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FORMERLY CENTRAL POINT AND ASHLAND AMERICAN
A C O U R A G E O U S IR ISH M A N
A HOLLOW MAGNET
A real fighting Irishman has
let fcll come to America. William Thom-
busin«J¿ | »as Cosgrave, president of the
Irish Free State. Diffident, keen
or $3^.J | light blue eyes, soft voice, iron
ato m i« will and a lion’» courage. That is
a picture of the Irish president,
for whom fear does not exist, not
even the only fear admitted by
his relatives, the Celtic chiefs of
Gaul, who admitted that they
feared one thing, that the sky
might fall on them.
If you ask, “ Can nothing be
more powerful than something?”
you would get no serious answer
But how do you explaiq this
fact, announced b y German
science and proved by convinc
ing experiment. A hollow magnet
is more powerful than a solid
ASHLAND. JACKSON COUNTY. ORECON. FRIDAY.
Dean of Men at Univer
sity of Oregon Principal
Entire Club Volunteers
to Assist Any Boys in
Selecting Life W ork
The absence of
metal inside the magnet increases
its magnetic strength. A magnet
containing four hollow lamellae
[has as much lifting power as one
containing nine solid lamellae.
Everything is possible in chem
istry and physics, now that atomic
construction and the horrible
power and speed o f the tiny elec
trons have been added to human
knowledge. But that hollow mag
net news is a thing to puzzle
A. D. Lasker, who ran the
shipping board, once a young,
frightfully energetic boy, sitting
in the outside office of Lord &
Thomas, in Chicago, now even
more frightfully energetic, sits in
the inside office and owns the
He and his wife have just given
a million dollars to Chicago Uni
versity to study the “ causes, na
ture and prevention of degen
Within three hundred years,
11he average life has increased
[from thirty to sixty years, bHt a
[man of fifty has \fery little bet-
jter chance of life than a man of
.that age one hundred years ago.
Lasker wisely gives money to
Sind out why it is that human
Leings after fifty break down so
I If the scientists will let him.
Lasker should use some of his
fcioney investigating suggestions
• at medical science would call
•all nonsense.” All nonsense is
•hat the doctors called the theo
ries of Pasteur, who taught them
,'more than they ever knew before
Michael J. Hinch, eighteen
ars old, touched a live wire
carrying 5,000 volts, and, accord
ìi ing to doctors, was “ dead for half
1 an hour.” Quick action by fire
men brought the boy back to life-.
At first his mind wandered.
Then he recognized
knew his own name, who he was
and what he had been doing in
the previous eighteen years.
The question arises, does the
same thing happen to all o f us,
after we have been dead a long
H time, perhaps, as one earnest
|i clergyman suggests, as long as a
I ybillion years, waiting for the
world to end and Gabriel to sum
Exchange o f
An exchange o f property was
y.ade Wednesday, February 8th,
^ h e n William M. Briggs local at
torney became owner o f the
Studebaker garage building, lo
cated on Riverside street, in Med
ford and Mayor O. O. Aliender-
| fer and C. C. Cunningham of Med
ford became joint owners in the
18 agres o f the Briggs’ ranch
south of town.
Mr. Briggs reserved the house
and two acres for his own use.
While Mr. Briggs did not state, it
is thought that he intends remain-
in on the ranch indefinitely.
Making a plea for the conserva
tion of youth in the matter of
selecting a proper vocation for
life, Dean Sherrill of the Univer
sity of Oregon at Eugene, today
told members of the Ashland Ki
wanis club at their regular noon
day meeting that they, In ‘ their
daily activity could do much to
wards assisting boys in the find
ing of their life’s work.
The Dean stressed the fact
that many o f the most prouctive
years of a boys life were wasted
as he shifted from one job to
another in an aimless effort to
strike something that he particu
larly liked, and which he was
willing to follow and make a per
Characterizing the method us
ually in vogue today as the
“ trial and error” method, the
speaker told o f work that was be
ing done in the school systems in
an effort to assist boys in voca
“ I have a physician friend that
is employed at Folsom prison in
California," the Dean declared,
“ and I have made quite a study of
some of the inmates o f this pen
itentiary, and have found that
the majority of the second o f
fenders in this prison are young
men thirty years o f age or under,
and asking the warden why these
men were there, he replied that
they were attempting to find a
short cut from hard labor.”
“ These men,” the speaker con
tinued, “ had no particular voca
tion, they were not trained to do
a particular kind Of job, and as a
result they attempted something
Members of the club willing to
assist boys in the selecteion o f a
vocation were asked to report
their names, and the club unani
mously agreed to render any as
Theobald Is New
Head Film Company
Following the resignation of
Frank Jordan as president o f the
West Coast Studios, Inc., Carl A.
