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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Heart« of Jackton Won
(Continued from pare 1)
era who have no chance fo r educa
tion except a few weeks at a time
salvage fo r
where their parents stop fo r work in
the fru it or timber or on highway or
irrigatio nprojects or in mills.
Parent-Teacher association of her
county are co-operating in this e ffo r t
by reporting to the school authorities
any children o f either transient or
resident families whom they know
to be out o f school.
“ We find most o f theje migratory
children three to fiv e years behind
the resident children o f their age,”
says Mrs. Cartr.
“ One little lad
sighed as he said, "M a ’d like to set
tle, but dad wants to wander.’ He
was one o f the thousands who spend
the summer and fall in Oregon,
Washington or British Columiba, and
the winter in California, following
the fruit all through the year.”
Jackson county is expected to vote
at the next election on the adoption
o f the county unit plan, which would
place the schools in the hands o f a
county board o f education, equalize
the distribution o f school funds re
gardless o f the districts’ assessed
property valuation, and arrange fo r
appointment o f the superintendent
rather than her election. Mrs. Carter
is most heartily in favor o f this plan.
This county is still in the throes o f
the struggle which has resulted in the
vote to move the county seat from
historic Jacksonville to the newer
inetropolitan center o f the valley,
Medford, On this subject Mrs. Car
ter maintains a neutral attitude.
Long Tramps Taken in Wind.
Within the past year there have
been emergency calls fo r visits to
schools far removed from the high
ways o f the Rogue river valley. Mrs.
Carter hiked 11 miles in mud too
deep fo r a car, to reach one remote
school, and on another day took a
16-mile trip on horseback.
recent visit she started wit ha horse
tied behind her automobile |which
she drove at a speed suited to the
horses's gait. Upon reaching the end
o f the hard-surfaced road, she donned
her brother’s chaps and put on all the
wraps she could fasten, to endure the
cold mountain wind. And so she rode
ten miles farther on to the teacher
who had sent her the SOS.
"W ould I like an easier job ?” Mrs.
Carter laughed her reply.
“ Is this job a hard one? It keeps
me out-of-doors in this country which
I love best, with the wide valley and
the mountains dotted with homes o f
my friends. Here I see the masses o f
pear blossoms in the spring and in
hale their delicious fragrance. I have
the wild flowers in the canyons, the
stately evergreens on the hills, and
the everchanging coloring on Mount
McLoughlin and other peaks. There
is far more jo y than g rief in this job
“ I came here from a childhood
spent in Illinois. I have studied in the
University o f California and know
the great cities o f the Pacific coast
as well as those o f the Atlantic sea
board. I taught in Alaska fo r several
years and met a cosmopolitan group
there. But fo r place and people in
all my acquaintance, give me Jackson
Mountain Heights Conquered.
“ I have enjoyed tennis, swimming,
and bowling, the last particularly in
Alaska. But my greatest delight is
to have my own two feet upon the
trail. There is no butte or blu ff with
in a long radius o f the ranch where
I spent my girlhood which I have not
topped. I have climbed many other
mountains both in the state and in
“ For years I carried my flower
press at my saddle bow on my black
Morgan, who seemed to find as much
xest as I found in an early morning
canter in the valley, or a climb on
“ My husband, who is a busy build
ing contractor, often humors my
longing for a night in the open, and
we slip o f f fo r a camp supper in
the forest or beside a stream, and
we sleep with no roof lower than
the stars. It is the gypsying that I
love. Even now as I talk with you
I ran smell the sweet dampness o f
the woods in the rain and I want to
“ Does not man's love fo r the shy,
evasive beauties o f the wild places
betoken his inalienable desire for
the hidden things o f the spirit?*” —
Sunday sc h ool lesson:
“ The Standard o f Christian
L ivin g.” In the morning ser
vice the pastor w ill preach
on the subject “ The Beauty
and Pow er o f H oly L ivin g .”
The evening service w ill be
evangelistic, and Rev. Er
nest Thompson w ill preach
The customer at the small restau
rant called the waiter.
“ What’s the meaning o f this,” he
exclaimed. “ Yesterday you gave me
a portion twice as large as this.”
“ Where did you sit yesterday, sir’
“ By the window.”
“ Oh, that accounts fo r it.
always give people by the window
May E. wishes to inform us that
New Years comes on the first of
January this year.
We wonder why?
By and large, said the secretary,
we shall find that, given the right
conditions and a real understanding
o f the situation, the average country
boy or girl will find the country the
more satisfactory place in which to
live his or her life.
