The American. (Central Point, Or.) 1928-1936, May 17, 1934, Pioneer Merchants' Edition, Page PAGE TWO, Image 2

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THURSDAY. MAY IT. inai
Tb* AMERICAN. CENTRAL POINT. OR» 0 0
p a g e t im i
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red on Rogue River above the mouth
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erican
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The Empire Builders
Notice to
Medford Merchant*
When Chief. Sam and Jo* beard
ot the mamacre of their tribesmen..
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Re-established, September IS. 1*28. they went on the warpath against Koike. I’m goln' t‘ tell you of the things that you will »ee
Devoted to the best Interests of the Intruding white man. Coming,
When we ail get together for the Diamond Jubilee
Central Point and vicinity.
down the nver they camped between | Kor this little town of Medford finest city on the toast
We would like to make a bid on
Entered as second class matter at
Always does the job up proper, when they're goin t’ be the host.
the Table Ko< ks and Chief Sam sent
your job work.
th« "ost office. Central Point, Ore­
his daughter to warn Mr. Constant
gon, under the Act of March S, 187*.
Highest class of work, l»we*t
of the imp* tiding trouble. Swimming Kirst I’ll tell you of the people—Can’t beat ’em anywhere.
Code
prices
When you come t’ live amongst ’em they are sure to treat you fair.
the river after nightfall, she told him
SUBSCRIPTION RATES
Ail
the
business
men
and
merchants
from
up
and
down
the
state
„
$1.00
if
he
stayed
at
home
no
harm
would
On* Year .......................
Are tryin’ t’ keep up the standard of a county that Is great.
.. $ .7$ come to him nor to his belongings.
81* Months ..................
The Indians went on down the river
Payable in advance.
where several families were killed. The Jubilee Committee is a-workin' on the run
Advertising rates on application
One of Jaekson County’s pioneer
iThe war party was finally rounded
Office— Second Street, off Main.
Arrangin’ entertainment for the crowds that are t’come.
printers.
up on Hattie Mountain on the West They are workin’ with the people for many miles around
ARTHUR EDWARD POWELL
Kork of Evans creek where a fight
To make this show the greatest thing that ever hit the town.
Editor and Proprietor
occurred. The trouble finally ended
when General lame and Chiefs Sam Now I should like t' tell you of each individual store
Central Point, Ore.
and Joe signed a treaty of peace un­
In the little town of Medford, where your dollar brings you more.
der the shade
an oak grove on the Hut when I look upon the clock I find I haven't time.
slope of Table Rock. John Ross still
I can only tell you about the oldest (stores in every line.
has the peace pipe which his father i
Col. John E. Ross passed around that! The Medford Ice A Storage Co. will deliver all the ice
memorable day.
That you use in your refrigerator to keep your foods so nice.
One daughter of Mr. Constant, T h e y Ice the many trainloads of pears that leave our town,
Cha*. Jantzer, I’ roprietor
Mr*. Julia Owen, still lives in Cen-,
And travel broadcast o’er the land to bring our name renown,
Used Auto I’arts, Trailers, Tools,
There is no more romantic history tral Point on land once part of her
Machinery
to be found than that which tells of father's land claim. Our Mayor, W. j \ 0w folks, 1 know the wife is doing her best to keep you clean.
t’entrai Point
Oregon
the discovery, settlement snd early C. Leever, Is a grandson of Mr. Con-
Why not help her out by buying a Maytag washing machine,
statehood of Oregon. Way back lu stant and was born near this city. , Kick Hardware company will deliver it at your door.
the time when the Mississippi Valley Several other relatives still live in
In business here and Jacksonville for 25 years or more.
marked the westward border of the this city.
white man s domain, the adventur­
The Medford Lumber Co. will deliver anywhere,
ous pioneer learned there was a land
• ree props for the orchards that raise our famous pears.
of plenty on the far western side of
They also keep s large stock of building material on hand.
what was then the ’’Great American
They can supply you with any grade of lumber, on demaud.
Desert." Stories told of that won­
Among the pioneer business con­
and
derful country found the Imagin­
cerns which have had important The Woods Lumber Company has been around for 10 years or so
luto Electrical R e p a i r i n g
ations of those men and women who
When planning on a home to build this is the place to go.
places in the development and up
were not content to abide in the
building of Southern Oregon. The They feature Kuller paint, a product of our state.
homes of their fathers. And the
at the
Why not try It when in need— ’twill make your house look great.
name of the California Oregon Pow­
year* from 1848 to 1865 saw a great
er Company stands well to the fore­
migration over the ’’Oregon Trail,"
front. Established many years ago The Medford Furniture A Hardware Co. has been with us since 1904.
which had its end at what is now
If you want real quality hardware just look around this store.
as the Condor Light and Power Co.
