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T H U R S D A Y , J U N E 24, 1926
C E N T R A L P O IN T A M E R IC A N
Certain »n l» use their babies a»
needles, and the bablea, whoa*
job It 1» to belli build the home«,
«apply the cotton. These home«
are made on a twig in a tree,
and consist of a number of
leave« sewed together.
Having »elected a twig and
two leave«, the ant« take up
their position on one leaf and,
catching hold of the other one
with their claw», draw the two
together. If the leave« are too
far apart for one ant to «tretch
they clamber on one another»'
back», forming a chain to bridge
the gap. Having druwn the
leave» together, some of ♦le anta
retain their hold while out come
other« with the bablea.
Theae ant babies are still In
chrysalis form, and Hittf secrete
a fine sitk-llke substance which
Is the "cotton” used. The ba
bies are held In the claw-s of
their parents and the sewing
begins. Ilahy's bead Is pressed
against the edge of a leu f and
the "silk” which the mite Is
spinning sticks to i t The par
ent ant then passes her live
“needle” backwards and for
wards across the seam of the
two leaves. When the two leaves
have been thus "sewn” together
other leaves are Joined to them
until a real nest has been made.
V lH t1 H H t***1 H H H W *# 1 H H I*******
How Scientist Would
Draw Water From Fog
An English university professor Is
endeavoring to solve the problem of
Hongkongs rainfall by converting the
heavy fogs which envelop the island
The possibility of precipitating Into
rain the moisture contained In fogs
has been the subject of many theories,
but no “ positive" experimental re-
sulta have yet been attained.
Fogs are caused by minute dust par
ticles which collect moisture In vari
ous ways. The particles, however,
are too light to fall as rain. It has
been demonstrated that these particles
ahe charged with positive electricity,
while the air In which they float Is
If a alight difference In electric pres
sure could be communicated to one
part of the fog cloud, cohesion of the
droplets would, theoretically, follow,
and the enlarged particles would he
heavy enough to fall In the form of
In order to accomplish this, high po
tentials would have to lie "broadcast"
Into the fog, and It would seem that
any rain-making experiments conduct
ed on this principle would Involve elec
trical apparatus of great cost.
H o w A i r M a il Is G u id e d
The electrical engineers provided
five stations with aerial beacons aptly
nicknamed "midnight suns of the air
mall." Each beacon Is a high intensity
arc searchlight, mounted on a .K)-foot
tower, nnd It revolves three times a
minute. Set at an angle of one de
beam from each o f these land light-
houses sweeps the sky Just above the
horizon Pilots have sighted beacons
180 miles away on clear nights. At
100 miles the diameter of Its beam Is
about 2 miles If weather conditions
permit It being seen at all. On 34
emergency landing fields along the
night airway, large guiding lights
have been Installed There are small
er light guides every 3 miles. A con
tinuous light lane t.fiOll miles long
connects New York and Cheyenne now.
used. W i»»i that Is used for this pur
U NIO N CHURCH
pose is usually hickory and ash. A
Title o f Sunday school lesson:
straight piece of the wood Is steamed
throughly in live steam, then bent “ Rewards o f Faithfulness.”
over any kind of shape to suit the 25. Outline— (1 ) the Grevious De-
purpose and damped down until It la
I lay, v*. 1-13; (2 ) The Gifts o f Grace
| vs. 14, 15; (3 ) The Grace o f Serv
ice, vs. 16-18; (4 ) The Gracious Re
H o w F irs t C a m e ra W a s M a d e
ward, vs. 19-23; (5 )
Niepce, who Is known as the father
of photography, made his first camera Servant, vs. 24-30; (6 ) The Gather
from a i-lgnr box and lenses borrowed ed Nations, vs. 31-46. The sermon
from Ids grandfather'» solar micro topic fo r the morning service will
he: “ The Parable o f The Ten V ir
SAM'S V A L L E Y
The subject in the evening service
will be: “ Using Difficulties as Step
Leslie Bigham was visiting rela ping-stones; or the Young Man Who
tives and friends in the valley Sun Was Greatly Beloved o f God.”
day, driving over from Klamath
I f the evening is warm we will go
Les is to the basement fo r the services, so
employed in a saw mill near Klamath you may be comfortable. Don’t stay
away from these meetings. W e neud
Mr. Padgett o f Klamath Falls, was you, and you need the truth you will
visiting relatives and friends over get.
the week end.
