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CENTRAL POINT, OREGON,
J’ville Now Has
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1932
t entral Point is guing along.
Picking up here and there. We
have reason to feel proud of our
people ami rlty. Boost for It.
Reddy and Maxwell
Say County Might
Make Many Jobs
In This County
Animals in the News.
We are in receipt of Volume 1,
The number and variety of news
Marriage was less popular in
1, of the Jacksonville Miner,
items about animals— the dumb var
Jackson county in 1931 than in
iety— is remarkable but the more
1930, according to vital statistic
Leonard Hall, a printer and lino
remarkably thing about them is their
type operator, formerly of Med
intense human interest. Of course,
Total licenses issued in 1931
ford but who recently purchased a
the 'human interest” feature of all
was 572, compared with 613 in
home in Jacksonville.
animals news is the chief feature.
By I I* M. SWEET
In 1931, there were 41
The paper, while small in size,
But for that, there would probobly
Charles C. Hulet, state grange mas
jljr, whom the gods seek |
requiring parents' consent to se
be little animal news printed. What
ter and prospective candidate for the
make mad. Call i is a very creditable one and full
Court to Use County Land
of local and historical news. The
could have a greater human ap
national house of representatives
you desire, but
peal than the story of the return to
from the first Oregon district, came
For Placer Mining.
to keep step with |
Divorces also decreased during
paper is good, both from a typo
her home at Fort Monmouth, N. J.. modern nn^iii and methods what a
the year, there being 96 diverces out flat footedly last night to en
The county court this morning
Dr. Reddy and Mr. Maxwell both
graphical and a news standpoint.
of "Florence Nightingale", the hom sad and sflenn reality it portrays
granted in 1931 compared with dorse the two per cent sales tax on
The American welcomes the gave consideration to a plan sub- said that the plan would furnish
ing pigeon, from Mount Lookout, to the av^ap intelligence. It re
all goods sold provided the tax pro
128 in 1930.
mltted by I)r. J. F. Reddy and G. work for weeks, that it would make
Tenn.. a distance of 715 miles. The minds me it » brother teacher, pro -1 newest journalistic
vides for an exemption on small
For the first 10 months of the
I. Maxwell, both experienced min- the workers independent of charity,
distance Itself was a severe lest, feasor in a. iiigh*‘r school of learning I wishes Mr. Hall abundant success.
homes. Hulet spoke on the tax before
ing men, whereby between 300 and reduce the ranks of the jobless. Mr.
and it was through a country strange back in tl4 Enpire st-ate( who in aj
a meeting of citizens and the Med
corded in the county.
this county Maxwell said that it had been dem-
to her. But In addition to that, some perspeotlvs viewpoint of life, re- j
ford Realty board in the basement
would be given employment, placer onstrated by the operations now un- i
one. either wantonly or hunting, rhot marked thgt I seemed that human
of the Hotel Medford lust night.
mining on county-owned land In der way by individuals that "at least
the bird, breaking one of its wings. love and affetiou was giving way
"Many may be opposed to the
Jacksonville and adjacent territory, a living wage could be earned and
I sales tax,” Hulet said, "but there
I Crippled as she was thereby, she to a sordid lid almost beastly dollar
The county court promised to view maybe more.”
nevertheless covered the distance in mark upon te brow measuring the
is no doubt of its merits if used
a demonstration and take whatever
Monty of latml
I to exempt homes up to value of
23 days, a great achievement, when value of huian life, reputation and (
steps were necessary.
| Maxwell said there was sufficient Í
The tax condition of the
it is considered that she had to walk character, ’he priceless blessings
The plan is substantially as fol -1 placer land to care for all who d e -1
I country, as it is now. Is becoming
a great deal of the way, on account for whom nithers lay a life in the;
¡sired to work and that after first,
1 serious. Some play of relief for the
of her injury.
balance to eget, becomes only aj
There is gold bearing land in the instructions, “ there was no great j
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property owner must be worked out,
worthless eittel in this struggle
No deflnte action has been taken
„ . I k . «k
vlcinty of Jacksonvllo.
trick— that anybody could letrn,"
and this plan seems to me to be
A very different sort of story is of the max's anent ..
the minority by the county court relative to the in11l in , h...
10,8 ln that city, men are now placer for several Jacksonville residents
By OLI\ K « L l l l o E D
sound. ^W hen things have gone so far
that from Minneapolis, concerning classes.
proposed elimination from the 1932 ,
that tax revolutions are threatened.