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In Montana a railway bridge had
been destroyed by fire and it was
necessary to replace it.
engineer ar.d his staff were orderd
in haste to the place. Two days later
came the superintendent o f the di
Alighting from his private
car, he encountered the old master
“ Bill,” said the superintendent, his
words quivering with energy, “ I want
this job rushed. Every hours delay
costs the company money. Have you
got the engineer’s plans fo r the new
“ I don’t know,” said the bridge-
builder, “ whether the engineer has
the picture drawed yet or not, but
the bridge is up and the trains is
passin’ over it.”
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
N O TIC E IS
G IV EN ,
that the undersigned has, by order of
the county court o f Jackson county,
Oregon, been appointed as adminis-
tratix o f the Estate o f Isabell J.
Stines, deceased, and has duly quali
fied as such.
All persons having
claims against said estate are here
by notified and required to present
the same, duly verified as required
by law, within six months after the
date o f the first publication o f this
notice, which first publication is the
7th day o f January, 1927. My resi
dence is Medford, Oregon, and place
o f business is First National Bank
Building in said city.
Administratix o f the Estate of
Isabell Stine, Deceased.
W. E. Phipps, Attorney fo r said es
tate, First National Bank Building,
Mr. Carlson adivses any one going
fo r an aeroplane ride to wear a fall FRESH W ATER MAKES
OYSTERS LOOK FAT
coat. O f course he was refering to
the man who fell out o f a forty-
story building but was not hurt be
The oyster, when transferred from
cause he had on a spring suit.
sea water, where it normally grows,
to water free from salt, at first has
a tendency to absorb comparatively
I f nature made you ugly,
large quantities o f fresh water, swell
And fo r this fact you care,
up and look fa lter and smoother than
Just step into a street car—
is acually the case. In this bloated
You’ll soon lie parsing fare.
conditio nsuch an oyster commonly
impresses the purchaser as more at
Sweet cupid is a marksman poor
tractive in quality than its real con
Despite his love and kisses;
For though he always hits the mark, dition warrants.
He’s always making Mrs.
With a view to protecting oyster
consumers a conference was recently
We believe that we can give you. held at the department o f agriculture
a good paper, i f given half a chance, at which it was agreed that any pro
with a little advertising support each cess o f washing or floating oysters
week. In our forced move, which we should be so conducted as not to in
make very soon, we will have some crease unduly the normal water con
surprises to spring on our readers. tent and further that oysters which
You are promised a better paper and contain excess water should not be
we are promised a better opportunity offered fo r sale.
4 ny process o f
to give the subscribers their money’s washing or o f floating before chuck
worth. Be patient with the American ing, which results in the incorpora
tion o f excess water, will bring the
product within the prohibition o f
the federal food and drugs act, says
Kathleen Nola Wright.
Funeral services fo r
Kathleen the department.
Nola Wright, 18-day-old daughter o f
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There is to be built a 300 room
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wright o f Central
Point, was held Monday afternoon, hotel fo r airplane passengers at Tem-
January 3, at the Central Point plehof field near Berlin, where 75
local and international air lines con-
Two policemen guards are to be
We wish to call your attention to
the fact that “ four out o f every fiv e ” assigned to each important railroad
“ ask the man who owns one,” and train in Japan, as protection against
“ his master’s voice” tells them, so bandits.
Ernest Vollbehr, a German artist,
they “ say it with flowers” and
“ spend the difference” on “ just a has painted 14 landscapes o f the
real good cigar,” and find that “ it’s Alps from sketches made while fly
best in the long run” to “ save that ing in a airplane.
A fte r the slaughter o f 5,800 un
electricity do the work," because “ no licensed dogs in Japan, as a precau
house is complete without one,” es tion against hydrophobia, 30 Budhist
pecially i f “ it’s toasted,” which is a priests officiated in a monster ser
“ burning q u t s tion” "established vice in their honor.
since 1776” and “ aged in the wood,"
“ containing no alcohol;” and “ babies
When a report was circulated that
cry for it” because it “ chases the
dirt” and “ saves the surface;” you’ll the “ furnace inspector,” who visited
notice “ what a whale o f a difference several homes in Pepville Saturday,
a few cents make,” so why “ walk a really was a prohibition agent, there
mile” “ eventually— why not now?” was great activity in basements that
“ Ask Dad— he knows” “ they satis night. One home brewer shifted his
entire coal pile in an e ffo r t to hide
fy .” — Penn. State Froth.
his Christmas cheer.— Emporia Ga
LET BOYS AND GIRLS CHOOSE zette.
