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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
a Douglas fir, 50 miles west of Olym The day is celebrated this yt a r in
The town council should legislate
pia, W ashington. D ll feet high and fifty different nations. Th* first
against skunks running at large in
from which were taken 9 other logs dinner of the year was held in con
the town of Myrtle Creek, particu
Last Friday evening nearly a thou each 22 feet long. This giant fir nection with the League of N ations Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Buckles were larly at about the hour that the
surprised Saturday night by m ayor of the village goes home
sand men enjoyed the hospitality of started to grow in the year 1492. It in Geneva, and in the cities of the greatly
ber of friends to come
the Medford Camp, W. O. W. when took three men five weeks to cut this United States dinners are being held in and help num celebrate
their tw entieth his evening m eal.-M yrtle Creek Mail.
they were entertained in their new coxy home and leave a thin layer of where a menu sim ilar to an orphan wedding anniversary. The evening
was spent in games and general con
hall by Captain T. Jones, magician of wood and the bark intact. It contains age meal is served, while those who versation
at 11 o’clock thhe ladies
Denver, Colorado. This was the fin a combination bedroom and living partake of the meal try to figure out served a delightful
lunch which was
est magic exhibition ever seen in j ro rnand a combination kitchen and what they would like to have others enjoyed by all present.
Medford and was so well received dinini? room with all modern built do if their children were am ong the Mr and Mrs. Buckles received
that a return engagement has been j features. It weighs two and one-half 35,000 homeless orphans in the Near many useful pieces of china. A fter
lunch all departed for home wishing
booked for next month to which the j tons and created considerable atten- East.
Mr. and Mrs. Buchles many more
ladies will also be invited.
tion while here.
“The Golden Rule children of the happy anniversaries. Those present W ill deliver milk at your door
An unusual sight was seen by many j
The governm ent has decided to j ren in the world,” w rites Judge were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mortonson,
and Mrs. John Higginsbotham,
people on Main street last Friday ; establish acrological service in Med Near East are among the finest child- Mr.
Willis Rowland, Mr. and
afternoon when a sea gull alighted 1 forj to start next month. This is the Oliver P. Coshow, Golden Rule Chair» Mrs. John Mrs.
Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. H.
on the roof of the Hall & Hall gro result of Medford being one of the man of Oregon. “ They have splendid F. W hetstone and son Alton,, Mr.
cery on east Main and strutted back stations on the air mail route.
physiques, otherwise they would have Hagen, Mr. and Mrs. Buckles and son
and forth surveying the crowd. It is Last Friday at Eugene the Med died from the hardships they have Ralph.
Jim Robins spent W ednesday
general opinion th at the gull got lost ford high football team defeated Eu endured,' in some cases literally from in Mrs.
in a fog, flew inland and could not gene 19 to 0 on a muddy field. Senn, birth. They are m entally alert, or Mr.
was in Medford W ed
find its way out again througt the the Medford fullback, made an en they would never have survived. In nesday LaBarge
to have an eye specialist re
move a small piece of em ery from
tire score. Now Medford has a claim many cases they are children from one
of his «yes, which had caused a
Plans are now being made for an to the state championship.
aerial circus to be held at the local The sixth street railroad crossing Never before in history did a nation Died— Clifford Ray W inkleman, in
landing field in the near future, the is again being discussed by the city have its chance to stam p its very fant son of Mr. and Mrs. Winkleman
of the section house, Tolo, passed
date of which will depend upon wea council. W ith this street opened up highest ideals upon a people as has away
Nov. 22, and will be
America, which in the last ten years laid to Monday,
tarffic will be greatly aided through has
marked its impress upon 132,532 Wednesday. The Glendale
family have the
One of the most gruesome finds in the business district.
the history of the county was dis Work will start on the construction orphan children. When the earth sympathy of the community.
covered last Saturday night when of the tem porary court house the quake came we were busy training
Chief of Police Adams found the first of the year under the plans 35,000 children to assume self-sup People who
th at the Um
body of John Collins, local junk made by Frank Clark, local architect port by the time they were sixteen. pqua valley has believe
dealer, in his shack on Alice street. Last Saturday the Gates & Lydiard
It is thought the man had been dead grocerteria celebrated their sixth an
for three days. His dog was in the niversary. This firm has grown to be
house with him and because of hun th elargest of its kind on the coast. shelter had to be provided at once. in Josephine county will put approxi
ger had eaten his m aster’s face, The interior of the chamber of In this crisis they showed the results m ately $50,000 into the hands of the
stripping it clean of flesh. At the in commerce building is being cleaned, of their training by cheerfully get growers
this season. Turkey growing FOR SALE— A S tar light delivery
quest of theh neighbors the dog was painted and decorated in new colors ting to work and improvising shelters is becoming
recognized as one of the truck; 1924 model in good con
killed. The body was taken in charge Bob Boyle, popular secretary of for themselves and others, and al main item s on
the sm aller farm s. dition. Terms. See Geo. Thompson
by Coroner Conger.
the local cham ber of commerce, has though they were sleeping in the Profits are declared
by the poultry at Central Point of phone 57. 302
Work started Saturday for the tendered his resignation to accept a rain with insufficient covering, they men to be alm ost certain
and it will F. F. BURK— FOR AUTO TOPS
construction of a new $10,000 con position in Seattle, his resignation to gave up their blankets to village not be m any years until this
children less fortunate than them
Opposite S. P. Depot
crete structure at Fifth and Fir for take effect the first of the year.
the Sperry Flour company. As soon Jam es C antrall of Jacksonville re selves. They have frequently divided first honors in the turkey industry. MEDFORD TENT AND AW NING
as completed the old building on cently trapped a huge bear in the their m eger food with children out — Oregon Observer.
