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About Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1925-1927 | View This Issue
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
creased from 50,206 in 1920 to 55,-
211 in 1925, the value of such farm s
from $166,663,433 to $174,196,410;
the am ount of th eir m ortgage debt
from $51,999,178 to $65,592,417 and
the percentage of^m ortgaged debt to
value of farm s from 31 to 37 per
Reports and New* of Activities and Conditions of
cent. The value of farm implements
d e c e a se d from $31,367,125 in 1920
the Mining District of West Coast
to $35,639,515 in 1915, while the
num ber of tracto rs fncresade to 5,-
S Y N D IC A T E BUYS W A R E A G L E hoist tearing his arm o ff a t the 768.
C e r t i f i e d S e e d P o ta to e s .
shoulder. The accident was seen by
T o Form Com pany, I n c o r p o r a te d a t nobody. Phelan was found, still con
H enry Koch, Sherwood, and W. W
Two Million» a n d Resume* W ork.
scious, about five m inutes a fte r he Zivncy, Oswego, both have about 400
had lost his arm and was rushed to sacks of certified seed potatoes fo r
The sale of the War Eagle mining a hospital where an operation was sale. These are B urbanks and have
property, twenty miles northeast of perform ed. He had been employed had two field and one bin inspection
Medford in the Beagle and Sams Val by this company fo r five years.
by the O. A. C. Reports from county
le ydistrict, to a group of Chicago
agents are th at there is a scarcity of
syndicates, headed by W. Earl Phin-
Station KMED of Medford, not certified seed in the potato growing
ney, president of the D raper and yet a m onth old, is broadcasting some sections of the state.
W h e a t C r o p Looks Good.
Steeves company, leading financial excellent program s.
house in Chicago, has ju st been com
U nder date of F ebrurary 22, F.
pleted. While the purchase price is
The New Years edition of the Mail L. Kent, agricultural statistician,
not known, the sale is regarded as Tribune had a real m etropolitan ap says abundant rains and snowfall
the most important in Pacific Coast pearance, being 64 pages putting have developed the best soil condi
mining circles and the biggest deal forth the beauties and resources of tions fo r w inter w heat fo r several
in Jackson county in many years, the the Rogue riv er valley in a splendid seasons p ast; th a t much of the acre
age has made a good growth and pros
purchasing interests having formed m anner.
pects for the next harvest are very
a corporation known as the Medford
encouraging. The condition in O re
Reducing and Refining company, in-
Jackson county will receive as its
gon is estim ated at 97 per cent of
coroprated at two million dollars.
share in the O regon-California grant
There is about the same
The sale marks the reopening of lands $1,151.962.
w heat in the state as was
one of the wealthiest quicksilver
ear ago and the condition
mines on the coast, having been shut
Last Thursday night the Boy of the crop is much higher than the
down during the repression th a t fol Scouts of M edford and Ashland re
ten year average.
There will be
lowed the World War.
ceived prom otions in rank ad several around 890,000 acres fo r 1927. The
With quicksilver no«r selling a t were aw arde4.m erit badges at a court governm ent crop re p o rt makes an
$102 per flask, there is said to be no of honor held in the Medford city
estim ate of 82,855,000 bushels of
question th at the mine will now be hall.
Ronald King, having won 21 wheat as a total of Oregon, W ashing
a potential money m aker, aw aiting m erit badges in scouting, was ad ton and Idaho, com pared with 57,-
only the development made possible vanced to the rank of Eagle scout 132,000 fo r 1925 and a five year
by the capital now made available.
M erit badges were aw arded to Bob average of 84,362,000 bushels.
A crew of 20 men has been a t work Mason, Lee VanAusdale, Dick Sleet-
W a s h i n g t o n ’s L ic e n s in g L aw .
at the mine property for two weeks er, Edwin Boles and Allon Carley.
In the state of W ashington the li
past making prelim inary preparations F irst class badges were presented to censing law provides th a t all com
for the actual opening. Large quan Russell Newcomb and Elden John mission m erchants m ust pay $25 for
tities of supplies and considerable son and second class badges to Earl a license and m ust keep accurate and
equipment have already been pur Carkin, Lucius Rogers, M artin Webb complete records of all transactions.
chased and it is expected as opera and Fred Schmidt. All the above of When a commission m erchant re
tions gradually get underway th at be Medford. The following from Ash ceives products to sell he m ust im
tween 75 and 100 men will be em land: Clarence Woods and Hi gh C ar mediately send the shipper a state
ployed when they are in full swing. te r advanced to rank of S tar scout, m ent of the receipt of the products
Equipm ent on the property a t pres Wesley Hoxie to Life scout and m erit and their condition. R eturns m ust be
ent includes several furnaces, a num badges to Duane Malone, Lloyd High made within th irty days fo r products
ber of bunk houses and o ther neces Jack Balding and Em erson P ratt.
sold. A maximum commission of fif
sary buildings, air compressors, re
teen per cet is allowed. All commis
to rts and all apparatus needed to
This week is observed in the Med sion m erchants are bonded for $5000
make a quicksilver producing plant ford churches as a week of prayer, There is considerable agitation fo r a
complete. The mien has been under stratin g Monday evening and ending law th at will b etter pro tect the farm
the charge of S tate Mining Engineer Friday evening.
ers in Oregon and no doubt a bill
Parks during the time it has been in
will be introduced in the coming ses
Medford was drenched in a regu sion of the legislature.