"V ic” a spaniel
This dog took a
Just noWi the
wtien people are losing their
hundred-foot drop off a cliff, landed nmiíniKUU
harrangue [f sorrow,
than the average worker's wage these the bell of the M. E. church, in i homes because of the taxes, we must
in a tree and came through without extreme pcfu ty and suffering, those for the coming year. County Judge
| Jacksonville Sunday afternoon, b u t¡put the taxes on the sources most
a scratch. The "human interest” in in officially ntrol are in the very ^P^crow said recently that the matter
The cou,lty to furnish $125 for
The county court viewed the plan nevertheless the same bell was rung abie to bear the burden.”
this lies in the probability that had act of sellti
bread from the starv-
would be threshed out as soon as pos- the purchase o f l „ mber to make favorably, and felt
that it was a «*ain at 2:28 o'clock at special re-!
a man or woman experienced such
Ing souls .«al untl honor and de-
Rlble a,ld the f' nal f i s i ó n would be ..rockerS(.. and incidental minor ex- humanitarian plan, besides furnish- nueat of some of the residents
of HULET FIRM,
a fall, it would have meant a tra
tense. T w j n . lions of humans ‘ 111 " dlPd
the order for the levy penses.
ing much needed employment on a the Httle community and as of old.'
Hulet wa8 firm In the opinion
gedy. But dogs are always lucky.
crying for ca d .ire met with the °
T() provide -intelligent direction” wholesale scale.
people hurried from their homes to that shelter value Is not a thing
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declarado It list »here can be no
The county court spent Wednesday for lhe unemployed in their mining.
Maxwell join those from Medford. Ashland t,lat should be taxed. He believed
Mankind's greatest friend through dole f r y . mothers, cry on! Weap
discussing the proposal with Ben and to give them the proceeds of thought that plenty of expert ad- gathering in and around the little **lat the $1500 exemption on the
all the past was the horse. He was tears of Meow if you Please, but Harder. W H. Gore. Earl H. F eh l,; their pans.
vice on placer mining
would be historic building for half an hour. sn>all home owner would stimulate
the greatest individual motive pow the insatl.i lu ' of the demons of R- M Wilson,
To use county machinery, now available on call
and that they No teams were tied ________________
in the lot be- ! tr« de. especially In the products that
er on earth
He turned the wheels war and
■ ings must be sa- Sheriff Ralph Jennings, and others, idle, in the operations, the county to would submit their proposition to the hl"d the building as In the past. Oregon produces, and feeling that it
of industry, he enabled man to pierce tlated at
There are several legal angles to furnish shovols and
picks when Medford chamber of commerce and but autos were parked in all nearby was in line wi,h his Pulley to pro-
unknorn regions; his speed furnish , this cycle • uatio
al, fickle progress
the plan, and the attorney-general
food the ¡other civic organizations.- Medford streets and as the pioneers gath- *ect a,ld advance the interests of
ed the greatest amusement; he help seems to
; li m deviated from will probably be asked for an opinion iirst clean-up.
ered, they talked of the little church ; Oregon,he said that he would "go
ed win battles and be became one its equilile
i very "catty” 0,1 the feasibility and legality of the ----------------- ---------
as they had known it when Jack- down the line for the tax as proposed
of the great figures in art, for a I French ms i man years ago was move,
sonville was a busy mining town.
by the Medford realty board.” and
man on horseback is today among frankly rsmded that the United
It was set forth by Messrs. Gore, M . W . A . Hold
As the last notes of the bell died that he believed the grangers of
the most striking bits of statuary. Slates ha« illi, ; for defense but Harder and Fehl, that the elimlna-
away. Scout Bobby Sherwood raised the state would also support the
It is a welcome piece of news then, not one cn oi l«ute. How about tlon of the delinquency anticipation
his bugle and the clear notes of the measure
that tells us that the motor has not It today'1 Let us see. The old i,em would actuate delinquent tax-
Officers for Year
A t Medford liatlonal bugle call brought every A resoIution was passel, as the
yet rendered the animal extinct; that world seer to 1 ave gone into com- payers to make payments and in-
¡close of the meeting, endorsing the
one to attention.
notwithsunding the tremendous in plete rev «. LL'.en, dear mothers. < rease taxpaying in general.
