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About The American. (Central Point, Or.) 1928-1936 | View This Issue
by an Innocent Bystander
CENTRAL POINT. OREGON,
1 HI RSDAY,
NOV KM UK II 1, lt>34
»I Turkey Growers
L SCHOOL Hold Meetings
"iZ&ÄJMI IDE FLUIDS FOB
10 BE CELEBRATED
A bout Valley
Once more we have come to the
last issue of this great family journ
al before a election. We have taken
our stand more or leas bravely and
In order that our readers may
have no excuses to offer. We don't
have a clear understanding of the
claim to be Infallible but have chos
law regarding payment of traveling
en the men to support with honest
expenses for county judges and com-'
Homecoming at Southern Oregon
Residents of the west side dis
motives. We consider them well Normal School at Ashland will this
missioners. we give below the ex
The Rogue River Turkey Grow nc one could tell It.
with the assistance of Mayor
qualified to fill the offices they year be the biggest and best in the ers' association of Jackson County
Mr. John Anderson, who has been act words of the statute. Much pol Leever have at last succeeded In se
history of the institution, according held four meetings about the valley in the turkey business for 25 years,
curing from the county court a
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to President Walter Redford. More this week. Monday morning Oct. says he learned many things he had fact that County Judge Day drew
promise that the road leading into
The campaign just closing has visiting alumni than were ever be 29, they met at the ranch of Ross never known.
the city from the west will be im
been very free from mud-slinging fore are expected to attend all activ Kline, president of the association.
The turkey crop over the United in addition to his salary. His Dem proved in the near future. This
and villification. which is as it ities of the week end, when school- Monday afternoon at John Ander- States this year is a little below
work has been promised by other
should be. To our mind the proper day acquaintances may be renewed son's ranch at Tolo; Tuesday morn- normal, but here in the Rogue Riv placards that he will pay his own ex county courts but the promises nev
way to make a campaign Is foi and old times relived.
ing at G. R. Byrd's ranch in Bell- | er Valley it is a little above. They
each candidate to fully and freely
The week end will be ushered in view and Tuesday afternoon at the have been exceptionally free from by many to be breaking the spirit
The county budget committee re
if not the letter of the corrupt prac
put forward hi9 own qualifications the evening of Friday, November 9, E. J. Brown ranch on Aprlegate.
disease this year.
placed this work on the bud
and plans if elected and to lay off by the traditional noise parade,
McKinley Huntington of Rose-
Monday a number of turkeys
the other fellow. Of course. If his sponsored by the county clubs. The burg had charge of the meetings were shipped from the United of any thing of value in return for get for this year at the earnest soli
citation of County Judge Day and
opponent is already in a public parade will terminate o n t h e He showed the growers how to tell States to Porto Rico. Huwaii, flu votes.
The text of the statute follows: Commissioner Nealon. Mayor Leev
position, his acts In such position grounds in back of the junior high by the feathers when the birds were Philippines and other outlying dis
2 7 -2 9 1 7 .
KYpcn.sc* ol er and City Recorder Hatfield
are subject to criticism. But it is school building where the bonfire ready for market to make No. 1 tricts for Thanksgiving.
O fficials — Allowance — cently had several Interviews with
mighty seldom we like to see a will add to the pep of the evening grade. How, if the bird had eaten
Last year there were 26 commis County
W I icii
I c c iiic R Kiigugctl in County the county court
and feel highly
man’s private life brought out in an Following this will be the midnight I wrong food that would sour in the sion men here buying turkeys and B u s in e s s .
elated at the success of their mis
matinee at the Lithla Theater.
crop after killing and lower the
County clerks, recorders of con
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veyances, assessors, county judges sion.
Saturday. November 10. will b« i Krade' th* crop could *** CU* open they will have one U. S. agent here county commissioners and sheriffs
Just what the nature and extent
to grade the turkeys.
We have refrained from repeat marked as the day of a thrilling and enlpMed an<l 8**wed "P aKaln
and all deputies, in addition to the of the work to be done Is not
ing a lot of things we have heard football game when StO.N.S. will!
compensation for their services pro known but it is thought the West
vided by law shall receive their ac
about this man and that. And even meet Chico State on the Ashland!
tual traveling expenses necesarily Side road from the railroad to Beall
iBro. Hall has proven he has a fail High School football field.
incurred while employed in the Lane will be hard surfaced and per
and honorable mind in his editors!
