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About The Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1936-195? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 8, 1936)
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on dollars more than it took in.
1 Business spent a big part of its
surplus to maintain wages and keep
men on the Job during the years
when the actual cu rren t business in- [
By Roberta Wertx
Re-established, September 13, 1928. come was far lower than the level
After school on T hursday, October
Devoted to the best la terests of represented by the actual money
1, the Girls' l e a g u e gave a party to
spent by business.
Central Point and vicinity.
E ntered as aecond claan m a tte r a*,
Savings by companies should be | make ail the new girls in our school
the poat office. Contra! Point, Ore encouraged just as much as s a v in g s'fe e l welcome. Honor guests were
gon. under the Act of March 8. 1879. by individuals. They serve as i a s u r - 1 Mrs. Jew ett and Mrs. H ulburt Ju n e
ance against the “ rainy day” in our F u rry gave a recitation and Nelda
Ayers sang “ Monkey M u rm u rs” ,
I I 00
then everyone played some get-ac-
I I 50
Refreahm etns of
Payable in advance
punch and cup cakes were served.
Advertising rates on application
Everyone reported a good time.
Office- -Second Street, off Main
I The Girls’ Glee Club elected its
officers W ednesday, S eptem ber 30.
ARTHUR KDtVARU PQWELL
E ditor and Proprietor
The Pacific In ternational Live They are: B arbara K oehler, presi
stock Show in Portland during 1936 dent; Clarabelle Brood, vice-presi
will long be a vivid memory to Mary dent; Roberta W ertz, se creta ry ; Vi
! E sther Davis and E rnest Lathrop ola Penland, tre a su re r, and Nelda
| who this week were in Portland to Ayers, librarian.
T he Central Pointer sta ff has been
attend the Pacific In ternational as
guests of The First National Bank selected. It is as follows: Janice
! of Portland, because they both led Nealon, editor; Clarabelle
jail Jackson county boys and girls in
! 4-H Club leadership and arhieve- ton. associate editors; R ichard J e w
| inent. The bank awarded 42 free ett and E dith Vincent, sports edi
hotel accomodations, tors; Millie McCord. Zada Cash, Ro
transportation, expenses and a great berta W ertz and B arbara Koehler,
T H R IF T — BUSINESS AXIS
variety of en tertainm ent, to one boy rep o rters; L o m e W e bste r and Alan
and one girl from 21 Oregon couny Je w e tt, circulation m a nage rs; Clay
Ask yourself this question "W ould 4-H Club groups, deciding the win ton Yost and Morris Dow. business
the depression have been more dis ners by totaling their points of lead m anagers; Nelda Ayer* and Adalene
astrous had not many families and ership and achievement as shown on Cassman, typists.
individuals had savings when the their 4-H Club charts
T he seniors have decided to have
crash ca m e ?”
Arriving in P o rtland
Monday, an a n n u a l this year. T herefore, they
There is only one answer. No one these 4-H Ciub representatives were held a class meeting af te r school
argues against th rift— against build greeted by G rant Hemphill and Miss Tuesday to decide upon ways of rais
ing up personal savings “ for a rainy Bertha Singer, First National Bank ing th e necessary money.
E dith Vincent went to Medford
day.” We all know th a t savings come eraployeea who are special ch a p er
ones for the group during th e ir stay Sunday evening
in handy in lean years.
Zada Cash visited in G ra nts Pass
If this principle is sound for per in P ortland. A visit to th e Pacific
sonal savings, it is equally as sound International Livestock Exposition Sunday.
E llen Lofland is a tte n d in g the In
for corporate savings. Yet there are was first event of Monday’s en ter
many who are objecting to corpor tainm ent. followed by attendance at te rn a tio n a l Exposition at P o rtlan d
ate surpluses and arguing that these the 4-H Club Banquet held in P en th is week.
A n u m b e r of stu d e n ts attended
surpluses a re in the form of hoards ney Hall on the Exposition grounds.
of cash lying idle, unused and unpro The rem ainder of the evening the the football gam e between Medford
bank's 4-H Club guests participated an d E u re k a S atu rd ay afternoon.
P in k O'Connor spent the week-end
Actually, the great bulk of corpor in the Boys’ and G irls’ Livestock pa
ation surpluses are not held in cash rade in the Exposition a r e n a and a t a t Phoenix.
a t all, but In the form of property tended the horseshow.
E n te rta in m e n t d uring th e ir visit
and productive assets. Perhaps the
a to u r of th e head office
term ‘su rp lu s” Is misleading, and it
might be well to make the actual of The F irs t National Ifttnk of P o rt
land early Tuesday morning, visits
meaning of the term more clear in
to the Exposition, sight-seeing tours
of Portland, a banquet with F irst
Corporation surpluses are not held
National Bank officers a s hosts on
in the form of cash to any consider
Tuesday evening and an evening at
able degree, but are more often the
one of P o rtla n d 's fienst theatres.
certain purl of corporation Income
Following a farewell luncheon on
which is “ plowed back” Into the
Wednesday Mary E sthe r Davis and
business so th a t the business may
Ernest L athrop left P ortland for
expand and operate more efficiently.
their retu rn (rip.
