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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
(By Bliss Heine
On the local field last Saturday
before a large crowd, Klamath Falls
Hi met a slashing defeat by Medford
Hi football team to the tune o f 60
to 6. The heavy Klamath team is the
first and only team so far this sea
son to cross Medford’s goal line. The
Klamath score was made in the early
. part o f the game which evidently
work the Medford boys up as they
got right in and worked harder
after that. Towards the last of the
game Cooksey made a long end run
in which he hurt his neck when
All in all, it was a hard
fought game betwee ntwo good teams
This game showed up for the first
time the strong resistant ability of
the Medford team as time and time
again the heavy Klamath line was
held on line plunges.
Nearly 700 people from all parts
o f the valley attended the Hallowe’en
masquarade ball given last Saturday
night by Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Walker
in their hall i nthe Medford building
The majority ofthose in attendance
were in georgous costumes. Splendid
music was furnished by Dickey’s 6-
The Modern Woodmen o f America
gave a very enjoyable Hard-Time
Hallowe’en party in their hall over
the Medford National bank on Wed
nesday evening o f last week in which
several mirth provoking contests
were held. The feature o f the even
ing was a Kangaroo Kourt in which
those who didn’t look like a hard
time were rounded up, tried and
fined. Representatives from the dif
ferent newspapers were among those
who were tried and fined, but were
unable to find out if the fines were
to be used to buy the old judge some
clothe» as he was so hard up he only
had his underwear on. The party end
ed with refreshments and dancing.
The Medford Elks staged a very
successful Hallowe’en party in their
hall on Wednesday evening o f last
week with a very large crowd in at
H. C. Bare, owner of the Berkeley
Orchards, has entered the real estate
business in Medford with offices lo
cated in the Medford building. Mr.
Bare was engaged in the realty busi
ness in Huntington, West Virginia,
before locating in the Rogue river
Members of the Knights o f Py
thias from all sections o f the valley
juorneyed to Grants Pass last week
to attend the meeting o f the Grants
Pass Knights, at which E. I. Bal-
lagh, Oregon’s new grand chancellor,
was present with Walter G. Gleason,
grand keeper o f the record and seal
o f Oregon. A report was given by the
grand chancellor on the condition
and work of the grand lodge.
Gleason gave a very interesting talk
on the Pythian Home for orphans
and aged located at Vancouver, Wn.
A feature planned for the Armis
tice Day football game between Med
ford and Ashland will the throwing
o f a football onto the field from a
passing airplane, the plane being
piloted by one o f the air mail pilots.
The Business and Professional
Women’s club initiated fifteen mem
bers into the club at their meeting
The Medford fire department won
the first state award efficiency and
control o f blares.
The prize is a
large American flag with the fire
chief’s name and explanatory mat
ters attached. It is the splendid chief
that_we have together with the co-op
eration o f every member o f the de
partment that has made this possible.
May they keep up the good work.
The C. E. Gates Auto company
have started the erection of a second
story to their present building at
Sixth and Riverside to better accom
modate its fast increasing business.
This big improvement is expected to
be completed by January 1st, the cost
The largest shipment o f China
pheasants yet received in Jackson
county from the state game farm
near Corvallis, arrived last week by
♦ruck for local distribution.
birds were distributed over the en
tire county, the distribution being in
charge o f Game Warden Pat Daily.
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P.-T. A. N O T IC E
The Parent-Teachers association
will hold their regular meeting Fri
day, November 5 at 3:30 p. m. at
the Central Point high school. The
regular business meeting will be fol
lowed by a splendid program and re
The subject for this
month: “ Standards in Literature,
Childrens Reading.” You are cordial
ly invited to attend these meetings
and join with parents and teachers
in making this the best association
in Oregon. Let us work together for
the welfare o f our children.
U N IO N C H U R C H
W hat’s your
Let us show you how
quickly you can get it— if
it’s on the air and within
range — with an Atwater
Kent ONE Dial Receiving
Speed a n d certainty
have a new meaning when
you get your fingers on
this receiver. Sweet-toned
and unusually selective.
Call or telephone for a
Central Point. Ore.
J. M. JOHNSON, Pastor
Title o f Sunday school lesson ‘The
Vine and the Branches,” John 15.
This lesson is so important that you
can not afford to miss it. Try to be
in your place on time with your own
Bible with an open mind, with a
prepared lesson and with an offering
for missionary work.
In the morning service the pastor
will preach on the subject: “ Elements
o f Constructive, Permanent Work in
After the young people's services
at 6:30 in the evening the pastor will
preach the sermon announced for
last Sunday evening: ‘ Spiritual Law
Applied in the Parables.”
If you are interested in seeing the
church in Central Point do the work
that needs to be done here, we hope
you will attend church at one o f the
Central Point churches. The church
here must succeed if the local con
ditions are met. Maybe you can help
T o the Parent*
Believing the Parent-Teacher work
to be o f inestimable value to our
school, our community and our child
ren, we are eager to see every parent
a member o f the Parent-Teachr as
sociation. Are you a member? If not
would you mind telling us why?
Will you help us this year by join
ing at once, attending as many meet
ings as possible and helping us in
anyway you can? Answer—
Will you give us any suggestion
that you feel might make this work
o f more benefit to the school and
Dues are 35 cents per year, which
include the Parent-Teacher maga
zine for 12 months.