ldan 88 proposed- The resolution em-
The Modern Woodmen and Royal! Henry Bates, 40, for the past 35
roads the motor has made in the for the p it- blessings of your county court reiterated its previous
bod,ed the tax as 11 haa «'ready
field that was once almost entirely own fleet in! M od are sooner oi stand, that it was In fuvor of a re- Neighbors held a joint installation jeurs a resident of Medford, died
been explained, but added that the
the horse's, that proud and beloved 1 later goir
tvi te it in fathoms ol <luction wherever possible, if it did of officers for the ensuing year under j suddenly at his home at 23 South . ^ e r l c a ” and M rs"'LewU^UUkh owner, living in the home, should
animal is increasing in number. Sec ¡blood;
'¡nits or tribute, not a not come in conflict with sound busi the direction of Mrs. ltoy Kelly, Cer- Newton street at 8:30 o'clock last vice regent ot (jratcr Lake chapter 8,80 be a voter of ,he slate 10
retary Dinsmore of the Wholesale cent for cense.
nesH and seriously affect the future emonial Marshall and Mrs. Stella even,n*- Heath was attributed to an Jed in tbe salute to lhe f)aK
’ enable him to be tax free.
Saddlery association, reports that
The "installment plan” of taxpay Fox, Installing Officer. The follow abscess on hi. hip that has been
Mrg A. E. Stratton, chapter chap-[
Billion i d..; ! rs have been
there are 5,131,000 mules, a highly q neat I.' I u
bothering him for many weeks.
< u i.r-u .iy r/tLHM.
ing was broached. Accountant B. M.
nations as a
Assessor J. B. Coleman was
useful animal but one which may be ward fo’ ;■ u ■
t unholy carnage
One of the most loved of Med- which is used by all D. A. R. chap- j RUervieweJ on tire measure, and
Mrs. Etta Lacy, marshall; Mrs.
said to be wholly lacking in esthetic in hi stoi . 11 if. dole goes on. Too " ,e grounds ** would increase the
ford's sportsmen and business men, ters. Mrg. B. G. Harding with a few saId Ulat he beIleved lt to be sound
Alta Kelly, vice oracle; Mrs. Myrtle
qualities and possessing little if any ; poor to fi
needy and succor o o u n ty bookkeeping, result in con-
Patterson, flag bearer; Mrs. Opal Mr. Bates has been a leader in civ- well chosen remarks drew aside the The assesor's office, he said, could
"human interest,” except for hu our dyli
k must have his fus,on in tax receipts, and other dif-
Haley, Modesty; Mrs. Charlctt Mc ic affairs and development for many red. white and blue curtain reveal-. handle the exemptions with little
morists. The mule is a work animal, pound 0
Four billions of fit:ullie8- He held there were good
Call, Endurance; Mrs. Bertha Bur- years. Everyone knew him as just ing the beautiful 15 by 20 Inch trouble, and that he believed the idea
pure and simple, and how he can dollari 1«
price, compared features to the plan, however.
Recorder; Mrs. Adena Benson, Henry, and he l$as qccupied the bronze tablet, which reads: Meth- to be sound. County Judge Ale*
He should be given credit
County Assessor J. B. Coleman said
(Alinued on page 4)
D-ont chair in the Bates Barber ¡odist Episcopal church. Jacksonville. J Sparrow also spoke
for that If nothing else.
the elimination of the $24,000 would Outer Sentinel; Miss Geraldine Fox, shop on West Main street. He was Ore. Dedicated first Sunday ln Jan- plan, and said that something wa.
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mean a seven-tenths of a mill re
considered among the best in his nary, 1885. First church built In needed to relieve the tax situation
There is a veritable paradise for Liquof und
duction in the county levy.
a. lt nCw stands E. M. White, pres-
animals in the Lehigh* mountains
Judge Sparrow would give no fore
(dent of the Medford Realty board,
near Allentown, Pa. There kittens
cast as to probable date of certifi- ‘
’ Rates, mother of Henry, was buried D A- K- and th® Inscription, "This presided at the meetlne J C Barnes
and German shepherd dogs romp to-
fund ■ cation and filing of an order for levy.
1« H . Medford
The d e.lh « 1 - « N M
t o n , UH.
