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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
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T H U R SD A Y , A U G U ST 5, 1926
O R E G O N N E W S IT E M S
S P E C IA L IN T E R E S T
| so-called hydro-electric development
O F measure sponsored by the Housewives'
council of Portland, contained a suf
cumber of signatures of legal
B rief of R esum e of H appenings of ficient
warrant the measure being
th e W eek C ollected fo r
the ballot at the general
O u r R eaders
election In November, according to an
Meacham, are now completed, accord
ing to Oscar Cutler, state highway e n
Money has been raised by the En
terprise chamber of commerce for the
purchase of land near Enterprise to
be used aS a site for the proposed
plant of the Black Marble and Lime
Fire that Ignited when the combine
engine backfired Into spilled gasoline
destroyed 16(1 acres of standing wheat
and 290 sacks of grain and a Holt
combine on the E. R. Barzee ranch
west of Moro.
Growers of Evergreen blackberries
are now beginning the harvesting of
their berry crop In Clackamas county.
According to the growers of the coun
ty, this year's crop will eclipse any
In Its history.
W estern woolen and textile mills are
In better condition than thoee general
ly In the east, declared Chauncey Bis
hop of the Pendleton Woolen mills,
following his return from a trip
through the east.
A saw mill and about 600,000 feet
of pine lumber belonging to the H. M
-Vaughan Lumber company In Powat-
ka Ridge, near Wallowa, was com
pletely destroyed by fire. The loss is
estim ated at about $17,000.
Agitation for the establishm ent of
a landing rield at Pendlbton for air
planes has Increased with the an
nouncement that probably 25 or 26
airplanes would land at that city dur
ing the Pendleton Roundup.
Illegal and fraudulent procedure
marked the progress of the first elec
tlon held in Chlloquln, a lumber town
of some 500 souls, according to a com
plaint registered with the district a t
torney's office by T. L. Bnook. resident
of the village, who demands a grand
Reclamation Commissioner Mead it
authority for the statem ent that activ
lty will begin In the very near future
on both the Owyhee and the Vale irrl
gation projects, with limited fundt
that are available. A contract soor
will be let for building a road to the
proposed dam site on the Malheui
Hop growers of Clackamas and Mar opinion handed down by the state su
lon counties are securing their pickers preme court.
for the 1926 crop. Thts years' hops, Oregon boosted Its merchandise
from present Indications, are to be of shipments
abroad during the first
the finest quality, and harvesting will quarter of 1926
by more than $3,000,-
be unusually early this year.
000, as compared with the correspond
Apprehended while attem pting to ing period of 1926. according to statis
steal gasoline for their oar, Joe Wal- tics released by the departm ent of
laoe and Charles Poster, trusties who commerce. The exports of the state
escaped from the state penitentiary totaled $13,731,461 for January, Feb
Monday, were recaptured at Bly, on ruary and March, as compared with
the Klamath Indian reservation.
$10,676,447 a year ago, reflecting an
Kills Conger of Beecher Rock on the Increased trade amounting to $3,136,-
Rlnslaw, about 60, met almost Instant 004.
death when the ear driven by W. B. Petitions for aa Initiative measure
Neeley In wlhch he was riding struck looking to the regulation of fishing In
a truck on the Junction City Florence the Columbia river east of Cascade
highway about 17 miles west of Junc Locks are sufficient, according to an
opinion prepared by Judge McMahan
Eight firemen were Injured, one of the Marlon county circuit court.
seriously, three were overcome by Suit was brought by the state of Ore
smoke, and damage In excess of $100,- gon. on relation of John H. Carson,
000 was done when fire swept three district attorney, to enjoin the secre
floors of a brick building occupied by tary of state from placing the meas
the Pacific Stationery A Printing com ure on the ballot at the November
pany In Portland.
The public service commission de The state supreme court adjourned
nied a petition filed by residents of Saturday night for the month of Aug
Lane county asking that the applica ust.
tion of the Southern Pacific company Governor Pierce has returned from
for permission to substitute busses
for street cars on the Eugene-Spring- Cheyenne. Wyo., where he attended
the governors’ conference.
fleld line be rejected.
