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CENTRAL POINT. OREGON, THURSDAY. DECEMBER
Centra! T =t !
picking; up here ami there. We
llave reason to feel pioud of our
|a-ople and city. llo<>st for it.
>iuk tu I
r of the
1116 LllerPreltr I IM ITTERS
By S. O. BURQDORF
sutuor uuu among lue gems urougui
uui »as lue sluicmeui lust
uuiu iue idie oi tue worm m men
Tney can do more to end
wur tiiun ail me pai-itisls and writers
IN NOT SHOTS
put togeiuer. ' m a t s real nice oi
nuui out iei us aag why me women in these columns and warned the
oiuu l prevent lue recent well kuowu public1 to beware of gossip, preju-
LAGE IN COUNTY CUT
— - 1
Shade of Paul
Next to Come?
Durango, Colo. — San Jaun
national forest officials have dis
covered a new enemy of tree—
The animals rub
trees with their sharp quilts,
stripping a ring around them and
causing them to ‘spike top," or
die at the top first.
Forest Supervisor Andrew Hut
ton estimated porcupines have
caused as much damage to the
timber during the last few years
as that caused by fires. A cam
paign against them, he said,
would be made this winter.
There is no way of checking
up the number of coyotes Ted
Morava has killed the past year,
an<| some have doubled his state
ments. averlng he never killed
one of theae animals.
day morning he brought In a
lurge mother coyote and showed
her to his "Doubting Thomas'*
Te,| slated that there
was no doubt that she had killed
many sheep in his vicinity.
Charles J. Haas of 606 We*t Tenth
street, Medford, is the latest candi
date to enter the race for the Re
publican nomination fur sheriff of
Reduction in Millage Under
hut most deplorable World Mar.' dIce and '"'»K in»“ »», and again. I
Jackson county. Ha* formerly own
wish to point to the fact that the
ed the property where Captain Black
•luey had an me chance in the world resolution (,allillK for commis, ion.
now has his summer home on the
out mey uiuh t stop the tiring ot one ers to inspect and over-Hee road re-
The state and county tax mlllage
28.7 Per O u t Cm
Rogue and still owns several hun
for Jackson county for ihe coming
guu. v>e uou i otauie them lor u. P“ *«- “ • <1 construction work, only
The mlllage represents a 28.7 per
dred acres in that locality.
called for four supervisoral districts
year will be 13.8 mills for districts
Haas, in declaring himself a can
Tuey simply couldn t do auyming
cent reduction outside high school
I and two commissioner districts In
outside of high school districts, and
didate for the nominatiou, says that
about it. Nor will they ever stop a tj,e county. Also, to the fact that
8.7 mills for inside high school dis
If elected, he will serve the people
reduction inside high school districts.
war in tne future. Wars are not supervisors were to furnish their
of Jackson county in a diligent way,
The tax mlllage in the city of Ash The levy will produce this year $385,-
stopped by sentiment of appeals or own cars for transportation to and
and believes that all arrests he might
from their work same as the com-
land will be 7 9 mills, as that city is 532.14. approximately $36,000 less
make. If any are necessary, will be
tears, lhey will be stopped only by mon iahoreii no 0ne being furnished
exempt from the school and school thim last year. The school levy, ele-
done without a gun.
the leaders ot the nations. But cars except¡ng tHe two commission-
library levy, and the general road meutury ami high school, shows an
J. II. Dennison, in response to a
Emil knowus all that. He was just er8i who receive four (4) dollars per
load levy, by reason of special city increase.
story appearing Tuesday, emphati
levies for such purposes.
spoofing his inteviewers.
day, the supervisors five (5) dollars
The above table does not Include
cally said yesterday that he had no
the rural sections——some recently, intentions of running for sheriff,
Last year Ihe milluge for districts eity, road, school or special levi i.