I would give you poison.”
Edna, John and Eugene Merrit,
“ Well, ntuui,’ answered the Irish ! who live on the form er L. L. Nor-
man, as he took another p u ff at his | cross property, left this week fo r
pipe, " i f you wuz my w ife, I ’d take Merrill, Oregon, to soend the holidays
The Central Point I. O. O. F No.
193 and Alt. Pitt Kebekah lodge No.
167 o f Central Point, held point in
stallation Monday evening, January
3, 1927. The Odd Fellow officers in
stalled were: Ed Brown, N. G .;
Richard Copinger, V. G.; Ed. Vincent
rec. sec.; Ernest Scott, fin. sec.; E r
nest Keames, treas.; Henry Head,
Frank Thompkins, con; A. C. Walker,
R. S. N. G .; Howard Mayfield, L. S.
N. G.; Jess Richardson, K. S. V. G .;
Harry Copinger, L. S. V. G.; Fred
Tibbetts, I. G .; Wm. Musty, O. G.
The Rebekah officers installed
were: Emma Gleason, N. G.; Clara
Vincent, V. G.; Inez Ferguson, sec.;
Mina Reames, treas.; Iva Copinger,
ward; Mary Richardson, con.; Ida
Henderson, chaplin; Betta Pankey,
R. S. N. G.; Sarah Musty, L. S. N. G.;
Nellie Simmons, R. S. V. G .; Erma
Hedgepath, L. S. V. G.; Luzella Da
mon, I. G .; Elva Adams, O. G.
Don Ross and w ife are planning on
moving into the George Ross home.
The Union Sunday school elected
ne w officers last Saturday. They are
R. M. Levee, superintendent; Mrs.
H. W. Davisson, assistnat superin
tendent and Robert Moore, secretary
Mrs. Dick Hoy spent Christmas
day ot the home o f her daughter,
Mrs. Ames at Medford.
Harry Commons o f Talent was a
business visitor in Central Point
Mr. and Mrs. James Latell
and fa m ily o f Jacksonville
and Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Dun
can visited at the W . E.
Duncan home Sunday.
Grape Julie U*e*.
Use some o f the grape juice you
have bottled in making desserts, such
as grape gelatin, and grape sherbet
Mrs. Evelyn Simonson has return
Meat and Bean«.
ed to Central Point from Portland
Man ypeople believe that beans,
and is prepared to do dressmaking
such as the nav>, litna and other
fo r patrons o f the community.
kinds o f dried beans, are substitutes
Jack Lynch, form erly o f Central fo r meat from the standpoint o f their
Point, came up from Weed, Cal., to nutritive value. Recent research by
spend Christmas season with friends the United States department o f ag
riculture on the kind o f protein con
Frank Van Dyke o f Medford, who tained in different foods has shown
is attending Willamette university that the protein o f meat is superior
visited Everett Faber at his home to that o f beans from the standpoint
in Central Point on Monday evening o f meeting the needs o f the body.
The protein in meat is called “ com
Mrs. George Ross and Russel, her plete” or “ efficien t” while that in
son, left Wednesday morning for beans is called essential acids. The
Santa Cruz, California, where Russel average meal that Americans eat,
is employed in a cement plant. Mrs. however, usually contains bread and
Ross is planning on staying awhile other foods, that contain some kind
■of protein. Generally a combination
to visit relatives.
o f these with the protein in beans
Mr. and Mrs. George Clemens, will supply the body what it needs.
form erly o f Central Point and who So far as nutritive value goes it is
have been living in Glendale fo r the therefore all right to use beans oc
past year, have moved back to their casionally in place o f meat fo r dinner
old stamping grounds here. They in
tend on living here while Mr. Clemens
TALK IN G OF LAZINESS
“ I have a son o f 19 who is too
Mr. Woolridge o f Applegate was lazy to shiver when he’s cold,” a
man told the Iambeth magistrate.—
ip town one day this week.
Miss Lola Davis and Everett Fa
ber attended a dinner at the home
The American coin called the
o f Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Morris the “ nickel” is 75 per cent copper.
It *as recently discovered that the
Everett Faber and Leola Hessel- French ministry o f war was using
grave were host and hostess at a Napoleon’s mahogany desk as a tele
party at the Faber home last Satur phone switchboard.
day night. Invitations were sent to
about twenty persons but as the boys
Soliciting your sewing and dress
had hard times getting dates a few
did not attend. A good time was had
E V E L Y N SIM ONSON
by all who attended.