Rev. Johnson, Pastor.
Nate Milkowski had the misfor
tune to break three of his ribs while
R E A L ESTATE TRANSFERS
swimming a few days ago.
Mrs. Bertha Shook and son Norris, (Furnished by Jackson County Ab-
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arrived by auto Sunday morning
Norris will spend Banta et ux W. D. $1, Land in Sec
the summer with his grandparents 3 Twp 40 S, R 3 W est
Wayne Smith et ux to William D.
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Abbott.
Shook returned to Portland Monday. Foreman et ux W. D. $10, Lot 4
Mrs. Helen Vincent was visiting Blk 3 Sunnyside Add to Medford.
Mrs. Eva M. Ruth et vir to Wayne
her mother Mrs. Milkowski last week.
A number o f the members o f the Smith et ux W. D. $1600, Lot 4 Blk
Sam’s Valley Grange attended the 3 Sunnyside Add Medford.
Marshall P. Dcnzer to L. A. Den-
picnic given by the
Grange last Sunday at the Elks pic zer W. D. $10, Land in Barr’s Add
nic grounds on Rogue River. All re Medford.
E. D. Briggs et ux to Leo F. Fer
port a fine time.
A t the annual school meeting Mon- guson et ux W. D. $10, Land on W.
day, held at the Sam's Valley school 2nd st, Medford and oL t 14 Blk 2
house, George McDonaugh was elect- Fabrick’s unrecorded plat.
e(j director for the three-year term
George E. Neuber et ux to C. W.
and S. S. Abbott was re-elected to Palm W. D. $10, Et4 o f SE14, SW
the clerkship for another year. The o f SE Sec 3 Twp 36S, R 3 East.
Floyd E. McKee et ux to Lom e C.
attendance was the smallest it has
bec-n fo r some time. There seems McCay et al W. D. $1, E 1 1-5 o f 2
to be a lack o f interest in such mat acres in DLC 60 Twp 37 S, R 2 West
and other land same twp and range.
ters this year.
Some men from Klamath
Brick Ice Cream at Damon Cafe.
were in the valley buying hogs and
They bought a number of
E. C. Faber will leave tonight for
calves and cattle from the Perry
East which trip will include a
visit to Washington, D. C., New York
Thet Johnson Bros, are getting
City, West Point, the Sesqui-Centen-
their garage and auto shop nicely
nial Exposition at Philadelphia and
fixed up to care fo r the auto work
other smaller points. Everett Faber
in the valley and surrounding ter
will have charge o f the dry goods
ritory. They are installing a gaso
during Mr. Faber’s absence.
line pump and will handle gas and
Jones will conduct the grocery as
oil in addition to their repair work.
before and will be assisted by Mr.
We are gad to note the improve
Pickett as well as the other usual
ments going on in various parts o f
help in the store.
the valley and hope to see more o f it.
Mr. and Mrs. John Higinbotham
j have as their guest their son Oscar
I and family, also their niece and
Mrs. Howard Mayfield and infant
son returned home last Thursday
i from the Sacred Heart hospital at
The Club met at the home o f Mrs.
There was a good sized crowd. Miss
Brewster was present to instruct the
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' ' ry a,u duite 8 bit
" ,,rk WM accomplished.
ladies spent a most delightful after
noon. A fte r work the hostess served
light refreshments which w^s enjoy
ed by all.
Word from Horace Terrell, who
with a sister, is making a tour o f
the U. S., sends word to his friend,
Roy Jones, that he recently visited
We did not learn
what adjectives Mr. Terrell used to
describe the falls, though some say
it is wonderful, others it is grand,
and one young lady
Niagara is quoted as saying, “ Isn’t
it swell?” So there you are! Many
I o f us would no doubt be speechless.
