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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
County, outside of Medford, the
Central Point American has far more
regular subscribers than any weekly
paper in the county, or t>s many as
all the rest put together.
men of that kind.
MI NI NG N E W S
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' Edited by the Southwe»te- n O r e
gon Mining Bureau.
(Reecived too late for last week )
With the coming of the rains, the
placer mines are beginning to look Sams Valley precinct feels justly
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like a paying proposition, and with an proud of the returns here.
GAY— Funeral services for the
early fall and heavy rains the season
late James H. Gay, whose deathoc-
will be a good one. There are several
cured at the family home in Central
mines ready to oprate n.i many easier for the poor farmers, who al
ways get the worst of the bargain, j Point, Nov. 12, was held from
small ones preparing to operate.
the Conger Funeral Parlors, Monday,
At Rogue River last week a mill | so it seems. We wish to thank the i
Nov. 15, at 2 p. m. Deceased is sur
run test was made on the Kubli Mine
vived by two sons, Louis Gay, ofSe-
ore, and proved up very good accord
atle, Wash., and Charles Gay, of
ing to all reports. Plans are to go on
An entertainment will be given at Pacific Grove, Cal. Medford Lodge
with further development on the
the Sams Valley school house Satur 103 A. F. & A. M. will have charge
The North Pole Mine is reported day evening, Nov. 20, at eight oclock of services at the grave, which will
to have been leased to some respons Mrs. Walter Johnson o f Idaho is giv be in the Medford cemetery.
ible parties and work will start soon ing the program of reading and im
K E L M A R P E T MINE RESUMES
to clean up the workings, and con personations, also good music. We
tinue with development work and op want everyone from f>*r and near to Mine Cl osed F o r S o m e Month* Wil l
Start A n e w in Time.
come see her and laugh. A small ad
mine at Gold Hill,
Mr. Bates, who is operating a mission fee will be charged.
down for some
Placer Mine on Foots Creek is instal
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Johnson, who
of a re
ling a compressor to break up the formerly lived on the Strang and
bed rock, and is going to put in a Deuel property, have moved onto the duction plant at the mine, will re
hoist to handle the holders, and will John Hall place just across from the sume mining in a few days, so it is
Van Hoevenburg or Siskiyou orchard reported.
operate the mine on a good basis.
Operations will be confined to
The Golden Wedge, in the Galice
Jesse McKinney, who has been in
large bodies of ore before
district has been taken aver by sev Klamath for several months, has re
eral people, nad testing of the ore, turned to the Strauss ranch for an building the reduction plant at the
mine. The proposed works will be di
cleaning up of the workings, and indefinite period.
The grange had an afternoon ses rected to drifting on the ore bodies
her work is going on there.
On the Western Metals Group rail, sion last Saturday after a bountiful north on the 600-foot tunnel, instead
compressor and hammers have been feast at noon.
Six candidates were of running west into the mountain.
The main drift proposed will be
taken in to the mine, and this winter initiated in the third and fourth de
will see some development work, and grees. After this followed the busi from the present tunnel about 300
The candidates feet from the portal, and a raise will
an enlarged plant.
In the Applegate district many were Mrs. Hittle and Gray and Miss be made to the surface near that
mines are doing extensive develop Aletha Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley point with a view of blocking out a
ment work, and several placer mines Vaughn and Glenn Holst. We took large body of ore. The vein crosscut
are about to operate.
up the business of erecting a grange at this point is about 25 feet in width
The next meeting of the Mining hall and basketball gym combined.
R e p o rt e d Qui t e Sick
bureau will be on Saturday, Decem
It has ben threatening rain here
City Treasurer R. H. Paxton is
ber 4, and every member is urged to the last few days but has failed in
ntend. This is going to be the last the attempt so far. It is beginning reported quite sick as we go to press,
meeting of the year, many new to lok as some of the old timers who taking sick suddenly on Tuesday.
things are oming up that will need predicted a hard winter, were mis His many friends are indeed sorry to
the cooperation of all members. The taken.
We may be fooled yet and learn of his illness.
legislature will be in session before have the hardest winter in history,
Red Cross Week, you can
the meeting in January, an dit is es- who knows?
ential that we agree on the measures
Mrs. L. Scott is at the present time
to be considered by that body.
visiting in Eugene, where a good
The Jewett continues to produce many of her relatives reside.
ore of an excellent grade and the
vein is better as the work goes on.
John Bohnert and Forest Pickett,
This is but one of the many old mines both attending college were home on
here which richly pay for develop a visit on Armistice and the week
ment in a modern way.
The North Pole at Rogue River has
Scot Hamilton, who has been
been sold to eattle parties who will foreman of a Wenathee, Wash.,
immediately start development work packing house, returned home Satur
with the aim of opening up the large day night. Scot will probably attend
body of base ore on the west of the the last semester of high school.
claims. Practically all work going on
Charles Gay of Pacific Grove, Or.,
at the present time is on a basis of and Louis Gay of Seattle, Wn., who
local development, rather than that were called to Central Point by the
of taking out the high grade and death of their father, the late Chas.
milling that, and allowing the larger H. Gay, pioneer resident of Central
values to go by the board.
Point, were visiting in Medford
Ocassionally so-called “ reports” on Wednesday afternoon, preparatory
prospects or partially opened mines to returning to their homes in the
come into the office of the bureau, north. Both gentlemen are well
which have been prepared by men known in Jackson county, having
who are not qualified to make them, having been born here some 35 or 40
which only makes a joke of the prop years ago, and resided here until re-
erty they refer to. The making of a ent years. Both expressed their in
report on a mine is a job for a man tention of returning once or twice
qualified and for him only. There are a year to keep acquaintance renewed
now available in Grants Pass several
Butter wrappers printed here.
men, who by experience and training
are so qualified; in justice to your
NOW, FIGURE ON THIS
property, therefore when you have
a report prepared, make use o f them
Eleven hundred and thirty-three
The men who are in the field here papers, by actual machine counter
now, and most of those coming in, printed and circulated this week.
are skilled and experiened men, and Everybody reads the American. Here
hokum will not get anywhere with is a fact to remember: In Jackson
J. C. Thompson will become man
ager o f the Rogue river division of
The California Oregon Power com
pany with headquarters in Medford,
and S. M. Bullis will take active
charge of the safety work for the
company. This important announce
ment has just been made by the gen
eral manager of the power company
and the changes were made effec
tive November 1.
Mr. Thompson has been assistant
general agent cn the home office
staff for several years past and is
well known and well liked in Med
ford. Before coming to Medford he
had charge of the Klamath division
of the company.
Mr. Bullis has made his home in
Medford for many years. He has a
host o f friends in Medford as well
as all the other communities served
by the company.
He has handled
numerous important undertaking for
the company and is exceptionally
well qualified as a safety expert.
All kinds of
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