J h .
g*ther; baby chicks are fearless in was enrki $3310.22 recently by
Mrs St’ ll V
; C „ „ L US M * OM**’ oi Henry 80 close to that of hls ter- Da"Kh,er8 o f the American Re- plained some of the technical part.
the presence of cats; puppies and the lraIV of the balance of the
Mrs. Stella Fox. Courage; Mrs. Olive mother bag 8tunned the Bate, fam. volution 1932.”
of the u)an
kids frolic together, and all live in prohibit^« n,i th- dop license "unds Oanadian War
beUe' I e e ^ anV h l n c ! i w :
m u ' “y unmercifully'
The resolution, as passed by the
the utmost peace. This auimal par
lid, .1 regular end
H i* » *
li ri Ri .i* a
SS brother of Henry, collapsed when he
Mrs. AUc® Hanley, vice president meeting with but three dissenting
adise is the Gerlach stock farm and of thefmr formality- provided
>i s in iar son,
heard of the death last night, and ° f the Southern Oregon Pioneer as- votes. Is as follows:
V e t e r a n l^ ie S
it began about seven years ago with there Is|y money left. All money-
iss o a
cey and Mrs. Roy
undpr a doctor's care. Henry is sofiation wag then introduced and
A t His Home
Be it resolved: That it is the sense
one hog. Since then it has grown left in jhr
Kelly were appointed (by authority
funds continues over
, , .
survived by hls wife. Lenia
Bate., ,#M >'• w she hail gone to the hills of this
meeting that homes, both
slowly and naturally and every new into theflowjng year in the same
e mer can reporter> p re.. rep-( t hr## _ brothers.
William. Jim and ,or ,he native evergreens and red dwellings In the city and farm unit.,
._ __ ______
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Wfttkins|p‘
arrival has been welcomed by the fund, t * deducted from the a- of this city received a sad message j (««‘•ntaUws. The appointment
and by two sisters. Mrs berries and wove them into a when occupied by the owners, shall
"old settlers" and made to feel at mount M: ti 1 when The levy Is last Friday from their daughter. be
1 a 1 ,H 11 xt re* 11 ar Charles
Gay and Mrs. C. A. | wreath, a fitting trihnte from the be exempted from all state, county
Mrs. Nora Steele, Hamilton City, meeting.
Hamlin. His father. Thomas Bates. pvpflastlng hills which surround the and school taxes up to the assessed
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Two jpand dollar, is kept <n California, informing them that her D . .
«l»« Rtrea. All are residents of Med- !lis*orlc town of Jacksonville and in v«lue of $15v0. provided such borne.
Things that are heard and said: — each o j .
fUIU|s to g|art lhe husband. Raymond Steele, had just Keller Oorps Holds
!lf‘ name of the Pioneer Assocla- are occupied by voting citizen, of
Eagb-s are never fat. . . . Ostriches year w»Hf>lf nf ih,» money col- Pns8e<l aw»y after 8 short f11"*'88,
s:ie Pl«ced the wreath beneath the state.
hiss when attacked or are angry leoted i * liibltinn violations will dea,'t resulting from heart failure
Elks lodge, and prominent In sports. the tablet. Mrs. J. o . Grey, regent
. . . . Ravens always eat the eyes
especially the Medford Gun Club ot Crater Lake Chapter then told
go to t*< te until the state fund Mr- steele waa born ,n San Kran'
Be ft further resolved, that
of their prey first. . . . There are amount! $so,„0„ > aftPr which it cisco Sept. 25, 1891.
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Having lived here since childhood,
tb* itRTcst of the chapter in general sales tax of 2 per cent or
70,000 pedigreed silver foxes in Can will all In'.i ih(. connty coffer.
He was marrie.l to Miss Nora
The W. R C. installation dinner his friends are legion, and his pass markinK historic spots in the Rogue such amount as is found neoesaary,
ada . . . A dog in Seaside, Ore., The mi* in the fund Is used to "'*U h > 8 June 5, 1928 at San Fran
was served at the Grange hall Sat- Ing will be mourned by thousands Rlver V* n*y and her ple*»ure In be levied on all commodltlea sold
ha* the mumps .
. Twelve Eskimo pay stuoi.e,.
ns. a record of the r,80°- California and for the past urday, January 2 and a large num- With his death Jackson county and 1 r’ ''**n in® ,b *s tabl®t
at retaj| t0 ultimate consumers, to
d a- can haul half* a ton on a sledge amountniid out being available f‘lW n“ >nfh8 they have made their
ber of members and their families Medford lose, one of it. staunchest
Rpv. A. G. Bennett, pastor of the offset and compensate for the tax
for eight hours a day. . . . Mother to the fir
home at Hamilton City. Mrs. Steele enjoyed the delirious chicken dinner supporters, as Henry had grown up M K church In Medford, respond- exemption on home,
bear* object to the human scent on
Of ¿n: <■' turned Into the ,8 ,hp t>a»iRhter of M.. and Mrs served by the ladies of that order.