The Oregon hunter will find a great A total of 138 forest fires have been
number of birds next fall when the observed by officials of the United
season Is open October 17 to 14. ac States air patrol at Eugene so far this
cording to F. M Brown, chief deputy season.
state game warden. Chinese pheasants At a special school election Canby
and grouse will be particularly plen school district voted to unite with the
tiful, Brown reported.
union high school district by an over
Threshing of fall grain Is virtually whelming majority.
completed In the Harrisburg district In a sudden fit of maniacal rage,
and the outfits hare gone right Into Mrs. Inez W arren, young matron, shot
the spring grain threshing Fall wheat and killed her mother, Mrs. Melissa
was the poorest It has been for several Bolton,.71, at Canemah.
seasons, averaging only about 11 or Astoria post of the American Le
16 bushels to the acre.
gion and business men have combined
Production of lumber by 104 W u t to stage a drive to bring the 1927 state
Coast Lumbermen's association mills legion convention to Astoria.
was nearly 3.000,00(1 less for the week The largest shipment of livestock
ended July 24, compared to the week to leave Heppner this season was ship
previous. There was a decrease of ped to Chicago last week and Included
more than 6.000,000 feet of new orders 26 cars of cattle and 16 of sheep.
booked, and a decrease of more than Peach growers of the W illamette
8,000.000 feet In shipments.
valley met at Salem and organized
Dates of the various county teach what will be known aa the W illamette
es»' Institutes to be held In Oregon Valley Peach Growers' association.
this year have been fixed tentatively The hop situation near Mount Angel
by R. R. Turner, state superintendent
not as promising from the stand
of schools. The first will be held In is point
yield as 1925. The early or
Klamath Falls, starting September 2 fuggle of hops
will not be worth picking
The Institutes will continue during
the greater part of September and Oo- ( Marksmen of Oregon organised the
Oregon State Rifle association with
J. D. Sheehan as president, at a
To settle the question of whether or Dr.
held In the Portland armory.
not the boundaries of Crater national
Francis Marlon Collins, a resident
park shall be extended to Include Dla
tnond lake, noted fishing resort, Presl of Polk county for 80 years, died at
dent Coolldges co-ordinating commit hts home In Dallas after an Illness of
tee on parks and forests will arrive several weeks. Mr. Collins was In his i
In Klamath Falls W ednesday and i »2d year.
Journey to Diamond lake to hold a | W ater shortage In thn Reed and
Hawley mountain and Weston moun
regions of Umatilla county Is re
Portland milling Interests won a
ported to be seriously endangering
victory when the Interstate commerce the
commission, on complaint of the
Crown Mills against the Northern Pa Following s battle with five sharks
cific and other carriers, decreed that while fishing off Coos bay. Joe and
Portland mills are entitled to reach | Louts Ouedon of Astoria were obliged
Puget sound m arkets on the same to take their 34 foot fishing craft
basis as their sound competitors now ashore for repairs
Work of scarifying and oiling the
Suit was filed In the circuit court Mount Hood Loop highway having
at Salem by the Pacific Outfitting been completed, all the road equip
company and the Eastern Outfitting meat has been moved to the state
company with branch stores In Port highway shops at Salem.
land to restrain the state tax commie
Construction of s $ 10,000 prune dry
slon from collecting Income tax for er by 8. A. Cummins A Sons Is under ,
the year 1939 aggregating $7800 Of way at McMinnville to accommodate
this amount the state alleges that the the bumper crop which will be har 1
first owes $9600 and the latter $3300 veeted. beginning August 16.
School district No 66. Malheur <xmn
8. O Ox borrow, who has Hood River
ty. has authority under the law to us- valley's ooly commercial peach o r
Its school funds for the transportation chard, has started the harvest of this
of Its five pupils to another district or i season's crop. His fruit is maturing
provide them with board and lodging earlier than In normal seasons
at any place the school officials mat Klamath Falls during July expert
select to send them to school, accord eared the blggjst building month In !
Ing to an opinion prepared by the at Its history Total building Investment
torney general School district No 66 reached the sum of 6641.436. over
Is located «6 miles from the see rest double that of any month this year
Oiling operations on «he Old Oregon !
