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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
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JO H N B .^ H E L E Y and N E T T IE B. SH EL E Y , Editor*
CLA REN CE SH ELEY , B usiness M anager
SU BSC R IPTIO N RATES
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All Subscriptions M ust Be Paid in A dvance
A d v e r tis in g Rate« G iven on A p p lic a tio n
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1926
O RE GO N
SP EC IA L IN T E R E S T
B r ie f of R e su m e o f H a p p e n i n g s of
t a e W e e k Collected fo r
O u r Readers
H erm an Pohle, who died at Salem
recently, left an estate valued a t $82,
Grant Balderee. 22, of Mill City, wat
drowned In the Santlam riv er neat
Ender when he slipped and fell from
A pproxim ately 200 acres of hops on
the Thomas Llvesley ranch neat
Salem w ent down as a resu lt of the
The crop of pears is so heavy in the
H arrisburg vicinity th a t orchardists
are asking people to come and carry
them away a t th e ir own price.
A gold brick, estim ated to be worth
$15,000 has been on display at the
Basche-Sage hardw are com pany's store
In Baker. The brick is from the Buf
H arry C. P eterson of Brookings, con
fessed to D istrict Attorney Buffing
ton of Curry county at Gold Beach,
th a t he had set fire to his wife’s house
a t Brookings.
W ith hundreds of exhibits in place
Bend held its 13th annual flower show,
th e leading prize, the Bend chamber
of comm erce trophy, going to Mrs.
The S ternberg tan n ery at Albany
th a t was recently destroyed by fire
will be rebuilt, business men having
raised $15,000 as a loan for six years
w ithout Interest.
A petition was filed w ith th e pub
lic service comm ission by the city ol
M arshfield asking for an order requir
nig the Coos Bay W ater com pany to
extend its service.
A proposition to Issue bonds to the
am ount of $1500, with which to install
a w ater system , septic tan k s and
electric lights in th e Boring school-
house, was voted down.
E sth er Motanlc, full-blood Cayuse
Indian maiden of th e U m atilla Indian
reservation, will be queen of th e Pen
dleton roundup Septem ber 16 to 18, In
elusive, it Is announced.
The property of the E astern Oregon
sta te hospital. In U m atilla county, has
been se t aside as a wild game and
bird refuge, according to a proclama
tlon Issued by G overnor Pierce.
In a rage because she refused him
funds to attend the Trail-to-Rail cele
bration In Eugene, Joseph Planz, 39,
shot his wife tw ice in the back and
killed him self a t K lam ath Falls.
F ran k Hooson, 52. sign p ain ter ol
Portland, died in Spokane, W ash., a
few hours a fte r his autom obile had
been struck by a N orthern Pacific p a s
senger tra in n e a r G ranite, Idaho.
If there are no rem onstrances w ith
in the n ext few days, construction will
begin on a $350,000 union high school
building at K lam ath Falls. The new
school will benefit four districts.
P ractically th e en tire population ol
Sw eet Home, Holly, Craw fordsvllle
and F o ster is now engaged in picking
evergreen blackberries. About two
truckloads a day are being shipped.
Extensions, im provem ents and addi
tlons to the Ashland municipal w ater
supply have been agreed upon by the
city council. The total cost of the
im provem ents was estim ated at $500,
A live deer w as brought to Wald-
port by Frank Johnson, who had pick
ed it up on his farm. The anim al was
in pitiful condition from a strange
malady, believed possibly to he the
Monday, August 30
at the Scott Ranch
10 miles north of Central Point on the Bybee Bridge-Trail
Creek Road, 2 miles north of Modoc Orchard.
E V E R Y T H I N G T O B E SO LD , I N C L U D I N G T H E F O L L O W I N G I T E M S
1 Horse, about 1500 lbs.
1 Genuine Leather Couch
2 Genuine Leather Chairs
1 Oak Morris Chair
1 Combination Sideboard and China Closet, oak
1 Oak Writing Desk and Book Case
1 Oak Commode
2 Iron Bedsteads
6 Dining Room Chairs
2 Kitchen Tables
1 Cook Stove
1 Box Stove
1 DeLaval Cream Separator
1 Mantle Clock
Many other items
Sale Starts 1:00 P. M.