Saturday night a banquet will be
transaction of county business and haps the road from the Glass place
lust week about Walter Olmscheid. given for the alumni at the Lithia
I am the little forget me not—■ war time disabled men, who are In the performance of their oflctal du to the Obenchain place.
ties.— County judges and commis
And we hear some of his Democra Springs Hotel. This will be follow
the modest little flower with sky- j need of relief, of this advice and as sioners shall be deemed employed
Also Included In the plan of
tic friends are a bit peaved at him ed by an informal dance at the Nor
blue petals— blue because It was a !-; sistance through the D. A. V. their in the transaction of county busi Judgo Day Is the repairing of the
mal School auditorium to which most forgotten, blue because it does j unvoiced plea is united with the ness and in the performance of their road from the East end of Pine
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everyone is invited, providing he is not want others to forget. The flow- plea which those who are now lying official duties while attending ses street to the Four Corners inter
We heard a brother editor com accompanied by an alumni or s j er of remembrance that speaks
white crosses in Flanders sions of county court, traveling to section with the Midway road.
and from places of holding court,
plain the other day about the fellow present S.O.N.S. student.
others— the official flower of th'\ Field would, if they could, also inspecting county roads, bridges and
interviewed this week
who wants the newspaper to boost
the make on their behalf. On Novem- property and directing and super Judge Day stated that the county
Committee chairmen ofr the week Disabled American Veterans of
for him; print all colored news they end are: Bob Stedman of Phoenix, World War, on whose behalf 1 am ber 9
vising county work and business.
to 12 wear a little blue flow-
court Is planning to improve a por
can about him; write burning edi courtesy committee; Bill Cook, of to be offered for sale by sympathet- er, The For Get Me Not.
tion of the secondary county roads
torials in his behalf and then, when Rend, noise parade and bonfire; lc volunteer workers in Jackson
A. E. SALLEE. Dept, of Gilbert Wright Brings each year.
He said that allowing
the fellow has a dollar to spend, Marguerite Pate', Portland, alumni County, Oregon on Nov. 9th, lO’.li Oregon. Jackson Co. chairman,
such roads to deteriorate beyond a
have him hire 15 minutes of radio banquet with Audra Wagner, of and 12th., to those . civic-minded |
certain point was poor policy in his
time, just to hear himself blab. It s Ashland, alumni member of the citizens who have not forgotten th.
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opinion, and that he hoped to see a
a great life, brother.
y e l1 ®
committee; John Chipley, Grants sacrifice made by our boys alxtean | ® W
.Sunday being a day of good deeds. certain percentage
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Now Being Installed Gilbert Wright, well known hunter Improvement made each year.
Pass, dance committee; Rachel For years ago.
We are sorry there will be no sythe, Ashland, publicity.
I bring back to mind the hard-
In City Hall and sportsman of Willow Springs
Mayor Leever stated yesterday
federal relief work in Central Point j Marion Ady, is general faculty: ships, the long, long hikes with
chose to give his elder son a lesson that he has been negotiating with
Members of the city council and In the art or hunting, stntlug the Ba
this winter. The school board baa chairman;
other faculty advisors heavy parks, the filthy damp, ver
the court for a number of months
planned to secure a SERA projec are Dr. Wells, professors McNea! min-infested trenches, the raw ex Marshal Hedgpeth have been busy sic Rule should be observed at all
Is much pleased that his efforts
on the school grounds, but found it and Smith, Dr. Taylor and Miss De posure, the knawing hunger and this week installing the new Jail times in hunting as well as driving
have borne fruit.
would cost the district more than pew.
parching thirst, the nerve-wracking cells In the back room of the old
Some distance away a squirrel ap
they could afford. The assisance oi
noise and tenseness of battle, the bank building, now occupied by the peared on the scene. Gilbert using
sleepless nights on guard, waiting city recorder. Partitions have been the "Straw Stark" which had been Farewell Party for
the city ocuncil was sought but the City Recorder
pioject was flatly turned down.j
for the zero hour in the trenches, removed and part of the floor taken chosen as a refuge by the hogs dur
Johnson Family Is
Moves Office to
In this space a cement floor ing the hunting season, as a back
the concussion of the shells, the up.
largely through the efforts of two
Given at Church
of the councilman, according to re
bursts of machine gun fire, the hor- will be laid, upon which the ateel ground. Gib raised his gun and fir
New Building or
ports. So the school board decided,
of the mangled bodies, the sud cells will rest.
