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A B R A H A M L I N C OL N.
A meeting attended by 125 rab
bit growers was held at Talent Fri
day night, of last week, marking a
special session of the Southern Ore
gon Mutual Rabbit Breeders asso
ciation, in their regular meeting
place in the city hall.
Members and visitors were pres
ent from Grants Pass, Eagle Point,
Prospect and northern California.
A program of speeches and music
entertained those present, with a ban
quet as a prominent feature of the
T. B. Orr caused considerable in
terest with a sleight of hand perform
Other numbers included a
reading by Miss Ruth Genoway, piano
solo by Mrs. R. M. Kent, song by
Robert Grubb. A tale show of rab
bits attracted considerable attention,
with R. E. Hegner, judging the Chin
chillas while II. H. Lowe passed his
expert opinion on the New Zealand
W. W. Estes demonstrated to the
audience how skillfully a rabbit may
be dressed by anyone who knows
how. The next meeting is dated for
March 4. Easter has been designated
as rabbit day for this year.
Republicans, the nation over, are
holding their “ Lincoln Day Ban
quets,” schools are giving Lincoln
day program and all America is
reading past history or articles on
Saturday, February 12 is Lincolns
Last Friday noon at the Kiwanis
club luncheon, Mr. E. V. Carter gave
a splendid, interesting talk on the
Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth presi
dent of the United States, was Ken
tucky born (1809.) He had little
schooling, as schools are conducted
today, but educated himself under
the worst of handicaps. Born a farm
er, he afterwards clerked in a coun
try store. Studied law and became a
militia captain in 1832. In politics
he was a defeated candidate more
times than elected.
He was finally
a postmaster, legislator, great debat-
or and lawyer, surveyor, member of
congress in 1846. His opposition to
slavery and untiring efforts brought
him fame, made him the leader and
elected him president in 1860, and re
elected in 1864. The civil war during
his term and leadership ended in
April, 1865, and the president was
assassinated April 14 of that year.
Simple and unaffected in manner,
religious, extreamely honest, tolerant
and honorable in character.
The life of Lincoln can be read
and studied hy every American with
nought but good to result.
ROOKS DROP GAME TO NORMAL
125 Me mb e r * o f C o u n t y A r e Present
at Ta l e nt Last W e e k .
What is the program of the
Young Men’s Christian association in
This is a question often
asked by newcomers and others in
the city. This article is an attempt
to answer these questions and to set
¿forth- *#tnn- of the things being done
by our local Y. M. C. A. The program
as now being promoted by the asso
ciation is known as the Christian
citizenship program. It is a distinct
ly Christian program for boys and
men from nine years of age up.
Strating with the hoy nine years
of age in what is known as the
Friendly Indian program the Y. M. T H I E V E S A R E A C T I V E H E R E
C. A. in co-operation with the home,
Cl o thi ng
the church and the school, seeks to S c ho o l
W h e n Car Is Stolen.
develop the boy along the four im
portant phases of his life. Physical,
Between the hours of 12.30 and
social, devotional and intellectual.
a. m. Saturday, one and possibly
This is done by stressing the four
entered Polk Nininger’s
fold development idea as expressed
store and made away
in Luke 2:52 and encourages growth
“ in wisdom and stature, and in fav with around $9 in change from a box
or with God and man.” From the near the cash register. After a sum
friendly Indian program it is but a mary check on the goods on display
step in the boys further development nothing else was found to have been
to the pioneer program which includ missing. The thieves entered the
es boys 12 to 15 years o f age. store by means of climbing two par
These boys are more ready for a allel sewer pipes at the rear of the
definite, thorough fourfold program. store and crawling through a window
The organization is promoted through one foot wide by two and a half
the church, and because of its di feet high, which admitted them into
versified program has proven of a small wash room. Officers presume
great service in holding the interest they left through the side basement
o f this age boy in Christian things. door which opens on Pioneer street.
These clubs hold regular midweek Due to the dimensions of the wind
meetings, where they have Bible ow they entered it is belived that
study and are instruced in parliment- the burglars must have been of the
ary rules, first aid, social hygiene, slender type.
A 1923 Foard roadster, belonging
safety first, leadership and many
Miss Kennedy, a teacher in the
other phases of life. Aside from their
grade school was stolen
regular meetings, they promote such
activities as monthly round-ups, pet February 4, between 1 and 4 p. m.
and hobby shows, building bird from in front of the school house.
houses, thrift, hikes, camps, athlet The car contained a suitcase filled
ic contests and many other things to with ladies clothes. As yet no trace
keep up interest. Ii this way these has been found of the car.
boys develop initiative and have a
chance to show leadership, as all
of these functions are promoted by
the Pioneer Central council which is Da n c e Hall P r o f i t s Fr o m A d Run in
Ashl and Ame r i c a n .
composed of boys from each club,
the Y .M. C. A. secretary co-operat
The following letter received Tues
ing. Each pioneer wears either a
from Bliss Heinie of Mealord
bronze, silver or gold button, de
pending on the degree of advance
The Waiket ad was fine. We have
ment acquired by him in his pioneer
ing. Notches are filed in these but decided to change the price of the
tons as the boy passes his tests and In old time dances to 50 cents so please
this way each boy is able to see just change accordingly in the ail.