Theobald was named'head o f the
organization at a meeting held
Tuesday. Mr. Jordan’s resigna
tion was due to the fact that the
work in connection with the stu
dio company had reached the '
point where he was not able to
give it the time necessary.
Fuller Head« Committee
On Summer Art School
J. H. Fuller was named chair
man* of a local committee having
in charge the advance registra
tions for the summer school of
art held each year in connection
with the normal school.
Thia committee, according to
outlined at a meeting held
at the Chamber o f Commerce
this morning, will appear before
various club« in the county, soli
■ citing their cooperation and in
| addition will work out the rules
governing the five scholarships
that are to be awnrsled.
Visiting Parent*— Miss Edith Chamber o f
Dodge is spending thè week-end award two, the Elks two and the
with her parenti, Mr. and Mrs. Delphians one.
Louis Dodge on thè Boulevard.
Bead— Free loase« here for
Miaa Dodge ia attendine thè Uni
1927 were only 17,830.
versity of Oregon in Eugene.
Early Ashland Scenes Are
LAST RITES HELD
ASHLAND IS AHEAD
S. D. TAYLOR
S e rv ie nt A r e H e ld at the P r e s
b y t e r ia n C h u r c h ; Store*
C lo s e .
FEBRUARY 10. 192«
An album filled with pictures
and scenes of the early pioneer
life, prevalent in Ashland during
the early fifties, is the precious
possession owned by Mrs. J. H.
j Russel, a pioneer of the early
: fifties, mother of Mrs. Otto Win-
| ter of this city.
presented the little album, with
the pictures she had gleaned from
old attics and old-timers, to her
mother on the eightieth birthday
One o f the most romantic pic
tures is that of the home, known
as Mountain house, where Mrs.
Russel went as a- bride in 1854.
This place still remains with ap
parently few outward changes,
and is now the Homer Barron
home south o f town.
Another picture of much in
terest is that of the old Ashland
House o f ’54, owned and operat
ed by Eber Emory, grandfather
of Hal Emory of Ashland, sitting
and standing in front o f this old
hotel are the business men of the
city. Among them are Eber
Emery, Mike Mickleson, Jacob
Wagner, A. B. Gillette, W. W.
Kentner, J. H. Russel, A. D. Hel-
Thornton, father of J. Edward
Thornton, Mr. Sutton and Linds
House stood where the Ford gar
age, owned by the Clfcycomb
Motor comDanv, now stands.
An Ashland street scene in the
fifties depicts four stage coaches
with their six horses, intricate
lines, horse bells and the all im
portant stage driver proudly
handling the reins with his pas
Last rites for Samuel Dyke
Taylor were held this afternoon
at the Presbyterian church at 2
o’clock, where Mr. Taylor has
been an active member and also
Nad acted in the capacity as
Samuel Dyke Taylor was born
in Missouri, November 23, 1870
and died at the local community
hospital, February 8, 1928 at the
age of 57 years, 2 months and 26
days. Mr. Taylor had been in a
poor state of health for several
years and following a short sev
ere illness was taken'to the local
hospital where h« had blood trans
fusions administered with the
hope of rebuilding his health so
that a needed operation might be
undergone. After the blood infu-
soin, Mr. Taylor rallied for a
short time then passed into a
state of coma in which he passed
The deceased was the son of
Owen and Hulda Taylor, now de
ceased, who were former local
yesidents. With his parents, Mr.
Taylor moved west at the age of
nineteen year^ coming to Ash
land in 1920 where he settled on
a small ranch until he become the
manager o f the Ashland Fruit &
Products association two years
ago. He served as city council
man for several years and was re
cently appointed to fill a vacancy
on the city counciL
Mr. Taylor has a host of friends
who are grieved at his passing.
He wae admired for his upright
ness and appreciated for his true
He is survived by his widow,
Jessie Newcomb Taylor, three
sons, Raymond o f Lake City,
Texas, Archie o f Portland, Ross C o m m i t t e e o n A r r a n g e m e n t * An*
o f Ashland and a daughter, Mrs.
Bounce a P o r t i o n of
G. H. Bowan o f this city.
leaves ten grandchildren.
sengers seated on the top of the
stages and peering out of the
windows below are those within.
These stages are gathered in
front o f the old post office on the
Plaza and are in readiness to de
part for their various routes.
An Ashland main street scene
in 1870 shows the large real es
tate sign of G. F. Billings, the
cash store o f Wise Bros., the
Ashland store owned by McCall
and Atkinson and the grocery by
E. B. Hunsaker.
The old public school house
where the VenDome Hotel now
stands was an important edifice
In the days of the ’70’s.
The Plaza in 1876 was the site
for an interesting hitching post
at which may be seen the horses
of the country folks who came
into town to do their shopping.
