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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
tion. With these conditions supplied
by Nature and utilized by our high
ly skilled pear-growers, Jackson
county has become as inseparably
identified with fine pears as Edison
is identified with electricity.
The varieties that seem especial
ly adapted to the soil and climate
PEARS AND APPLES ARE SHIP. are he Batlett, Bose, Anjou, Comice,
and Winter I'yeiis. Our Bose pears
PED OVER THE WORLD
fete hthe hihest prices ever paid for
Consumers in the first-
class hotels o f New York and London
and passengers on the big ocean-go
ing liners often pay 75 cents for a
single pear. In the fruit stores o f
New York and other big centers o
Best Crowing Apple 1« the Newtown Bose for two bits or more.
Peaches Go Strong
Pippin Followed by the Bote
Penrt At Sellert.
Fruit raised in Jackson County is
famed and favored the whole world
over. Its pears have reached as high a
degree o f perfection as the oil of
Smyrna or the honey o f Hymettus.
No other section o f this earth claims
to raise better pears than ours, and
but few lay claim to produce pears
“ just as good.”
This supremacy in pears comes
from natural cuases that seem to he
practically limited to this country.
Our elevation, temperature and the
character o f our soil are exactly what
the pear requires to attain perfec-
O ffice Phone 965 Res. Phone 965-J2
DR. H. P. COLEMAN
Chiropractic, Diet and
Ore. License No. 264
PERL FUNERAL HOME
Corner Sixth and Oakdale
GEORGE E. FOX
REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE
Good Bargains in Land
and City Property
Abstract* o f Title and Title In*
surance. The only complete Title
System in Jackson County.
EDNA MERRITT— PIANISTE
Graduate O. A. C. Conservatory of
Instruction $1.00— 45-minute lesson
W. G. TRILL
At torn* y-at-Law— Notary Public
Apples o f superior quality are
grown here, the one variety that does
best of all being the Newton pippin,
which is the most profitable to pro
duce. Our soil appears to favor it
above any other variety o f apple.
Its long-keeping qualities and deli
cious flavor create a demand that
extends to the world’s markets.
The coming fruit for this county is
apricots. They thrive here amazing
ly and are a profitable crop to grow,
being hardier than peaches and
standing a lower temperature.
Many peaches o f most excellent
quality are grown in this county.
Nearly every private home has a few
peach trees, and in season their
branches are loaded with this lus
cious fruit. Conditions in and around
Ashland favor peach-growing, and in
that neighborhood are many fine
orchards o f that fruit.
Cherries grow in this soil seem
ingly as they never grew anywhere
else. Some o f them are so big as to
almost pass belief. The fellow who
said, “ Don’t make tw o . bites o f a
cherry,” surely knew nothing about
the Jackson county product.
ries are s» plentiful in season that
the small boy refuses to steal them
when he has an opportunity. He con
siders picking cherries as work, and
what boy works unless he has to do
Some 15,000 acres are devoted to
fruit-growing in the county. Much of
this acreage is in pears and apples,
with pears coming more and more
Apple trees come into bearing
about ten years after planting.
Pears take seven to ten years while
peaches begin to produce in four to
five years. It is a common practice
to plant peach trees in between the
apples and pears to produce a rev
enue while the orchard is coming to
Crops o f tomatoes are often
grown in fruit orchards while the
trees are coming to their productive
age. Sweet corn and field corn are
likewise planted for the same pur
Bare land, suitable for orchards
caa be bought for from $200 to
$300 an acre. Orchards in bearing
fetch from $400 to $1000 an acre.
Ten to twenty acres constitute a I
good orchard, while the ideal unit is
There are aobut the blocks on its main street
The town has several large mer
same general overhead costs on a
cantile establishments, churches, a
Surrounded by orchards, alfalfa
smaller orchard as on a unit o f and grain fields, intensively cultiva bank and a clay manufacturing
ted farming lands and irrigated plant It is also an outfitting point
These figures are intended for tracts. Centra! Point produces enor for Crater Lake.
those who want to go into the bus- mous quantities o f diversified crops.
We need more real farmers and
ness on a considerable scale. Smaller Total crop failures are unknown in gardeners, and extend to such an
holdings can be made to produce a this locality. Fruit growing is the ideal place to live and an unexcelled
good living, o f course, as is now be leading industry, including the fam climate.
ing done by men who know the busi ous Reggae River pears apples pea
ness and give their orchards proper ches, apricots, grapes and berries.
Milk is prevented from sticking to
Nearly all agricultural products are the bottom o f the pan when heated
There is always a good demand at grown here to perfection.among the by rinsing out the saucepan before
profitable prices for fruits raised in most important being alfalfa, grain, hand with a little hot water.
