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Central Point Am erican
C E N T R A L POINT AM ERIC AN
T H U R S D A Y , S E P T E M B E R 30, 1926
N U M B E R 24
“M 0T0-CRAT” WILL BE NEW NAME j “ P O I N T E R ” A T O G A I BE
BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ CLUB WORK AT
FOR THE GEN ER AL?G ASOLIN E.
JACKSON COUNTY FAIR.
“ The Central Pointer," a paper
Beebe & Kindle received a tele
gram today announcing that Homer
M. Parsons of San Bernardino, Cal
ifornia, is the winner o f $1,000 o f
fered by this company for the best
suitable name for this gasoline.
A complete story o f the contest
W OM AN OF VALLEY
TO LAST REW ARD
Maria Catherine Morris, a pioneer
of Jackson county since the early
days, passed away at her home in
Central Point Sunday afternoon at
the age of 78 years, 9 months and
17 days. She was a native of Illinois
and came west at the age o f one
year anad resided with her parents
in California until her marriage to
A. W. Morris, who was called to his
reward many years ago. Her father
was a pioneer minister o f Jackson
county and established the Christian
church at Medford. He will be re
membered by the early settlers as
the Rev. Martin Peterson and preach
ed at various places over the valley.
Thus in the passing o f Mrs. Morris,
Oregon loses another o f the few re
maining pioneers o f ’49.
She leaves three children, A. R.
Morris and Mae M. Jacobs o f Cen
tral Point and W. M. Morris of Horn-
brook, California. Also two grand
children, Edith L. Jacobs and Ger
ald M. Morris.
Funeral services were at her late
residence in Central Point at 10:30
o’clock Tuesday morning. Rev. Shaw
o f 'the Christian chyrch, o f which
she was a member, officiated. Serv
ices were in charge o f the Conger
made at the Central Point cemetery.
R R G U E R I V E R V A L L E Y MEN
The men from well nigh all over
the valley o f the Rogue will meet
at Cowley Hall next Sunday morn
ing at 10 a. m.
The plan o f campaign for tne
class this year will take the form
o f a multi-community co-operation,
and there will be, (if the Great
Bible Class formally adopts the pro
gram already outlined) special days
in which the various communities of
the valley will be especially recog
nized, throughout the year.
The new slogan fo r the Men’s
class is “ Better than a community,
bigger than a town,’’ A pioneer—
the class is working at a big job,
in a big way.
The only thing o f its kind in the
world, the world is watching its
work; with enquiries from all over
the United States, as to its methods;
and the “ why” and “ how” o f its
Men, don’t forget that there are
two Sunday schools in Central Point,
either o f which will be happy to
welcome your wives, your sweet
hearts or your children to their
Bring your women folk along, let
them attend the Bible school o f their
choice, while you get in with the
Rogue River Valley Men.
H O LD S B I G
Wednesday afternoon a large
crowd gathered at the special meet
ing called by the officers o f the
company to consider selling the brick
Eastern buyers have offered
buy the entire plant. It is their in
tention to install more machinery, in
creasing the output and varieties of
The stockh >lders voted to accept
the propositi' n o f the buyers. The
deal will pro' ably be closed in a few
A Mr. Pa mer. traveling salesman,
was a guest last Sunday o f Rev.
Johnson. He attended church serv
ices in the morning and gave an in
teresting talk after the Rally Day
program was completed.
will follow in a few days. Watch
for details regarding additional
awards soon to b<i published.
Th» Centra! Pc,at. Se vice Station
here is the local agent for this new
CH URCH OF CH RIST
Next Sunday is Rally and Pro
motion Day in our Bible school.
A fine program has been arranged
with special features both patriotic
and Christian. We are looking for
The Sunday morning sermon sub
ject will be “ The Supremacy o f the
Christ.” Communion o f the Lord’s
Supper. A basketdinner will be
served at the high school gymnasium
at 12:45. Bring your basket, plate,
knife, fork, cup and
don’t forget something to eat.
If you have no family come and
there will be enough for you. I in
vite you as my guest. Coffee will
The great Class o f Men will re
sume its work also Sunday morning
and we hope that every man will feel
free to tarry for dinner with us.
If wife and children are not en
rolled elsewhere let them come with
The evening sermon will be “ The
Names, o f the Church of the New
Testament, and of the Officers and
Members of that Church.
T O L O ITEM S
A few days ago one o f the horses
on the Kirkland farm became en
tangled with a porcupine. Evidently
the poor animal has quite a sore
nose. These animals are getting
quite numerous in this part o f the
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Roland leave
soon for Forest Creek where they
will spend the winter. Wre regret
very much o f loosing these good
people and we hope they will soon
Guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. H. F. Whetstone over Sunday
were Mrs. Willis Roland, Mr. and
Mrs. H. G. Waltermire and Mr. J.
B. Cook, the latter a brother o f Mrs.
The Club met last Thursday with
a good number present. A most de
lightful afternoon was had.