* * *
and the common laborer three-
A great majority of the Democratic twenty (3.30 dollars per day. I still
A statement prepared yesterd; Wy and some three months ago- -asking und hadn't had any at uny time. He
The Golden Link Bible class of Inside high school districts was 13 6
newspaper editors have come out maintain that the latter does not the Christian church met Friday mills and outside high school dis the county clerk shows that all the for road development and road lm- did admit, though, that his friends,
funds of Ihe county are at a low ebb pi oveniciits, are scheduled to recelv ■ many of them, hud urged him to
auuyomously in favor of Newton D. receive a fair comparative wage with afternoon in the recreation room a*, tricts it was 17.6 mills.
some overdrawn. The general the attention of the county court at make the race, but that it dl-iu't
Baker for the Democratic nomination the supervisor— Am I wrong about the church. Mrs. Lampman, the class
mills, and last year it was 5.3 mills. ' v.d. which is now overdrawn, will
appeal to him.
for president. At the same time this Bro. Taxpayer
President, presided and she also read
The 1.7 mills will be devoted to the l>t replenished by receipt of a govern-1 mi early date. The road fund is
A poll of all supervisors. I am ad- the scriture lesson.
RACE STEEDS 11»
they express the opinion that Gov.
elementary school fund of the county, Went check for the O.-C. tax refund practically exhausted, and there is j The race for sheriff and Justice
. . ,
vised, shows they unanimously favoi offered prayer.
Roosevelt will be nominated. None
will he kept here and will raise be
ouly a slight levy provided for Ihe Of the peace seems to be attracting
inspection hv the commissioners In-
A delightful program was put on
$9000 In Emergency Kuml
of them favored a dry man for the
stead of the engineer, unless It be by Mrs. Weaver and Mrs. Conger. tween $62.000 and $64.000, according
There is nearly $9uno In the emer general road fund, in the 1932 hud-, ‘ he most candidates this year, with
f place yet about two-thirds of the fJn%| ,nBpectJo|1 on heavy construe
to estimates by the state tax board.
the county commissioner running a
Mrs. Weaver read a beautiful story
gency fund which is being used for get
'editors are always upholding prohi- t)on work
Milla ge hy I u nils
Taking into considera- of the “ Naturity of Christ” which
Ihe care of the poor and emergency
<>ne of the petitions, signed by 26 close second, or third, as the case
The mlllage by fuuc* for the com
bltlon. Perhap if these editors u on tkat between seven and eight was inlerspered with Hongs “ The
residents of I lie district west of Cen
would voice their real vetws In their thousand dollars is annually paid llahe of Hethelem” — "While She ing year, according to the county
Others who are entering the race
Tile money collet led Hie past year tral Point, usks for the graveling
for sherMf are Ralph Jennings, In
editorial columns and their real supervisors for mileage, one can pards watched their Flocks by eight” clerk, will be as follows;
ThisYear Last Year will not be available for the various
views as to candidates, they might easily figure that two pickups at and "Star of the East" Sung Mr.-.
Point Market road. The plan Is en cumbent, and George L. Scheriner-
funds until after January 1.
have a little more Influence than they 1650, each deducted from above Harry Young and Miss Doris Richard
hy (he city council of Central horn, democrats, and W. T Berry,
The public hearing on the county
would leave over $6,000, and allow- son,closing with “ My Faith Look up School and School
Point. It is set forth tiiut the road und John Grieve, republicans, all
Library .............. 3.
2.S has been set ahead until December
oi Medford. Some tulk lias been go
• • •
ing $1,000 for upkeep, gas, nil, etc.. to Thee" H u n g by all,
31 owing to the re-publication of I* widely use(| ur,i| is sn important ing on about Polk Nininger of Ash
A year ago when the ladles met
When we reach that point in our
«Meet a saving of over $5.000
.2 the budget made necessary by pro
land running on Hie Republican
more or less tempestuous career and ,he
<ars wou,d be,° “ K “ » at the home of Mrs. Bursell, it was County Fair .......... . 1.