Initiative petitions filed with the Trull highway, between La Grand» S
secretary of state la support of the and Sunset Inn. several ntllee weet of ;
T H U R SD A Y , A U C U S T S, 1928
river, and the cost of this road, togeth
er with sums that will be paid out foi
lands needed for rights of way for Lb:
reservoir site canals and other worki
will exhaust the present approprigtioi
for the Owyhee. About half the re
cent appropriation for the Vale proj
ect will be paid out for a full half in
terest in the W arm Springs reservoir
and the rem ainder of that apbroprl
ation will be spent on drainage worl
which is a necessary preliminary auc
to r locating the main canal.
The convictions of W. Harrison
W hitaker and George L. Jennings, ar
rested in Multnomah county charged
with selling so-called "units of inter
est” in an electrical device intended
for the extraction of gold from the
waters of Mono Lake, California, with
out first obtaining a permit from the
state corporation department, were af
firmed by the state supreme court.
That the state highway commission
intends to ask soon for bids on con
strucUon of the Roosevelt highway
between the Sluslaw and Umpqua riv
ers through portions of Lane and
Douglas counties, is the belief of Lane
county officials, who have been in
formed that a crew of state highway
engineers is now working on a survey
south of Glenada, on the south bank
or tne Sluslaw.
Bids for $40,000 worth of highway
bonds were authorized by the special
commission In charge of constructing
the short-cut road through the Salmon
river country to Otis, where 28 mile:
of highway will be elim inated on th:
road to northern Lincoln county. Tht
commission will open the bids at Its
next meeting. August 4. Grading prob
ably will start within ten days aftei
the bonds are sold.
The w ater shortage in eastern ami
central Oregon, with the exception ol
districts having prior rights to th:
natural flows, is more serious at th:
present time than for many years, ac
cording to reports received at the of
fices of the state engineer. The most
serious shortage of water for crop:
was reported by the Crook county im
provement district and the Arnold Irrl
gation company, both of which are In
S -acro tra c t fo r talc, good soil,
p len ty w ater in d ry year* a t low ra ta ,
w all d rain ed , 14-m ile from G ran ts
P ass on sta te highw ay. L and values
in creasin g , good m ark e t fo r stra w
b erries, etc. $12 00 cash if taken
soon. A ddress P. O. Box 173, C en
tra l P o in t.
W ealthy A pples, 50c an d $1.00 p ar
box.— W oodlaw n O rch ard , 1 milo
ea st of C en tral P o in t.
W A N T E D — S ealed bids, fo r th a p u r
chase of th e tw o -sto ry , four-room ,
fram ed school b uild ing belo n ging to
S. D. No. 6, will be receiv ed by tha
clerk u n til 8 p. m ., A ug. 10th. R ight
reserv ed to ro jo ct an y o r all bids.
C ertified check fo r 5 p ar can t o f bid
m ust accom pany bid .— C E N T R A L
P O IN T SC H O O L D IS T . NO. 6.
PERL FUNERAL HOME
Corner Sixth and Oakdale
H O W A R D G O V E . D. D. S.
— D en tist—
409 Medford Bldg.
B U R K — FO R A U T O T O PS
Opposite S. P. Depot
M ED FO R D T E N T A N D A W N IN G
E D N A M E R R IT T — P IA N IS T E
Graduate 0. A. C. Conservatory of
Instruction $1.00—46-minute lesson
W . G. T R IL L
A tto rn e y -at-L a w — N o tary P ublic
C en tral P o in t . . .
JA C K SO N C O U N T Y A B ST R A C T
C O M PA N Y
A b strac ts o f T itle an d T itle In
su ran ce. T he only co m p lete T itle
S ystem in Jack so n C ounty.
The First Annual Picnic of Sams Valley Grange
No. 666. will be held in the Grove near School
House at Sams Valley on
All Day-All Evening
GOOD SPEAKERS ON FARM
PROBLEMS WILL BE PRESENT
All Farmers and Grangers are invited to come
and bring their families and spend the day.
D a n c e at N ight