Miss Beula Hood, teacher o f the
Agate school, called at the Whetstone
Mrs. Andy Buckles, Mrs. Hamor
and Miss Hamor o f Tolo, spent a
few hours in Medford on Wednes
published by students o f the high
Central Point prize winners at the
school, will print the first issue this
week. The paper is in the hands county fair:
Sew in g— Div. il
o f a real set o f boosters this year
Ruth Turpin— 3rd prize.
and will be printed at the Central
Ardis Casad— 4th prize.
Point American office.
Liv estock— Clu b W o rk
Edith Lofland, Jersey Heifer Calf,
UNION C H U R C H — SUN. O C T. 3 R D
Dorothy Smith, ewe lamb Shrop
Title o f Sunday school lesson:
“ Jesus Proves His Deity.” John 10. shire, 1st prize.
Katherine Lathrop— Berkshire fat
(1 ) The Parable of the
Good Shepherd, vs. 1-16. (2) The pigs, 2nd prize; Berkshire (4) for
Power o f the Good Shepherd, vs. 17- Pacific International, 2nd prize.
Fred Lofland— Poland hogs fat
In the morning service the sub (4), 1st prize; Poland hogs (4) for
ject of the sermon will be, "How to Pacific International, 1st prize; Pol-
In the evening serv land sow pig, 2nd prize.
ice the pastor will begin a series of
sermons on the parables of Christ
which deal with the Christian life of
the individual. These Sunday eve
ning services will aim to so present
the living word o f God that all who
wish to feed on the word may find
Bibles and bring someone else. Learn
J. M. Johnson, Minister.
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James Lathrop— Berksire (4), 3rd
prize; Berkshire fat pigs, 4th prize;
Berksire (4) for Pacific Interna
tional, 4th prize.
John T. Lathrop— Berkshire (4),
4th prize; Berkshire fat pigs, 3rd
prize; Berkshire (4) for Pacific In
ternational, 3rd prize.
Oliver Obenchain— Jersey heifer
calf, 3nd prize; Durham bull, 1st
Donald Patterson— Poland pigs
(4) for Pacific International, 3rd
prize; Poland sow, 1st prize; Short
F. X. Musty, an old timer o f this horn calf, 1st prize.
vicinity passed away at his home
Delmar Smith— Duroc pigs (4) 1st
in Central Point, Wednesday o f this
prize; Duroc pigs fat, 3rd prize;
week. Funeral services will be held
at the home Friday, at 1 :30 p. m.
S P E C I A L N O T IC E
Interment will be made at the Anta-
ock cemetery. Rev. Shaw will de
liver the sermon.
association will hold their regular
Mr. Musty was 81 years old and
meeting at the high school assembly
had been in declining health the
hall Friday, October 1st, at 3:30
past two months.
The subject for this month is
The local boys Harold Head, How
“ Character Building.”
ard Dietrich, and James Lathrop
After the regular business meet
who represented Jackson county in
ing, a program and social get-to
the Club Stock Judging contest at
gether is planned. Refreshments
the state fair were placed 4th. Mult-|
will be served. Though the aims and
nomah gained first place, Polk coun
purposes o f the Parent-Teachers’
ty second, Lincoln third and Clacka
association are serious in nature we
mas was fifth. Details as to num
want to make every meeting gay
ber o f contestants and
placings have not yet been received.
A cordial inviation is extended to
this community who have a common
Floyd Hedgepeth, the small son o f interest in Child Welfare.
Mr. and Mrs. Hedgepeth living just
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outside Central Point, met with a
Kenneth Beebe and son returned
serious accident a few days ago. He from Portland the first of the week
came in contact with a barbed wire where Mr. Beebe was attending to
which cut his face severely, and on business matters. While there Ken
being taken to a . hospital it was neth made arrangements with tire
found necessary to take sixteen firms to carry one o f the largest
stitches above the eye.
lines o f tires in southern Oregon.
F. X. M U S T Y P A S S E S A W A Y
Duroc sow pig, 2nd prize: Duroc pigs
(4) for Pacific International, 3rd
prize; Rabbits Div. I, 1st prize; Po
tatoes, 1st prize.
Harold Head— Poland hogs fat,
2nd prize; Poland sow. 3rd prize;
Poland pigs (4) for Pacific Inter
national 2nd prize; Holstein heifer
calf, 1st prize.
Rudolph Weidman— Div. I, Jersey
heifer calf, 5th prize; Div. II, Jer
sey heifer calf, 5th prize; Div. Ill,
Cow, 1st prize.
Club Members in O pe n Class
Katherine Lathrop— Sow, under 6
months, 2nd prize.
Fred Lofland— 3 barrows, 2nd
John Lathrop— Boar over 2 years,
Oliver Obenchain— Durham bull,
Patterson— Heifer, 1st
prize; Produce of sow, 1st prize;
Junior sow, 2nd prize.
Delmar Smith— Boar (D uroc), 1st
prize; Produce of sow, 1st prize; Sow
Harold Smith— Sow, 2nd prize.