Twenty-four residents of the Dead ticket, but Ashland politicians de
when our fellow citizen* think It ,he «»»**• s " ' d>' thi* out friends, deeded to draw names and have a Generai Roads ... .
.3 limestone and Ashland granite in Indian district, near the Applegau- clare he will run for commissioner,
“ l’ al” for the year. None were to
would be best for us and for them , and ,el1 tlle
ah° “ ‘ “ •
lunch, ask for rouil Improvement, if anything.
court house construction
also to segregate us and put us
Another resolution, demanded that known who their "Pal” was untlll
agree to donate work hy the
State ...................... 17
The above levy this ypar makes ;io
Justice of the peace has its ap
where street dogs can't bite us. we ‘ he county engineers and water the Christmas Party— then a gift
day, tf the county will provide the •
peal this year, in contrast with other
hope they will send us to that New '«aster s departments he consolidat- from each one was to reveal who
gravel and the machinery.
17.8 roads as In past years.
years when Judge Glenn O Taylor
best known among td an<> e*‘ ra he>P he hired during their "P al" was
L. M. Sweet of Sams Valley, re was elected year after year without
Mrs. Conger had charge of pre
Its alumni as ‘ 'old Auburn” . The ‘ b<* irrigation season only. Lin coun
quests the court to fence the Sums competition. Besides Judge Taylor,
new *>' ls doi"S this now and pronounce senting the gifts and as each member Turkeys Are
Valley Market road at this time, and Everet t Bray ton. Carl N'arregaii and
But you ain't heard no- 11 a Peasant experiment. This would reeeivrd hers from under the Tree,
make other improvements, as a Fred Colvlg, all republicans, and W.
The cells are spacious *ave one engineer's salary and ex she opened it before the crowd and
means to furnish employment at
Canon, democrat, are said to have
At His Home this lime when farm work Is at a II
and airy with washbowls, toilets PeM«e at least, making a saving of told who her 'T a l” was
intentions. None of these men have
and running water. -Still there's «-®®®.
,nat‘ « r
was the en-
filed for the candidacy so far, but
J. D. Watkins, representing the
Enos M Rhoten, 79, known here
more to follow", as the old gospel klneer. That the making of a bud Refreshments of plum pudding and
Resident* of the Siskiyou*, near reports are that they will soon.
Half Moon Fruit a - Produce company as the father of pocket hunting and
>ng goes. There's a radio set in
Of San Francisco, shipped out about I who is credited with taking more Steinman, request that a leading
cells. Whether there, P o ssib le, goes without saying.
If Bursell and Hoover.
each of the
road of that section, used hy achool
The Job as commissioner on the
ls a cafeteria or meals are served ; >°u don't believe me j u s t hang
He expects another ty than any other individual. dle(| In children und Ihe public in reaching county court has a bevy of aspir
in the cells, we do not known, around the courthouse a while and to meet with her In January. There day evening.
truck load of live poultry to go out poverty at his home on Kanes creek the Pacific highway, be smoothed ants, most of whom are waiting for
But "Old Auburn” for ours when-
tlielr friends to urge them. Victor
I Sunday. The large trade Mr WaH northwest of t'ent!-*' Point, Sutur and gravelled.
ever you are ready and the way Some of these arguments would be present.
Some of Ihe country ro ll* are IlnrSell of Central Point, whose term
things look nowadays, the sooner anything but Inspiring pictures If
pa:it six year* has lieen accomplished
Rhoten originated the art of hunt getting rough and ragged and their expires this year, has said that he
the better w ell like It.
