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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1926
election November 3 to obtain funds
to be used In Improving the approach
es of the Broadway bridge In Port
In an effort to cut down expenses,
the government is going to do away
with its rat killer at Portland.
Silver creek falls, a few miles
south of SUverton, may become a
national park, according to word re
Clyde B. Altchlson of the Interstate
commerce commission spent last
week In Wallowa county resting and
viewing the scenery.
Contracts for grading and surfac
ing 41.6$ miles of Oregon highway for
a total cost ot $328,925 were let or
referred to the engineers for letting
Pendleton post of the American
within a few days by the Oregon state
highway commission, meeting In Port Legion has enlisted Its services with
those of the police of Pendleton in
A. W. Tyler of Olympia. Wash, attempting to run down a thief who
was elected district governor ot the among other things, stole a ’-..-ief
case from the automobile o f F. M.
Klwanie clubs of Oregon, Washington,
British Columbia and the panhandle Bistline, a lawyer of Pocatello, con
of Idaho, at the closing session of taining records of the proceedings
the ninth annual convention at Eu of the Idaho state American Legion
convention at Lewiston.
8ome 125 officers at Rotary club
towns and cities In the states of Ore
gon, Washington. Idaho and British
Columbia, met at Astoria tor the an
nual two-day conference of executives
The spring salmon fishing season of the first district Rotary interna
In the Columbia closed at noon Wed tional.
nesday and marked the end of one of
The Tillamook city water commis
the poorest seasons in the history ot sion has filed with the state engi
neer application for permission to ap
Wounded by a stray bullet two propriate water from Fawcett creek,
weeks ago while hiking on a lonely for municipal supply, and for storage
mountain trail, Lew
Lawson of of 200 000 gallons of water « t an esti
Gallce, 45 years old, died In a Grants mated cost of $35,000.
The prune harvest Is on through
out Yamhill county with many times
entire families working in the orch
Growers uniformly report a
An oil lease covering 1160 acres of
land near Merrill in Klamath county
has been taken by Charles G. Adams
It Is thought drilling operations will
start this fall.
The federal power commission has
authorized the issuance of a prelim
inary permit for two years to the
Prairie Power company of Prairie
City for a proposed project on Straw
berry creek In Grant county, with
1000 horsepower capacity.
Mrs. Helen Kyron, 37, of Warren
Damage estimated at $100,000 was
ton. committed suicide following a
quarrel with her husband, John Hy caused when fire starting in an aban
mn. an employe of the Warrenton doned shed owned by the Edlefsen
Fuel company spread to three build
Hulling of alfalfa seed will start ings occupied by the Crown Mills,
September 1 at Boardman.
About manufacturers of flour, cereals, poul
300 acres have been left for seed try and dairy feed, at Portland.
and about 30 acres qt sweet clover
seed U to be hulied.
Properties of the Wind River Lum
ber company and the Dalles-Mosler
Timber company were sold by the
sheriff at Hood River to satisfy Judg
ments of about $150,000.
sections ot the country, according 1«
for violations ot tne atzie promemon
Louis Olson, who Is in charge of the
laws In the state of Oregon during
bad check division of the Salem po
the month ot July, according to a
report prepared by William Levens.
Citizens of Pendleton will be given state prohibition director.
an opportunity at the November elec mately 145 of these defendants plead
tions to vote on an amendment pro ed guilty or were convicted in the
vldlng for bonding special lighting dis courts.
Fines assessed aggregated
tricts and Is the first step in the $23,702.50, with fines paid in the
plan of the Pendleton Commercial as amount of $13.055.90. A total of 468
sociatlon merchants’ committee for gallons of liquor was destroyed and
obtaining a modern business district 20 stills were confiscated by the of
street lighting system.
Silver gray squirrels are proving
At a special election held In Barlow
such a pest to walnut growers of Mc to determine the matter of a location
Minnville that orchardists are organ tor a proposed new high school buMd-
izing forays to shoot them. The ani tng for the union high school dis
mals climb the trees, bite into the trict, the 30-acre tract of George H.
twig holding the walnut and when Brown, si'uated In Canbv. was select
it has dropped to the ground scurry
off to their holes. Considerable dam
age to the orchards has resulted.
