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ASHLAND, JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY,
S t u d e n t » ta M a k e a G r e a t S h o w in g
M ed ford
The United States Labor Bur
eau says American women spend
$5,%00,000 a day, 81,825,000,000
a year, on baauty shops and aids
to beauty. Women spending the
five million a day would be more
beautiful if they kept the money.
But spending it makes them happy,
and happiness is worth its price.
Government Men Are to
be Here Saturday to
Look for Site
Another step in trave by .^y-
German and British <! ;gibles,
each o f 5,000,000 cubic feet cap
acity will race around the world
They expect to make tl:*» trip in
twelve days, with two «‘ ops for
fuel. That makes the wcr’d small
er than it was, and would inter
est Jules Verne. The Germans,
with new light Diesel engines in
their dirigibles, will surprise the
What is America, as regards its
people, what is it destined to be7
Indians were here first, Colum
bus came, then the Pilgrim fath
ers determined to worship God
as they pleased and to make ev
erybody else worship him as they
t pleased. They would not recognize
today’s populations. The City of
Chicago contains 450,000 Ger-
mans, 400,000 Poles,
Jews, 300,000 Irish. 200,000 Ital
ians, 200,000 Bohemians and Gze-
<ho-Slovaks, 125,000 Swedes, 60,-
Greeks. Not exactly what
would call “ pure Nordic.”
What type, what civilization will
come out o f that mixture?
United States now. Nobody knows
how the disease starts and spreads.
The disease breaks out, nobody
knows how or why, in dark city
streets and in distant sunlit beau
tiful valleys, more than a thou-
• ’ nd miles from either ocean, and
five thousand feet above them.
The Lillie* o f
the F i e l d ”
NOVEMBER II. 1927
Hand W oven Coverlets
Are Many Y ears Old
BEAUTY— AND SERVICE.
WHAT WILL AMERICA BE?
THE SOIL OF FLORIDA.
Conrad Zeller, sixty-five years
old, father o f twenty children, je -
tirea from post office work on a
pension of $60 a month. His av
erage pay from Uncle Sam during
twenty-eight years was $85 a
Not very generous from a coun
try rich enough to let its women
»pend eighteen hundred millions a
year on wrinkle eradication, face
lifting, artificial curls a d com
CENTRAL FOINT AND ASHLAND AMERICAN
First P r e s a a t a t io n Thi*
If Location is Secured
Ashland Would Be on
There is s^Sssibility of Ashland
having a landing field, under the
direction o f the U. S. Glvernment
for emergency landing.
Just how remote a possibility
this is, remains to be seen but E.
L. Curtiss, and W. T. Miller re
presenting the government will be
in Ashland Saturdny for the pur
pose of looking over the territory,
and the possible selection o f a
field, according to E. G. Harlan,
secretary of the Chamber
Commerce. These men will confer
wtih Attorney W. M. Briggs of
the Roads and Highways commit
tee o f the Chamber of Commerce
and others interested in the pro
posed project. It is
that should a site be selected at
Ashland, this site will appear up
on all of the maps o f the govern
ment issued for the use of aviators
and the field would become avail
able, _for all aviators.
These men would also like to
meet contractirs interested in bid
ding upon the landing fields that
the government is contsructing at
Delta and Hornbrook, California.
AGED MAN DROPS
John Utez aged 70, janitor of
a number of Ashland business es
tablishments for several
dropped dead early Wednesday
morning near his own home. He
was talking to a friend and appar
ently in the best of condition when
he collapsed without any warning.
His death is believed due to apo
Mr. Utez is survived by one
daughter, Mrs. Mina Trotter of
Astoria. The body is at the Dodge
Chapel, the services wi!’ be in
charge o f the local order oi Odd
Fellows, of which Mb. Utez was an
active member. Interment will be
made in the Ashland cemetery.
PROVOST H ARDW ARE
H AVE NEW DEPT.
A Spaulding sporting goods will
The Moroni Olsen Players are be handled exclusively in Ashland
' tinging “ The Lillies of the Field” ! from now on, according to and
by John Hastings Turner to the announcement’ made by Domino
Southern Oregon Normal School | Provost o f the Provost Brothers
4uditorlum Nov. 14, 1927 as their Hardware, who are planning up
first play of the season.
on opening up a complete sport
Thirf comedy which has the en ing goods department, in
dorsement o f the British Drama room formerly occupied by the
league, makes very good reading Hargrove Millinery.
and offers delightful opportunities;
This department in addition to
for stage production. Mr. Turner, having a complete line o f Golf
as in other works, displays a keen equipment, will feature all typ*>*
^nse o f character and an amus of atheletic goods.
ing comedy gift.