printed upon the front page of a Stolen Safe
by Mr Watkins' accommodating and ing gold pockets ill tile days of the maintenance is retarded, as iiiulet does not intend to run again, but
• • •
Sunday school leaflet. To reduce
nun! retrenchment policy five political observers over the county
It begins to look as If the 'axes and Inflate a b .Jget at ihc
Safely Hidden liberal dealings, coupled with firm s gold rush here, uiul his process was the
with a -caririer and other road are of the opinion that he will be
policy of paying the very highest followed by thmo^uds of miners
charging cavalry horse Is doomed, ^ame time ls somewhat difficult, If
machinery, have 1200 cause lie said three years ngo he
The gentry who made away with prices and making prompt remit-
All previous report* to that effect you don't believe It just step into a
but changed his
to cover, and they ran would not run,
have been scoffed at by men in local store, buy everything you need the cafe from the Central Point Ser r.nces. See announcement elsewher- on the head of Kanes creek which
inind at the last minute. Others who
army ranks who were supposed to and then proceed to pay the hill from vice station, selected a safe spot to in this issue.
will seek the office, rumor says, are
pocket ever uncovered here.
known what they were talking
_ _ _ ,C o“ 11 ” * “ > * « * « > ______ dump It, as efforts so far to locate
E. Morris of Table Rock. L. M.
Rhoten always spent his money-
It have resulted In failure. It prob
about. But Thief of Staff M m
Sweet of Sams Valley. Harry Han
ably reposes In the brush on some
Arthur is credited with planning B u r E j l a i 'y C h & r fJ G
son of Medrord, and H. T. Pankey
ed a pocket valued at $50,000 one
side road not far from the city, as
of Central Point.
about the first th'ng the robber»
For Alleged Hen
one cavalry regiment by replacing |
For Irrigation County clerk and county treasur
here, and with the money he bough!
would think of was to get shed of it
all the horses with motorized vehi
er aren't creating so mueh disturb
Mr. Pendleton estimates his loss
Central Point merchants are well
cles and combat cars similar to the |
WENATCHEE. Wash.. Dec 17— ance so far, with no one having fil
Always too gen
between $400 and $500. It seems supplied for the holiday season one at Gold Hill
rill «>ctem o ' orchard irrigation, ed to run for either and few wait
The district attorney's office said that he was working on some valu Splendid stocks of merchandies that erous for hi* own well being, he
Of course, there
It Is believed,
reclaimed Hi.non acre* of ing to he urged
able papers which he had removed appeal to the Christmas shoppers.
Will be an appeal to the Concresi f , r td a y that it would pr
It pays to trade at home. The gave whiskey and beer away to all KuiebrUMh land In Ihe Wenatchee and tion for these two Jobs, as there will
funds for the purpose, for all these burglary charges against William Bo from his safety deposit box In the
new fangled things cost money "*“ . local resident, held in the roun- hank. Ho placed these In the safe home-town merchant is the backbone
lasted about three weeks, and when Washington and developed them into for office of county superintendent
Well, It is going take all the glon- ty jail charged wlih entering a nnm- for overnight keeping and they were of the community. The burden of
taxes always reel* with the business the money was ail gone he returned gome of the richest fruit tracts in
out of cavalry. Yon ran t dash a **r of henhou e, in the vall-y and carted away with the safe
to the mountains there to mine more the world is being challenged by a
round in splendor with only a flivver
therefrom fa. hens and roost-
new reclamation method.
