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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
C E N T R A L P O IN T A M E R IC A N
PAC E FOUR
W E E K LY IN D U S T R IA L
R E VIE W
Baker— City installs chlorination
plant, for city water supply.
Suthcrlin— Canning factory
ploys 100 workers, canning pears and
Portland may secure refinery for
Montana crude oils.
Portland— Arrow steamship* line
will double its service to and from
State Game department establishes
jtf.OOO-acre deer preserve, along
Kegene-Klamath Falls railroad.
Crater Lake park received 75,234
vieitors this year, up to September 1.’
Portland— Swedish ship “ Strassa”
tak**s wheat cargo worth $320,000.
* Portland exports for August, $6,-
001,311, broke all previous records
for same month.
Marshfield— 2800 feet o f North
Coos River highway will cost $25,900
Lebanon— Lebanon Nut Growers
Cooperative formed, to handle nut
Inclined cable railroad, and aerial
cable tramway line, costing $350,-
000, proposed to top o f Mount Hood.
Klamath Falla— Work begins on
$300,000 Pelican Theater.
Port Orford— Big lumbering oper
ation soon to be launched here.
Medford— 87 cars pears shipped
from here in one day.
Portland had 166 ocean ships in
port during August.
Hood River— Bids opened, fo r new
high school, to cost about $170,000.
Baker county peach growers ship
ping peaches by carload.
Oregon Power company shares ad
vances under heavy demand.
Toledo— Proposal made to locate
pulp and paper mill here, if city will
Hood River— Apple harvest
gins in earnest, with 2,000-car crop
New settlers in Oregon
$837,070 worth o f farms, during
TH U R S D A Y , SE PTEM B ER S3. 192«
of Court House, Portland.
J a ile d f o r Violating Contract
A member o f a Georgia cotton
oust S I 20 , 080 .
Klamath Falls— ColJ Storage com- association broke his contract and
pnny will increase plant to make 6,- sold outside the co-operative associa
000 tons ice a year, to s
: tion. The superior court issued an
injunction to restrain him from
Expre s <n-s.
Cottage Grove— Heavy machinery further selling, which he
liiir.g taken to Musick mine, Bohemia and he was sentenced to ten days
in jail. The co-operative laws o f the
Portland— Pacific Nortl west Rad country are here to stay.
io Exposition is set i t September
LONGEST F R E IG H T C R O S S E S
C O U N TR Y
Salem— New York buyer pays
Wheeler — Brighton section
Roosevelt highway, 288 miles,
$26,000, fo r 31 silver foxes raised
Pendtleton — $2,500,000 McKay
reservoir will be completed this fail
Pacific coast air mail, now in op
eration, declared best route in Am er
Bend— Shevlin-Hixon Lumber com
pany gives state deed to Lava River
will reach 40,000 to 50,000 boxes.
Portland — Apple shipments to
same time last year.
sewer system, to be built early next
1.3 miles Crater
Lake rim road for $35,420.
Newberg— Local stock
building o f $600,000
unit o f paper mill.
San Francisco, Sept. 23.— The
longest freight shipment o f the year
arrived safely on the shores o f San
Francisco Bay this week when a four
mile length o f heavy submarine
cable destined to connect San Fran
cisco with Richmond, finished the
3,000 mile transcontinental journey
Irom Worcester, Mass., according to
T. Saunders, freight tra ffic man
ager fo r Southern Pacific company.
Some idea o f the immensity of
the cable may be had from the fact
that its diameter is 4 Vi inches, its
weihgt 19 pounds per foot and its
total weight 410 tons. In it are 105
tons o f copper, 88 tons o f rubber,
11 tons o f tape, 34 tons o f jute
and 177 tons o f armor. It is a three-
strand conductor and in the inter
stices between the conductors are
laid three pairs o f telephone wires
Klamath Falls— John Liskey sells
and jute fillers.
1,000 cattle and 850 tons hay, at
The cable, loaded on four special
cars each holding a one mile length,
Klamath county has
was guarded with unusual care dur
schools with teachers’ living quarters.
ing transit owing to its extremely
intricate and delicate construction.
S T A J E M A R K E T NEW S
In spite o f many transportation d iffi
culties involved the cable was deliv
P o t a t o P ric e s L o o k G o o d
The potato crop of the United ered in perfect condition and a sec
.States is about the same as that o f ond four-mile length is now in
last year, and indications are for transit.
W orcester the cable was submerged Elsie Dole, Deed $100, Lot 2 Blk
fo r twenty-four hours and then sub 2 Pattison Add. to Central Poin t
jected to an electrical proof test o f
Jackson county to W. C. Clements
30,000 volts fo r five minutes.
Q. C. D. $41.24, Lots 37 and 39,
Blk 6, Central Add to Eagle Point.
R E A L E S T A T E TR A N S FE R S
(Furnished by Jackson Co. Abstract
J. F. Brown et al to W alter C.
Clements Q. C. D. Lots 40-41-42-
43-44 Blk 6 Central Add to Eagle
City o f Central Point to
Roundtrip to the Oregon
State F air -
Salem, Sept. 27*Oct. 2
Go this year— a bigger state fair than ever b e fo r-.