ed. The first shot “ brought home
Friends of Rev. Jos. M. Johnson
[The cells were purchased some the bacon" as he had hit one of Os
rather than to assume the entiri
This week City Recorder Hit- den futile loss of your buddies and
time ago from the city of Medford car Blackford's hogs Instead. Wright to the number of several hundred
burden, to drop the whole thing.
field moved bis offices into tne old
and were formerly used in the old vas so eluted over hitting something from Central Point and vicinity
bank building, recently purchased and misery experienced by our boys
gathered at the Federated church
This writer has a feeling that the by the city.
that he hegau running around In
The front room ol
Tuesday evening to bid them fare
duty of caring for the indigent be the building will be occupied bv the
1 reca" t0 *ou the pu’' 3atln* beal'
well and wish them unbounded suc
ing of drums, the rhythmic martial cilmen Jack Southwell and Ellis ga|e „
longs much more on the city t recorder and
In their n«w field
r° 0mhe'lng mUH*c with marching feet, the in- 1 lark, assisted by
Fearing the pig might squeal on
shoulders, than on the school board, j hold the new
son has accepted the pastorate of
dash to find the
And the school board had much the j erected,
the Presbyterian church at Lake-
same feeling. If the city could or' The new office will be much morel patriotic spirit of inspired youth most of the unemployed In town boss, who, grasped the long looked view.
for opportunity of making a sale,
would not help a project which convenient than the old one, which
After many had expressed their
I speak for those less forjunate vices was not disclosed.
met him half way; However a com
would have made work for about has been used for years. The old
regret at having the Johnsons leave
promise was soon reached, through
40 men all winter, and an expendi bank vault is large enough to bold
this community and their apprecia
the efforts of John Blackford and
ture of about »4500 in pay roll, it the c i t y records. Just what use will Hattie Winkle
tion of their work here, Mr. John*'
of P. T . A . Meets Ray Rowe, who contended Wright son
certainly was not the duty of the be made of the safe in the vault is
spoke of his work here and the
was not shooting at the hog or he
board to shoulder such a burden. undecided. It is reported that the
The Executive committee of the would have missed It Wright's wife help he had received from the mem
Sc the matter has been dropped and council plans to remodel the old city
Hattie May Winkle passed awar Central Point Parent Teachers as thought sure he had been to town bers of his congregation. He told of
so far as we know, no federal hall to house the fire apparatus, but
at the Community hospital Thurs- sociation held the October meeting that night, when he came in singing what he hoped to do In his new
money will be spent here this year.
field. Above everything was hh*
this has not been definitely decided. <jay evening after an Illness dating at the home of Mrs. Oscar Minnick
' we'll have a new pig in the parlor."
wish to be faithful. He also inclu
; from October 16, resulting from a
but he had only been joining the
Elsewhere In this issue will b> Anton B- D ias of
shock received on that date in an nnd a number of business matter» Pork Barrel Trust, asking her tr. ded his wife in whatever success he
found a complete statement of th1
had here. He stated that a good
were voted on.
conserve, as he might not go hunt
Central Point Dies i .........-
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city’s financial affairs for the past
home and faithful church members
It was decided to give a program
In the —
—- * Point
....... May fi
ing again for some time.
number of years. So far as v*
I was more than half the battle and
was on Saturady Nov. 10th. This to be
The boy consoled his father by
Anton B. Dias passed away sud
know, this is the first time such a
married to Charles W. Winkle June a Seth Parker play with a profes stating he would go hunting with that in time it might even make n
report has been published. It seems denly near his home at 8:30 a. m„ 20. 1923
good preacher of him.
sional Impersonated Seth
Hugh Porter henceforth, as he nev r
like a good idea to us. Most oltiei- October 30. 1934, from a heart at
Following the talks Rev. and Me«.
She leaves her husband, Charles and the rest of the cast being local hits anything
publish at least once a year the fi tack.
Johnson were presented with a
W. and one son, Garland Dale, aged talent.
Mr. Dias was born at Azores Isl
nancial statement of such city
lovely dinner set of over ninety
This play Is very much like the
4 years; her aged mother, Caroline
High School Juniors
Wouldn't It be a good thing for ands, Portugal. October 3. 1881. He Johnson; two
pieces and a quilt pieced by the
brothers and four radio play of Seth Parker featuring
Propose Annual Play ladles of the church and which had
Central Point to do the same, ev-p had lived in the Central Point dis sisters, James and Thomas J., Mrs. the Sunday evening singing school
at legal rates? This way a bettet trict for the past 10 years.
b e e n much admired by the John
Conover, Mrs. Jack Smith and and stories as told by Seth.