The scenes are laid in an En
Mr. Shoemac\er. manager o f
glish vicarage and in London and
J. C. Penny Company store at
'he plot deals in a lively satiric
'ein with the events o f the court- Yreka, was a visitor in this eity
hip and marriage of
the twin Tuesday.
'laughters o f a country clergyman,
Mrs. George Scribner and Mrs.
’"ho is uniquely unworldly and
W. H. Sams o f this city were busi-
The aituations are highly laugh nes visitors in Medford today.
able. the double love story full of
Mr. and Mrs. Waldo
appeal, and the whole forms a
keen study of contemporary so former Ashland resident, but now
ciety and social fashion. The cast residing ia Klamath Falls, are
includes five men and five women. enlightened the class, there wae
visting at the home of Mrs. Elsie
Jack Ruger and Fred Cushing Churchman on Union street »
»»at duck hunting
• 'ruing ia the Klamath Marsh
"UBtry. They will Re gena enty a
The last coverlet woven for her
Mrs. Ida N. Smith of 075 East
Main street, mother of V. O. N. grandmother is in indigo blue and
Smith of this city, is the owner of madder red on a white back
two wonderful old handwovan ground, this spread is doubly wov
"-The pep, which the students coverlets which belonged to Mrs. en and reversible. It is beautifully
seemed to have been losing dur- j Smith’s grwadmother <Ida Hanley fringed and as bright and fresh as
ing the past two weeks is back Paramora). These bdnntiful <>i<j though it were but recently wov
coverlets woven by the profession en. It is a handsome heirloom in
again now, 100 per cent.
The girls of the Ashland
Hi al weavers of a century ago. One deed, and one that anyone might
started the week o ff right by hold coverlet woven for the grandmoth well be proud to own. This cover
ing a pep meeting Monday after er o f Mrs. Smith was the work of let came into Mr^ Smith's posses
Samuel Meiley of Mansfield, Ihio, sion upon the death of an aunt.
Mrs. Smith also has several
Calla Eaton, who had charge of in 1844. Mr. Meiley was consider
the meeting called on Lucilla Bes- ed a wonder at this kind o f work. sterling silver spoons that were
wick, Janet Dalis, Floy Johnson The gradnmother spun the yarn, owned by her grandmother, and
and Miss Ellen Waters to make dyed it for each of these coverlets. some unique samplers, on hand-
pep talks. These talks were all She certainly was an expert at woven linen, embroidered in the
short but very effective, as the dyeing, the co lore are wonder gross stitch, the letters of the al
girls were quite frank in telling fully fresh and vivid after almost phabet carried out in the two sizes
the students what they thought of a century of use. The colors used and in different colors, red, blue,
the pep the school had been show in this ol dcoverlet were dark blue, green, yellow, brown etc. These
green and red on a background of samplers were made by
I Smith’s aunt.
Lucille Beswick led the girls in white.
singing, with Mary Galey at the
Wilma Nutter then led a num
ber of the school yells.
Calla Raton the'fT promised all
those girls who wanted to go to
Medford, that a way would be
found for them, and urged that
P a rc e l* f o r F o r e i g n L a n d s S h o u ld
everyone buy the re<J and white
B e M a ile d By N o v e m b e r
pom poms that the Senior girls
F if t e e n t h .
would soon have on sale.
The Auxiliary to the American
(Continued cn page 5)
I^egion has received word that the
United States Veterans Hospital
No. 77, in Portland is greatly in
A T LEGION MEET need of bed-side rugs. The Auxili
ary has planned to furnish fifty
At the meeting of the Ameri
such rugs, and will glady welcome
can Legion Post No. 14 Tuesday
contributions of clean cotton rags,
night the following officers were
which will be woven and forward
ed! to the Hospital at the qxpense
Commander, Ralph E. Bowen;
o f the Auxiliary. T^ey ask for co
Vice-Commander, G. E. Dann;
operation of the public. The rags
Adjutant, T. E. Patterson, Finanac
may be left at the following ad
Officer, G. H. Wenner; Sargennt
dresses: Mrs. Leslie Wertb of Lib
of Arms, Leslie Wertz; Executive
erty street; Mrs. Warren Cook of
Committee, J. A. McGee, H. G.
B street; Mrs. W. A. Cook o f 447
Wolcott, Millard Grubb; Chaplain,
Rock street, Mrs. O. S. Silver of
William Grenberamer. Appointive
369 Hargadine and Mrs. C. D. Da-
officers will not be named until
hoff, 134 Nob Hill.
the first of the year.
