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natural conditions are here waiting
for the right folks to come along and
cash in on them.
The specialist is today making the
money, not alone in the professions,
but on the farms. Anybody can be
a specialist by simply specializing,
and he can get big prices for what
he produces, or some reason, how
ever, most men are content to raise
uverage things and get only average
More farmers are wanted in Jack-
son county, whether they farm on a
big or a small scale. We offer them
just as many chances to prosper as
they now enjoy, and besides we o f
fer them our many natural ad
Farming is at the best hard work,
but in Jackson county everything so
contributes to human com fort and
happiness that the routine labor on
the farm is relieved o f many o f its
You farmer folks who are living
where you are not getting much out
o f life, come out here where you
can get all there is in it, and maybe
a little bit more.— County Booklet.
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at the school house Wednesday even
ing. It was attended with a record
crowd and some very interesting
numbers were presented.
Misses Naomi Moon, Vida Dent
and Naoma Magrader spent their
Thanksgiving vacation with the Mc
Donough family. They enjoyed the
program Wednesday evening and also
took in quite a large amount of
the Thank.-igiving dinner at the school
house Thursday noon.
A large community dinner was
held at the school house Thanksgiv
ing day. A large number o f people
enjoyed it. The tables farily groaned
under the load o f god things to eat
and, in fact, we hac! to hunt an extra
table to take care o f the cakes and
pies which were made by some o f
the best cooks in the country.
Several o f our young people at
tended the dancing party given by
Miss Aletha Gray at the community
club house on Thanksgiving evening.
They reported having a most wonder
ful time and were sorry to depart
when the time came.
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A T TH E CHURCHES
Newt o f Doing« in Central
Point House* o f Worship
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SAMS V A L L E Y
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The program o f reading and im
personating, given by Mrs. Walter
Johnson o f Idaho was well attended.
It was given under the supervision o f
the Sams Valley Grange. Half o f the
net profit going to them. We all
found Mrs. Johnson a very entertain
The Sams Valley Grange will hold
an all day meeting Dec. 4, with a
large dinner at noon. There will be
special attractions because o f that
date being the anniversary o f the
first Grange ever organized.
hope to have a good attendance at
Everyone in Sams Valley is feeling
fine after the Thanksgiving vacation.
The teachers as well as scholars. W e
received many compliments on the
program given by the school children
Central Point Union Church.
Sunday, Dec. 5.
Title for Sunday school lesson:
“ The Betrayal.” John 18.
Let us start right on time next
Sunday morning with every teacher
in place. The lesson is so full o f im
portant things th*t we need every
The sermon in the morning will
deal with the subject: “ What the
Scriptures Consist of, and their
Uses.” Come, let us exalt the word
o f God together. The young people
will meet at 6:30 p. m. for their ser
vice, and at 7 :30 p. m. the service
will magnify the Lord in song; and
the sermon will be on the subject:
“ What the Bible Teaches About Re
There are many false
things being taught about this sub
ject that all who wish to know what
the Bible really does teach should
be in this service.
J. M. JOHNSON, Pastor.
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e $t son, Fred Norcross in many dif- he has alternated a day in bed with a
feren t parts o f the state.
O f late few steps the next day and has been
year» he had retired from active counting on beginning the new year
business and had enjoyed visiting with going to school and playing in
many places o f interest. Accompanied the snow. His mother knows that his
by his wife and youngest son, he schooling will be postponed even
made an auto trip back to his child later than that Miss Beard and Dr.
hood home in Wisconsin, stoping in Geary do all they can but are wor
Castania, Iowa, where he first was in ried about one o f the boy’s knees
the hanking business renewing old that is becoming inflamed and wish
acquaintances in all these places, they had met this boy in a clinic
later they took a trip to Alaska, when he was many years younger.
spent one winter in Honolulu and had If they can not save this boy they
made many visits to Medford and hope to save every other child in the
Central Point where his brothers and county from developing tuberculosis
sister live. He has made many friends o f the bones, oft o f the lungs, or any
during these visits who extend their other sickness for that matter. This
sympathy to his bereaved w ife and boy iB receiving god care in his own
children and brothers and sister at home with his mother following in
structions carefully to guard the
this sad time.
E. J. Norcross lived to the ripe othors from catching this dread i-
sease, but the big mistake was made
age o f 75 years.
tMTee years ago when a quack doctor
tried to cure the sore spine with irri
THE KIND T H A T COUNTS tating “ electric rubs” until the child
developed a fever each afternon und
became too weak for further treat
ments. Later the family moved west
settling in their present location and
after a long time, too long in fact,
they were put in touch with the
County Health unit which promptly
To reach invalids like this as well
as the healthy children, the Jackson
County Public Health association re
cently put into 76 schools the essay
contest, having as its subject: “ Why
we should buy Christmas Seals.”
6^4 acres close to good town,
pumping plant, all under cultivation,
8 room house in good repair, barn,
wood shed, Vk acres o f pears, free
soil, some farm machinery goes.
Price $3675 with terms.