Take the whole family, travel by train and save
time, iponey and nervous energy.
Reduced fare is for use . . . . . . 9ept- z5--0 **- 1
• G ood u n t i l ...............................................October 4
Avoid crowded highways; comfortable trains
daily at convenient hours.
The giant cable was constructed
fair prices. Prices were good in
1925, and the production this season by the American Steel and W ire com
C. A. BOLES, Agent
is about 13 per cent below the five pany especially fo r the Great West
year average and around 75 per cent ern Power company. Before leaving
o f normal.
Peaches 50 Cents Each
While peaches have retailed as
low as 50 cents per box in Oregon
Nearly 10,000 pickers at work in they retail from 15 cents to 50 cents
hop fields o f Marion county.
in Enland, so s ates a Department
Settlers coming to Jackson county, o f Agriculture
from the Owens River section, Cali same authority states that Pacific
coast Gravenstein apples sold
Milwaukee—-New $189,000 Union *1.62 in Liverpool, with the smaller
High School dedicated.
sizes at from $3.41 to $3.89. South
Portland is cited in the Forbes ern apples in barrel* sold fo r from
national business magazine, as one
$5.11 to $9.73.
o f the best-lighted cities
Illinois Knows Value of Lime
The state o f Illinois knows the
Pendleton— 320-acre wheat farm value o f lime as a renewer o f crop
near town, sold fo r $40,000.
ped lands and last year 800000 tory<
Klamath Falls— Warren company were purchased by the farmers o f
starts on $81,000 paving contract.
that state. Oregon farms need lime
Roseburg— Umpqua Valley
E ffective October 1, 1926, the price o f the 6 percent cumulative preferred shares
as badly as the middle west states
nery will run until January 1, on
but the high cost has held it back
o f The California Oregon Power Company will be advanced to
heaviest pack in its history.
from general use.
Tha lime rock
Canby— Building $100,000 union
is shipped from Jackson county to
high school, being planned.
tijr prison plant at Salem, where it
Seaside— 10-mile stretch o f Roose is ground by prison labor nnd ship
velt highway southward, will be sur ped to farmers under local freight
faced by September 30.
rates. The combined rates make the
• Springfield— Southern Pacific rail price too high fo r general use,
road bridge, 261-foot span, being state the farmers and county agents.
Orders received up to and including Thursday, September 30, will be filled at
Governor Pierce has taken up the
the present price o f $94 a share.
Glendale Lumber company builds matter o f reduced rates with
new log pond, and will erect large Public Service commission, and
new mill next year.
hearing has been called at Salem,
Any member o f our organization will be glad to give you
Klamath Falls— Trainload o f fat September 22.
range stock starts shipping season.
Warehousing Canned Good*
complete information about our investment offerin g to cus
Newberg— Spaulding company will
The Secretary o f Agriculture has
tomers. Shares may be purchased fo r cash or on our con
start sawmill about October 1, and authorized the placing o f canned
new paper mill will begin building goods on the list
venient monthly investment plan.
storage under the U. S. Warehouse
Rainier — Allen
Hendrickson Act. Tanners and various growers’
cannery running three shifts, paying associations in Oregon
$1,100 wages, and handling 35 tons fornia have been working fo r this
beans a day.
fo r two years past. Under a Federal |
Salem has industrial payroll
o f W’ arehoiiso receipt it
far easier ]
approximately $6,500,000 a year, ; to finance than under the old meth- 1
and total payroll o* nearly $12,000,- j "d. All products must be Federally
. inspected by licensed raders before j
Salem canneries pack one-third of they enter storage arid they are bar-
the total northwest canned
vege | red from storage if they do not meet j
| the requirements.
Scio—Evergreen blackberries, once
F a rm Condition* Im p ro v e
a farm pest, bring fanners $20,000
The Bureau o f Agricultural Eco
nomics states that the average farm
Tualatin— John Nyberg
12 i family earned $648 fo r labor and !
IN S A O C .B Æ S S
jrcres peppermint that will pay $«,- management during 1925-26 or $24
750 this year.
j more than in the preceding year.
Forged Tool Although this showing is consider- ;
company here pay? $5,000 a month I ably above the very meagre earnings
' dnrtng the severe years o f the de- j
Medford— New fireproof Terminal j pressioa it is yet nearly 30 per cent i
hotel, codin g $147,000 finished.
, lielow the earnings o f 1919-20, the i
Roseburg— New- high school unit, j Department states.
costing $ 1 9 0 ,0 0 0
S te n c il Y o u r P o t a t o Sack*
O FFIC ES!
A state law requires that every |
MEDFORD. ORFG O N
G R A N TS PASS. OREGON
Klamath Falls— Construction be sack o f potatoes sold or offered for
K L A M A T H F A L L S , OREGON YRF.KA. C A L IF O R N IA
gins on 1100-foot viaduct, to cost i sale in Oregon shall be graded and j
DUNSM UIR. C A L IF O R N IA
! hare the name and address o f the
State game department has re rower stenciled on the sack. Grades,
leased 94 wild turkeys and 10,080 regulations, etc., may he had by ■
writing the State Market Agent, 712 |
pheasants, since June 1.
$95 a Share
CALIFORNIA OREGON POWER