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CE NTRAL P O IN T AM ERICAN
GOME TO OREGON
MUCH NEW C A P IT A L COMES TO
OREGON FARM POPULATION
Jackson County List* 44 New Comers
in County; Land Settlement
Does Good Work.
Progress in bringing new blood to
Oregon’s farm lands is marked by
the annual report o f the land settle
ment department o f the state and
Portland chambers o f commerce, di
rected by W. G. Ido, which shows
that during the fiscal year ending
September 30, 000 families have
been located on farms in various
parts o f the state, and that money in
vested by these newcomers totals
The program o f the land settle
ment department has been in opera
tion fo r the past three and one-half
years, during which time 2,228 fam i
lies have been placed on Oregon
farms directly through the efforts o f
the department. According to Mr.
Ide, the initial capital investment o f
this body o f settlers is $8,007,110.
In the work o f securing the proper
growth and development o f Oregon
by getting its farm lands occupied
and used, the co-operation o f realtors
and commercial clubs in the various
counties o f the state is proving a
great factor. That every section o f
Oregon is organized fo r action to
make this work effective is shown by
a portion o f the annual report which
shows 28 counties accounting fo r the
distribution o f these homeseekers. In
<504 cases the county o f location has
been reported by the local commer
cial organization, and but 305 o f the
909 families were not so listed. These
305 were shown by the department’s
own records to have found their
own homes in these 28 counties and
the remaining eight o f the 36 coun
ties o f Oregon.
Where the closest
co-operation has been carried on by
the local organizations with
Portland office, the greatest results
Lae county took the lead in report
ing newcomers fo r the year, its rec
ord showing 192, while Marion ran
second with 87 and Josephine fo l
lowed a close third with 79. Benton
reporting 45 almost tied with Jack-
son which listed 44.
ceeded Washington county by two,
showing 38 to the latter’s 36.
The number o f families settling in
each county according to the report
o f the local organization, is as fo l
lows: Benton 45, Clackamas 38,
Clatsop 3, Columbia 19, Coos 6,
('rook 3, Deschutes 15, Douglas 27,
Hood Riv er2, Jackson 44, Josephine
79, Klamath 11, I,ane 102, Linn 15,
Marion 87, Morrow 4, Multnomah
30, Polk 2, Malheur 2, Tillamook 2,
Lincoln 3, Harney 1, Umatilla 4,
Union 1, Wallowa 3, Washington 36,
Yamhill 19 and Wasco 1.
The department is now in corres
pondence with thousands o f farmers
in the Kast, Middle West and South
west where the diversity o f Oregon’s
resources and desirability o f her
farm lands are now becoming well
known. During the past fiscal year,
the deparement handled 57,102 let
ters and inquiries from outsiders, di
rected to the department and 11,082
referred to the department by the
railroad companies. More than 47,*
000 pieces o f literature were mailed
the Portland o ffice, the
local chambers following this service
with material descriptive o f their own
TEN CiTiE : ; CNTiflUE
Demonstration Aids in W ip
ing Out Delinquency.
b u r n in g t h e Yu'e Log
The burning of the Yule log at
Christmas time, in parts o f England
and the continent, is a survival from
an ancient festival annually held
Feminine Hobo Prove»
! among the northern nations to cele
New One on Texas Cop brate the return of the sun after the
Texas — Turnkey winter solstice (December 21). The
Kculin escorted a class of lawbreaker Yule log Is thought to bring good for
new to-San Anbov o to iit-r cell Sunday tune, and frequently port of it Is
It was the veteran officer’s saved to light the new one in the f< 1
first Introduction with a feminine hobo lowing year. The Italians regard the
as well as specluV agent's eatcli o f the charred Yuie log as a preveutlv-
species In the Southern Pacific yards. iigainst lightning. ‘‘ Yule" D an oiJ
The honors rest liy. tiy upon the word for Christmas, und is still so
tweaty-ytai old girl us she pomler.-: used provlucially.
‘“The law was making It hot for me
here. I decided to go to Houston and
Use one pound o f brown sugar, one-
hooked the blind baggage on the fast fourth pound unsweetened chocolate,
rattler. Along conies the law again shaved, and one-halt* cupful o f water.
and back in town I am. Life's funny.” Boll same as fudge and before remov
L’ .g a new approach to the child or con
necting bis whodi work more closely
with his outside Interest*.
Wew York.— Ten cities in which
three-year demonstrations of visiting
teacher work have been completed r'*-
der the auspices of the commonwealth
fund program for the prevention of de
linquency have determined to continue
the use of visiting teachers as a regular
feature of their public school systems.
