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ASHLAND, JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY,
ASHLAND K. P.
Guest* Were Over Eighty Years of
Age; Nine Were Old Sold>«r*.
A S H LA N D FIDDLER WI NS PRIZE
Final Wind Up of Old Time Dance
Fiddler Goes to Home Man
j The final wind-up of the old time
Mrs. W. M. B arber gave a very
| fiddlers’ contest took pi t re at
pleasant party for elderly people at
ASHL A ND | W alker's old time dance in the M?d-
WILL GIVE POT LUCK SU PP ER the convelescent home on Monday TO
| ford building last Friday night in
afternoon. Mrs. Barber was assisted
the presence of n larg * crowd from
by her daughter, Miss Josephine, and
all p arts of the valley. The judge«
I very dainty refreshm ents were served
were selected from the crowd in the
- Music, reading and a valentine fo r
(,nch guest were fe a tu res of the a f
ternoons program. Mrs. Mary Parr,
The five who competed in the
86 years old, gave two readings,
finals were so good that it was hard
“ My Mothers Growing Old” and “ the Two Day* of Style Diaplayi, Pro for the judges to decide the best
Over $3,300 Daily I* Paid to Orphans
Crippled Soldier T ra m p ” to the de
A fter being closeted for
gram* and Free Attraction*
and Widow* by In»urance De
light of all present. Mrs. Mary Will-
some time the judges decided as
partment of Order.
shire also gave several pleasing
follows: F irst prize, L. B. T ucker of
readings. An artist appeared on the
Ashland, $15; second prize, Nick
scene and took a flashlight picture
The American Legion is sponsoring Kime of Medford, $10; third prize,
F e b ru a ry and March are designat of all the guests present making a d
Charles Pankey, C entral Point, $5.
ed as “ restortation m onths” by the ditional variety and interest for the the “ Ashland Spring Opening” show
These finals were broadcast on
Suprem e Lodge Knights of Pythias old people. Those present were as fo r the evenings of Tuesday and
special wire over the Mail Tri-
Wednesday, March 1 and 2.
and activities set in motion have follows:
- Virgin brcadcasting station
ns an objective the restortation of a
as was also a half hour of
half million members who have been
Hazelton, W. A. Patrick, Ezra Jay, learned, and will lend all the aid | the dance program. The music was
suspended in the last few years for
non-payment of dues. The program P. Proost, G. W. Benedict, G. O. Van possible to the success of the un- j furnished by T ucker’s orchestra of
Natta, J. L. Oxford, F. W. Shaw, Z. dertaking.
is being directed by Suprem e Chan
cellor Richard S. Witte, Milwaukee, P. Webster. J. . Sayles, E. K. Hall,
To make the two days big days j
Wisconsin, and every lodge in the N. C. Dozier, J. A. Lockhart and in the life of commercial Ashlund, AROUND THE CORNER
Mesdames Humphrey, Dyer, Thom
THEN GONE FOREVER
United States and Canada is expect- |
street attra ctio n s will be offered
as, H arriet Fielding, Victoria Nick-
ed to make a concerted e f fo rt by
free each day.
elson, F. W. Shaw, Elizabeth Smith,
Not here today and gone tom or
establishing personal contact with
All the stores and business houses
all form er members. Coincident with Mary Parr, Elizabeth Payne, M. V. of the city will be decorated appro row.
Norman, Jennie Goodyear and Ellen
Not rushing Into town and g ra b
this campaign, the lodges are asked
priately and store winodws will have
bing all business to be had and out
to institute a drive to conserve
on exhibit the latest arrivals in
Each guest was supposed to be
membership by collecting dues e a r
spring styles. These spring a t t r a c
Not by extravagunt talk nnd over
ly in the year.
tions, new styles and showing are
ents forcing Inferior m erchan
Ashland Knights of Pythias will
of the latest and it behooves every
please all try to get out to our re g u
body fo r miles around to take a d
No dodging taxes, civic responsi
lar meeting this Friday night in the
vantage of the showing and set* the
bilities and all duties of citizenship.