The name "Rogue potatoes, melons and all varieties of
Corn meal applied freely to the
River Valley” on a box o f fruit gives vegetables.
hands after soaping them for washing
it a prestige that is recognized in all
The town is well located for drain softens them and prevents them from
the fruit markets o f the world, par
age, and boasts o f having ten miles chapping.
ticularly in the case o f pears.
o f the best combined sanitary and
Our pears have taken so many
Mashed potatoes, or other veget
storm sewer in the State. Epidemics
prizes when in competition that to
are unknown in Central Point. The ables, are made light ami flu ffy by
give a list o f their winners would run
elevatin is 1290 feet, with an ann adding one-hulf teuspoon o f baking
into dull history. Our apples have
ual rainfall o f from 16 to 25 inches. powder tothree cups o f mashed veg
won in exhibits given in the heart o f
There are eighteen blocks of paved etables.
the fruit growing districts o f the
streets, including the Pacific High
Pacific Northwest, where this fruit
way, electric lights and power, mun
W E B U Y — SELL AND
is popularly supposed to be the
icipal water system, the water beng
finest that ever grew on trees. At
E XCH AN G E
supplied from two everlasting wells,
the Canadian International Apple
and eight miles o f water mains.
Show a carload o f Newtowns from
WHAT YOU HAVE
the High School offers a four year
this valley won over all exhibits. The
Before Selling or Buying See Us
shipping quality o f our Newtowns is course, and a new gymnasium is now
so marked that they are sent regul completed, with a fine new $40,000 PRICE 2ND H A N D STORE
arly to New York, London and other High School building.
31 South Front St., Medford
Fruit-growing is highly profitable
when conducted on a business basis.
Those who go into it should under
stand this. Fruit doesn’t just grow
and market itself automatically. It
must have constant care and atten
tion, and when given these things
it responds liberally in dollars and
Even if you do not wnnt to go
into fruit-raising, it is an inspira
tion to live where these delicious
We Are Manufacturers of
fruits grow to perfection. It adds to
life and joy and happiness to exis
DOORS, SCREENS, W IN D O W S AND SASH ,
tence to ride along the Jackson
W IN D O W AND DOOR FRAMES, M O U LD
county highways and see these miles
and miles o f trees. In the Spring the
INGS, CABINETS OF A LL KINDS
roadside is bordered with millions
Our Constant Aim is to Keep Our Quality and Prices
o f beautiful blossoms and later on
Absolutely Right. Do Not Order From Out-of-Town
these blossoms develop into car
Concerns Before Letting Us Figure on Your Bill.
loads of the most delicious fruits that
a human being ever sank his teeth
into. To people coming from sections
where orchards are grim jokes the
sight is especially wonderful.
A MODERN MILL
There are just two kinds o ffruit
orchards. One kind pays and the
other doesn’t. The kind depends ab
solutely upon the intelligence and in
dustry o f the man behind it. And I
this is true in every other avenue o f [
hmuan activity.— County Booklet.
TROWBRIDGE CABINET WORKS
“A Thing of Beauty Is a
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THE BEST DUAL-PURPOSE SHEEP
Wool and Mutton
It will pay you to have a pure-bred ram for
.... your flock. .......
L. A SALADE, )r.
Central Point Feed Store
JESSE L. RICHARDSON
Hy Way Printing
H AY — GRAIN — SEED — W O O D
Phone 41 Store
Phone 54 Residence
— Local and Long Distance Hauling—
Commercial Printing for
WE BUY POULTRY
“ YOUR FACE IS GOOD. BUT IT WON’T GO IN THE CASH
The Central Point American is a newly equipped
and up-to-the-minute Job Printing Office.
No better work and prices pleasing. Better try us
on that next job o f Printing.
W e cover Jackson
County when it comes to printing. Write us,
phone us, call on us.
Let us know and we
can come after it.
W e are here to serve and please
This la one of the beauty spots of
the Sesqul-Centennial International
Exposition In Philadelphia. The expo
sition celebrates the 150th annlver- j
sary o f the signing of the Declaration
of Independence The view shows the
tower oi one of the main exhibit build
ings rearing Its bead up from among
the gorgeous landscape which artists
have built around the giant structures
which honse exhibits from forty three
nations of the world. The Exposition
continues unUl December L
Sweet, I asty Meats
THE CHOICE OF THE LAND— ALW AYS FRESH AND TENDT.R
“ Quality and Service” — Our Motto
Central Point, with an estimated
j population exceeding 1,200, is loc-
I a ted near the center o f the Rogue
1 River Valley on the main line of
Southern Pacific Raailroad. The Pac
ific Highway passes through four
Central Point Meat Market
L D. LEWIS, Prop.