S. S. Tule had as his guest for
440 acre tract o f wheat land, all
under cultivation, 4 room house, Sunday dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Hamor
large barn and other buildings. and the two Miss Hamer’s o f Ray
Price $8800. Would trade for town Gold.
35 acre tract close to good town,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Waltermire
level, $1,000 will buy if taken at and son. Dale, spent Thanksgiving
in Medford with Mr. Waltermire’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Walter
265 acres close to market, 166
pasture and timber, 100 under culti mire.
vation, fine alfalfa land, free soil,
farm land level, fenced, well and 0
creek, garage, barn and chicken
O B IT U A R Y
house. Price $6,000. Small cash pay
ment will handle.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Norcross have
$650 buys 5 room house in Cen
from Oakland, California,
tral Point, garage, chicken yard,
barn, city water und well, good gard where they were called by telegram
Armistic day, announcing the death
8 acre tract close in, new house, of E. J. Norcross that morning at
barn, garage, wood house, chicken 9:30.
house, on route, fine alfalfa and fruit
Mr. and Mrs. Norcross and L. L.
ranch. 6 acres in fruit, S acres in
o f Ashland left that after
alfalfa, good water supply, shade
trees. About $1200 will handle, noon by auto, arriving in Oakland
balance good terms.
Saturday morning. The funeral which
was private was at 2 o ’clock at the
home. E. J. Norcross on several oc
Second Door East o f Postoffice casions had expressed a desire to be
County Agent for tho Benefit Savings cremated and his wishes were carried
A Loan Association.
o u t He has been a resident o f Cali
fornia for many years in the bank
ing business, associated with hij eld-
JOHN B. SHELEY
flasks o f the amber fluid. In addition'
to the above seizures Ike iscuatodian
o f a jail full o f guests either serving
sentences or waiting for trial.
Read the advertisements.
¡tire dollars getting
away from you?,
‘ will pay you
to equip with
(the Dunlop process
removes the inter
nal friction. 1
,Tnat means m ore
/ wear and less
“ IK E ” A BUSY MAN
He—Think ws’ll have a green
She—I hope so—a 'long »reen - one.
Maple Popcorn Balls
Pop three quarts of corn and dis
card hard kernels. Melt one table-
spoonful of butter In a saucepan, add
one cupful of maple sirup and one-half
cupful of sugar. Bring to boiling point
and let boll until mixture will become
brittle when tried In cold water. Pour
mixture gradually, stirring all the
while, over corn which has been sprin
kled with salt. Shape Into balls, using
very little pressure.
Then and Now
The eld-fashloned boy who used to
get an apple, an orange, a handful of
mixed nuts, a dime’s worth of powder
and ahot or a new pair of home-knit
aocks for Christmas now has a grand
son who must have a new car, a dia
mond ring, and a check. Times change.
According to Jailor Dunford o f
Jackson county, the store room at the
is full to overflowing
wth seizures o f illicit “ booze.” In his
custody are 16 cases o f synthetic gin
324 pints o f “ moonshine,” a keg o f
in the Central Point
I T PAYS
TO LO ITEMS
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Mr. and Mrs. Willos Rowland, and
Mrs. Harold Waltermire were dinner
guests at the H. F. Whetstone home
Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Rowland are
stopping with Mrs. Waltermire dur
ing Mr. Waltermire’s absence.
Waltermire went to Grants Pass on
Monday to be gone for some time
where he is doing work for the Copco
sherry wine and
A t Christmas Time
Mr. Smiles—But why do you expect
a Christmas box from me? Surely I
have hud no dealings with you?
sir—please, sir, you
tripped over my ’oop last week.
Origin of Carols
Few, If any, Christmas carols were
evei sung In Scotland, while from
earliest times the custom has been
universally prevalent In England,
France, Italy aud other countries of
the European continent.
H E A L TH
A particularly bright boy o f 12
years is one o f the “ shut-ins” whom
Miss Vera Beard looks forward to
visiting on her rounds o f public
health nursing. He is expecting her
long before it is humanly possible
for her to fit in a visit with him
along with school inspections, ma
ternity work, clinics, etc., but she is
thinking o f him and trying to solve
his problem long before she arrives
at hi shome. A fter turning o ff the
highway and driving 18 miles towards
Mr. Pitt she has plenty o f time to
think o f all the cheerful news she
knows a live wire boy would like to
hear, but she must also remember
that her visit must not make him
restless and long to take part in the
football game she wants to tall him
about. Miss Beard’s patinet has tu
berculosis o f the spi neor perhaps it
is cured from having been in a cast
for a year and given complete rest
until this past summer when he was
released and allowed to walk across
the room. For the past few months
The A d Rates Based on Both Quantity
and Quality Circulation
It is a weekly paper—most homes prefer
after reading the Oregonian and ‘Sundays’
It is read on the Routes, in the Farm
Homes, Small Towns of Jackson County
by every member of the family, who read
every line and not merely the head lines.
It has more readers than any W eekly
Paper in Jackson County, outside of M ed
A W E E K L Y PAPER
C A U SE S COM M ENT.
ITS AD VER TISER S G ET RETURNS
Mail, bring or send adv. copy
co not later
flu lan Wednesdays.
Central Point American