Bundles will be called for H
persons have no other way of de
LITHIANS TO DANCE
livery, if same will notify Mrs.-C.
NEXT W ED. EVENING D. Dahoff, telephone 308-R.
The Lithians are plan nig a de
lightful affair which will be given
at the Civic Club House Wednes
day November 16th, 1927. There
will be a covered dish dinner at
seven o’clock, possibly a short
program, then dancing will be en
joyed until a late hour. Contes
tants o f the Indoor Circus will be
the guests of honor.
SCHOOL BOY HAS
A N ARROW ESCAPE
GRANTS PASS MINE
IS H EAV Y IN TIN
According to Mr. Kruse, he is
forty feet underground and has a
ledge 110 feet long, that assays
$104, a ton in tin and $15 a ton
in gold. • Government experts are
now making an examination o f all
the property witliip that vicinity
and just as soon as their report has
been announced Mr. Kruse expects
to return to hiz mine.
Mrs. Henry Ross and daughter
I*orene are going to Eugene for
the week end to attend the Home
eoming game and will visit with
Donald Ross from O. A. C. while
there. They will be guests at the
home of Mrs. T. C. R o m
S o u t h e r n O r e g o n W il l
G iv e n V is ito r* .
Those members of the Nobles of ;
the Mystic Shrine, whose thirst
for drama and comedy at the ex
pense of the novice, will have a |
chance to have that thirst quench
ed next Monday afternoon and
evening, when annual fall cere- I
monial of Hillah Temple will take i
«, ' I
It will be an occasiin that will 1
go down in records as one of* the | Jackson County if Well
greatest importance, for on that Represented at Livestock
date Clarence Martin
Imeprial Potentate of North A m -!
erica and the associates of the Ilf-1
perial Divan, will be the honored j
guests of Hillah Temple. One of
the interesting features of the oc
Many Firsts on Show*
casion will be the presentation of
fruits from the Rogue River Val-
ing at Annual Affair
Grapei from Grants Pass;
Jackson county boys did unus>
Pears from Medford and Delicious
ually well with their exhibits at
Apples from Ashland.
These fruits will be presented ' the Pacific International Livestock
in a moat unique set o f baskets Show and I-and Products Show,
and will be on* the tables at the hel din Portland last week, ac-
Lithia Springs Hotel prior to the cording to Robert Q. Fowler, coun
dinner at 6:30 P. M. The Imperial ty agent, wbo returned to thia
Divan will be met at Grants Pass county this week,
by the committee of welcome from
"Probably over 100,000 people
consisting o f attended the eight days o f the
Thomas Simpson, Fred D. Wagner, show. The weather was excellent
George Dunn, Jerry Jerome and and there was but one rainy day,”
P. D. Hermah. Leaving
Grants Mr. Fowler stated.
Pass, the party will proceed to
v, ,, . .
This was the seventh annual
Medford where the Shrine Club of
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livestock show held in Portland
that fit» will entertain with
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. , since buildings had been erected to
luncheon in honor of the Imperial
accommodate entries. Previous to
1920, livestock shows had been
a . , _, *
held with the exhibits and entries
to Ashland for the main events. ,
At 6 30 . dinner will be served for
Fow,*r “ ld
all members and candidates in the
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A nine-year old boy,
Lithia Spring* Hotel. Following „
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Martin of Rogue River, won the
this, they go to the Armory where .
chnmpionship of the Northwest
Newtons law of gravity will be
. . .
which includes 11 Western states,
tested in a most unique way. Also
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with the 36 ears of corn he exhi-
more stars than can be seen in an . . . . „
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bited. He won first prize on 26
observatory will be shown together
*»r* °* corn „ entered
in . the Union
snd j contractions
k . :_
. . . Stockyard Special, and second on
being conclusively demonstrated.
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, .... . 10 ears in the open exhibit. Not
It is certain by some and fill be
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... content with this, Robert*also won
felt by others, that everyone will
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the $10 offered for the best story
have a most enjoyable evening.
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submitted o f his year’s
making a total o f $58 for the story
¡N ew R e s i d e n t D i e s
and the 35 ears o f choice corn.
A f t e r Short Illn e s s
G. W. Kruse o f Ashland return
ed from Grants Pass Sunday ev
ening where he has been spending
considerable tftne with his
mine located just five miles from
John Grantham, local contrac
tor on his way home from work
Wednesday night, rzn into Wilton
Carlton, a school!}.iy who was rid
ing on a bicycle without a light.