We would appreciate it if you will
kindly fill in this questionaire and
return jt to your childa teacher.
MRS. C. E. BOLDS, President
C H U R C H H A L L O W E ’ EN P A R T Y
Y ou n g People o f Christian Church o f
M ed fo rd Hold Party Here.
One o f teh most successful o f the
Christian Endeavor society, on Thur
sday evening, October 28. This was
many parties o f the young people of
the First Christian Church o f Med
ford was given by the Loyal Workers
class of the Bible School and the
in the nature of a Hallowe’en party
at the country home o f Mr. and Mrs.
Arnold Bohuert, near Central Point.
The entire side yard was enclosed
as a stocade with tall corn stalks and
no one was allowed to enter the go-
ounds or house except at the will of
the receiving committee. Each guest
was taken alone on a mysterious
route— often hair-raising— until fi
nally ushered into the house, there to
be welcomed by other members o f
the committee. The grounds were
beautifully decorated and were light
ed with Jack-o-Lanterns; all sorts of
spooky things greeted one on every
The house decorations were also
elaborate— Hallowe’en colors being
used n all the rooms; at every turn
one met with skeletons, black cats
and witches. The softened lights gave
a wierd aspect to the entire house
and many entered with fear and
Games were played in the yard
the first half o f the evening and were
most amusing. Later, old time Hall
owe’en games were played in the
house, many o f them in a large up
stairs room running the entire length
o f the house— an ideal place for such
things. Fortunes were told by an old
witch and later each had to read his
fortune to the assembled crowd.
Refreshments o f doughnuts, cider
and pop corn balls were served at a
The committee in charge o f the
party consisted o f M. E. Olsin, chair
man, Mrs. Clayborn Konkel, Miss
Oletha Currier, Mrs. Lee Smith,
Arnold Bohnert and Charles Smith.
About forty-five guests enjoyed the
hospitality o f Mr. and Mrs. Bohnert
during the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bowen of Ash
land were out o f town guests.
C l a n Entertained.
Gold Link Sunday school class o f
the Central Point Christian church
was entertained Wednesday after
noon at the home o f Mrs. Victor
Bursell in honor o f Mrs. Rev. Shaw.
A handkerchief shower was given
for Mrs. Shaw, who left yesterday
for her new home at Stayton, Ore.
Mrs. Bursell, Mrs. Conger, Mrs.
Richardson and Mrs. Haley acted as
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Creed Bound to Make
for Good Citizenship
The following creed of good citizen
ship taken from a bulletin of the city
of Wilmington, Del., might well be
adopted by every one:
“ I believe In the trinity of cleanli
ness-beauty, health and safety. For
I know that refuse and rubbish piles
mar the beauty of my home and city ;
that they are the breeding place of
flies and vermin; that, as potential
starting points of fire, they menace
my property and threaten my family
with death—both my own and my
“Therefore: I am a good neighbor.
I take pride In m.v home, my yard,
ray alley and my street. I keep my
premises pslnted. my lawn trimmed
and green. The passerby on the side
walk pauses to gaze at my brilllant-
hued porch boxes and flower beds.
“I am prond of the cleanliness of
my home—both Inside and out There
are no Junk piles In my alley or yard,
no rubbish plies In my basement or at
tic. I can look straight In the eye—
any day—painter or electrician. Are
warden or health Inspector—and
“ But I am prouder still of Wilming
ton because It Is known far and wide
as a city both beautiful and clean. I
am a good citizen!"
Just substitute your home town for
.Wilmington, and live according to the
W e want
If you are living anyplace in Jack-
son county we want you to read the
Central Point American each week
whether you have the cash conven
ient today or not.
AMY DOW M EETS W IT H
A C C ID E N T
Mrs. Amy Dow, rpoprietor o f ‘ Amy’s
place’ and widly known Jackson co
unty woman, is suffering from burns,
sustained last Thursday when the
handle o f a coffee pot broke, causing
the boiling hot beverage to be thrown
over her knees and feet. She was
confined to her bed for three days
from the effects o f the scalding,
which while not serious.were exceed-
Mrs. Dow at this writing is report
ed as improving nicely.
Send in your name and address now
and if not handy to enclose the two
dollars— send it along a few weeks
later, months if * necessary.
No man is really beaten until he
subscription is $2.00 a year in ad himself admits it.
vance, but we are not afarid to trust
Ford could name his enrs Pyorr
hea now. F ur out o f every five has
When you mail in your name and one.
address for the paper enclose some
little news items should you happen FOR SALE— New Remington 16
to think o f some.
shot .22 rifle. Never beet shot. In
quire American office.
We want everyone to read the
FOR SALE— Feeder pigs, seventy to
Central Point American.
a hundred pounds. J. A. Perry,
IT’S YOUR PAPER!
To list several Rood ranches
(large and small.) Also some City Property
Have inquiries for all kinds
JOHN B. SHELEY
Agent for Benefit Savings & Loan Assn.
Central Point, Oregon
W E H A V E THE MOST COMPLETE LINE OF
A LL OREGON W O O L BLAZERS
$4.75 to $8.25
6th and Central
Across from Groceteria
When you think of Blazers think of McPherson
M EALS— CON FECTION ARY— FOUN TAIN
Ice Cream, or Hot Drinks
Popular eating place of Central Point