Mr. Robinson, the most paid ad
how he is advancing in his work.
we have had before was
Through it all, the big objective is to
help this age boy to know and fol 530. I^cst Saturday, the first dance
low Jesus Christ and to come natur after this nil enme out there were
ally into church membership anil be 079 paid admissions with ar increase
able to meet wisely all life situat H f over 100 dance tickets. It pays
ion s. When a boy reaches the age to advertise in the Ashland American.
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of 15 he should graduate into the
Myer and Mrs. E. C.
comrade division of the Christian
citizenship program. This division of Payne of this city left yesterday
the program is for boys over 15 morning for Seattle, Washington,
years of age. The program is built where they will spend the next ten
around personal growth activities, days visiting with relatives.
though many service projects are
Yoder and Mrs. Payne will visit at
The consideration o f life work the home of her son, Dale Young.
r roper attitude toward
girl*, as well a* proper homo, churcn
and s h c o l relationship are import
Spectators W a t c h
In a game that was packed with
thrills and which held an audience
of more than 500 spectators more or
less spellbound last Friday Ashland
normal school’s basketball team quin
tet thoroughly whipped the O. A. C.
rooks to the tune of 44 to 27.
The game throughout gave the
spectators plenty to gasp at, and was
notable for fast floor work, both on
the part of the victors and vanqui
shed. For Ashland, Marske starred
again, hooping the ball sufficiently
to boost the score 27 point; Mills,
Oregon Aggie forward led his group
with six points.
The lineups as the teams went into
play were as follows:
Marske .................. F.................. Mills
Caldwell .............. c
Kinney .................. G.............. Drager
Ramsey ................ G................. Benson
Substitutes, Oregon: Johnson, and
O’Brein; Ashland, Johnson and Bry
In a pre':n\inary game the norma!
school seci nd team defeated the
Talent all-star five to the score of
27 to 14.
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ASHLAND NO RM A L MONEY
IF A N Y L E F T T O D I S T R I B U T E
(Special.) Appropriations of $500-
000 for capital outlays at the three
state normal schools were author
ized at a meeting of the joint ways
and means committee.
Of the total amount appropriated
for buildings at these institutions,
$175,000 was authorized for the new
eastern Oregon state normal school,
to be located at La Grande under a
measure approved by the voters at
the last general election. The ap
propriation will provide for the erec
tion of a building and such equip
ment as is necessary. It was report
'd that the city of La Grande would
erect without cost to the state a
dormitory for the accommodation of
The committee also appropriated
for this institution $40,000 for main
tenance during the biennium.
For a new dormitory at the south
ern Oregon normal school at Ash
land the committee appropriated
$150,000. The millage tax for this
institution aggregates approximately
There was appropriated for the
construction of class rooms and a
library at the Monmouth normal
Mount Ashland chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolu
tion met last Friday evening as the
guests o f their regent, Mrs. Harriett
Mrs. C. E. Peil kindly
loaned her beautiful home for the oc-
cassion. About twenty-five members
met and listened to interesting pa
pers presented by members. Mrs. E.
V. Carter and Miss Blanche Hicks
gave studies on the constitution of
the United States.
The work was
presented in a very tangible form
and in a very entertaining way.
Mrs. C. E. Peil took the members
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on a personally conducted tour of
historic spots in Oregon.
L e t ’ s Do It.
pioneer parents who came very early
The American’s suggestion that all
to the Oregon territory, no one is Ashland business firms join in a
better qualified than Mrs. Peil to grand spring opening for n couple of
tell the story of the early days and days, the latter part o f February, is
the struggle of the immigrants. In meeting with approval.
closing Mrs. Peil read a sketch in I February 25 and 26 would be de
honor of the flag, the last writing sirable.
Should the suggestion be
penned hy her father, Captain Ivan j generally accepted, the suburbian
Applegate. At the close o f the lit i readers will be well informed through
erary program, a patrotic luncheon ¡the Ashland American columns.
wa« planned fi r the Lithia Springs
hotel in honor o f the Washington
Local Bo y W i n s A d Prize.
and Lincoln birthdays.