Mrs. J. T. Moore, in company with
I health nurse in Deschutes county,
! mdtored over from Bend last Satur
Mrs. Moore visited her par-
I ents, the Shaws, while Miss McKin
zey visited her parents in Medford.
They remained until Monday and
At the annual school meeting held were accompanied home by Rupert
Monday evening Mr. Alex Sparrow Shaw.
was elected as director and Mrs.
Mrs. Sam Anderson, who lives
Minnie Buckles was re-elected as
The hoard now consists o f near the W illow Springs
J. Anderson. S. Tule and Alex Spar- underwent a surgical operation at
row; Mrs. Buckles clerk
the Community hospital in Medford
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, pent ,ho ^
last Monday. She is reported as do
ing well following the operation.
week with his sister, Mrs. IL F.
H ow C opper G ot Nam e
Copper got Its fame from the fairest
o f the goddesses, who chose It as the
roetal for her mirror, when she rose
from the sea. aon.ewhere off the Island
of Cyprus. There wore only two
known metals at that time, gold and
copper. Gold ahe rejected, hecunse Whetstone, le ft Wednesday for his
It cast a shallow tinge on her home in Grants Pass.
countenance, while copjier brightened
Mrs. Roy Richardson is spending
the tint o f her auburn locks and en- J several day* visiting with relatives
dowered her cheeks with a blush like ,t Handnn, Oregon
that of modest maidens. The cyprlum
from the Cyprian Isle lieoaine the
C H R IS T IA N CHURCH
cuprum of the Homans and the copper
of the English, say* Watson Da vis. in
Sunday school 10 a. tn. Preaching
“The Story of Copper.” “ Not worth services 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Christ
a copper.” Is the nadir of value.
ian Endeavor 7 p. m. Preaching
services both morning and evening
by the Rev. I. G. Shaw.
H ow to Treat F ro s tb ite s
Mrs. J. E. Weaver. S. S. Supt.;
The sym ptom s o f fro stb ite are loss Mrs. J. O. Isaacson. Supt. o f Pri
of sensation In the affected part and mary Dept.; Mrs.
a w axy w h ite appearance which may Nupt. o f Cradle Roll Dept.; Mrs. G.
C. McAllister. Pres,
o f Ladies’ Cir-
later turn purp*e due to coiigestloo.
The treatment consist» of rubbing
■ Bernice Shaw, Pres. C. E .; Mrs.
the affected (»art with snow or cold ' “ *m er. Choir Director,
water nut!' sensation returns and the
Rev. Shaw. Pastor,
circulation Is restored
N e v e r bathe the frostb itten surface , . “ * c r * , r * * ‘ [ • ' *•*••
»• • !,
w ith w arm w a te r o r submit It to heat I F le " t y w a te r in d ry » e a r » at lo w ra te.
welt drained. I* -mile
At the annual school meeting held
at Agate Monday evening there was
a fair sized crowd present.
Upton was re-elected director and
Mrs. Della M. Whetstone re-elected
bending wood the .team l’r . ~ r „
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c . f.
Among Central Point who regis
tered on the opening day, Monday,
at the State Normal in Ashland were
Mrs. W. A. Thompson, who lives on
the hill road, Mrs. Dubbs and Wilma
Mrs. C. E. Stanley, o f this city, is
a new reader o f the American.
Houte for Rent— Five room», clo»e
I. Inquire at tki» office.
John Richmond has le ft fo r Hilt,
California, where he has employment
Janies Cummings returned Tues
day from Portland
where he has
been visiting relatives.
a fine time.
Our Kansas friend, W. P. Grimes,
dropped in fo r a short visit Monday
evening and to renew the American
fo r another year.
The Missionary Society is meeting
today with Mrs. J. M. Johnson as
leader, the subject being along the
line o f missionary work in China.
The Independent Garage w a s
closed Monday morning due to the
absence o f the proprietor, C. T. Gen-
Miss Fay Love, telephone operator,
zel, who with his w ife attended the is enjoying a few days’ vacation at
wedding o f Miss Collie Card and G. Butte Falls, wheio she is visiting Eva
O. Sanders in Medford Monday
Mrs. O. H. Holland orders the
The Womans R elief Corps o f Cen American sent to Merced Falls, Cal
tral Point, to the number o f seven ifornia, where they will spend the
teen, journed to Medford Thursday summer.
