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Cabin to Medical Treatment.
I. M. Ha. ding, a mine operator
CLUB MEMBERS TO BE PRESENT who lives in Ramsey canyon, near JOSEPHINE CREEK IS SECTION
Sams valley, was taken seriously ill
A T LEA ST TH REE D AYS
OF N E W STRIKE
last week with pneumonia and a
number of his friends went to his
cabin to bring him to Gold Hill for
medical attention, but due to heavy
rain he was not brought out until
Although his condition is re
ported crtical, hope is held for his
Members of Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs recovery.
His son, Captain John Over $1,800 1« Taken Out in Few
Harding, who figured prominently
Hour«, 1« Report; Property He«
of Jackson County Will Show
during the Colonel Mitchell air ser
Been Previously Worked.
at Pacific International
vice controversy held in Washington,
D. C., and who later resigned from
the service, is on his way to his
The Boys’ and Girls’ clubs of
The hearts ofthe miners and pros
father’s bedside, from the east.—
Jackson county will be well repre
pectors o f Southern Oregon beat a
sented at the Pacific International
little faster last Tuesday morning
Livestock exposition, which takes
when the news broke out that “ Bill”
K. P. O FFICIALS V ISIT HERE
place at Portland, October SO to No
George had made a rich strike on
This show is the grand
Josephine creek. As the news spread,
Grand Chancellor Commander and
finale of club work for 1926 and is
the size of the vien and the quantity
K. R. S. Hera
an interstate event, as all northwest
o f gold recovered, of course, in
states gather there for contests and
The American office was honored creased until it was beyond all
demonstrations o f all kinds.
This is natural in southern
and pleased Wednesday by a visit reason.
This year, for the first time, the from our friends o f North Oregon, Oregon as well as in all other mining
club camp at the Pacific Interna who were visiting the lodge in Grants districts.
tional exposition, which is called Pass. Walter G. Gleason, grand
After boiling down the information
Camp Plummer, is officially recog keeper o f records and seals with his from all sources it has been estimated
nized as a district show o f boys’ and home in Portland and Edison I. that approximately $1,800 was taken
girls’ club work.
Ballaugh of St. Helens lodge, our out o f the mine during the first mad
From Jackson county a full car of newsly elected grand chancellor rush after the pay dirt was uncovered
hogs, raised and owned by club mem comander of the domain o f Oregon, How much more is in sight is a mat
bers, will be inhibited.
The club and also master fish warden o f this ter o f guess work, butthere is said
members represented have been state. They left here fo r Roseburg. to be sufficient high grade ore
opened up to make the owner of the
working and looking forward to the
property independent for the rest of
event ever since last spring.
The M O N DAY N IG H T’ S SPEAKIN G
stock exhibited consists o f an entry
from each member, composed of four Fair Sized Crpwd Gather« to Hear
The property on which this discov
County Seat Speaking.
pigs from one litter farrowed since
ery was made has been worked for
several years by Mr. forgo with but
Last Monday night a fair sized little real financial success. The new
The Portland Union Stock Yards
crowd gathered at the Central Point
company offers $1075 as prizes in city hall to hear the lecture by “ Pop” discovery is said to have been in one
a feeding contest in which these pigs Gate*, o f the metropolis, speak in o f the workings which had been
This covers the entire favor o f moving the county seat to abandoned some tint# ago.
The pigs are also en Medford from its present location at George is said to have begun extend
tered in open classes as well as in Jacksonville. Mr. Gates is a good ing an old tunnel last week and
dividual club classes, as every pig talker and offers convincing argu after drifting for a few feet found
ore that panned about §0 cents to
sent to the show is a pure bred.
He favors the removal for
In another lew feet he
Jackson county club members numerous reasons that he tells the the pan.
represented in this contest are: audience about in no uncertain struck the richer ore which went $4»
The vein ie said to be
Harold Head, Edwin Martin, Donald terms. The talks, like others through to the pan.
Patterson, John, James and Kather out the county, are free from sland over a foot in width an4 extends thf
ine Lathrop from Central Point; Ed er or malice, and the meetings are full width o f the drift. -—Southern
win and Timothy White o f Medford; quite harmonious.
and Elton Petri of Talent.
The literature have been spread to every
hogs belonging to these members are
corner o f the county and by election C IV IL W A R V ET ER AN
sold during the fat stock sale and day the populace will have no excuse
HAS B IR TH D AY
have always brought a good prem for not voting the right way.
ium over the market quotations.