Rostel Bldg., Central Point.
Charter No. 115
Reserve District No. 12
REPORT OF CONDITION OF
THE CENTRAL POINT STATE BANK
at Central Point, in the state o f Ore.,at close o f business December 31, 1926
1. Loans and discounts, including rediscounts, acceptances or
bills o f exchange, sold with endorsement o f the bank (includ
ing items shown in 29, 30 and 32, if any) ........................... $219,700.04
2. Overdrafts secured and unsecured .................................................
3. U. S. government securities owned, including those shown
in items 30 and 35, if any
4. Other bonds, warrants and securities, including foreign
government, state, municipal, corporation, etc., including
those shown in items 30 and 35, i f any ...... ............................. 40,293.89
5. Stocks, securities, claims, liens, judgments, etc. Stk in
Fed Reserve Bk ............. ..........................................................
6. Banking house, $3000.00; furniture and fixtures, $3870.00
7. Real estate owned other than banking house .....................
8. (a ) Lawful reserve with federal bank ................ ............... 22,181.23
8. (b e) Cash an hand in vault and due from other banks, bank
ers and trust companies...........................................................
Total cash and due from banks, items 8, 9, 10 and 11
15. Other assets, if any, premium on bonds ......................... ......
Total ............................................... ............................... $316,866.29
LIA B ILITIE S
16. Capital stock jaid in ............................................................. $25,000.00
17. Surplus fund ................................................ ............................
18. (a ) Undivided profits ...:........................- ........... $7,621.74
(b ) Less current expenses, interest and taxes paid .... ........
21. Net amounts due to other banks, bankers and trust companies
DEMAND DEPOSITS, other than banks, subject to reserve:
23. Individual deposits subject to check, including deposits due
the state o f Oregon, county, cities or other public funds ....... 161
25. Cashier’s checks o f this bank outstanding payable on
demand .......... ...... ......................................................... ...........
Total of demand deposits, other than bank deposits, subject
to reserve, items 23, 24. 25, 26 .... .............. $164,743.33
TIME AND SAVINGS DEPOSITS, subject to reserve and
payable on demand or subject to notice:
27. Time certificates of deposit outstanding ..............................
28. Savings deposits, payable subject to notice ...........................
H o n o r« W e r e E ven.
29. Notes and bills rediscounted with Federal Reserve Bank ...... ....
“ The depot was crowded,” says 30. Notes and bills rediscounted including bonds or other se
the Florence Bulletin. “ An Irishman
curities sold under repurchase agreements with contingent
crowd from his comfortable seat, 31. Bills payable with federal reserve bank or with other banka
or trust companies ................. ...... .........................— ------ --------------
when a woman came in and upbraid 35. Liabilities other than above, if a n y ................................................
In order to avoid stratification o f
classes, there should be the freest
possible movement between city and
country groups, said Secretary Jar-
dine in an recent address. The boy or
girl who has the qualifications and
the desire for urban life should be ed him fo r smoking.
encouraged to make his career in the
“ Sir, i f you were a gentleman you
city. The boy or girl, who, on the would not smoke here.”
other hand, has the qualifications
“ Mum, replied Pat, “ if you wuz a
and the desire fo r rural life should lady you would sit further away.”
m i n e have every stimulus to make his car-
A fte r a pause the woman burst
forth w ith: “ I f you were my husband
meeting w »n the country
Mine Hold Meeting
was held in Gold H ill Tues
day. The company reports
in very good condition with
no outstanding bills and a
promise o f extensive opera
tions during the new year.
O fficers for 1927 were elect
ed as follow s: President,
Ray Reasoner; vice presi
dent, Dr. R. I. H a ll; secre
tary, A . E. K e llo g g ; treasur
er, Chas. D W hite. Board o f
Directors elected are J. W .
Brown, Paul Robinson, W .
Martineau, R ay Reasoner,
A. E. Kellogg. R. I. Hall, C.
D. W hite
S T A T E O F O R E G O N . County of Jackson sa.
I, H. A. Hagedorn. cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the Best of my knowledge and belief
H. A. H A G E D O R N . C am itr
C O R R E C T— Attest: J. O. Isaacson.Wm. C. Leever.W . J. Freeman, Directors
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of January, 1927
ED IT H 1» JA CO BS, Notary P u -lk . My commission expires 11-11-28