Very quaint and picturesque is
the picture of the two sisters,
Mrs. Russel and Mrs. Dunn in the
same poke bonnets and frocks
duplicates, of the ones they wore
on their journey over the plains
Adding its spiritual touch to
the collection of old-time pic
tures is that of Rev. M. A. Wil
iams, the first Presbyterian min
ister in Ashland, Rev. Williams
was one of the old missionaries
who blazed the trail from the
Atlantic to the Pacific coast, and
was loved and revered by all the
It is of interest to know that
Ashland was founded by A. D.
Helman and Eber Emery who
named it after their home town,
PIANS M E
D e f e a t o f G r a n t s Pass by B o t h
T e a m s G iv e s L o c a ls G o o d
The second of the series of dis
trict debates was held Tuesday
evening, February 7. The affir
mative team o f Grants Pass met
the Ashland negative team in the
local high school assembly. The
decision of the judges was 2 to
1 in favor of Ashland's negative
team. This team is composed of
Dick Joy am ^ledra Bartlett. The
judges for the debate were At
torney Reams and Attorney New Members W ill Spend the
Night of February 21,
man both of Medford and V. V.
Caldwell o f the southern Oregon
T ie affirmative of Ashland’«
TO H AVE BANQUET
debate team went to Grants Pass.
This team is composed of Dena Battery B and City Band
Joy and Duane Malone and they
W ill Assist in Enter
»o n from Grant’s Pass by a de
cision o f 3 to 0. The judges for
this debate were Professor Han-
Tentative plans for the Gov
by, Porter J. N eff and Attorney ernors caravan which will spend
Moulton, all of Medford.
The the night o f February 20 here,
chairman was Mr. Mischler, sup have been made, according to
erintendent of the Grants Pass Lou Hanson, chairman of the
chamber o f commerce entertain
As the contest now stands, ment committee.
Governor Patterson and part
Ashland is in the lead with five
points and two decisions. Medford of his caravan will stop in Med
ranks second with four points and ford for a short time where
one decision. Grants Pass is now Governor Patterson will make a
eliminated in the two debates, short talk and the remainder of
having won three votes and one the caravan will come on to Ash
land. Governor Patterson is ex
The next debate of the series pected to arrive in Ashland about
will be held between Medford 7 o’clock.
A banquet will be held at the
and Ashland February 14.
debate will decide the champion Lithia Springs hotel at 8 o’clock,”
ship o f the large school and the said Mr. Hansen.
“ We are ex
winner will meet the winner o f pecting to entertain about sixty-
five members of this caravan and
the smaller school debate teams.
The small schools .which have it will therefore be necessary to
been debating are Rogue River, limit the local people to 60 reser
Gold Hill and Glendale.
Members of Battery B will be
River has been eliminated and
Gold Hill und Glendale will mee^ in full regalia at the Lithia
G a m e T o n i g h t I* P r e d i c t e d to be soon to deride the championship Springs hotel and the Ashland
of these schools.
band will also play.
O n e o f Be*t Th is
The winner of the southern piece orchestra will also furnish
Oregon district will be eligible to part o f the evenings entertain
select one team to compete in in ment.
The committees arranging for
With the morale o f the team ter district for th« state cham
Governor Patterson will de
the farmer-business men dinner completely restored after the ac pionship which has been won liver an impromptu address at
the banquet. Among other speak
I to be held at the Bellview com cident which will bar Roy Abbott, twice by Ashland.
ers for the evening are Mayor
munity house Monday, February star guard from basketball this
George Baker of Portland and
20, met at the chamber o f com
In Practice Game Editor Irving of the Portland
basketteers are all set for the
Summ er Cam p
Is S e le c t e d b y merce rooms last night.
conference game at the Junior
Roy Abbott, local high school
It is the plan of the local
All members reported a splend high gymnasium tonight with the
G ir ls a nd B o a r d o f
o f Commerce to invite
S p o n s o rs
id interest and support among Roseburg high school
the farmers of the movement. It
Simpson, understudy for Ab the high school basketball team, those of Klamath Falls who will
Because of its nearness, its is clearly evident that there will bott throughout the season has broke his left wrist Tuesday join in the caravan to be here
The caravan will
easy ac< essibility, its advantages be about one hundred in attend been showing up in excellent evening during a practice game that evening.
for wat“ f sports, wood craft and ance.
shape, and with a few nights of with the Battery B boys at the leave here Tuesday morning at 9
o'clock where it is planned to
other numerous beneficial assets,
The committee plans for a din intensive drilling will be in a posi local armory.