Main street will be torn down. The Star Gulch region of the Applegate. side the orphanages. Even the blind
new building will be 50X100 feet, Ashland’s new junior high school children are learning to support Flowers ----------
the old building being only 25X60 was opened to the public last F ri
Straw berries and tom atoes
feet. The Sperry Flour company will day evening and was inspected by “ On Golden Rule Sunday,or on any valley.
and the berries
oti.er day, we ask the people of O re will grace many picked
give a new service in the form of over a thousand people.
gon to do -for these as they would this year. It’s a real joy to live table
carrier pigeons. Four have been re
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have others do were theirs among the country where spring w eather in can a
A GOLDEN RULE SUNDAY
ceived ot the Medford office and as
soon as they are trained to make
be enjoyed even in the winter.
their headquarters in Medford will In doing our part to help celebrate
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be used for quick communication Golden Rule Sunday, December 5th,
Cross com m ittee in Cen
between the cain office and branches. we are arranging for a special sup
I tral Point did excellent work in the
* Phone 1261
Organizations and schools uay also plem ent to use in an eraly issue. The | Edited by the Southw estern Ore- | drive ending this week. Nearly two
gon Mining Bureau.
use them for sending messages to supplement contains a message to
hundred dollars were raised at this Medford
Portland, San Francisco and possibly the Nation from President Coolidge $ ------------------------e place.
and is full of pictures of the Golden W ith the advent of rain, several
placers are being put in active opera
An nteresting sight on the streets Rule children.
of Medford one evening last week Special interest attaches to Golden tion. Among them are the Llano de
was a house made out of a single Rule Sunday this year as nine thou Oro and the Osgood, at Takilma, the
W e Are M anufacturers of
log and carried on wheels by a Gra sand of the children on whose behalf Leonard, H utton and Fleming at Hol
ham brothers truck with its owners, the day is celebrated are in the earth land, the Layton Oscar Creek and
DOORS, SCREENS, WINDOWS AND SASH,
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wade. The log quake zone in the Near East and two Stirling on the Applegate. The W olf
WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES, MOULD
was 16 feet long and 8 feet in dia weeks ago were driven from their or and Bates on Foots creek, the Flan-
m eter and, when cut, contained phanage buildings into the terrors of nigan, Swastika and Louse creek,
INGS, CABINETS OF ALL KINDS
Silver creek and Dean at Galice, as
6580 feet of lumber. It was cut from an Armenian blizzard.
well as many others. W ith sufficient
O ur Constant Aim is to Keep Our Quality and Prices
Absolutely Right. Do Not O rder From Out-of-Town
rain this will be the most productive
Concerns Before L etting Us Figure on Your Bill.
placer season in years.
Frank Silver of Rogue has taken
over a placer mine on W olf creek
which he is giving moth of his time.
A MODERN MILL
C. E. Wade has sold to Portland
parties, his interest in the Golden
Mary mine. Work still continues at
Ice Cream, or Hot Drinks
high pressure on the mine.
The Jew ett has been sold to Seat
tle people, and it is reported th at d-
Popular eating place of Central Point
velopment work on a large scale will
be started soon on this property.
A very rich placer some eight hun
dred acres in extent has recently
come into the m arket, back of Waldo.
This is virgin ground, and was not
obtainable for many years, until John
Baily made it possible to open it up.
It will undoubtedly be a heavy pro
It is again rum ored tha tthe Al-
meda has been sold, together with
certain adjoining properties. This is
The Central Point American is a newly equipped
good news, if correc. t
The sale of the Sylvanite and Apex
and up-to-the-minute Job Printing Office.
at Gold Hill is rum ored, but we have
No better work and prices pleasing. Better try us
been unable to verify the sale as yet.
Should the Millionaire Sylvanite and
on that next job of Printing. We cover Jackson
Apex all get going Gold Hill will be
County when it comes to printing. Write us,
phone us, call on us.
J. H. Sandford has several men
working on the mine at Graves creek.
Let us know and we
They have been working very quietly
can come after it.
for some weeks, and Mr. Sandfor
FULL SIZE FOR
says that some rem arkable news is
We are here to serve and please
form erly of Pleasant creek is asso
ciated with Mr. Sandford.
H. C. Royce of the Blue Jay ; Van
F O R S A L E B Y '—
de Bogart of the Blossom; Jackson.
Hogan and Nicholas. Scrogin of
California and Wickham of Galice
BATTERY A ELECTRIC
were in during the past week.
You have learned n«yer to go any
Central Point, Oregon
where without first having been in
vited, yet some of the m erchants ex
pect you to come to their stores and
FREE TESTIN G & F IL L IN G SERVICE
trade, without inviting you. Trade
only with those who advertise__Al
toona (Kane.) Tribune.
Notify the driver and
TROWBRIDGE CABINET WORKS
Hy Way Printing
Commercial Printing for