John T. Ijithrop— White Leghorn
Cockerel, 3rd prize.
Donald Patterson, James Lathrop,
Harold Head, and Howard Dietrich—
a free trip to the State Fair at
Mr. and Mrs. Noyes and Mrs.
Henry and three sons from near
Oakland, California, are here visit
ing at the Jack O’Connor house.
Moore Hamilton has gone to Cor
vallis to continue his work at the
O. A. C. Moore will complete his
third year next spring.
FOR S A L E — T u m , w agon and har-
See J. H. Terrett , Central
W. L. Lewis o f Eugene was called
here the first o f the week to be
with his sister Mrs. Eva Sisty who
has been ill several days.
Mrs. H. Hatfield is again able to
be in the store after a severe illness
o f influenza and rheumatism.
B. P. Thiess is having a new floor
laid in his grocery department this
Scott Hamilton will leave the
Beebe & Kindle are giving the peo first o f the week for Cashman, Wash
The program given at the new high ple o f this section the beat of service ington, where he has employment.
school building last Friday was en and their business is steadily increas
joyed by those attending as well as ing.
J. L. Weaver and Earl made a busi
the students. Everybody expressed
ness trin to Medford this morning.
themselves as being real proud o f
Ruth Collins and Elizabeth South-
W. S. Hoagland orders his paper
the new high school building.
well entertained a small group of
young people at the home o f Ruth changed from Brownsboro, Oregon,
Carl Weaver and Ed Drysdale, Collins Tuesday, September 28. The to Eagle Point.
A P P L Y FO R C I T I Z E N S H I P
who are employed by the Standard evening was spent in dancing telling
Harry Brown and family o f Apple-
Oil company in Medford, left this jokes, singing and playing. Thev
Naturalization hearings were in
morning for a two weeks' vacation later had a taffey pull, which was gate, were in town Wednesday trad
progress Tuesday before Circuit
ing with our merchants.
at Gold Beach and other coast towns. enjoyed very much.
Judge Charles M. Thomas and Fed
eral Immigration Agent Wiggis o f
Ralph White and Fred Waters, of
Mrs. Sisty, whose home is in Cen
Frank Jones is home from Crater
Portland. There are eight appli
Woodland, California, are spending
cants for citizenship papers as fol
this summer. Frank enjoyed his ill this week, following a recent at a few days with relatives here and
A brother ha# Medford.
Erich C. Huschke o f Ashland, S. work as well as the delightful cli tack o f influenza.
S. Barker o f Medford, Helda Lund
Mrs. Pauline Algo o f Los Angeles
of Medford, Walter P. Sherid o f Cen
A shower was given last evening was visiting her uncle C. A. Whits,
tral Point, Oskar R. Kluthe o f Ash
for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Copinger,
land, Geradus L. A. P. Van der son o f Orick, California, were visit at the home of Mrs. Copinger1# par the first o f the week.
Hoeven o f Eagle Point,
Mr. Robiirson is ents, Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard.
Dick Copinger and wife moved to
Tjoelker o f Beagle, Antonia B. Diaz Willow Springs.
Medford Thursday, where he has
o f Central Point, and Mrs. Margaret
John Browlee and sister, of Med
J. Bailey o f Medford.
ford, returned this week from an
At the granting o f citizenship
auto trip to Indiana. While in
papers the American Legicn, with Klamath Falls last week where he Indiana Mrs. Browlee took sick and
Mrs. Emily Lammey went to Gold
Col. H. W. Payne in charge will
on business the first o f the
The body was shipped this
conduct a short ceremony, and a children. Mrs. Myers remained for
short talk will be given by Judge a longer visit.
Mrs. Joe Hanna Parker, o f Clark-
Mrs. Tom Pankey is home from
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Folkenburg, o f ston, Washington, who has been here
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her trip to Portland.
Ernest Lathgop la the proud pos Medford, spent Tuesday evening with visiting Mrs. Mattie Parker, return
sessor o f a blue ribbon which he the editor and wife. The musical ed home Wednesday.
FOR S A L E — Hay.
Sea O. O cke r
gained on his year old Berkshire was a rare treat as Mrs. Folkenburg
man. Central Point.
sow at the recent county fair. Next
year Ernest will be old enough for ken burg >■ an accomplished violinist. Trail the latter part o f last week
Kansas City’s 104 schools expect
to help their son C. R. take care
club work, and he is planning to give
an enrollment o f 70.000. It costs
M. D. Richardson and wife arrived o f a fis c buck.
his brothers some strong competi
14,891,632.50 to operate the schools.
here yesterday from Vemonia, Ore
Mrs. J. R. McClelland o f Eagle
gon. and .have moved into a house
A man who never touches meat,
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Hubbard, who just snath o f the Gateway Service Point «ras a visitor in our city last
or tobacco recently celebrat
have lived in the Hatfield residence
for some time, will move to Medford employed on the American this win at one time and has m«ny old ac ed his seventy-fifth birthday. But
how?— The Passing Show.
quaintances in this community.