campaign to bring settlers here.
of tiny gas bombs. Their red heads
MANY LONDON BRIDGES
and bodies and blue wing covers, like
Tills Is one of the two new official posters of the Sesqul-Centenntal Inter
Marshfield— V’essels of six world
uniforms, harmonize with thefr mili national Exposition, opening In Philadelphia June 1 to celebrate 150 years
powers in port here, June 12.
London bridge has never actually tary actions.
of Am eriran Independence. The Exposition wil) continue to December 1.
Several species of beetles have sim Dan Smirh. the artist, has symbolized the epoch In history which the tolling
fallen down. Old London bridge, be
Portland— Wheat shipments for 10
gun in 1170, was completed in 1209. ilar weapons for defense. The acid of the Liberty Bell In Independence HalL July 4. 1776. marked and has
days in June, reached
It carried a row o f timber houses, accretion from some leaves a per depicted the grow th o f the United States from the original thirteen states,
sistent red stain and has a bitter taste. represented by the thirteen stars which emerge fr«im the mouth of tne
which were frequently burned down,
Portland was second city in West but the main structure existed until
in volume o f May building.
Ears suffer from fatigue and when
tury. The old bridge was the cen
Portland has 48 important build ter for booksellers and other trades , they are tired they no not work so
ing projects now under way, to cost men. On it stood the chapel o f St. j efficiently, according to experiments
j being conducted at the University of
Thomus o f Canterbury, and a tower Wisconsin by Drs. G. A. Goldsmith,
W e A r e M a n u fa ctu re rs o f
Canhy— New Liberal Water com on which the heads o f traitors were j L. S. I.nenzman, L. Sammons and B. I
DOORS, SCREENS, WINDOWS AND SASH,
pany incorporates, to complete Canby exposed to view. The present Lon j W. Zimmehman. Using as their iy>
don bridge was begun in 1824 and | paratus a watch mounted on a moving )
WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES, MOULD
completed in 1831. It is borne on i carnage, they confirmed a belief that
INGS, CABINETS OF ALL KINDS
Myrtle Point— Old Mast hospital five granite nrehes, is 928 feet high,
and at the end of the week. Mental
being moved, to make room for new
foet wide and 56 feet above the
Our Constant Aim is to Keep Our Quality and Prices
work always causes a decrease In
; river.— Benson Arizona News.
Absolutely Right. Do Not Order From Out-of-Town
keenness of hearing, the scientists
Concerns Before Letting Ua Figure on Your Bill.
find. Severe exorcise has the same
effect. Moderate exercises may sharp
en hearing, but this depends on the
amount of exercise and the condition
of the subject. The ears are a rather
A MODERN MILL
delicate barometer of physical fitness,
the tests Indicate. Diminished power
of hearing may give warning of ap
proaching bodily or mental fatigue
some hours before the Individual Is
aware of any change In hi» condition.
THE VOICE OF THE LIBERTY BELL
TROWBRIDCE CABINET WORKS
W h y S eaw eed I* V a lu a b le
Experiments In lauulon have proved
thnt seaweed, known as Zosterla Ma
rina, which is found In large quanti
ties In the Sargasso sea. North At
lantic ocean, will absorb sound. Many
«inference rooms In new city offices
snd other rooms where silence Is nec
essary are being relllnged with the
material, which is dried stid then
placed between sheets of ordinary pa-
>er, forming a padding. Sounds from
lhe street coming Into a room through
*he open windows are ahsortx*d In the
■elllng, without being audible in the
H AY — G R A I N — SEED — W O O D
Phone 54 Resid ence
Ph one 41 Store
— Local and Long Distance Hauling—
WE BUY POULTRY
Central Point Feed Store
JESSE L. RICHARDSON
"Y O U R
IS G O O D ,
B U T IT W O N ' T
IN T H E
H ow C o p p e r W as V alu ed
According to ancient tradition, the j
first copper was discovered in the j
Island of Cyprus in the eastern Medl-
1 terriineiin sea. In the Book of Ezra, i
8:27. copper Is mentioned, "Two
»essels iif fine copper, precious *s
gold." Thla was written ataiut the
>«-:«r 460 IV C. In England o*p|ier wu*
discovered In 1561, and since then cop
per mining has been carried on in
Cornwall. The regular coining of cop
per began In 1072. and Birmingham
liecnme the seat of much of this In
W h y W r “ T ou ch W o o d ”
Milton R Moskow. tw e l«»y e a r-o ld San F ra n e «co schoothoy who etnee
MW a«e ,>f • »* ha» pattern ed hi» Itfe after lat f Ah-aha
tu orenpy thè Whtte House some dav ss hi« hem dld
He ha* heen a >mp
■•■ed a* a c«n«t late for thè Ar -rii'«
\wi - d establ' hr«| bv thè i r t e
•e»* of thè tteequl Tentenplal Interna: ioti*.
fm«n Jan* 1 to Derember I In celebratici! nf l»0 «.-»re of American Indepen
l nder thè pian of thè Ari,
*n Youtti Award *nd thè Ame: t -ai
^••cher Award. each state wtli eetecl a boy and a girl ir
« wontati tearber
who heet reprenent American ideala and
ey wtl be i
a trtpe to l’ hlla
deiphla and le Washington, where they will recetre mrc.»ts tram Preetient
The custom of knowing on wood
seems to have originated In the cus
tom of touching wiko I upon every oc
casion o f happiness or good fortune.
In gratitude of Christ, who died on a
» meten eroso. Through some associ
i atlon of bleat the castoni of touching
or "knocking on wood" came to be
Uaiked npoa as a means of protection.
FOR S A L E - C I T Y LOTS
2% lota, good location, beat soil
j in toum, fenced for garden, priced
••iwKt Tnmiir# At this offic*.
THE ADVICE FROM AN OFFICER OF
FINANCIAL PROBLEMS WILL COST
YOU NOTHING AND MAY SAVE YOU
MAKING COSTLY MISTAKES.
W E CONSIDER IT A PLEASURE TO
WHEREIN WE CAN BE OF ASSIST
Central Point State Bank