J. M. Bray of this city, n graduate
w Te also announced for the state of the Oregon Agricultural college,
convention to be held at Corval'is won the $100 scholarship offered
by the Behnke-Walker Business col
lege of Portland for the best ad
The Salem high schol basketball written for them during the Ore-
team will come to Ashland for two gonian-Zain $10,000 prize amateur
games here, both Friday and Sat ad writing contest. Mr. Brady is the
Salem walloped our son of Mr. and Mrs C. J. Brady of
boys, when they were north last week j Allison street.
A goodly number of Ashland folks
Revenge will be sweet.
It will be
some game, both of them.
have won prizes during the nine
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weeks that the Oregonian had the
E. S. Willis of Culver City, Cal., contest on.
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The services, also basket dinner at returned home Tuesday after a
he Church of Christ last Lord’s day several days visit In Ashland.
Bring an order of commercial or
e;e wtll attended. A very social sold two of his places In Ashland society printing to The Ashland
m* v.uii enjoyed hy all,
Am erican o ffice , 874 East Main
1927 JURY LIST
L I S T
Wil l Not Be Drawn As C o u n t y
List Is Large.
The 1927 jury list for the city of
Ashland, complete is as follows:
Floyd F. Whittle, Georg 1 W. Tre-
fren, Nathan Bates, Kwin .■!. Butler,
R. P. Campbell, Frank Davis, Robert
J. Luke, Hubert Dyer, Homer II. El-
hart, Ed. J. Farlow, Thomas Hill.
Earl Isaac, Manley Brower, Wm. F.
Darby, Carl C. Darling, James Fewel,
Otis Holman, Joseph W. King, Myrtle
Patton, John P. Pittinger, John ().
Rigg, C. W. Simons, James E. Welch,
Joseph S. Bowers, H. O. Butterfield,
s. ll. Short, C. 11. Vsupet, <>. F. Car
son, Charles A. White, J. N. Dennis,
Charles Wimmer, Frank R. Dickey,
Otto Winter, Louis Dodge,, II. J.
Carter, John E. Enders. II. G. End-
ers, Seaborn S. Mitchell, L. L. Nor-
cross, Wilmer M. Polpy, Wm. Rein
hart, Claud A. Saunders, James R.
Jesse Neil, Laura L. Abbott, Har
old Atkina, A. M. Beaver, H. L.
Claycomb, Lee M. Fifield, Rosa D.
Galey, Lucille Gilmore, A. E. Jord
an, Wilfield L. Davis, Hugh Gillette,
Hubert S. High, W. G. Davis, Annie
Jordan, Edward Kinney, John II.
Fuller, W. M. Powell, Mollie Songer,
G. A. Briscoe, A. C. Jop, Estella
Payne, E. J. Arant, Sylvester Pat
terson, Andrew Potter, Arthur B.
Wicks, Nellie B. Wick, Lelia M. Joy,
Phoebe M. Bayliss, James W. Mill-
ner, Oscar D. Lowe, Orren I). Payne,
Margaret Peachey, Leah M. Cald
well, C. I). Dayhoff, Chas. Elder, G.
G. Eubanks, C. N. Gilmore, Louise
G. McNair, G. O. Van Natta, C. J.
Perrine, R. J. Shaw, Ira Shoudy, J.
E. Thorton, C. F. Tilton.
Fred Homes, Bellview; Henry J.
Carter, Frank C. Crowson, Charles
S. Edwards, Jacob Icenhower, Wm.
E. Sanford, Joe E. Fifield, Jack H.
Harrington, Levi Johnson, Clarence
E. Lane, Frank Nelson, Charles A.
Gray, John B. Harrell, W. R. Oeser,
Isaac H. Scott, M. M. Tucker, O. T.
Bergner, George P. King, James
Lockie, Myrtle Putnam, Charles
Frizzel, John I’. Arnold, Frank Nut
ter, Leo I). Lowe, Robert Hillyer,
Benton Bowers, Jr., George L. Clark,
James II. Cook, James Hendrick,
Wm. R. Potter, James T. Roberta,
Bert H. Smith, Harry K. Tomlinson
and John M. Wagner.
PYTHIANS PLAN TO
REGAIN LOST MEMBERS
February and M^rch are designat
ed as “ restoration months" by the
Supreme Lodge Knights of Pythins
1 and activities sent to motion have
¡as one objective the restoration of a
half million members who have been
suspended in the last few years for
non-payment of dues. The program
is being directed by Supreme Chan-
jcellor Richard S. Witte, Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, and every lodge in the
’ United States and Canada is expect
ed to make a concerted effort by es
tablishing personal contact with all
former members. Coincident with
this campaign the lodges ore asked
to institute a drive to conserve mem
bership hy collecting Hues early in