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________________________________ ASHLAND, JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, FR ID A Y .
CAMP FIRE GIRLS
W IT N E S S CEREM ONIES
Old Normal Grounds
Many Aw ard« A re Made for Meri
torious Service to Girl« for
W o rk Performed.
Small Girl Figure« in Run Aaway of
It is not often we are treated
to an old-fashioned runaway. But
those who happened to be on Main
street at the Plaza Block at 7:45
A. M. Saturday, had just that.
A team belonging to J. A. Keltz
became frightened up the Winburn
Way and was soon out of bounds
and ran into a fence near the Park
store, wrecked the spring wagon and
threw the occupant, a little girl,
Susie Keltz out. One horse ran up
Main street and one rounded the
curve, skidded and fell, sliding 30
feet, almost striking a passing car.
Bystanders seized the prostrate
equine and got him to his feet. There
was no injury to the horse.
The little girl received no serious
injuries but was slightly jarred and
frightened by the accident.
R E CO VE R Y OF TIN N EA R FINISH
Gold Mines Working
Tin 1« Chief Subject for Di*cu««ion
at Meeting o f Southwettern
i SENIORS CLASS PRESENT P L A Y
Large Audience Witnesses “ A Full
House” at Hight School
The senior play, “ A Full House,
given at the high school gymnasium
last Friday night was an unqualified
success marked by good training
and a fine adaption of the members
of the cast to their respective parts.
This event was the first of a list
of senior festivities which will con
tinue over the next two weeks.
The cast was made up as follows:
Gordon MacCracken, raises, an
English servant- Juanita Ross, Su
sie from Sicax City, a main; Mar
jorie Elmore, Ottily Howell, a
bride; Ida Gosnell, Mrs. \\ innecker,
from Yonkers, the aunt; Leathea
Dodge Daphne Charters, Ottily’s
sister; Lynn Neeley, Nicholas King,
a stranger; Kay Neil, Ned Pem
broke, Jr., an only son; Winston
Johnson, George Howell, a bride
groom; Raymond Cotter, Dougherty,
a police sergeant; Foss Framer,
Jim Mooney, a policeman; Donald
Vestal, Glancy, another policeman;
Adelaide Smith, Mrs. Fleming, who
owns the apartment; Nina Kidwell,
Vera Vernon, a show girl; and Ruth
Anderson, Mrs. Pembroke, from Bos
That “ tin” is the all-invading
The second grand “camp fire coun
subject in the minds of those inter
cil fire was helJ on Sunday after
ested in mining in southwestern Ore
noon, under the spreading green of
gon was shown at the regular
the stately oaks 6n the old normal
monthly meeting of the Southwest
grounds east of town. It would be
Oregon Mining bureau held in
difficult to imagine a more impres BOX C A RS SH ELTER HOMELESS
Pass Saturday afternoon.
sive spectacle than the splendid
HORDES A LON G MISSISSIPPI Several attempts to divert the at
group o f girls dedicated to high and
tention of those present to gold and
lofty purposes of service, taking
The humble box car may not be
upon themselves the vows of splen kin to lily-white angels of mercy, other minerals failed as each mem
did womanhood. The girls moved in but it has its good points, says J. ber called upon, voiced his exper
processional from the lower part of T. Saunders, freight traffic mana iences regarding the metal which
the field to meet their guardians and ge» for Southern Pacific, comment has created such a sensation in na
form a circl about the counc'l fire ing on railroad aid given to Missisi- tional mining circles.
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The outstanding event of the meet
under the shade of a great madrone sippi flood suffers.
EIGHTH G R A D E R S A R E READY
ing was the announcement by L. U.
tree. Frayer was read by Ellen Galey
Armies of homeless men, women
and was followed by a song by the and children today are living in Stenger of Canyonville, regarding Commencement Will be Held in
girls, “ Wohelo for Aye.” Miss Edna thousands of box cars rushed to dis the progress that has been made in
GoLeen, guardian of a camp, ex- aster «pots by the railroad, and hun his community toward the recovery
Eighth grade commencement ex
clamed eom*A’*»at in Retail the aims dreds l l trains have been supplied of this “ white metal” in commer
for pupils of the Lincoln and
•and purposes o f camp fire. There are free to haul refugees and the little
schools of Ashland, will
seven crafts in which it is possible of their possessions they were able
investigation and as the result of be held Friday, June 3, at 10 A. M.
to win honors: Health, business, to salvage to places of saftey.
hundreds of tests, he and a score of at the Chautauqua hi-ilding, accord
citizenship, home, hand, camp, na
Pullman cars and diners also were
others in that district have develop ing to an announcement made by
dispatched to the flooded areas to
George A. Brisco, superintendent of
Groups o f twenty girls are form care for sufferers, but the palm for ed such a confidence in the presence
of tin and other commercial metals Ashland schools.
ed into camps under the supervision emergency housing service must go
Wm. Briggs, locul attorney, will
in their ores that they are shoving
o f a guardian. Council fires are held to the humble box car.
deliver the principal address. Rev.