Oregon City.
When
you're coming to town, looking around for high class merchandise
by the Kays, the company first dis­
Here each fall would come long tributed electric energy from a small
They will give you the very best you can buy at very lowest price.
trains of wagons with haggard driv­ hydro plant at Gold Kay dam.
L. C. GRIMES
er*. half-starved oxen and weary-
Krom this small beginning the Hubbard Bros. Hardware is Medford’s oldest store.
(entrai Point,
Oregon I
eyed women. A winters rest along business has expanded until today a
They've been selling— tools to farmers for 50 years or more.
the Willamette and these people ; vast network of distribution lines If you want to buy some hardware, a mower or a rake,
scattered up and down the land un­ | cover the whole country. The old
Just go to Hubbard Bros, and you'll get the best they make.
til they found their ’’ trail's end.”
company was taken over several
So It rame about that some o f 1 years ago by tbe California Oregon ‘ Enough of lumber and hardware, Let’s go to Strang's Drug store.
If you need relief from the Jubilee feed, just drop in at his door.
these people first »aw the Valley of Power Co. with headquarter* In San
(Successor to I)r. J. J. Emmens)
the Rogue. Tales of how they came Kranclsco. Later the headquarter* Fifty years in Medford— he’* been selling people pills.
304 Medford Bldg.
And bottles and capsnls o f medicine to cure them of their ills.
and what they saw have long been were moved to Medford. At present
Practice limited to eye, ear, nose,
told. Hut our purpose is to retell the company Is part of the great Byl-
ami throat and fitting of glosses.
some tales of men who came, saw lesby system and owns and operates Our pioneer dealer in motor cars is Mr. C. E. Gates.
Tel. 5 0 7
R es. 1013
If in need of a truck or motor car look at the new V-eight.
and conquered and whose sons and a large number of power planta on
daughters are still among us.
Rogue River and t^e Klamath River. Classiest little car you see— hitting a 90 mile breeze.
Why not bring tbe old bus in and trade it on one of these?
The company has always been a
There was John E. Ross, later to
be known far and wide as an Indian booster for Southern Oregon and
DAIRYMAN
fighter and friend of General Lane. ever ready to lend a helping hand to Folks, I'm running out of space, I'll have to leave off here.
Fresh Milk and Cream
But I'll tell you about the weather man. he's an old time pioneer.
Sametime soon after the discovery of any worthy project for the better­
Delivered Dally
gold In California, Mr. Ross passed ment of the district. Today they He tells us when to smudge and smoke, to save our fruit from frost.
Phone 14x1
Central Point
If it wasn’t for him and the County Agent all progress would be lost.
through tblH valley on his way to the rank as one of the leading employer*
gold diggings. He was so Impressed of labor In tbe county and the second
ed to meet the ever increasing d e -1
with the fertility of the soil, the heaviest taxpayer.
mauds for larger and more varied
beauty of the surroundings and the:
stocks of lumber and building mater­
wilderness of the climate here that!
ial*.
he came back after a short t)me and
took up a claim. Here he remained,
Today, the Big Pines Lumber
until his death many years later.
Company concentrates its efforts j
The old Ross place Is still to be seen
Big Pines Lumber Company was strictly to the retail business with a
GOODRICH
a few miles away from this city on Incorporated in December 1909 at plant covering an area of 3000 '
TIRES A TUBES
Evergreen Shrub*.
Flowering
the road to Jacksonville. Two sons Its present location where It has re­ square feet under one roof in the
Tree*,
plant
Peaches
Now.
Should
»till live In our city, John and Tom, mained for the past quarter century. heart of the downtown business die- !
a* they are familiarly known.
During the progress of these years trlct. Equipped with these years of]
fetch good prices from now on.
Then there was l*auc Constant, they have also been identified with experience and with the most mod-1
53S S. Fir St.
Medford
who took up his claim just east of the logging and manufacturing of ern of facilities for distribution plus'
a centralized location for the conven-
the present city. It is told of him lumber.
that he brought a fine lot of need po­
In 1912 Big Pines Lumber Com- tence of Its customers. It enters the
tatoes to the valley and planted them pany established retail yard* In Cen- second quarter century with confl-
In the creak bottom along Hear creek tral Point. Gold Hill, Eagle Point, dence In the further development of
He had a wonderful crop and had Talent anil Phoenix in conjunction Rogue River Valley, which It serves.
more potatoes than he knew what to with the home yard In .Medford to i
do with. That was a hard year for better serve the people of the Hogue
the Indians. The salmon run was River Valley. With the develop­
short and the usual supply of food ment of the highway and motor ve- 1
Modem Rooms and Cabin*
for winter use hard to get. Then hide, buying was more centralized
came one of the worst winters In his­ In the larger communities and the | HIGHWAY. CENTRAL IHINT
tory. More than two feet of snow Big pines Lumber Company expand-,
blanketed the valley. Hunting was
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Impossible. A small band of Indians
had ramped In tbe wood* along Hear
Creek near the Constant home. Mr.
