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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
C E N TR A L PO IN T AM ERIC AN
phanta are killed each year for the
ivory in their tuaka.
The Chineae learned how to make
paper by watching waapa build their
for Old Santa Clau*
44*JPPeO YOU Oi I n k r Inquired small
David of his father, "that
Sants Is coming *boat this
there is something grating,
the engine o f your car, have it fixed
journey,” says a master mechanic.
I f the moral engine o f your life is
not working just right, it is just as
important to give it proper attention
The first air mail accident in the
as it is to give attention to your Rogue river valley occured last
Thursday morning when the plane
piloted by Pat Patterson crashed
into a mountain in the Talent dis
bath salts, regular
trict, smashing the plane and seri
$1.50 size, only $1.00 for a few ously injuring the pilot.
days. Mary A. Mee, druggist.
362 was saved and brouhgt into Med
ford by Postmaster Warner and an
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Some woodcutters were
In the past six years bandits have two hundred yards away at the time
$50,000,000 and came to the rescue and extri
cated the pilot who was unconscious
fro mthe United States mails.
but soon regained consciousness
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after bein gextricated. He received
a bad cut over one eye, a broken leg
The City of Been
and suffered from shock. So far his
In Holland the story of the city of rcovery is progressing satisfactorly.
Been Is luld every Christmas. This The accident was caused by the fog
wonderful place was famous for Its and storm and the instruments failed
magnificence and beauty, und also for to register properly, the fog and
Its wickedness and shamelessness. One stor minterfering with the pilot’s
day the whole city was swallowed up
Plans are under way at Phoenix
by the sea. It is said that every
for a new school building.
Christmas Eve the bells of the
churches of the submerged city are
Jackson county has 70 students at
beard to ring again.
O. A. C. 25 o f them being from Med
ford. Among them is Gordon Kershaw
who is a sophomore in commerce
and is member o f Kappa Delta Sig
ma, third vice president o f the stu
Christmas Eve refers to the evening dent body, assistant yell leader
o f December 24. The word “ eve" In pledged to the national collegiate
general means the evening before, players, on the pep committee, a
from the Jewish mode of reckoning membe rof the band, and a member
of the committee o f the sophomore
the day as beginning at sunset.
class insignia. Mr. Kershaw is spend
ing the holidays at hoe with his par
A ll H e Wanted
ents and friends.
"Why, not quite so early, ton. ▲
little later, perhaps Still, •< you lis
ten carefully, perhaps you can hear
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Small David steed on tip-toe near
tfaa window and cocked bis pink ears.
FO R S A L E
" I think,” be said slowly, "1 think
I bear 'em I"
FOR S A L E — A good piano and prac
The family rather forgot small
tically new aet o f Redpath’a “ His-
David In the next half hour. There
toriea o fthe W orld.” Phone 12X4. was much te do. But finally father
Mra. Paul Martin.
361* looked up.
“ Where’s the boy?” he
FOR S A L E — 280 acre ranch, Cooa
David had disappeared. They scur
Co., Or., 4 miles from ocean;
% ried sbout hunting for him In every
Then some one
milea from Rooaevelt highway; 10 room.
miles aouth eaat o f Bandon; 36 acres beard s taint noise on the front porch.
improved; 100 aerea pasture; good Father stepped out to see what It was.
A smaii, square figure In very short
creek, orchard; fa ir buildings; price
pants was bending over something.
$8600. H. A. DeLong, Bandon, Or. 64
“Son,” called father, “what are you
doing out here?”
FO R S A L E — 1924 Chevrolet Coupe
"S-s-shl" warned small David.
in good shape, only $300. Call at
Father stepped nearer.
722 No. Riverside Ave., Medford.
"See,” said small David reaching up
on tip-toe to whisper. "See. I brought
FOR S A L E — Strawberry plants, the
out a bowl of breakfast food for Santa
Mastodon ever-bearing. J. B. Stevens Claus. He might get hungry."
Central Point, Ore.
Father gathered up his son, amused
“That's the very first time I ever
knew of any one thinking about
W A N T E D — I am prepared to do
Bless yon, boy 1
your tile draining,
That’s the right holiday spirit”
ditch digging and pipe laying. See me
Next morning small David found a
fo r estimates and price*. J. H. Me- note pinned to his stocking;
Jimaey, Central Point, Ore.