Mr. Holland has employ
afternoon where they held an en ment at that place.
A Sunday class party was held at
Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Hoagland
the home o f Mrs. W alker Wednes
and son arrived here Friday night day afternoon and the usual profit
from Shasta City to visit Mr. and able and pleasant time enjoyed by
Mrs. Ed Gleason.
Frank Hart, the
ous Bill Hart o f
and Horace Root
local residents at
cousin o f the fam
Although the roads are under con
the movie world, struction in the Crater National park,
were among the they are in very good condition be
Crater Lake Sun tween here and Bend, reports Floyd
Ross, who returned Tuesday from
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Taylor are ex
pected to arrive here today from Dia
John Merritt, son o f Mr. and Mrs.
mond lake where they have been
C. W. Merritt, who recently moved
fishing and enjoying an outing since
here from Corvallis, has left fo r Mer-
ril, Oregon, where he has accepted
a position in that city as bookkeeper
Hugh Porter departed late Friday
in a general merchandise store.
evening fo r Eugene and returned
Richard D. Gray, Sophomore in
Oregon Agricultural College was in
The E. C. Faber and Roy Jones
this city Friday visiting friends.
families spent Sunday at the Oregon
Gray, who is well known here, is
spending his summer vacation at his
Mr. and rMs. Donald Ross o f Butte home near Gold Hill with his par
Falls spent the week end here.
Mrs. J. T. Frye is home from a
Wm. Welch and w ife o f Medford,
trip to Roseburg.
accompanied by Mrs. J. W. Welch o f
Central Point, started last Sunday by
Faber’s Cask Grocery has Satur auto fo r Yakima, Washington, fo r a
day specials. Stop in and look them two weeks’ visit at the home o f Mr.
Kenneth W. Beebe and Mrs. Beebe
Jim Watkins informs us this morn
were dinner guests o f Mr. and Mrs.
ing it is too hot to pitch horseshoes
Hugh Frazier at Medford Monday
and has gone to W illow creek about
5 miles out to cut wood. You know
It will pay you to tee the Satur it is hot when Jim quits the horse
day Special»' at Faber's Csth Groc
Saturday Specials al Faber's Cash
W. G. TRILL
Allorney-al-Law— Notary Public
The Ladies’ Circle o f the Christ
Abstracts of Title and Title In
ian church will hold a food sale at
the J. E. Weaver Grocer ynext Sat surance. The only complete Title
urday, the sale to open at 1 o’clock System in Jackson County.
FINE FE ATH E R S
BOTH FOR LADIES AND MEN IN A L L THE
PRETTY COLORS— TO KEEP COOL THESE HOT DAYS.
OF PURE SPUN
A Pre-School Circle
being held today in the City park.
It is for social purposes largely, and
is being supplemented with a talk
by Dr. Geary. County Health Doc
TH A T
OUR SPECIAL PRICE ON THIS HOSE
WE HAVE IMITATION SILK HOSE. VERY FINE AT
COME AND LOOK THESE OVER.
He has been here since
Tuesday from Hood River, where he
j was working. Smith form erly was a
valley resident and was interested in
the sheep business with his father
increasing. good market for straw
$1200 rath if taken
Mrs. W B. Harris, who ia in a
H ow Carpenters ’‘Bend” W o o d ,<,n"
Addre»« P. O Box 173. Cen- Medford hospital, continues to im
The forest service says that In , r , ‘
prove. a fart gladly noted by her
until circulation Is restored. tXher-
P » .. on state highway.
wlse, mortification la likely to result. ________________
One o f the largest rattlesnakbs
reported in recent years was killed
Wednesday by W. A. Maxwell, uncle
o f C. E. Rusk, on the ridge between
Dutrher and Limpy creeks, the big
reptile measured five feet and six
inches and was as thick as a man's
It was the largest rattler
ever seen by Mr. Maxwell although
he has killed many o f them.
Maxwell is here from Union, Oregon,
and is interested in mininf— Grants
B. P. Thiess & Co.