I (Man now to see the annual ju-
He leaves to mourn his loss, his Mrs. Mary Zimmerlee, all of Eagle
understanding will be created ann
sons when the ladies were working
The ladies also voted to serve a
widow. Mrs. Laura B. Dias of Cen
less reckless criticism.
Point; also one half-sister, Miss dinner for the school masters meet ¡November 23. Nothing but laughter on It.
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Refreshments of cake, cocoa and
ing to be held Thursday evening at
Caroline Drexler, Central Point.
jand hilarity all evening long
Funeral services will be held at
coffee were served by the ladies.
She will be mourned by a host of the high school.
Guess it's about time for that OR
(one will he able to leave the bund
the Perl Funeral Home, Friday af
There were cakes galore, of every
After the business meeting th-
Age Pension. We have been hand
friends besides her family.
ternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rever I Funeral services will be held at hostess served lovely refreshments ling with the blues for It Is a comedy kind you could wish
ling machinery of various kinds foi
| from start to finish.
end Father Francis W. Black offi ¡the Shady Cove cemetery Sunday .«»
ended with singing, "God Re With
The next meeting is to be held at
45 years and this week had our sec
he cast selected is well chosen
ciating Interment will take plac- I 2 p. m , Perl's in charge.
Yon. Till We Meet Again ”
the home of Mrs Ted Hill.
ond accident in all that time which
and each one fills his part well.
ig the Central Point cemetery.
The Johnson family left for
called for a doctor’s aid. Thais *
■ Funny Ptlinnte" A royalty play,
Lakevlew this morning.
pretty fair record, and we wer;
In as much as it was Impoastble t<
proud of it, but my be we're getting
to Siskiyou T od
by **>» Junior advls-
in the offices of the o a r p | First Grade Children
too old and forgetful. Anyway, wf
* 1 er. Mrs. Fleischer.
;luh for the Central Point district.
will be careful for at least so long
Mr*. Raymond Driver, of the old | A number of our radio ham»
The Junior class, who are boost
I have united the Central Point dis
as it takes to grow a brand new fin
Stage Road, dressed as a black cat. pent Saturday night at the Siski ing the play with all their might
trict with Medford
entertained fhe first grade with a you sunilf at the home of Mr. and and planning an enjoyable evening
IN F O R M A T IO N
members from this district wil j
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Halloween party Wednesday after Mrs. Pettley.
brow their support to the Medford
noon at the srhoofhouse.
charge of a weather report station. while to see it.
We noticed a funny thing this ciuh.
and has to make a five minute re
Remember the date.
It seems to V a habit with
•'Onlted we win — divided w-1
TO IdM ATE
our farmers to leave their plowt lose."
¡little gtrl who was very much m r good long distance station. W. 7. H I
standing around most any old place
A. R. PARKER
¡prised to behold a huge black n ’ K. C. There wai lots of noise on Seth Parker Play
just as they quit using them last
Mi l l NOT CIVB THEM
| standing before her.
arcount of the storm but they talk
year. Then, when the rains start
Given by P. T . A .
4 0 I RATE INFORMATION?
The cat began to pounce upon the ed over a 75 meter radio phone to
and the ground is in perfect condi
w a t c h t h ih s p i c k :
IIV NOT GIVE THEM
mice and a merry time ensued One Honolulu and various coast sta
The Central Point Parent Teach
tion for plowing, they drag them
li you're lucky and see yeur little girl became frightened and tions
Those making the trip were er association will give a Seth Park
out and suddenly discover they
name here you will receive a tick-
THROUGH THE PRESS?
So they rush to
at to some picture show In Me<l , scene was too realistic for her.
Mr. and Mrs. Earset Taster, Mrs , Saturday evening. Nov. 1«. at 8: go
'he blacksmith In droves, burying
foro. Nam«« will be drawn from
Balloons, papsfcle« and cookies Norman Wiley and Mr. and Mr«.' o’clock.
that poor man under an avalanch
our psM up subscript Ion Us».
w*-re given the children
of work, which could Just as wel
The teacher Mrs. Richardson and took a picnic lanch and had a jolly professional
been done during the summer when
H. P. Jewett
the children enjoyed the perty im- time. They returned home Sunday Parker and rhe rest of the east he
(l)epnslta ln »nre«l)
he has oodles of time Some system
ing mad« up of local talent.
we call« it!