and prospered here, and
was proud acOPP, ln* fbe tablet in the name
further r««*oIved, that a
their cubs after human beings have prohibit! 111
J. the sheriff ¡ynd Jamp8
Watkins of Central Point,
Following the dinner officers for of the country that had treated him ° f the M E church of Oregon.
copy of the above resolution be sent
fondled them. If possible, the moth the di*t at»
He then Invited every one to en to Julius Meier, governor c ' the
> ney have absolute a"d 8>8t«L of Mr!'- " a lt e r Bergman the new year were Installed by Mrs. so well.
er bear proceeds at one upon discov eontrol.fi*«.
being the only of Medford. Mrs. Steele, hls wife. Catharine Merritt Mrs Emma Glea
Kuneral arrangements are to be ter the church and as the little _____
ering the scent to give the cub u ones w t f:
sue warrants against 1* his only survivor
Raymond was son was installed as president: Mrs. conductPd by tbe conger Funeral
member of the Canadian forces Eva Smith as senior *'cr Mrs. Iva _______
pariorg Friday _________
afternoon at 2 pm . h" ‘ “ d
ot "Blessed ¡to the pres«.
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will be reduced from during the World War. spending Copinger as Junior vice; guard. Glp- under auilp|ceg of the Christian Aci-
Tie Whlch Binds.”
j (Signed, E M White, chairman
Stories of pet atlmais saving lives $3 and#
Rev. Bennett then
' » $15U and$l. nc- most of his time in the front line sy Richmond, secretary; Dora Jones. pnr, churrh, „ thp f.h, pp|
“ *" introduced Rev.I
are common but here Is one that is curding . ^¡•lon of the county trenches
F. L. Belknap of Medford, who had'
treasurer; Etta Purheyplle. conduct- lodfe of K,kl| w,n follduf.t
a little bit out of the ordinary. This court tf
spent hi* boyhood days In Jackson- the building, the doors were locked
paid into this
At one time he was a member of or; Rose Hermnnson, patriotic in- „ the M«dford mmiI,„ ie llln
dog was just a pup but it saved the fund gn>
ville, and had known Rev. Royal and the little churrh was left alone
} 'or sheep killed by the Elks Club of Porterville, Calif- structor; Candenoe Pankey. press
life of the baby in Its master's home •h«^p 1
and others who were pastors of the with It* own memories of a long
<>g*. and the county ernla.
correspondent; Mattie Smith, nssist-
The pup was taking one of Ita pop- court k
-iii, e , be f „ nd had
Th«> funeral service in charge of ant conductor. Mary Richardson. col-|
A large number of Central Point church during those early days. For ago past But never again will it be
ala, nape when the baby fell through more m<
>t this year than was the Perl Funeral Home was conduct- or bearers; 1— Lillie
Maple; 2— Odd Fellows and Rebekahs journey- 20 minut«>a he spoke in a very in forgotten tor that bronze tablet will
the railing of the second story of needed! ;
;,oense price could ed at lhe graveside In the Central Ethel Southwell;
3— Wava Cum- ed to Jacksonville Monday night to *er««sting manner of those men and **11 its story to all who pass along
the house H landed squarely upon be »:< f .
and many will ask questions about
ed After March 1. Point Cemetiry Sunday at 2:20 p. m mines.
attend joint Installation of Jackson the early days of the rhureh
the sleeping pup. much to the latter's howevdl
< ROM D »11.E h o| T. "
irch bull! in 1*5 3-4 with
. n«e* win bc doubt- I.everend !>. E. Millard officiating.
The chaplain, Mattie Parker, and ville Lodge No. 16 and Ruth Rebekah
But the baby’s H'e rd
Rev. 8. H Jones, pastor of the miners' gold, won at the •tamb^P'jjf^
;he fourth color bearer, Clara Farra. Lodge No. 4. A large crowd from
» *s saved and the pifp was unin
transferred $2068 61
Mr and Mrs. Tom Raimey of Up- and the pianist. Lulu Strohmeler. all parti of the county were in at- Presbyterian chnrch of Jacksonville table* during the spring of 's | later-
PtohibiUon fund and per Rogue River were trading In were unable to attend *o will be in- tendance and a very enj yabie even- pro Bounced the benediction and the Jark*onville wa* one of
lC sunned on Page 2)
m u li« th* dog license fund, town Tuesday.
sudi- nce reluctantly and slowly left towns in the northwest^.
stalled at the next regular meeting, ing waa spent by all.
Tablet Put on
By D. A . R.