A car was passu g at the time th#
and the light»
BECKY” GIVES THE
blinded Mr. Grantham so that the
was unable to see the boy on the
WOMEN A THRILL
bicycle. The lad was rushed to the
Women who get a real thrill
Community hospital and was luck
ily found to be only badly fright out of the bargain rushes at de
ened and a little shaken up over partment stores will have a chance
the collision, but he was able to to see themselves as the shop girls
go on home. Mr. Grantham was see them when “ Becky,” Cosmol
, • politan’s InviMt production o f the
Raynor Selig story. Comes to the
Vinin^ theatre Sunday. Several
T u rkey G row ers Meet
Local Turkey Growers held a hundred men and women, con
meeting last night. They are go firmed bargain fiends, appear in
ing to work through the Fruit and the department store sequences at
Produce Association to get prices the opening o f thep icture. Sally
on turkeys, and bring them Ip O’eNil has the title role o f this
Ashland to be placed on the mar production and Owen Moore ap
pears in the role o f Dan Scarlett,
a New York crook.
Miss Leona Lynch one o f the
Mr. and Mrs. Trotter of Astoria
assistants at the Lithia Springs
hotel, is taking a two weeks vaca- arrived in Ashland this morning
tiah and will visit her mother at and are stopping at the Lithia Ho
Vancouver. Washington. She will tel. Mr. and Mrs. Trotter were
also visit friends in
Portland, called here by the death of Mrs,
Trotter's father. Mr. Utez.
Salem and Seattle.
The following «tudents
the Southern Oregon Normal will
spend the week end with their
people in Klamath Falls: The
Misses Nadine Bearcrian,
Coffman, Alvira Call and Velma
Fr u it
Mrs. Charles W. Churchman,
aged 34, recently o f Sacramento
died November 9th at about mid-
night at. 36 South Second street,
o f diabetes. She is survived by her
husband, Charles W. Churchman,
and her mother, Mrs. F. Foutse,
>■ Big Show
This corn has been sent to Chi-
cago where it will be entered in
the Grain and Hay show at the
International Livestock Rxposi-
tion held there the week beginning
November 26, according to Coun
ty Agent Fowler,
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TEACHERS TO HAVE
A D A Y OF THEIiv O W N
W h o C o m e in D ir e c t C o n i a c i
W it h T o u ris t* to ge l
T o g e th e r .
J. A. McGee, chairman Of the
tourist publicity group sponsor««^,
by the Ashland Chamber o f Com
merce has called a meeting for
next Thursday night at 8:16. This
class will be comprised of men
working in Service stations, hotels,
barber shops, taxi drivers, auto
mechanics, shoe shiners, telegraph
officers, etc., in fact ’such men
working in public places who first
come in contact wjth the tourist
and visitor to this eity. These men
will discuss ways and means in
which to sell Ashland to strangers.
V. V. Mills, president o f the
Chamber o f Commerce will pre
side at the meeting.
Demonstrations will be put on
by members of the group, show
ing how they handle visitors, tour
ists etc. This class will make a
study o f Ashlsad’s scenic attrac
tions, resorts natural advantages.
National Teachers day will be
on November 13th, according to
Mrs. V. D. Miller president of the
sociation. This date was decided
upon at the National Convention
o f Parent-Teachers, when the con
clusion was reached that
FIRST SALES MEET
teachers were deserving o f a day
IS A BIG SUCCES o f their own. A Dower, was also
selected at this meeting to
The first meeting o f the Sales known as the official floWer o f the
Class, sponsored by the Ashland teachers. The Chrysanthemum was
Chamber of Commerce, occured the selection made.
Tuesday evening at the Ashland
Exhibitions o f
were instructively and capably giv
en; fine impromptu talks further
several excellent musical numbers
and a very comprehensive talk by
Secretary E. G. Harlan on the de
velopment of modern business, and
the need o f ‘ up-to-the-minute’ sys-
temtic work, in accordance to the
progress o f the times.
Mrs. A. C. Nininger and daught
Mrs. Waive Enders, assisted by
er Dorothy visited friends in Med
Secretary Harlan and the officers ford Wednesday.
o f the class will have charge o f the
Mr. and Mrs. Kester Gandse of
Class officers were declared
Dunsmuir, Cali brnia were visit-
elected at this time. John Daugher
Tuesday and Wed
ty of the J. C. Penny store was
nesday, with relatives and friends.
elected president. Miss Velta Ack
ley of the Claycomh Motor Com
Mr. Francis Moore of Medford,
pany, was named Secretary, and
Mrs. C. O. GiUings o f the First motored over to this city Wednes
National Bank. treasurer. Tha day to transact business.
anxt meeting will be in two weeks.
Chaaneey Florey, business ma*
o f Medford sad ex ceuaty clerk
was in Ashland THursday an bast-