hoof-and m outh disease. ‘
Five persons were killed and 222
persons w ere injured in 1719 traffic
accidents in th e sta te of Oregon d s r
lng th e m onth of A ugust, according
to th e rep o rt of T. A. Raffety, chlei
inspector for the sta te m otor divi
According to Emil B ritt, w eather ob
serv er a t Jacksonville, the recent rain
broke th e longest dry spell in Jackson
ville in m ore th an 40 years. T here
was a period of drouth of 102 days,
only .05 of an inch falling in that
George R. Reeves, P ortland con
tracto r, was low with a bid of $97,-
800 for construction of th e first unit
of th e Colum bia hospital to be ere c t
ed a t A storia by th e Columbia con
ference of th e A ugustina L utheran
The D rager F ruit com pany of Sa
lem has m ade application for perm is
sion to operate a licensed warehouse
under th e federal w arehouse law. This
would be th e first federal licensed
w arehouse to be operated in the Salem
T he Mabel Mill com pany is reported
to have purchased the 80,000-acre
Drew tim b er tra c t above Rolley and
will tap the new holdings with a log
glng railroad for which a survey al
ready has been made. As surveyed,
th e line would run from Fox creek,
eight miles ea st of Rolley, to Mabel in
Lane county, w here the company has
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1926
Columbia river, and a pum ping plant,
the estim ated cost of the e n tire Im
provem ent being $29£400.
One of the Southern Pacific passen
ger train s was delayed no rth of the
Umpqua river while one of the bull
moose which range th at te rrito ry ran
ahead of the locom otive for th ree or
four miles. T his Interference of train
schedule by the moose Is not an In
frequent occurrence ana the anim als
a re seen often by the train crew s c ad
C loser co-operation betw een th e 11
w estern state« to com bat strong-arm
salesm en and prom oter* of undesirable
stocks and securities was forecast by
W. E. Crews, s ta te corporation com-
m iasloner, as the resu lt of action taken
a t a m eeting of securities commlealon-
ers from the various w estern state* at
San Francisco. Mr. Crew s attended
The contagion nam ed hem orrhagic
septicem ia, which caused the death of
more th an 250 head of cattle in the
d istric ts
G resham and several o th er localities
in the past th ree weeks, is now un
der control, according to Dr. H. C.
Johnson, veterinarian. Dr. Johnson
has vaccinated 1500 head of cattle
since the epidem ic started .
A com plaint has been filed w ith the
public service comm ission at Salem
by the city of Vernonia against the
V ernonia Light A Pow er company, a
private corporation, form erly owned
by the N orthw est T ru st company, P o rt
land, and now in th e hands of the re
ceiver, for alleged violations of the
laws regarding public utilities and ask
lng th at the comm ission fix reasonable
rates and charges.
A FEW REAL BUYS
IN REAL ESTATE
120 A CRES— P len ty o f w ater, u n d er
good fence, 70 acres u n d e r cu lti
vation, will produce g ra in , alfa lfa ,
fr u it o r vegetables, close in.
$8000 term s, or will exchange fo r
city p ro p erty .
160 A CRES— Good buildings, all
fenced and u n d er cu ltiv atio n , close
in, a real buy.
710 A CR ES— On P acific highw ay,
w orlds of w ater, jo in s G overnm ent
ran g e, an ideal sheep ran ch , 100
acres of good a lfa lfa land, 120
acres can be used fo r g rain or
a lfa lfa , a sm all cash p a y m en t w ith
long term on balance.
12 A CR ES— 1 V4 m iles from city,
good m odern house an d out-build-
ings; sm all fam ily o rchard, 6 acres
in a lf a lf a ; will sell o r tra d e .
6-A CRE tr a c t, all u n d er good w ire
fence, seeded to a lfa lfa , no build
ings ex cep t g arag e, one m ile from
tow n, $1500.
A m odern 5-room dw elling, garag e
and w ash-house, th re e lots, $2000.
A n u m b er o f acre tra c ts, unim proved
from $100 up.
W . G. T R I L L
J u s t W est o f C en tral
P o in t
S ta te
W A N TED TO T R A D E — Good tow n
p ro p e rty f o r sm all.
tr a c t o f land n e a r C e n tra l P oint.
In q u ire a t th is office.
JA C K SO N
The city of Lakevlew has filed with
the public service com m ission a com
plaint ag ain st th e service of th e Lake-
A b s t r a c t s o f T it l a a n d T it l e I n
view W ater company. It was charg
a n c e . T h e on ly c o m p l e te T it l e
ed th a t the service was inadequate,
S y s te m in J a c k s o n C o u n t y .
due to a defective flume and other an
cient equipm ent.