The young man had his arm meet Governor Young o f Califor
the Lake of the Woods was chos ner to be served real farmer tion to handle the guard position
placed in a cast at the local hos nia at Redding.
en as the idea! place for the style.
summer camp o f the different
The Longfellow quartette have
But little is known about the pital Thursday evening and al cars of local citizens will join the
groups of the local camp fire girls a number of selections to fit the Roseburg team, other than they though the break is not consid caravan here to go to Sacramento.
by the camp fire board of spon occasion and Dick Pasy has con always have some excellent ma ered a serious one, it will be some
sors of which Mrs. H. C. Galey is sented to read a series o f his terial, and early predictions are time before he is considered fit Noted Cowboys to
the chairman, at the meeting held poems dealing with country life.
that Ashland will have to play to enter athletics again. The ac
Have Charge Service
in the local chamber of commerce
The committee urges any agri basketball every minute they are cident occured while almost di
E. O. Mickle, and son, Montie,
office last Thursday evening.
culturist who wishes to have a on the floor, if they are to con rectly under the basket, and in
the endeavor to avoid colliding more widely known as the Mon
It has been arranged for the part in the dinner to give their tinue their record of no defeats.
with two of his companions, the tana cewboys, who were recentl-
girls to occupy the headquarters names at once that plans may be
young man fell to the side, fall ly featured in a high-clasa rbp-
of the Boy Scouts at the local completed soon.
N e a rly R e a d y .
ing with all his weight on the ing act at the Hi-Y benefit giv
summer resort, with the use of
According to K. W. Hay, pub left hand.
en at the Junior high school and
Their equipment. While the board
Elk* W i l l H a v e U n usua l M e e tin g
licity manager o f the West Coast
also ut the West Coast Studio ex
went on record as sponsoring
The local B. P. O. E. !ortge is Studios, Inc., shipments of films, |
position held at the armory, will
the cause, plans made more or
planning a big time for Saturday I lights and other movie equipment '
at the local Congregation
less tentative and all details will
One Sided Game
evening, when the district deputy [ have arrived, also the exterior |
al church Sunday evening at
have to be settled later.
of the grand lodge, E. M. Page set is in readiness. This set is an | Desipite their crippled line-up 7:30 o’clock, where they will de
Among the plans formulated,
j will be present.
An itiation will exact reproduction of an Ashland the Siskiyou
scored liver a lecture on the early pion-
were the necessity o f employing
also be staged, followed by the scene in 1874, taken from an old heavily against the Humboldt eer days, showing one hundred
a camp cook and a camp nurse to
showing o f a moat unusual pic picture.
Everything is now in State college basketball team pictures o f pioneer life; mission
take every possible care of the
ture, “ Millionaires.”
readiness to get down to rea4*i Thursday night, the final score aries that blazer! the trail from
girls, several councilors composed
I .ate in the evening a sumptous business. It is thought that the being 40 to 27 in the Normals fa
coast to const, stage coaches,
of older women o f upright char
lunch will be enjoyed with a i scenes will be shot within a vor.
prairie schooners, pictures o f not
acter and a number o f teachers
couple o f days.
Wirth and Dixon were the ed Indian chiefs, these and many
will have charge o f the'camp, and
stars o f the evening with fine other pictures will be thrown on
A variety of
playing on the part of all the the screen.
studies will be open to the girls,
boys helping to run up the score
Mr. Mickel and his son have
such as camp craft, hand craft,
on the Humboldt squad.
j lectured in all tl!r large cities
wood craft, swimming and water
The first half o f the game from British Columbia to Mexi
found the local team leading by co in different institutions. They
As Monday. February 13, 1928, Lincoln’s
(Continued on Page 5)
a lat.-e score, and the latter part come well recommended.
Birthday, and Wednesday, February 22, 1928,
o f the game proving far more in
There will be no charge, but a
C lo s e C it y O f f i c e .
Washington’* Birthday will be observed as le-
teresting with more “ pep” mani free will offering will be taken
By order o f Mayor Thornton,
Kal holidays throughout the States comprising
fested on the part o f the visitors. and everyone is welcome.
the city recorder’s office was
the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, the un
The preliminary between Bift-
closed after 2 o'clock today, out
dersigned banks will be closed for business on
t«ry B and the Nightmares, the
Vis it s Sistor- Mrs. W . H. Fru-
of respect to the late Samuel
Battery team won.
lan and little granddaughter
Taylor, whose funeral occured
Ratty Herrin, ngurned Tuesday
this afternoon. Ashland people
D u n * m u ir Man
H e r e — W . J.
from Newport where they have
will be given the opportunity of
McEnerney o f Dunsmuir, wns an been spending a few days with
paying their light and water fees
The First National Bank
Ashland visitor the first o f the Mrs. Frulan'a sister, Mrs. Henry
on Saturday the 11th without
The Citizens Bank
any penalty attached.
HUNDRED EXPECTED ASHIANO BASKE1EERS
AT F M H B BANQUET READY FOB BQSEBURG
CAMP QUE SU S
The State Bank of Ashland
Beaverton— Plans made to i
cure ■ Reid*Murdoch cannery.
Jamison — Ragsdale artissan
well flows 270 gallons aa hour.
Practically all the 1127 Wil
lamette valley hop crop ia sold.