According to Howard W. Nudd, di
rector o f the Public Educational asso
HRISTM AS cards have be
ciation of New York city and chairman
come a nightmare for many
of the national committee on visiting
people, but It Is the misuse and
teachers which has administered these
not the use ot* them that should
demonstrations, the communities thus
convinced of the value of the visiting
A Christmas card today, ns al-
teacher and planning to continue her
ways. Is, or should be, a har
services Include Burlington, Vt., Lin
binger of love. I f It Is not, the
coln, Neb.; Richmond, Va.; Red Bank,
fault Is with us, and not with
N. J .; Kalamazoo, Mich.; Sioux City,
the card. A card should always
Iowa; Bluefield, W. V a.; Sioux Falls,
be a message o f friendship, not
S. D .; Warren, Ohio, and Hutchinson,
a perfunctory duty. In a busy
world It Is a convenient, delight
Meanwhile, demonstrations are being
ful way In which to remember
continued by the national committee on
one’s friends; as such, it has
visiting teachers in the following com
come to stay.
munities : Berkeley, Cal.; Birming
May we respect this time-hon
ham, Ala.; Boone county, Missouri;
ored Institution and may It serve
Butte, Mont.; Charlotte, N. C .; Chis
us as our winged messenger,
holm, Minn.; Coatesville, Pa.; Colum
ruther than enslave us as an un
bus, Oa.; Detroit, Mich.; Durham, N.
pleasant or pretended duty.—H.
OL; Eugene, Ore.; Huron county, Ohio;
Omaha, Nob.; Pocatello, Idaho; Ita-
<©. 1926. W estern N ew spaper Union.)
dne, W Is.; Rochester, Pa.; Rock
Springs, W yo.; San Diego, Cal.; Tuc
son, A rlz.; Tulsa, Okla.
Appointed by Committee.
When the work Is finished in these
cities the thirty visiting teacher dem
SAD, BUT TRUE
onstrations uuder the commonwealth
fund program will have been com
pleted. Under the arrangements made
for these demonstrations the visiting
teachers were appointed by the na
tional committee on visiting teachers
•object to the approval of the local
authorities; In each case the national
committee pays two-thirds of the sal
ary for a three-year period and pro
vides funds for certain additional ex
penses, while the remainder of the sal
ary la paid by the local school board.
Several hundred cities have made ap
plication for demonstrations under this
plan, but the thirty communities pro
vided for In the original grant from
the commonwealth fund having been
chosen, no further applications are now
Including the visiting teachers ap
Teacher— Willie, why Is everyone
pointed by the national committee for
these demonstrations there are now al happy at Christinas time?
together 186 visiting teachers In the
Willie— Well my father’s happy be
United States working in 04 cities and cause business Is so good.
6 counties scattered through 34 states.
These figures are given by Mr. Nudd
In a chapter on the history, purpose
and scope of the visiting-teacher move
A Nest of Tables
ment, which he contributes to “ The
An ever useful Christinas gift is a
Problem Child In School,” a volume of
visiting teacher case narratives by nest of four tables of mahogany. At
Mary B. Sayles, Just published by the lea time, to hold the after-dinner cof
Joint Committee on Methods of Pre fee cups, and, in fact, a dozen times
venting Delinquency, Inc., of 50 Kast a day, these tables will prove their
Forty-second street. New York city.
Describing the visiting teacher as a
specialist In the schools who devote«
When It’s Christmas
herself to the problems of unadjusted Tell Old Trouble: ‘‘Go your way
children, Mr. Nudd, In the article above
When it's Christmas.
referred to, points that "every teacher, No place here for you to stay,
every social worker, and many a
When it's Chrie'.nias.
parent Is familiar with the problem We are In the Joyous land;
child— the boy or girl whose school Sing and shout at Joy’s command!
progress or whose reactions to normal Give us “ Dixie” by the band
requirements point toward later ineffi
When It’s Christmasl"
ciency, delinquency, or some other fail
ure In personal or social adjustment.