Constant happened to learn these
Any quantity m your can
poor soul* were starving. He called
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them over and gave them potatoes
This offer subject ,o withdrawal when twenty-five barrel lot
an* other food to last until the si
*
exhausted,
a* we will not be able to get more at thi* price,
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had Roue and hunting could be re-1 i si
sutued. The gratitude of the Indians .
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was shown later when trouble arose ♦
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betwen them and the whites over the 3
killing o f an entire band o f old In *
dlan nu n. wouaeu and children by a •
t entrai Point
party from Jacksonville which occur- J
Deuten, in I tsK MACHINERY 'I t ERs H D E«JI IPMENT
M PRESSURE SYSTEMS
Jack’s 2nd Hand
Stores
IUH last Main
HKJ ttth. SI.
W E DO o u t B E ST TO T R E A T
V O I’ R IG H T
JOHNSTON’S
Shoe
Shop
A. E. POWELL
Laces
Polishes
Repairing
133 W ent -'fain 8t.
Medford, Ore.
The American
EDITORIALS
Oregon—the Land
Of Plenty
Marshall
Central Point
Auto Wrecking
Smith
Leonard
Medford’s Most
Complete and
Efficient Printing
Organization
Copco Leads in
Community Building
USL Batteries
Free Delivery
COME I\
and gel pressed
GO OCT
well dressed
For the Jubilee
Associated
Service Station
CASH & CARRY
CLEANERS
I
Phone 1700
FOR 15 YEARS
is showing selected imported
and done's tic woolens. Home-
spun*. Tweeds, Twists, and
Worsted
$30 up
0. S. BLACKFORD
Big Pines Lumber
Company Pioneer
Firm of Valley
Mobil
Gas
Oil
Lubrication
F. J. HUBER
Hotel Holland Bldg.
YELLOW CAB CO.
A
Special this week
L
L
34-hour Service
LEE A. SMITH
Manager
Central Point
Service Station
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What’s a Jubilee
without
Jubilee Special
M U S IC ?
Valandra Hotel
R e b u r t h e large*!— late*!
stock mu*i<],. Portland.
WESTERN OIL
Highest grade —sold on money-back
guarantee
R E P A IR S
SPECLAI,
Pan-American Piccolo
For sale cheap
40c per gallon
for
McCormick-Deering, Milwaukie & Case--
Osborne Mowers
Also Guards, Sections, Etc., for John Deere
Mowers
Nip & Sip Service
PRUITT’ S
MELODY SHOP
OppoNtto Rialto Theatre
W. Main
Medford
in
For Sale-
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Finley Implement C o.
Binder Twine A Fencing Material
Al*o Full Line of CROWN FEEDS
(thir Price* Are Competitive)
Phone 307
715 \\. Main St.
Mr Sloed
W.
3
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E. ALEXANDER
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Ml \I.E K IN
Hay, t.rain, and
t orn 'tacitine
t’ b.w». Marrow*
Drill*, Seeder*
Planier*, t tilth «lot-
Thre*her*
l i e d Grinder»
t ont shelter*
Hante*»
Paint* A Dll
Tractor*
McCormick - Deering
Farm Machines
and
Implements
Engine*
I ream Separator*
Farm " agon*
Hinder Twine
l* « li» e
l'unii*
M a n ure S p re a de r*
H a rd w a re
IHl
Don’t Forget
To Specify
Rogue Valley
( heese
Ke»tmirant in »mall town
Good Locati,, i ,
«dnwl
Huy
if
taken
At once.
Inquire at
DAMON CAFE
Central IN.int, Ore.
Repair*
Plumbing
J^ V W V W V W V W W V W W W W W
A R ial Home Product That is Better
"G o o d Equipment Make* a Good f arm er Better
B t»—
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Only
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f>ruce
Sale Prices every Day
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67
c
W. B. CRAUSE
N urseryman
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5 » E. Main St
Medford’s
Leading Tailor
Dr. C. W. Lemery
CONGER
Funeral Parlors
Tel. u w s
Firestone Tires
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