The years 1922 to 1930 saw only 2
to 3% per cent of the business iu-
conte of the country held In reserve.
-p lu s a FREE TICKET
As a m a tte r of fact. It is fortunate
that business had the opportunity
Low first-class roundcrip (ares
to build surpluses during the nine
to the East (as low as summer
REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE
e x c u r s io n f a r e s to many
years preceding the depression, be
204 E. Main
point*) are in effect alt tbit
cause from 1930 to 1934 inclusive
winter. These fares are good
American business paid out 27 bllli-
via sunny California and the
balmy Southwest at no addi
tional cost— in effect, a fret
liebet through California. For
example, the winter first-class
roundtrip fare from most west-
P O IN T
fíle n te
Local Boy Scouts
Guests at P. T. A.
Meeting on Friday
The New Teacher*
At a charm ingly appointed a f te r
Our school has five new teachers noon tea, Mrs. Jew ett and Mrs. Ar
this year, th r e e in the high school, nold Bohnert e ntertained th e te a c h
an d two In th e grade school.
ers o f both high school and grades
Miss D uR ette who teaches sh o r t on th e S aturday preceding t h e open
hand. bookkeeping, typing, and phy ing of school.
sical education, g raduated at Will
T he table was decorated with a
a m ette University in 1936 She lives large bouquet of gladioli, and with
on a farm north of Salem. Thus far. tall tapers. M n. Bohnert poured tea
Miss D uR ette th in k s o u r school “ A and delicloua cakes and w afers were
g rand place to teach."
Miss Ziuser, a g raduate of the
University of Oregon teaches piano,
American History, and English
H er home is at Coburg, a town eight
miles north of Eugene. Last year she
had a studio In Eugene where she
ta u g h t piano.
T hree new courses have been a d d
Mr. H ulburt. our athletic coach
ed to the list of subjects this year,
and teacher of science, biology, geo
th u s increasing the efficiency of
work and Interest of the stu d e n ts
m akes his home at Albany from
which college he graduated in 1934.
T he new courses are: Piano, J o u r
Last year he was principal and
coach of T angent High School. When nalism. a n d Physical Education.
T h s Jouranlism class is composed
asked how he likes our school Mr.
of sixteen m embers of the paper
H ulburt answered: "S well.”
Miss Estes, th e third grade te ac h staff. T his subject will be ta u g h t the
e r makes her home at Seattle, W a sh first sem ester only, with th e paper
ington. She g raduated from Mon sta ff ta k in g Journalism Instead of
month Normal School and ta u g h t English. It will be ta u g h t by Mrs.
last year at Shaniko, Oregon. She Flsischer.
In this day and age it Is necessary
likes the school “ Very, very m uch.”
Mr. Webb who teaches the seventh to gain a physical education aa well
grade g raduated from the Southern as a knowledge of books. W ith this
Oregon Normal School a t Ashland. in mind th e Physical Education
HI b home L a t Prinevllle. Mr. Webb, course is being given this year.
when asked how he likes th e Cen Juniors and seniors are not required
tr a l Point school replied "F in e , l to ta k e this course, but th e fresh-
— The Central P ointer
Central Point High
Adds New Courses
L. G. Pickell
That Urge a "NO" vote
on State Power B ill
(1) This bill put* the State
of Oregon head over heel*
into the eloctric power busi
ness, sets up a commission
of three men, without bond
»nd with no required quali
fications, to run this gigan
(2) $18,000,000 of tax-sup
ported bonds can he sold,
when au thorized, to build
this state-wide power sys
tem. By simple process of
amending the bill $54.000,-
000 of tax-supported bonds
many later be authorized and
sold. These Imnds must be
paid by taxes if the system
(3) How can a complete
state power system be built
for $1«,000.000 when the
State Planning Board advis-
°ry committer on power es-
timated coft of TRANSMIS
SION SYSTEM ONLYtobe
$29,670,000? (See commit
tee’» report to governor of
Oregon, Dec. 20, 1935, page
(4) This bill c o n ta in s no
promise or assurance of low
er electric rates; rates may
vary and be juggled at the
The Slate Power Bill I* Useless W ••bout 118.000.000 of New Slate Bond-
A Vote for the Bill Commit* You to Vole Later for the Roods
MAIN and CENTRAL
under the big clock
Phone 174 and Save
125 E A S T S I X T H
Phone 1374 and Save
Across from SI. M Co.
J. R. M E RM A
STATIO NER Y
W EEK S & ORR Bldg Medford
Sales ------- Rentals
11« N. Central
Phone I I S
Second H and Rebuilt
At Bargain ITlces
('«II an d see t u at
89 S. Grape St.
Dr. B. C. Wilson
Phyalckvn an d Surgeon
210 Medford Bldg.
Me« Iford, Ore.