B reeders in th e Paisley and Bly dis
GEORGE E. FOX
tric ts have petitioned the public serv
REAL E ST A T E and INSURAN CE
ice commission for a reduction of live
stock freight ra te s on the line of the
Oregon, C alifornia A E astern railroad
Good B argains in L and
betw een Sprague riv er and K lam ath
an d C ity P ro p e rty
Falls, a distan ce of approxim ately 40
C en tral P o in t
S eptem ber 10 will be th e opening
date for the d eer hunting season in
WE BUY—SELL AND
5 - a cre t r a c t f o r sala, g o o d soil,
Oregon, unless drought conditions con
tinue. according to an announcem ent p l e n t y w a t e r in d r y y e a r s a t low r a te ,
from the O regon fish and game com well d r a in e d , U - m i l e f r o m G r a n t s
P a s s on s t a t e h ig h w a y . L a n d va lue s
mission and E. F Averill, state game in c r e a s in g , good m a r k e t f o r s t r a w
W H A T YOU H A V E
warden. T he season will continue un b e r rie s, etc.
$ 1 2 0 0 c ash if ta k e n
B efore Selling o r B uying See Us
soon. A d d r e ss P. O. Box 173, C e n
til O ctober 20.
2ND HAND STORE
t r a l P o in t.
A m ass of huge boulders and up
31 South F ro n t St., M edford
rooted tre e s was sw ept by swollen E X E C U T O R ’ S N O T I C E T O
C R E D IT O R S
w aters of th e W hite riv er against tht
EDNA M ER R ITT— PIA N IST E
N otice is h ereb y given, th a t the
bridge th a t spans the stream on the
Mount Hood loop highw ay and carried undersigned has been ap p o in ted ex G rad u ate O. A. C. C o n serv ato ry of
e c u to r o f the L ast W ill and T e sta
aw ay tw o sections of th e bridge. The m ent and o f the e sta te o f T hom as
bridge is located about six miles above McDonough, deceased, and all p e r
sons having claim s a g ain st said estate In stru c tio n $1.00— 45-m inute lesson
G overnm ent Camp.
are h ereby re q u ire d to p re s e n t the
T. W. N orcross, chief engineer of sam e, w ith p ro p e r vouchers, to said
W . G. T R I L L
the n ational forest service in com executor, a t his o ffice in th e C en tral
A t t o r n e y - a t - L a w — N o t a r y P u b lic
pany w ith F. H. Brundage, in charge P o in t S ta te B ank, C en tral Point,
of tra il and road work in national for O regon, w ithin six m onths from the
n tra l P o in t
ests of Oregon and W ashington, and d ate of th is notice.
D ated Ju ly 22nd, 1926.
Nelson F Macduff, supervisor of the
J. O. ISA A C SO N , E x ecu to r
PERL FUNERAL HOME
C ascade forest Is inspecting construc J22-A 19
tion work in th a t forest.
C o rn er S ixth an d O akdale
N O TIC E TO C R E D IT O R S
M ystery of th e rapid and unpre
N otice is h ereby given, th a t the Phone 47
M edford, O regon
cedented fall of Lake of the Woods,
undersigned, has been ap p o in ted a d
near K lam ath Falls, which has left m in istra to r of the e sta te o f N ancy
H O W A R D C O V E , D. D. S.
m otor boats and piers stranded high M. O henchain, deceased, and all p e r
— D e n t is t —
and dry on a barren expanse of mud sons having claim s a g a in st said estate
flats, is believed solved in th e discov
sam e, w ith p ro p er vouchers, to said
ery of a large fissure in one end of the ad m in istrato r, a t his o ffice in the 409 M edford Bldg
M edford, O re.
lake into which w aters are pouring.
C entral P o in t S ta te B ank, in C entral
T here a re 159,521 acres of land open P o in t, O regon, w ithin six m onths F. F. B U R K — F O R A U T O T O P S
O pposite S. P. D epot
from th e d ate o f th is notice.
to hom estead en try w ithin the P ort
D ated th is 22nd day of Ju ly , 1926.
M EDFORD T E N T AND A W N IN G
land land district, com prising Yamhill.
J. O. ISA ACSO N.
W ashington, Polk. Tillam ook, Marlon.
A d m in istrato r.
Lincoln. Linn. Clackam as. Columbia.
M edford, O re.
P hone 145-J
C latsop and Benton counties, accord J22-A 19
lng to a recen t list of vacant lands
compiled by th e Portland land office.
The sta te irrig ation securities com
mission has been petitioned by the
Eagle P oint irrigation district in Jack-
son county to extend the state guaran
tee of in terest paym ents on a $400,000
bond 'esue for an o ther year. The state
has previously guaranteed in terest
paym ents on th is bond issue for four
P lans for th e im provem ent of the J
Scappoose drainage d istrict have been ,
approved by S tate E ngineer Luper
The Im provem ents will consist of ap
proxim ately seven m iles of dikes to |
hold back the overflow from the
Tuesday and Friday
50c for Evening
$6.00 DELIVERED CENTRAL POINT
NEWCOMB FOR WOOD