Negotiations had been underway lar deluge of rain New Years night.
S h e e p a n d O n io n s.
for a year through A ttorney P orter
The onion crop of the United
A num ber of good high powered
J . Neff. The mine was opened during
States is estim ated a t 29,630 c a r
recently confiscated with booze
the World W ar for approxim ately 18
loads, yet only 25,240 or 1100 cars
months was operated at a pro fit with will be auctioned o ff this month by less than in 1925, will be shipped
quicksilver selling a t $75 per flask. S heriff Jennings.
out of the com m unities where grown.
However, with the end of the war,
The num ber of sheep and lambs
John H. Carkin, city attorney, and
the price ropped to $40, m aking it an
on feed December 1 was estim ated
impossibility to operate the mine at the next speaker of the lower house a t 200,000 g re ater than on the
a profit. The mining organization of the legislature, will leave in a few same date of 1925.
made up of local business men, was days fo r Salem, where he will be un
plunged into financial straits and the til the legislative session ends. H arry $ ---------------i------------------------------ $
mine as a result ceased to operate.— Skyrm an, assistant city attorney will
take Mr. C arkin’s place while he is
away. Miss Gladys Richmond, head
Mrs. C arrie Miller, of Miami, Fla.,
stenographer in the city a tto rn e y ’s of
Y O U H A V E AN I N T E R E S T
who, with her husband, gave nearly
fice, will go to Salem as Mr. C arkin’s
IN M IN IN G
th eir entire fo rtu n e of $1,500,000 to
private secretary and stenographer.
a M ethodist church, was im bedded
National prosperity is reflected in Miss Richmond will also be stenog and buried in a solid block of con
rapher fo r the rules and legislative
the mining industry.
crete, instead of a coffin, as req u est
The mines of the country have com m ittee of the house. Mrs. Carkin ed before her death.
more than a million employes. The will spend the early p a rt of the ses
payroll of the mines is a big part in sion a t Salem with her husband.
Miss G ertrude M artin, of London,
industrial propserity, and th eir huge
has finished fo u r b eautiful mosaic
A t th tir m eeting last week, Talis
supply bill is the backbone of hun
panels in the palace of W estm inster,
man lodge No. 31, Knights of Pythias
dreds of thriving communities.
on which she worked fo r fo u r years.
A large percentage of American initiated fo u r candidates into the
prosperity rests with its m ineral pro Page rank, .which was followed by
Miss Lizzie B ryant, o,f Elk City,
ducing industries. Those who think the best social evening of the year. Kan., won a hog calling contest over
they have no interest in the w elfare A beautifully decorated Christmas male contestants in a W ichita live
of mining, simply because they own tree was in one corner of the hall stock show.
no mining stock, are sadly mistaken. laden with presents fo r all present
which created much m errim ent. This
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Miss Salome Monkers, an unusual
was followed by d radio program dur
ly attractive girl, won the 1926 med
ing which delicious refreshm ents
al, with a teach er’s certificate, at
were served. If this is a forerunner
the W innipeg D ressm aking and Mil
of 1927 entertainm ents, 1927 will see
By Bliss Heinie
some very enjoyable social nights.
1927 was welcomed in Medford
Miss C arrie Woolf, of M elford,
with much noise and m errim ent, all
Mass, is an exceptionally accomplish
places having capacity crowds which
New» Note» From
ed em broidered and penwoman, al
included W alker’s carnival dance,
though she lost h er rig h t arm in an
H unt’s C raterian with a m idnight
accident when a child.
frolic, the Copco forum party, hotel
By C. E. S p e n c e
dinner dances, the DeMolay dance
and on New Y ear’s night the Elks
H e a v y P o t a t o B lig h t Toll.
IN T E R E S T IN G N O TES
dance. F.agle Point greeted the new
blight has taken toll of po
year wit ha grand m asquerade. At
Tim etables to be issued shortly by
all the above places confetti, serpen tatoes in the Portland district to the
tine, fancy and comic hats, horns and extent of approxim ately 10,000 sacks Swedish railroads will num ber hours
noise makers were given to the gay according to the estim ate of Robert from 1 to 24, elim inating a. m. and
crowd at m idnight The C raterian had L. Ringer, local representative to the p. m.
a beautiful stage setting fo r their departm ent of agriculture.
Chopin's m onum ent in W arsaw,
frolic. T hu is the first such a frolkr
has been given in Medford and it part of November are the causes of Poland, began 22 years ago, was re
cently unveiled in the presence of a
the blight, he states.
was well received.
F a r m P o p u la ti o n Drop*.
notable gathering of m usicians from
»t week, Willis Phelan, employ
Greeks and Turks used the
e e Medford Concrete Construc-
company plant on N. Riverside. creased from 214.021 to 210,288 seed o f the horse chestnut fo r curing
>me unwnown m anner got his from 1920 to 1926. The num ber of glanders and o th er ailm ents of
entangled i» the »ravel bin mortgaged farm s in the state in- horaea; hence the name.
FOR SALE—A good piano
All kinds of
and practically new set of
Redpath’s “Histories of the
Old Furniture Bought
World.” Phone 12X4. Mi’s. Refinishing and Repairing
at 36 So. Grape, Medford
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C orner Sixth and Oakdala
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Co., Or., 4 miles from ocean; 2%
miles from Roosevelt highway; 10
miles south east of Bundon; 35 acres
Improved; 100 acres p astu re; good
creek, orchard; fa ir buildings; price
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