4 Bob Cat*
These motor cars don't cavort and
a"<l •*»"•* *ani<‘ t0 Prod’*r“ W alter Building
This challenger is sprinkling. At
tral Point. Keep the town alive by
arch their necks and prance. There bouses
Bor n. the authorities say,
end of the second season of a
Nearing Completion giving it a boost whenever possible. every miner in southern Oregon. the
won't be any flashing sabre. How has admitted robbing a doien roo-Us
Rhoten’s passing will be regretted considerable number of thorough
can yon flash a sabre and handle the but that sales records show he has
A W. Walker, who recently pur
gears at the same time
It simply f‘° ' d close to , a chickens In the
It. M Conley returned to his TshU
Oregon loses one of Its most pic more and more favor among orchard-
chased the building adjoining his
can't be done
If they do motorize Pa*‘ y*ar-
home Wednesday night from
the cavalry, we're going to Join the
The burglary charge would make dame hall, is remodeling same, mak
form which has been introduced hy a hunt lag trip on Butte Creek and
navy where everything Is a machine Boren liable to a state prison sen- ing a decided improvement In the
a Walla Walla grower and tested htought with him four hob cats and
outside appearance, while the Inter for Loa Angeles, f ’alif. On his way ten was in the Indian war* here
in local orchards
one c >on pelt. A short time ago
ior is undergoing changea. making
From Roosevelt Held in New York P«*“ y ••«•■F charged filed
Roily killed two bear la one day
ter, Mrs. Louis Hughes at Marya- government for his services
lo Chicago In four hours and fo u r1 Authorities claim that Boren's op it thoroughly modern and attractive
of large sprinklers erected on stand in the same vicinity j . [>. Walkias.
minutes! Not by train or auto», no eratlon extended over a year, and Mr. Theodore Gla s baa full charge
Ringers' tar to Lo* Angeles for her Rhoten and one daughter, Ida l<* pipe» which top the frees, the new repr- entlng the Half Moon I’ rodqre
By sir. Captain Hawks did It. Just "U“ «« ‘ hat his loot would approach and supervision of the work which
as she ls returning here for the Clair of Gold Hill. He also leave- method consists of a circular pipe- aiwl I rult company, »hipped one of
wait until they get these airplanes the 1SO0 mark. Boren claims th:t gives a-surance the thouonghnes* of
three brothers, Abraham and Al laid around the base of the tree, lue Dears (o his company, who later
hopping over the country like that be never stole more ihan hal: a the workmanship. Mr Fred Hesx-I-
While in th- south Mr Coleman bert Rhoten of Gold Hill and W ¡1- throwing water through perforations nulled Mr Conley a check for $24.
You can live on the Eastern Sho' o f
bens at a time from a hen- n ave is doing the plumbing, leaving
Some credit for Roily'* success should
a) o plans a visit to th* Boulder llam Rhoten of Yreka. and one sla along the upp r surface of the pipe
Maryland and have your office in New houna, but the loser, claim that .h*ir no doubt of satisfaction and compet
be given his dogs, the best In this
ter. Mrs. A1 Boggi* of Gold Hill. He
York and that would be an Ideal ¡flocks were depleted
He Is bus ency In this Improvement To folly lam.
overhead sprinkP-rs. on the other part of the state.
life, especially that Bring on the p*-cted of stealing a neighbor's rbick- appreciate this improvement you'll
A nine-pound son was horn Iasi In 1*S2 and came (o Jackson county hand, drench the foliage as well as
Eastern Sho'. All kinds of vegei-jens. hut Boren dentes such unneigh have to attend the dance this Satu-
The Christian Endeavor boys of
evening to Mr and Mr« George K fcO years ago
d iy night
able*, fresh out of the ground. All borllness.
Kprlnkllng generally is pre'erable Central Point are planning to start
Funeral services were Conducted
Lowe of Central Point at the Com
kinds of fTnit, light off the tree or I According to Boren's statements,
week lor games with other Independ
Mr. I»w e I* eon- by Reverend W. H Kalon at the to the pre-enl rill, or subsoil, sys
Walt Pa'nt r. the local trapper munity hospital
bush. All kinds of fish and oysters his operations eitended over the
ent teams in the vallvy. Mr. Jewett
r.t ejed with the • entral Point schools
and crabs and terrapin! And cheap*. | floor of the valley, aa a rule, bet ays tripping Isn't what It should
ha« given them the local gym la
and the son of D. K. Lowe, former daj • Interment was at the Gold Hill root area around the tree and pre-
They almost give these things away sometimes he visited the hill sec
sheriff of Jack-on county.
animals are scarce.
on the Eastern Sho,.
State Tax Levy
Half for 1932
Levy Will Produce $385,532,14 Based on 28.7 Per Cent