What Is the trouble with such children,
B en efit in O w n e rs h ip
and what can be done for them? How
A family that owns a home hull!
can the school obtain and utilize a exactly as they wnnt it. with the ut-
knowledge of the forces that are affect most In convenience and comfort,
ing their success, and give them In takes pride In It. maintains it better,
fullest measure the benefits o f thetr gets more pleasure out of It and has
Puzzles or a more wholesome, healthful and ha;»-
pests at home, in school, or elsewhere, py atmosphere In which to bring up
their personal welfare and the welfare children.
of society require painstaking effort in
their behalf. They present at once
Id e a l C o m m u n ity
the most baffling the most urgent and
An aspiring people who desire to
the most Interesting problems In the
secure for the city and Its people the
field of education."
very best In the realm of liberal cul
Finds Needs of Children.
ture are the foundation of the Ideal
Describing the methods o f the visit community.
ing teacher In meeting these problems,
which are both educational and social
In nature. Mr. Nudd points out that
Jud Tunklns says his iVfik* always
this relatively new specialist, trained
both ns a teacher and social worker, put off their Uhrl»»w»as arrangements
"la specifically equipped not only to so that along about > *' ” ‘tr I o f De
find out why things are not going right cember they have to shop both early
In the lives of these children but also and late.— Washington K '—nng Star.
to take back to the class teacher, the
parent er the eoclal agency which may
I t I » C h r is tm a s
help, the essential information needed
In due time we ».'tail wish a aierry
to meet their individual limitation*. As Christmas to every l*.,.’ » axupt U m ss
s result of th# new facts she discovers «h s wwU U Auusa.
the school is enabled to see what the
artual altuailon la ahd to become aware
of the real need o f the child. It can
•ften modify requirements to meet the I Christmas cards, with your name
newly seen limitations by changing the printed on— * few le ft— * t American
class, transferring the child to a Sibe
ria! school, shifting emphasis from one : office.
phase of sch ool work to another *.t -<>t.
leave on Saturday fo r a few week*
visit with her brother and family «t
i Wenatchee, Wash.
The Golden Link class of th*
Christian church will meet for their
monthly social at the home of Mrs.
H. T. Pankey on Friday afternoon.
A good time is assured.
P avld Edgar, form erly o f Central
Po.nt visited friends here this week
en-route from California to Idaho
where ho will spend Christmas with
John Brenner and son, Donald,
and Leon Boomer returned a few
days ago from an extended auto
ing from fire add a generous lump of trip through the middle west and th*
butter and one cupful of walnut or easti rn states.
“ ther nut meats or they may he omit
ted. After It Is poured Into a but
David Edi;ar o f Deris, California,
tered pan cut it in squares before it
has been in this city visiting with
friends fo r the past few days. Mr.
What to Give?
When one thinks of vvliat to give nil Point high school and is well known
old friend for Christmas, the first con among the young people.
sideration is, “ Now what did I give him
last year?” Perhaps that is as good
A. P. Weiss is a strong believer
a way as any to open the question of
the climate o f southern Oregon.
New- Year's resolutions.
said the other day that he ex
pects to have new volunteer potatoes
Leo Pathe was in this city on busi
fo r his Christmas dinner. The vines
ness. Mr. Potter is working at the are now up about fiv e inches.
mill in Medford. He expects to re
A Thanksgiving fam ily reunion
v/us given at theh J. B. Ham
ing west o f Central Point this spring.
rick home on Thanksgiving. It was
enjoyed very much by their relatives
Do you send or present state who have had the annual reunion for
ments? Let the Central Point A m eri many years.
can print you some statements. W e
Less than .fou r cents a week— that
print anything except dollar bills.
is all the weekly paper costs its sub
scribers. Get the personal, important
Tw o bridges in the dry creek happenings in the Central Point
vicinity have been washed out by the American. You save many times the
floods. Some o f the high school year’s subscription by reading the
students find it impossible to
turn to his business o f truck garden
The well known Bybee bridge was
completely surrounded by water,
caused by the quick rising o f Rogue
River, Monday It was impossible to
cross Monday night.. Several cars
were stpek on the mouth landing.
It is unlawful to write on butter
wrappers. Let the American office
print you some butter wrappers with
regular, legal, butter wrapper ink.
Lots o f them in stock, we print your
name on them.
The local duck hunters who went
Mr. and Mrs. W ill Byburn have to Klamath returned with seemingly
returned to Central Point fo r the little luck. Guy Tex, generally very
winter. Their many friends are glad successful, had his
to have them back.
( “ Boney” ) Floyd Ross’, fe e t were in
the mud the wrong way and he
Kindle and little couldn’t turn around.
A nyw ay no
daughter, Helen Jean, expect to ducks to speak o f were brought home.
- a t—
SurpSus Stock Sale
SALE IS NOW ON AND CONTINUES U N T IL SAT. DEC. 11th
STORE IS CROWDED
From morning to night and everbody is excited over the wonder
ful bargnine we are offerin g. This shows self evidence that our
prices are right and our goods are right.
IF YO U NEED A N Y T H IN G IN S T A P LE OR HOLIDAY dOODS
This is the place to come and save
yourself some money
... We have never before made
tueh drastic cuts as this time.
But we must reduce and get rid
of our overstock.
Come in and look 'em over
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