Two applications by the state high
way commission of Oregon for ap
proval of bridge plans have been ap
proved by the war department The
dspartment approved revised plans
for a bridge to be constructed over
the south fork of Nehalem river, one-
quarter mile east of Mohler, and for
another over the north slough of Coos
bay abou t four miles from North
Forfeiture of the construction con
tract entered into by the Medford Ir
rigation district and the Rogue River
Canal company was authorized by
Rhea Luper, state engineer. The for
feiture was requested by the irriga
tion district on the ground that the
irrigation system had not been com
pleted in accordance with the con
tract. The state engineer has auth
orized the Irrigation district to com
plete the project which will cost ap
A FEW REAL BUYS
IN REAL ESTATE
Using finger prints along with the
signatures of all persona Issuing
checks apparently Is the only mean*
of halting the flood of worthless paper
that la now being floated la dlfferem
WE BUY—SELL AND
WHAT YOU HAVE
Before Selling or Buying See Us
PRICE 2ND HAND STORE
31 South Front St., Medford
Buy where you can
get your money’s
worth in good
MASON MOTOR CO.
6th & Bartlett
There were a total of 198 arrests
Width of the right of way for the
Santlam highway now Is in dispute
between the Linn county court and
the state highway commission, ac
cording to members of the county
court. It originally was the under
standing of the court that a 60-foot
highway was satisfactory, but now it
Is understood the state wants an 80-
Some damage to fruit crops was
reported at Roseburg as a result ot
the recent electrical storm.
and apples suffered from wind and
Remarkable work in the control of
rain which caused a heavy drop and forest fires has been done In the Pa-
some breakage of trees.
cifto^northwest, where the worst fire
The city ot Eataca/ia filed applica season was experienced since 1911, In
tion In the offices ot the state engi the opinion of J. C. Klrcher, forest
neer for permission to appropriate Inspector from Washington, D. C.. on
water from Pall creek for municipal Inspection tour along the Pacific
The cost of the proposed coast.
development was estimated at $40.
Marlon county this year will pro
duce approximately 3.500.000 pounds
Joseph Klppes, about 35. a miner of n.igllsh rye grass seed, according
employed at Cornucopia by the Gold to estimates made by Harley O.
Reef Mining company, was killed In White. The largest previous crop of
stantly when he was flung from a this seed was less than 1,000.000
bucket of the cable tramway which pounds. The seed Is selling at $4
hangs 700 feet above a mountain can to $5 per 100 pounds.
A bean disease is prevalent In the
northwest this season which appears
The Multnomah county commission-
to be the same as that which affects
era plan to submit a bond issue ot
sugar beets, reports M. B. McKay,
$$$1.000 to the voters at the general
plant pathologist of the experiment
station at Corvallis. The disease In
some cases has damaged 50 per cent
of the crop, he says.
Establishment of the boundaries of
a proposed road improvement district
120 ACRES— Plenty o f water, under sought In petitions submitted to the
good fence, 70 acres under culti state highway commission by resi
vation, will produce grain, alfalfa, dents ot Polk and Lincoln counties
fruit or vegetables, close in. will be considered at a hearing to be
$8000 terms, or will exchange for
held by the commission at Falls City
on Saturday. September 11.
180 ACRES— Good buildings, all
Weeks of undercover work gather
fenced and under cultivation, close
evidence and obtaining “ buys"
in, a real buy.
came to a head at Klamath Falls
710 ACRES— On Pacific highway, when city, county, state and federal
worlds o f water, joins Government
range, an ideal sheep ranch. 100 officers combined in one of the big
acres o f good alfalfa land,
120 gest liquor raids ever held In south
acres can be used for grain or ern Oregon. Thirty were taken In
alfalfa, a small cash payment with the wholesale raids. Including ten wo
long term on balance.
12 ACRES— 1H miles from city,
Sullivan 41 Sullivan of Portland
good modem house and out-build- have completed their contract for
ings; small family orchard. 6 acres
grading five miles of railway extra
in a lfa lfa : will sell or trade.
sion into the national foreeta near
Cottage Grove for the Anderson *
Middleton Lumber company, which
will start this year upon a cut of 40.
ooo annually for ten years la federal
ed f y • vote ot 415 to 14. At this
election a straw rote was taken to
get the sentiment of patrons on the
question ot bonding the district for
$100,000 or more (or the creation of a
building fund, and the eipression was
almost unanimously in favor of the
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