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occasionally when members may take
of the metals in commercial quan H. F. Pemberton, pastor of the M.
the three ranks that are recognized MAY GET FE D E R A L BUILDING
“ A company has been or E. church will deliver the invocation.
by the organization: The Wood-
ganized and has been completely fi Special musical numbers will also
gatherer’s rank, firemaker’s rank, Congressman Hawley Says A pp ro
nanced with Califqgnia capitnl,” he feature the exercises.
priation May Be Made.
and torchbearer’s rank.
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said, “ for the purpose of construc-
Awards of ceremonial gowns were
Congressman W. C. Hawley, who ing a 100 ton capacity plant for the FL O W E R SH OW IN PROGRESS
made to some of the girls who had was an Ashland visitor last week, recovery o f the tin, bismuth and
attained firemaker’s rank. A group gave it as his opinion that Ashland other associated metals. The land Ashland Hotel Place o f Beauties o f
o f girls sang the Ashland official
will not ha\p to wait for many years has all been acquired, the ground i'
camp fire song, “ Wohelo” which was before nn appropriation is granted being cleared and the foundations
Ashland is having a two day flow
recently written and set to music by for a federal building. Congressman are being laid for the ma chinery,
er show now in progress at the
Mrs. Bertha Denton. National birth Hawley works on the ways and announced Mr. Stenger. “ The com
Ashland hotel. The Floral society is
day honors were awarded to a num means ommittee in the House and pany is known as the Derwent Re
sponsoring the annual event today.
ber who hnd won the distinction by is closely in touch with the possi duction company and It has as its
Warm weather of the last five
helping to carry out the program bilities for an Ashland building.
chémist and manager, Mr. Dewent,
brought about the rapid de
suggested by national headquarters
Under present conditions appro formerly o f Gold Hill.” Mr. DerWent velopment and maturity of the blos
for the protection of trees. This in priations are granted according to has never experienced any difficul
soms and made the holding of the
volved the cleaning up of the auto the business needs.
ty in recovering tin and other val show this week, neecssary in or ier
camp ground, the holding of a tree
Sixteen members of the Cham uable metals from the ore owned by
service at the Methodist church, the ber of Commerce took luncheon th company and within a short time that the finest blossoms of the
holding of a birthday ceremonial, with Congressman Hawley at the it is expected that the company will springtime might be displayed.
Cultivated and wild flowers will
and the sponsoring of a talk by a Lithia Springs hotel.
be recovering metal in marketable
included in the display, with
forester in regard to trees and their
quantities. The plant will do a com
emphasis placed on th? dis
preservation. National honors were
mercial recovery business on a basis
Sunday Hottest Day.
also awarded to Miss Nedrp Bartlett
The hottest point recorded in of $3 per ton, stated Mr. Stenger.
show will be held in
and Miss Lucile Carson for work of Ashland for this year wos reached
Mr. Stenger also announced that
and ladies room of
last Sunday when the temperature the recovery plant to be installed on
his own property will be operating
At the close of the beautiful cere reached 86 degrees.
within three weeks.
monial, Miss Madeline Stevens read
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Former Pastor Dies.
Among those in attendance at the
the “ Love” chapter from Corinthians
G. A. R. to Attend Memorial
and the girls sang, “ Lay Me to
On May 29 the G. A. R. and W. meeting was A. Klausen, recently
Rev. C. B. Miller o f the Full Gos
Sleep.” Miss Mell Carter, represent R. C. aye invited to attend the mem of Baker, Od., who came to Grants pel Temple of Klamath Falls, died
ing the Ashland camps, presented orial service at the M. E. church. At Fas? a *few weeks ago and has lo in that city last Sunday. The funeral
Mis« Mildred Crane with a beauti the local G. A. R. meeting Saturday cated several claims o f tin hearing was held Wednesday and burial
ful picture o f Crater Lake.
Miss all members were present but one. ore. He has been a miner for thirty ceremonies took place at Albany.
Crar.e leaves Ashland after two Some visitors were in attendance years, he states, and the several as Rev. Miller was formerly a pastor
years of outstanding service during and one old soldier was received into says h has made on ore samples in Ashland.
taken across the twenty foot face
which time she has accomplished, membership.