Odd Fellow hall. An open meeting that they all arose and greeted her latest in dress,
Not an insidious Home Town de-
you know. Bring the ladies. It is a
On both evenings of the “ Style structionist!
pot-luck supper and don’t fo rg et to
Show” the Ashland Armory will be a
Such only is the itin e ran t peddler
Much credit is due Mrs. Barber
bring a covered dish.
bee-hive of elite crowds and m er and canvasser, the self-styled travel
In announcing the two months cam
chants will have booths of now ing representative who sells toilet
paign to save membership, the su to the mothers and fathers of our styled goods with living models dem goods, hosiery, lingerie, etc.,— who
preme chancellor is following a pro towns people and it will be a bright onstrating.
comes a t any hour, rings your door
gram adopted by the Suprem e Lodge spot in minds of the guests for many
bell, takes your m oney— and onee
a t the recent session. The e f fo rt '/ill days to come.
a “ country store” program with around the corner— is gone forever.
not be confined to reaching the m em
many free prizes.
Compare th at type with your local
bers of any lodge who still live in KLAMATH FALLS BOY RUNS
B etter go early in order to get business man.
the city where they became members
The Home Town Merchants are
in, as we will vouch fo r a crowd.
but will, through a clearing house
here 365 days a y ear to serve you at
established in each state and prov
As a result ot a quarrel with his tions, vaudeville nnd a d iffe ren t pro your convenience, to back up the
ince, make an efo rt to reclaim those
merchandise they sell to you, to
who have lost contact with the order mother, Buddy Bean, age 15, of gram.
share taxes nnd civic responsibilities
The Legion committee consits of
by moving to other states and Klamath Falls ran away from homo.
to help make your c o m m u n it/ life
cities. The Grand Keeper of Records The boy left home about 1 o’clock J. E. Enders, Andy McGee, C. E. happier and more prosperous, to re
nnd Seal will rep o rt to lodges the Monday afternoon and wns seen by Shinn, Ralph Bowen nnd Carl Love joice in your joys, to be neighborly
names of such form e r Pythians liv friends on the highway w'alking to land.
to sorrow with you when trouble
ing in the jurisdiction of the lodge, wards Ashland. The boys’ m other is
comes— and to stand by you when in
the reports being compiled from on the verge of insnnity over tho ADVERTI SI NG P RE SE NT N EEDS need.
data supplied by every keeper of rec loss and any information which may
The fu tu re of y our community
ords nnd seal in such grand domain. aid in finding the missing lad should Portland Newspaper Man Stre»*e* hinges absolutely on community
be immediately turned into tho po
on di*cretion Adverti»ing,
Under this plan the m aster of
loyalty from every one of its citi
lice. The boy answers to the follow
finance and the keeper of records
zens.— The Home Town First.
Corvallis— The m erchant who a d
seal of ench lodge are the key men.
Age 15; weight 130; hair, brown; vertises with discretion nnd who ;
They will supply the local commit
MEN HOLD MEETING
blue shirt and black sweater with red links himself to the local newspapers
tee with data regarding every resi
which is his best friend in business I
dent member who hns been lost to
Guy Holman, 016 East Main, r e is going to progress during the next | Member* Drive to Wagner Creek
the order nnd the names and last
Where Meeting* Are Conducted.
ported a cord of wood stolen from few years.Mnrshall N. Dana, Port-1
known addresses of those who have
j him at the Southern Pacific froight land, president of the Pacific Const
moved away. By using this check,
Members of the Employed Boys
depot. The wood consisted of flat Advertising clubs, made this s t a t e
supreme lodge officers expect to
the Hi-Y club nnd Normal stu
ear “ decking."
Holman unlonded ment in the opening address of the
save fifty per cent of the losses sus
under the leadership of C. N.
the wood nt the north end of the Oregon State Retail M erchants’ as
tained during the last five years.
and W. P. W alter, drove
freight depot Friday evening and sociation which is in session here,
to W agner creek district Sunday
Among the activities of the order S aturday morning it had disappeared
“ No business can afford to be se evening where they conducted serv
expected to interest the man who 1 As yet no trnce of it or the thief
It must set its ices in the school house to some
has lost contact in recent years, is hns been found.
and let thirty people of th a t district.
the concerted movement over the su
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the public know what Is in the store. services were held under the aus
preme domain to establish O rphan’s
American Legion to Fore,
The great fortunes of the present
Homes and homes fo r the aged P y
The American Legion, anywhere generation of buyers are awaiting pice* of the Ashland Y. M. C. A. and
thian and his wife.
Eighteen such you go, it a live organization, always
' ............. * were enjoyed by those present, and
7 just around the corner and the mer- the group was asked to hold services
homes are now being operated nnd wiliing A
to take the lend in something ,
. . .
chant who will got aome of the wealth in two weeks, according to those
more than 3,000 children and adults , beneficial
to their home city. The
m uit need* follow modern methods who made the trip.
are being cared fo r u nder grand American
Legion 1* sponsoring the
. . .
