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About Ashland American. (Ashland, Jackson County, Or.) 1927-1927 | View Entire Issue (April 8, 1927)
News Notes of Interest
The Week-day Bible school, with
an enrollment o f over 500 will hold
its open assembly Friday night. May
6. Keep this date open. Meeting to
he held in M. E. church. Nearly every
church in Ashland is a co-operative
member of this work.
Heath’s confectionery and grocery
is a neat and well located new insti-
t'.’.tlon for Ashland to open the first
of the week in the large room join-
iiit, the Elk temple on the north. Mr.
lleath has arranged the new confec-
t.onery as modern as possible and in-
tends giving presents to every visitor
on Monday, his opening day.
The city council has tabled the pe
tition to postpone building the new
According to this action, it
looks like work will progress rapidly
and the dam built as soon as possible
and for a good job. The majority of
the citizens are pleased with the de
cisions o f the city fathers.
O. O. Helmnn, who has been ill
for some time, is reported ns no bet-
Im p ortant.
Many Ashland American readers in
the country and in town writen us
and talked of Americun advertising.
Hundreds of readers are back of
the American and American adver
tisers. Now to all our many readers,
we suggest that you put a little ex
tra effort in patronizing American
advertisers and trading in Ashland.
This paper likes your suggestions, it
is absolutely your paper, trying to
please the readers. Next week, be
sides Easter and Spring advertising
hints for home shopping we will
hope to give the Easter programs at
the various churches.
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J. H. Roberta.
Myrtle Point, Or., April 2.— J. II.
Roberts, 87, who came to this coun
try with his wife in 1872, died at
Roseburg Wednesday of last week.
Services were held here and burial
was in the Myrtle Point cemetery.
He is survived by his widow and
eight children. Louis at Ashland,
Mrs. Mary Rackleff at Canby, Jack
at Portland, Levi J., Edwin C„ Mrs.
Jenie Schmitt, Mrs Anna Winters
and W. A. Roberts, all of Myrtle
Point. Mr. Roberts was a civil war
veteran. In 1884 he was elected to
the Oregon legislature and was re
elected in 1885. He was the author
of the measure for the connection of
Firty-nine new subscribers to the
Coquille valley and Roseburg.
Ashland American this week. There
Any farmers or townspeople not
must be a reason.
now subscribers to the American,
G e o r g e W . Heath.
Funeral services were held last
Support the Chamber of'Commerce j can receive^ it a year U nr half price
Co-operate with it; assist and make if they subscribe before Saturday Saturday for George W. Health, 85,
your kicks known to it in preference night. As an added special we will civil war veteran, who died at his
to making them out of the organiza also have sent to you a year, The home in Ashland, March 31.
weekly papers a whole year for only July 4, 1841. He married Martha J.
Mrs. McElfresh is quite ill at her $1 if taken during this bargain price Backus at Capman Creek, Kansas,
home on Ohio street.
I closing Saturday night.
April 21, 1867. They came to Oregon
in 1882. Mr. Heath had been a mem
ber of the Odd Fellows’ lodge since
He is survived by his widow and
seven children, Alfred S., Winchester
bay; Gerald B., Gates; Edwin E.,
Ashland; Mrs. J. L. Read, Medford;
Mrs. S. V. Hall, Salem; Mrs. O. C.
Dike, Gates, and Ralph, Castle Rock,
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“ THE PERCH OF THE D E V IL ”
with Pat O’ Malley and Mae Bush
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starring Laura La Plante and James Kirkwood
M O N D A Y , T U E S D A Y & W E D N E S D A Y , A P R I L 11, 12, 13
The big production using 15,000 people
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It’s a h’ -toric picture of the Westward travel and the best picture
produced of pioneer days.
" P A L S IN P A R A D I S E ”
A romantic story of a modern gold rush
o f the state of Georgia and leaves
four sons to mourn her death.
Funeral services were held Mon
day afternoon from Stock’s under
taking parlors, with interment in the
Mountain View cemetery.
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DISTRICT MEET OF EASTERN
STAR BRINGS HUNDREDS
a generous bow and flowers.
officers of Alpha chapter exemplified
the opening anti closing Ceremonies
and the officers of Reames chapter
exemplified initatiory work, two
candidates being initiated into the
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K L A M A T H FALLS TO
DEBATE FRIDAY EVENING
Last Tuesday, April 5, Alpha
Chapter No. 1, of O. E. S. was the
hostess to the district meeting of all
southern Oregon chapters.
stars proved perfect entertainers and
some four hundred delegates will
long remember Ashland and the suc
Present were Worthy Grand Mat
ron of Oregon, Mrs. Leonora Hamil
ton Kerr of Corvallis, and Mis.
