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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
November Volt Story
(Continued from page 11
started the region on the highroad
to settlement. Paradoxically, it was
gold in California, primarily, not in
Oregon, that contributed much to
the latter territory’s early .popula
tion. Many gold-seekers, disappoint
ed with the results in the California
mother lode country, departed fo r
the land o f promise to the north.
Still others, whose objective was Cal
ifornia when they started across the
plains, on arriving at the point where
the trail forked, dismissed thoughts
o f California and headed fo r Oregon.
"Glance back only fifty years— a
little more or a little less— and you
see the region o f Copco service in
embryo. Those were the days when
its first timber was felled, when its
first acreages were cleared and tilled
its first primitive saw mills and
grist mills erected and put in opera
tion. Trading posts and stations that
were destined to become in turn
settlements, towns and cities, to see
log cabins and rough sawed lumber
structures displaced by stone, brick
and reinforced concrete business
blocks, came into existence.
gue river apples an dpears are ship
Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Johnson are fam ily to arrive here from Richland,
ped to London and South America__ expecting their daughter and her
Oregon soon. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy
this region’s history has been one o f
Williums will take up their residence
steady development, o f improved
at the dairy farm o f Mr. Frank Van-
methods o f operation in most lines
Dyke south o f Medford, where Mr.
o f human effort, o f new crops and
Williams wil be enguged in helping
manufacturers, and o f constantly in
with the dairy work.
“ The year 1926 finds this mid
land empire most auspiciously laun
ched— already well advanced into a
new epoch, and in one respect more
so than most regions throughout
America, east or west. In the years to
come this epoch will be dated from
the beginning o f hydro-plectric de
velopment, which now gives almost
certain promise o f the universal utili
zation o f electricity fo r power, heat
and light wherever feasible through
out the entire civilized world.
W OM EN
They run true to T y p e Though They
JOHN B. SHELEY
end defined in
37 acres, close in, free soil, good
May be Extremes.
fruit land, pumping plant, store house
and other buildings. Small cash pay
This is the story o f two women
ment will handle or will trade fo r who you know.
They live in our
town propetry. Price |2,000.
community. They run true to type
6Vk acres close to good town, though they may be extremes.
pumping plant, all under cultivation,
There is the one who puts on her
8 room house in good repair, barn,
clothes, dabs a bit o f powder
wood shed, % acres o f pears, free
soil, some farm machinery goes. on her nose and fares forth to shop.
Price $3675 with terms.
She hunts and hunts and hunts.
When she arrives home she is dizzy
440 acre tract o f wheat land, all
under cultivation, 4 room house, and jaded— all mussed up physically
large burn and other
buildings. and mentally.
Price $8800. Would trade fo r town
There is the other who really has
learned the art o f' shopping.
22 acres close to good town, all reads the advertisements before she
under cultivation, 6 acres in clover, starts out— she finds out exactly
7 in alfalfa, free soil, fenced, level, what she wants and where to get it.
3 wells, 9 room house, milk house 2
chicken houses, cellar, wood shed and In this manner she saves time, money
arage. Price $41,000. Would trade and effort. She comes home fresh as
or good income property.
a daisy and ready to get the family
266 acres close to market, 165 a good meal.
And the moral is— A Straight Line
pasture and timber, 100 under culti
vation, fine alfalfa land, free soil, is the Shortest Distance Between
farm land level, fenced, well and
creek, garage, barn and chicken Two Points. Read the advertisements,
house. Price $6,000. Small cash pay shop afterwards.
ment will handle.
said to be in its infnacy. In the field
o f Copco operations you will find
it a healthy infant afld amazingly
well developed fo r its years.
brief history o f this outstanding fac
tor in human progress, as exempli
fied by its development in southern
Oregon and northern California, will
appear in the next issue o f the Volt.