B. F. Cummings o f Central Point
American is offering no advice to its
A stock judging team, which won intelligent readers who, we are con
was 83 years old Sunday, October 17.
second prize at the county fair will
fident, know their own minds.
We In rememberance o f the event he re
also be represented and will be one only urge that all turn out on elec ceived many congratulations from
o f 35 teams from the northwest tion day. ote as your conscious dic all his friends several handsome
states entered in this contest.
The tates, but VOTE.
cards from fellow members o f the
members o f the juding team are
Medford post G. A. R. and his
John Billings and George McCraken
Missionary Will Hold Mealing.
daughter in Portland sent beautiful
of Ashland and Harold Fish o f Tal-1 The Woman’s Missionary society flowers. Mr. Cummings has lived in
o f the Federated church will hold Central Point many years and has a
In addition to these, the canning the regular monthly meeting at the
large list o f good friends and ac
team, composed o f Adena Joy and home of Mrs. W. B. Harris at Seven quaintances.
There are only four
Irwanda Bateman will compete in Oaks, Friday afternoon at 2:30. Civil War veterans living here at
the Home Economics department.
Those who do not have their own this time.
Ths team won second at the state transportation are asked to be at the
fair with only one-half point differ
church at 2:15 so they may have con
Will S ir «« Election Dinner.
ence between it and the winning veyance. Miss Helen J. Carlton, the
The ladies of the Presbyterian
president o f the society, who has
Arrangements are bein gmade by been on an extended visit in the east church an dthe community at large
County Agent Fowler whereby every is expected to be present at the will serve a dinner a noon election
day at Eagle Point. The menu* will
one of the above named club mem meeting and to preside.
cosist o f creamed chicken with hot
bers will be present at the Pacific
biscuits right from the oven, mashed
International show for at least three
potatoes, cabbage, salad, pickles, cake
The stock will be shipped
Several bargains are found in and coffee. The dinner will be served
from Medford next Thursday.
every* iasue. The Leever store is o f from noon until two o’clock and will
fering something every household ive every housewife in the communi
needs at very good prices in their
Voluntary petition in bankruptcy big adv. in this issue. Shop from the ty a chance to rest for one meal ns
every one is going to patronize this
was filed n the federal district court ads. You will save by it.
affair. The Brown hall m il be used
in Portland Friday by Ralph Hanson,
the ladies will be prepared to
Central Point, laborer, liabilities,
Your home paper less than nine serve a large crowd.
$1293, assets, none.— Oregonian.
Cents a month if you subscribe or
pay up before November 1.
It Ha« Serely Paid.
Mrs. Mary Mayfield, called at the
The monthly teacher’« meeting of
home paper office last Saturday, the Union Sunday school «rill be held
It certainly paid the American to
among others to congratulate the Friday evening at 7 :30
The paper advertised a
As some advertise.
paper, and left with her subscription new and importnat matters will be bargain subscription offer for the
renewed for another year.
discussed it is specially desired that month o f October .and the results
Mr. Lewis Robinson was in this a full attendance will meet.
from the advertising so far has been
city Friday on business.
three hundred more readers.
Central Point to Fore
POINT, JACKSON, CO UN TY, OREGON. FRID AY, O C TO B ER 2«J, 192«
Mad Rush to Scene
SOME C EN TR AL POINT FIGURES
City Administration Make« Splendid
The following statement o f the
city o f Central Point’s financial
standing is taken from the records
o f the city recorder’s office, showing
the handling o f the city’s finances
during the administration o f W. C.
Leever, as mayor, and L. Hatfield,
recorder and, R. F. Paxson, trasur-
tr, with the present city council com
posed o f F. A. Southwell, I. D.
Lewis, E. E. Scott, Floyd Ross and
M. M. Kindle.
There were issued refunding im
provement bonds in 1919, by pre
vious city council, amounting to 73
bonds of $1000 denominations, mak
ing a total o f $73,000.
Mayor Leever’s administration be
gan January 3, 1921.
Since June 27, 1921, the city
council has redeemed or taken up
bonds numbers 1 to 14 inclusive, or
a total amount of bonds, $14,000
leaving a balance o f 59 bonds out
standing o f $1000 each or a total of
$59,000 besides paying all interest
on bonds, redeeming coupons amount
ing to $18,986 additional.