W A I T E D — About 6 acre tract fo r
H I » O W L OF BREAKFAST FOODI
Department Store Santa— And what
‘ chicken raiaing and gardening. A
do you want for Christmas, little boy?
Burger, Phone 129. Central P o in t 62
— Patience Eden.
Youngster— Nothin’ but a three-step
ISM. W asters Nawapapar Union.»
L O S T — Russian
W olfh oun d; large
white d o ( north o f Central P o in t
Kindly look at traps set out. D og has
been gone since Saturday, Dec. 11.
Reward. Phone 18x3. L. A. Salgde,
Jr., Central Point.
L O S T — By Rev. Ernest L. Thompson
last Monday, in the stores or on
the streets o f Central Point, several
loose graenbpeks. Loser can describe
these bills and will give suitable re
ward fo r their return.
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL
In the County Court for the State
of Oregon For Jackto;* county.
In the matter o f the estata o f
S A R A H J. L O V E , Deceased.
Notes |a hereby given that under
an4 by virtue qt an order and license
to sell, made and entered in the
above entitled court on the 20th day
qt November, 1926, the undersigned
executor o f the Last W ill and Testa
ment o f the estate o f Sarah J. Love,
deeesaed, will, on and after the 27th
day o f December, 1926, at the law
office o f W . G. Trill, in the town
o f C en tf*) Point, Jackson county,
Oregon, sell at private sale, to the
highest and beat bidder and o ffe r
made fo r c*>h In hand, subject to
confirmation by the above entitled
court, the following described real
All o f Lot Ne. 14, in block
No. 14, in the city o f Central
Point, Jackson county, Oregon,
as per the plat thereof on file
and o f record in the office o f
the Recorder o f Conveyances
fo r said County and State.
Said land to be sold in one parcel.
Given under my hand this 26th day
o f November, 1926.
and It All Came True
W A S such a beautiful little
T E y darling that his mother looked
* at him and forgot what she was
going to say, when ahe was about to
(i r e him a lecture about pulling the
cat*q tall. And when he went with
her to the hospital with a basket of
flowers, and passed up and down the
wards with a smile snd a Christmas
flower for every sufferer, they felt as
though sn angel had appeared again.
It was in hla cosy room at home
that he had a dream house. There
he had day dreams, as well ss night
dreams. There he entertained "Mr.
Bethlehem,” and “Betty Bosbuckle,"
and her brother "David.”
chimney shelf was a lunch for Santa
CSaus, and near It was s letter that
registered a few of hla hopes. He
preferred chocolate elephants rather
amounted to more. He , onferred with
hla whltq rabbit mascot about the
chipmunk akin that served ss a rug
for hla garage, built for the coming
automobile. TTiere must have been
s radiola In the room, It was so full
of happy thoughts and sweet, faint
sounds. “Listen," he said te Mr. Beth
lehem, "I hear them singing.” ‘‘Davy,"
he cried, “he's most here. Look, Betty,
look there's the star!”
And It was so. That very night
brought all that imagination had
visioned, and the darkness fled before
the glorious light of Christmas morn
ing.— Christopher G. 11 a card.
« A 1*1», V u te r n
“Pop, I want Hqpt* to bring me a
rasor for Christman"
’ What In the world would you do
with s rasorT"
"W ell, you call me a little shaver,
don't y o u r
Singing Christmas Carols
Christmas carols will, of course add
beauty to the holiday season.
they will bring about an Increase In
Floorers for Christmas
Seats Claus wants t# meet ell the
Bays end Girls of ibis community
uader IS year* #f eye at the “ Gate
way Cerner." Cbriotmat morning at
I S O ’ clock.
PARER * JONES
T O L O ITEMS
(Received too late far last issue)
Amos H. Cook and William Yuill
o f Portland spent Monday night with
Mr. and Mrs. Whetstone. The two
men were on their way fro mPortland
to Los Angeles and are traveling in
their own house which is built on a
Ford truck with all conveniences of
e home. They were taking their own
time for the trip and while passing
through visited with relatives at
Grants Pass and Murphy. The former
is a brother Mrs. Whetstone and the
latter a pephew.