Margaret Barnes of Grants Pass, the
associate grand matron.
The chapter opened in due form
by the Worthy Matron, Mrs. Mazie
Bates. J. H. Hardy, worthy patron,
gave the address of welcome and a
response was given by Mrs. I«ena Da
vis, worthy matron o f Aloha chapter
No# 61 Of Kl amath Palls.
Mrs. Leona Hamilton Kerr, worthy
grand matron; Mrs. Margaret Barnes
associate grandmatron; Mrs. Nellie
McGowan o f Reames chapter No. 66
and Mrs. Josephine I). Crocker o f Al
pha chapter No. 1, past grand matron
were introduced and after being es
corted to the cast were given the
grand honors. They were also pres
ented with beautiful bouquets of
The worthy matron and
worthy patron of Aloha, Adarel and
Reames chapters were also intro
duced, escorted to the east and given
The Ashland high school debating
team, winners in this district will
meet the Klamath Falls debaters,
champions of their district Friday
evening at the high school, starting
at seven thirty. The winners of the
debate will meet the winner of a
Willamette and Coos Bay district
in the elimination contest which will
finally result in the state champion
ship being decided.
team is composed o f Adena and Dick
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Has an elevation of two thousand
fefcl; is ideal for toruists and travel
The climate in nearly ideal; no ex
tremes of heat or cold; no blizzards
Has a bountiful supply of the clear
est and purest water to be found uny-
Has as its chief summer resort the
Lake o’ the Woods, a beautiful spot
for camping and out-door life.
The new Southern Oregon Normal
school is located on the southern
boundary of the city.
Within a short distance of wonder
ful fishing streams and a natural
gateway to Crater Lake loop, one of
the greatest scenic spots in America.
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Mrt. Emily Rovny.
Mrs. Emily Rovny. 76. passed away
at'her home on Third street Saturday
April 2. The deceased was a native
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G e o r g e T. W a l t o n .
George T. Watson, 52, passed away
Sunday afternoon at his home on
■Ohio street, following a prolonged
illness. He has been a resident o f this
city for many years.
The deceased is survived by a wife
and one son, Kendrick, both of Ash
land. Funeral services were held
from the J. P. Dodge & Sons under
taking parlors Tuesday afternoon at
2 o’clock with interment in the
Mountain View cemetrry.
DANDY SURPRISE PRESENT to E.«ry c«»tii«ui
V T h e a l e r 'J
Little Lillian Avery celebrated her
ninth birthday Saturday, April 2
with a party. Twelve little girls at
tended, each one presenting the
1 small hostess with a gift. Lovely re-
1 freshments were served and each
place was a pretty paper cap and
tiny basket favor.
All joined in
f o r Saturday.
games and contests, and spent a hap-
py afternoon. Those present were i The Ashland American for one
Mildred Dunn, Freda Underwood, veur and tho Nat>‘>nal Farm News
Mary Louise Robretson, Agnes Hall! for one y<>ar> both for
Mary Imrder, Cecelia Swenson, Mar- for ha,f the Price of one-
garet Broili, Pauline Ward, Genev
N e w Car t Arrive.
ieve Sanders, Irene Cuthbertson and
The Lithia Springs garage has just i
received a car load of new nutomo- '
II. C. Severance is moving his fami biles, direct from the factory. And
ly from the Sloan house on Helman they are beautiful. In the car were a |
street to Central Point. Mr. Sever- pretty new Hudson sedan, an Essex
ance is dealer for the McNess pro- scran, an Essex coach and an Essex
duets in Jackson county and is mak coupe. Better go look at them.
ing the change because Central Point
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is centrally located.
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Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Long are in
Modesto. Cal., attending the wedding
of their son, Raymond, this Saturday
Tonight (Friday) at 6:30 the
Neighbors will serve a
covered dish supper tc trte~'Modern
At the election of officers of the Woodmen. It will pay all members
chamber o f commerce last Tuesday to be present at this banquet and
noon, J. H. Fuller was re-elected [ general good time
secretary. This is the eight succes
sive term as secretary and it speaks
A party of men, including Julius
of splendid service, public welfare Koch, Mr. Craps and Mr. Powell have
interests and faithful endeavors on gone on a fishing excursion to Sav
Secretary Fullers part in behalf of age Rapids and Gold Ray dam.
the Ashland country.
Dr. and Mrs. Coryell of Mytrle
Mr. Butterfield was compelled to Point were guests at the Koch home
close his shop last Monday on ac on Laurel street Tuesday. They were
count of being summoned to serve in Ashland to atten dthe Eastern
on the jury. But he was excused Star convention.
from jury duty the balance of the
term, so he could attend his business.
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