There are four series o f water
bonds, ( a b e d . )
The first series
amounting to $25,000, which this
present city council has created a
sinking fund with an Investors
syndicate, to take up the whole of
this bond series by the time the
bonds mature without having to levy
any taxes on the people to help pay
There has already been paid into
this sinking fund the sum o f $5328
which has been laid aside from the
receipts o f the water rentals and
which will eventually pay o ff this
$25,000 series, without taxing the
people of Central Point a single dol
lar. No such arrangements had been
taken up by any previous city coun
cil and if the present city council is
re-elected for another term, it is their
intention to make the water system
pay its own bonds by the time they
mature, without having to tax the
people to meet these bonds when
Would the people o f Central Point
want to see a new administration
step in and spoil the present system
of reducing the city’s indebtedness
by erroneously spending the re
ceipts o f the city for other things
instead o f reducing its indebtedness?
Think it over first.
Dinner I s Served
Christian Church I« Scene of Asso-
cietion Meet; Resolution I«
The Rogue River Valley Minister
ial association met in Central Point
on Monday o f this week for their
regular monthly meeting. The asso
ciation is composed o fthe ministers
of the different churches in Jackson
and Josephine counties and repre
sents nearly all the religious force
o f the valley.
Rev. Jouett. P. Bray, is president
o f the association and Rev. T. H.
Temple is secretary.
present for the meeting Monday,
Revs. Woodworth, Gaffney and Mit-
chelmore of Ashland; Revs. Lawrence
Johnson, Howe, Iverson and Bray
from Medford; Revs. Moser and
Fields from Grants Pass; Rev. R. W.
Nelson, Phoenix; Rev. Oscar T.
Morgan, Eagle Point; Rev. Wm. M.
Carle, Rogue River and Rev. J. M.
Johnson, Central Point.
The meeting was held in the
Christian church. The Junior Young
Women’s class o f the Christian Sun
day school served a splendid lunch
at 12:30 in the Rose cafe building
at fifty cents per plate.
After the routine business of the
association was finished, the pro
gram of the hour was taken up. Rev.
E. J. Johnson of the English Luther
an church o f Medford presented a
paper on the anbject: “ Christian Edu
cation the Solution of Every Prob-
le mof Lifs.”
Mr. Johnson dealt
with the subjoi’t from the view-point
that education is thoroughly Christ
ian only when it brings the individ
ual into vital contact with Jesus
Christ. The paper was discussed by
several o f the ministers.
One constructive action the asso
ciation took was to adopt a resolu
tion to the effect that all the mem
bers o f the association are asked to
present the subject o f the “ Family
G LEN DALE GETS MORE PEOPLE Altar,’’ in at least one sermon during
the month o f November, and that an
Grants Pa«« to Lose Train Helper effort be made to enlist more o f the
Crews When Men Ordered to Move
members of the churches to establish
The resolution was
Helper crew* for the Southern presented by Rev. E. Iverson.
Pacific Railroad company, have re
ceived orders to move to Glendale
Do*» Boin* Salmoned.
from Grants Pass, it is understood,
It is reported that mhny o f the
and will hereafter make headquarters dogs in this vicinity are being
This will mean an addition- poisoned by eating salmon. The fish
of around eight families to Glendale, are probably thrown out carlessly,
there being three engine crews and although there is a strict law against
three eigh hour shifts atthe round this. Some very valuable dogs have
house, besides the Chief Mechanic, been killed in this manned and we
J. P. Murphy.
wish the people would be more care
This comes as a result o f the trans ful in throwing out this sort o f re
fer o f the trains over the Natron fuse. Where possible it is beter to
cut-off of what is now officially burn it in the stoves.
known as the Cascades route.—
A n n iversa ry P a rly
Last Tuesday night the members
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. McCallister o f the Eastern Star attheir regular
served dinner last Sunday evening to meeting, celebrated their 18th an
John Sheley and family, the occasion niversary. A fter the regular order of
being Wilma’s birthday.
The cake lodge work, the ladies entered into
was ornamented w i t h
nineteen the joys of the event with games,
candles, and others present to enjoy | conversation and refreshments, mak
the benefits were Mr. and Mrs. ing the evening one o f pleasure and
Stockdale and daughter. Artica. the entertainment
Misses Eldora and Hazel Edmonston
and James McCallister.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P, Grimes were
down from the ranch last Sunday to
Elmer Anderson o f Hood River spend the day with Lewis Grimes
loft Tuesday after a visit o f several and family
days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Robert Southwell is able to
John Anderson o f Tolo.
be oot after a long illneaa.