, ,, , „
" or give his business anaesthetic and
Hugh Gillmore of the Employed
lodge jurisdiction. A nother feature Ashland
.Spring Opening event, aid- f uj „
Boys’ club sang a solo, Gordon Clay-
is the broad and liberal provisions ed by the business men of our city.
___________ _t _
___ Dana stressed the need of intel-
comb of the Hi-Y played a piano
offered the Pythian membership for
protection of the family through
P .p e r R ea c h .. Home,
oa Friday, H* ent »«^•rtlslng *pa«>, th a t ad writ- solo and Jam es N utter, Hi-Y presi
membership in the Insurance d e p a rt
H ere’s an Important
fact not to in * ha" become a P™'***” 0™ 1 busi dent, read the scripture.
ment. This branch of the order has overlook. For week-end ad*, The ness and urged the m erchant to study dress of the evening was given by
W. P. W alter and C. N. Gillmore
recently announced seven new plans American get» to the homes, to the the fundam entals of space writing.
led the singing. Aubrey Haan was
of protection offering exceptionally routes and adjoining towns Fridays.
D e p o t H o te l H a t B la se .
pianist for the evening and was ac
liberal options fo r cash loans, s u r It is mailed Thursday nights, not
A roof fire started from sparks companied by Melvin K yner on the
ren d er values, double idemnity and Friday nights. People read it Friday
total disahil.ty benefits to insured evenings, not Saturday.
. from the chimney,
, , d e - . ' clarinet and Clarence Haan on the
_________ partment to the Depot hotel la st! comet.
members. The departm nt, now n e a r
ing its fiftieth year, has paid to wid- tury. It it recognized by the oaren* Thursday evening. A speedy run and
Hot anything to offer Saturday?
«.us und orphans of msmbers more body a* the home saving station of quick action avoided a serious fire,
( Tell nf it in th e Ashland America*-
then 82,400 daily for the half et»|G the order;
Ladies Are Invited
March One and Two
ONE OF THREE UNDER ARREST
Commited in 1923
Hugh DrAutrrmonl Serving in Army
Admit* Identity; To be Returned
to Oregon for Trial.
Telegraphic news notes tell of the
capture of Hugh D’Autrem ont. Some
still say, including his fa ther, thnt
it is not Hugh. His fa th e r still claim
ing that he is dead. The three broth
ers are accused of the m u rder of
four trainm en, wrecking the trnin
and robbing the mails nt the Siskiyou
tunnel a few miles south of Ash
land on Octob«r 11, 1923.
“ The man was arrested a t Los
Banos as Jam es C. Price, a private in
the 31st infantry. He was brought
to Manila and plnced in confinem ent
under a heavy guard. He robably
will be returned to Oregon on the
first available transport.
Army records show th a t “ P rice”
enlisted in the United States army
in Chicago on April 22, 1924, and
was detailed to foreign service. He
was sent to the Philippines in 1925.
Associated Press Teports from
Manila declare the man was positive
ly identified as Hugh DeAutremont.
Officers are hopeful, of course,
th a t if Hugh has been caught, his
arrest will lead eventually to the ap
prehension of Ray and Roy, who are
twins and, a t least before the crime,
If one or all of them nre enught,
federal authorities said, they prob
ably will be tried in the state courts
in Jackson county, where they are
under indictm ent on m urder charges.
death on the scaffold the maximum
The attitu d e of the federal o ff i
cials makes it appear likely th at the
the men is fo r assault and robbery
of a mail c a r— an offense which c a r
ries an invariable punishment of 25
years in prison.
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Clay Plant Begin* Operation.
The Southern Oregon Clay P ro
ducts company have a dozen or more
men at work on their grounds, build
drying sheds nnd otherwise g ettin g
the plant ready to begin work in
earnest in Central Point.
F our large drying sheds have a l
ready been built. More men a re ex
pected to be put to work soon, when
machinery will be installed.
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Opening to b . at Armory. .
The two evenings of March 1 anil
2. The im portant dates.
Style Show and Spring C ra n in g a t
the Armory. Auto show same nights.
Plan to attend.
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Union laborers organized u n d er
the “ re d ” Hankow government of
China, demand 81 holidnys each year.
MANY T A L E N T READERS
We are delighted with the
number of reader* we have for
The American at Talent, and
Latt week we mailed 76 paper*
there, and hop# to sea th list