Howard Mayfield made a hurry up
trip to Rogue River on business
Over seventy foot o f railing was
torn loose Saturday when an Iner-
urban stage crashed into the cross
ing near Tolo on the Pacific high
way over the overhead crossing when
brakes failed to work on the pave
ment made slippery by ice in an e f
fort to avoid a collision with a Ford
car. The bus was not badly dabaged
as a result and no injuries were sus
tained by the passengers, according
The club met last Thursday after
noon at the club house. A most en
joyable afternoon was had.
John Higinbotham served the ladies
with dainty refreshments.
in some min
(By Bliss Heinie)
A. L. Egger, one o f the proprietors
o f the Medford-Klsmath freight line
was the victim o f an attempted hold
up last Saturday night on Blackwell
hill while on his way from Grants
to Fresno, California, with a load o f
the would-be robbers exchanged
several shots. Egger receiving sever
al bullet holes through his clothing.
A fter firing all his shells, F.gger
through his revolver at one o f the
robbers which he found later a short
distance away with a piece o f hu
man flesh near the hammer, which is
thought to be from the face of the
robber. Immediately after
threw the revolver both bandits dis
appeared in the brush. The bandits
stopped the truck by flashing a
white light and then a red light, the
red light giving Egger the impression
that it was officers. Ralph Swope o f
Grants Pass was on the seat with
Egger at ♦he time. One bandit was
so close to Swope’s side that he kept
his hands up. Tnis is the second time
within a year that Egger has had
such an experience.
When flower« are «t a premium
why Dot five « few bulbe or ■ potted
plant aa a Christmas present to the
The California-Oregon Power com
woman who like« flower»?
pany has started work on the erec
tion o f a new project at Prospect,
which will cost, when completed, $3,-
century B. C.f probably in conec- 000 , 000 .
Kites w e r« flown before the foarth
tlon with ralifiou* ceremonies.
Another new super-service station
opened for business in Medford last
Saturday when Berrian’s super-ser
vice station at E. Main and Tripp
streets opened to the public. It was
erected by and is owned by H. J. and
H. W. Berrian, who have installed
every modern convenience for the
State Traffic O fficer C. P. Talent
last Friday arrested two stage drivers
on speeding charges, Charles Howard
with his Medford-Klamath stage be
ing arrested after striking a small
car at Talent. Howard admitted be
ing in wrong and paid the owner of
all car $135 damages.
other was H. I. King, driving an
Interurban stage at 44 miles an hour
near Jackson Hot springs.
broadcasting station had everything
installed last week and is now await
ing its license and station numbers.
The towers, which are on the Sparta
building, can be seen from nearly any
part o f the city. The first program
will be given by the Craters club
with Professor Irving E. Vining of
Ashland, officiating at the “ mike.”
and a retlex inductive oscillatory tub«
for iii * radio. —Juggler.
ÏRRY CHRISTM AS
district attorney, was elected vice-
president. Other officers are: Claude
E. Barrick, Tillamook county, presi
dent; W. T. Miller, Josephine coun
ty, 8 ecretary-treasurer; S t a n l e y
Myers, Multnomha coutny, John L.
Foote, Columbia county, and Earl A.
Nott, Yamhill county, executive com
Before a large crowd, the southern
Oregon normal school basketball
team defeated O. A. C. at Ashland
last week, 33 to 32. It was a very
thrilling and hard fought game from
start to finish, the winning point be
ing made in the last minute o f play
on a foul throw. W alter Hughes, for
A t the state district attorney’s many years coach o f the Ashland
annual convention recently held in high school, is coaching the normal
Portland, Newton C. Chaney, local school.
polyphase heterodyne regenerative unit
Willis Rowland left
Applegate to spend
where he is interested
G E O R G E W . L O V E , Executor.
was one o f the winners in a national
window display contest conducted by
the manufacturers o f Kotex they be
ing one o f the successful hundred
winners o f a $10 prize.
t heprize is small, it is considered an
honor to win when thousands from
all over the country entered the con
The Jsrmin sad Woods drug store
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Let us know and we
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We are here to serve and please
Notice to Children
Have your father or mother
bring you to either one of
our service stations Friday
or Saturday. We have a
present for you
Central Point Service Station
Gateway Service Station