•A t this writing Judge Colvig is
visiting in Los Angeles, having just
“ During this period, too, the re
made the trip from Medford in an
gion’s wonderful system o f highways
air mail plane. He plans to return
had its beginning. Many o f the splen
via air route, too.
did motor routes we know today had
their start as trails— the same trails
$650 buys 5 room house in Cen
used by the pack trains and stages
tral Point, garage,
C h u r c h e s
barn, city water and well, good gard
in pioneer days to meet transporta
tion requirements to and within the
N ew » o f D oing» in Central |
8 acre tract close in, new house,
Point House» o f W orship
barn, gurage, wood house, chicken
"O nly the pioneer can know the
------------- — ---------- --------------- @ house, on route, fine alfalfa and fruit
Stupendous handicap o f inadequate
ranch. 6 acres in fruit, 3 acres in
transportation facilities. It was with
Rev. T. M. Jones o f Corning, Cali alfalfa, good water supply, shade
the coming o f the railroad that south fornia will preach at the Christian trees. About $1200 will handle,
balance good terms.
era Oregon really began to come church Sunday, Nov. 28 at 11 o’clock
into her own.
Rail transportation His subject will be, “ The Man o f all
here was not a thing o f sudden birth. Ages fo r the Mne o f all Nations.’’
A few men are still living who can A cordial invitation extended to all Second Door East o f P o s to ffic e
County A gen t fo r the B en efit Savings
recall its every stage o f development Come and renew old acquaintances.
St Loan Association.
and most pioneer grandparents in
southern Oregon and northern Cali
fornia remember the latter stages
T itle o f Sunday school lesson, " R e
that broguht it to completion. Judge
lation o f Disciples to Present and
W illiam M. Colvig.* who -came to
Future.” John 17:14-26.
tins region in 1851, recalls that the
Outline, 1, Separation, 2, Sancti
railroad was extended as far r.orth in
fication, 33, Unification, 4, G lorifi
California as Redding, during 1&72,
and south from Portland to Roseburg
N ext Sunday morning we will ob
O iegon, in th Uem pqu» valley, at serve our annual Home-coming day.
about the same time. Stages and w ag It is most fittin g that the people o f
on trains continued as the connect
the church and community keep such
ing link, serving the expanse o f terri
a day. We need th eohme-coming in
tory between these two points until the church as well as elsewhere. Will
the sumer o f 1885, when the railroad all our members and friends please
entered the Rogue river valley.
see that the old members and the
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"E v e r since the advent o f rail fa new comers have a special invitation
cilities connecting it with the nations to this service. New members will be
markets— and o f the world, fo r Ro- received..
E xtra »pecial services fo r Sunday
Rev. J. J. Simms, noted
A ll kindfe of
Old Furniture Bought
Refiniahing and Repairing
at 36 So. Grape, Medford
Read the ads
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author, lecturer and editor will give
an illustrated lecture on “ Evolution
or the Bible, Which?” at the Sunday
There will be a
union young people’s service at 6:30
o’clock. Mr. Simms will give the
young folks a series o f pictures, illus
trating Bible stories, songs, etc.
L et’s have the house well filled with
young people. I f the more than forty
rgular attendants at the evning ser
vices will get busy the house will be
well filled to enjoy this splndid ser
vice. They will all stay fo r the illus
trated lecture o f the evening. Mrs.
Simms and her daughter will sing
' The address Sunday evening at the
Federated church, given by Mr. H.
W. S’pHver was well given and well
received.Mr. Spilver’s address was on
the subject: Men’s Responsibility to
the Church; and among other things
he emphasized the responsibility o f
the father in the home, first. He
showed that as the church is God-
ordained, and stands fo r the very
best in all that concerns us„ it is im
possible to be a true Christian and be
indifferent to the needa o f the souls
o f the children. A touching illustra
tion o f th* thought was given in an
incident out o f his own life, when,
after his mother had died, his father
a true Christian man, kneeled in
prayer fo r guidance, with the little
son on on* aide and the little daugh
ter on the other. We can not guide
these children aright without help
Another thought developed eras
that the Christ life within the soul
will naturally want to find expression
in servile to others. W e are saved to
serve. W e save ourselves by believ
ing in Jesus Christ W e save others
by serving with Jesus. This time is
most opportune fo r men to serve in
many practical ways, in extending
the kingdom o f our Lord.
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