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of the vein he has located, has con
with the other guardians, a very
Enters Aerial Photography
vinced him of the presence o f tin
Swimmers to Gat Share.
wonderful organization for the camp
Word has been received in Ash
The rather warm days during the In large quantities in southern Ore
fire girls.— Tribune.
land that Raymon Lindsay, son of
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last of the week have attracted a gon.
C. L. Lindsay, well known traveling
President P. S. Woodin, reported
great many people to go to the
Churchills Entertain Faculty.
salesman for the Fuller Paint Co.,
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Churchill en swimming tanks which will be well considerable development in the located in Portland, has entered the
tertained most delightfully last Sat patronized for the summer. Ashland gold mines of Southern Oregon, aerial photography business with
urday night at the parish house of is particularly blessed by having calling particular att-n ior to the headquarters in the Merchants Trust
recent strike at the Grecnvack prop
Trinity Episcopal church, honoring three fine tanks.
building and has been engaged in
erty, the development at the Cali
the faculty members of the South
taking a number of aerial pictures.
fornia mine at Mt. Kueoen, the
Ashland Defeats Medford
ern Oregon State Normal school.
He is associated with Lloyd Junken.
Ashlan 1 won from Medford in work being done at the Jewett, the
The room was lovely with masses of
and they own their own airplane.
fragrant lillies. H. D. Sheldon, dean the ball game last Sunday with the announcement of prodjciion in th;
o f education o f the University of •core i to 2. Davis proved a whirl- h'.ar future at the Ooldpn Mr.ry, the era! other properties where encour-
Oregon and Henry Sheldon were^ wind in the box and pitched the nine n c o m M operation o f the anoval "plng development* i t underway.
oemtionz un Fout» t m ’*. and art» - K;.pka«mai>,
inning* with •»*•
also invited gueita,
M A Y 20. 1927
TO CAMP AT
LAKE OF WOODS
Y. M. C. A. B O Y ’ C C A M P TO BE
HELD JULY 6 TO 19
Camp Open to Boys Between 12 and
18 Years, Committee De
cides at Meet.
The annual Y. M. C. A. Boys’
camp will be held at Lake of the
Woods from July 6 to 19, accord
ing to a decision reached by members
of the Boy’s Work committee of
the local Y. M. C. A. in their meet
Pioneer hall. Members of this com
mittee are: John Rigg, chairman;
C. V. Howell, Dr. Roland G. Allen,
Donald M. Spencer, A. O. Anderson,
Rev. H. F. Pemberton und J. W.
The camp will be open to all boys
in Ashland and vicinity between Ihc
ages of 12 and 18 years.
effort will be put forth to make
this years camp a real factor in the
lives of those boys* who attend, ac
cording to members oft he committee
Boys who plan to attend the camp
may register now by paying the ad
vance registration fee, it was an
The committee also de
cided to stage a series o f over
night hikes for boys o f the city, the
first of these will be taken this Fri
day evening. Those taking part in
the hike will leave Pioneer hall in
autos right after school Friday and
go to Wagner Gap, where they will
camp Friday night.
On Saturday morning they will
climb Mt. Wagner and the return
home will be made Saturday even
“ All boys planning on the trip will
havt to bring two good warm blank
ets and enough to eat for three
meals,” stated Secretary W. P.
Walter of the Y. M. C. A. The boys
will be accompanied by C.*V. Howell,
Dick Hitchcock and Secretary Walt
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W IN N E R S
Oregon Normal Trounce to Tune of
20 to S.
Southern Oregon normals’ base
ball tet m came out victorious in
their clash wlt.l the Bankers team
in the third game of the Y. M. C.
A. twilight league played on the
high school grounds Monday even
ing by taking the long end of a 20
to 5 score. Inability of the Bankers
to hit in the pinches seemed to be
the cause of their downfall. Batter
ies for the game were: Normal, Laws
catcher, Dixon and Butterfield, pit
chers: Bankers: Hitchcock, catcher,
Cripe and Peterson, pitchers. These
games are attracting considerable
attention among local fans and quite
a crowd o f spectators attend each
game. All games begin at
are open and free to the f y ü k .
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Mrs. Albert Anderson nf Klamath
Falls, who has been stopping in Ash
land for some time for the benefit
of Vier health, has gone to Eugene
to consult a physician and we un
derstand that she has entered a hos
Mr. and Mrs. Don Well o f Ran
Francisco visited with relatives in
Ashland over Sunday and Monday
morning with Mrs. Wall* mother.