Ces Irai Point
STONE 8 DRUG STORK
Dad’s & Mom’s
The same good food—
25c a meal
417 E. Main
ern Oregon and Washington
point* through California to
Chicago and back ia $86, ex
actly the same as the summer
excursion fare. Similarly re
duced first-class winter fares
via California to other eastern
cities on sale daily until May
14.19)7. Return limit iO-dayi.
New, low coach and tourist
roundtrips East via California,
with 6-montbs return limit, are
on sale during the same per
iod. Ask for details.
W hen ia Medford
Fick Hardware Co.
Croslhy Radios & R efrigerators,
S partan Raldos & Refrigerators,
Speed Queen & May Tag
Sales & Service
181 W. Main St.
ROY CR ISW E L L
1740 N. Riverside
Freshly Frozen Ice Cream
119 E. Main
S U P COVERS FOR OVER-
STU FFE D FURNITURE
Designing, Drapery Making
Phone 1648x_______ 220 8 Grape
Oregon Mutual Fire
LELAXD CLARK. Agent
19 North B artlett 8t-
Pboue I 4 M
See us for F ire Insurance
G. J. Morris, Prop,
Food Served at
Independent Laundry and Dry Cleaners
1728 North Riverside Avenue
Safe Insurance at a Saving
Expert Mechanic A
Top Notch Eats.
, _, , __ , Oregon
L U X U R Y SPECIALS
DRV CLEANING SPECIALS
Wet W ash .................. Lb. 4 c I-adles Dresses A CoaU..76c to $1.25
Dry Wash ..................... Lb. 5c Gents Overcoats ............. 75c to $1.00
Rough Dry .................. Lb. 7c Gents Suits
Also Finished W ork
P a n ts ..........................................
CASH AND CARRY PRICES
Repairing an d Altering
14 South Central
Dr. I. H. Gove
4 1 0 M edford Bldg
* * * ) « * * * < < • :* * :< *
Mattresses Renovated and New Ones Made
FLOWERS MATTRESS & UPHOLSTER
Keep Your $ $
Every pound of B utter you buy at Suider s help» local industry. Help
I D G E§
Cabinet Works î
r o w b r
Everything la Cabinet W ork
O FFIC IA L WIOO AND
Sales and Service.
O FFIC IA L MAGNETO
R E P A IR SERVICE
Genuine New F actory P a rts
Kntab’Asfaed In 100»
44 N. F r o n t St.
— ia taste
— la flavor
— ia quality
— la economy
Render Tea &
*4 X. Bartlett
Next door to Prerieus Market
i* .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M . *
P E R L ’S
KetablM ird In yonr community
42» W. dth St.
H. C. HIGH
Western Distributor For
SNIDER S DAIRY &
on Hay A Grain
WILL H. WILSON’S
Store for Men
32 N. F ro n t
S U P P L II»
23 S. Riverside, Medford
lo build up the dairy industry in th e Rogue River Valley
D R U G S —T O B A C C O S
Prescriptions, School Supplies
C. Earl Bradfish
A 4 'lean Piar« To K*t
VOTE 313 X NO
Paid \ i vert lee mrrit by Oregon Busin*«« »od Inveatorw, Inc. *<*1 Out
1 » > Ü. Ore J H Magie,I» »’ * V fl. Toung. Mgr
A t Depression
16 S. Central
See your local S. P. agent or write J. A. ORMANDY, Gen.
Pas 'enger Agent, 705 Pacific Building, Portland, Oregon
404 EAST MAIN ST.
Against the State Power Bill
(5) Cities, counties, and the
state will lose m illions of
taxes now paid by existing
utilities, thus forcing higher
taxes on remaining property.
(6) This 3-man power com
mission can buy any prop
erty or engage in any busi
ness "deemed necessary or
convenient.” Here is oppor
tunity for vast political ac
tivity u n d e r con tro l of a
NEW S T A T E CO M M IS
SION. fSee Section 9, sub
men and aophomore* must ta k e it
u n til graduation. T he classes h a re
not begun yet because th e improve
m ents in th e gym nasium a r e not yet
completed. Miss D uR ette will teach
the g irls’ class and Mr. H u lb u rt the
Credit is being given in Piano this
year, with Miss Zlnser teaching the
course. Credit in Piano has been
given in form er years, but the les
sons were taken outside of school
WATCH a n d JE W E L R Y
UOW SUMMER FARES
EAST THIS WINTER!
BUY OR SELL
T l U U o U A l , OCTOBER ». 193(1
CENTRAL POL>T, OREGON
Anything In Unr of fencing
124 N. R1 r e m id a
P h a n s 2C3
Dr. C. W. Lemery
(Suceesaor to Dr. J. J. R am eas)
294 Medford Bldg
I ra d ir e limited to eye. rar. aoœ
and throat and fitting of g l s - - r
w - ÍMW
A U N a tu r a l M eth o d *
Dr. H. P. Coleman
U h lro p rm rtir and I k y -to th e ru m
O r e g o n L ic e nan jn t
C a lifo rn ia l.ie e n w
S prrU» A tte n tio n to B lood P nw -
*•* ' • S to m ach a n d D o v ela.
( onsultaeton and Examination
Phone 9 » 3
In Medford Since 18*9