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About The Central Point American. (Central Point, Or.) 1936-195? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 14, 1937)
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
FATHER-SON FEED Many Changes
FOR BOY SCOUTS Are Taking Place
IN NEAR FUTURE In Local Business
C E N TR A L POINT. OREGON, THURSDAY, J A M 'A R Y 14, l# »7
By jh lam ctnl Bytf*futer
X I'M BE It I I
Hospital W ork by
Shown on Screen
MRS. A. SNIDER
OIES IN CALIF.
Wonder if we can't get our new
Pictures on the screen of some of
mayor to do as did " P o p " Gate-
the Evangelistic Work of Christian
back in 1919 wheu he was mayor of
Endeavorers in the World's largest
The town was suffering
hospital in the General Hospital of
with ice and snow on all sidewalks
I Los Angeles County, will be shown
just as we are now, and one night
Mr. E. P. Stone was called to Med
Several changes in the business I sides assisting with the bookkeep- next Sunday night at 7:.'10 o'clock
Mrs. Jennie White received a tele
" P o p " issued a proclamation order ford Tuesday evening to represent
| at the "Little Red Brick Church” . gram Wednesday morning telling of
ing everyone to clear off their walk“ Troop 40 and help make plans f o r lineup along the principal street of j in*-
As sole agents in this territory for Showing a work in which all Chris- the death of her only daughter, Mrs.
before 10 o'clock the next morning. th#
Falher Hnd 8on, l>anquet Central Point all go to show that a*
McCormick-Deering line of farm tian Endeavorers might
engage Audrey Snider, at Watsonville, Caltf.
or he would order the city crew to |
, o f the Boy Scouts.
About 4 40 are least some of our citizens have faith
machinery and Implements as well as through various channels opened as Mrs. White left last night on the
do it and charge it to the property. expected to attend.
tickets ¡in the town and are willing to
a fu.l line of builders and shelf the work progresses and the need train for Watsonville.
That evening one could see many a
¡will be 35 cens and Scooter tickets back that faith with hard cash,
hardware and paints and being one ' for it is made clear,
Mrs. Snider, who lived here for a
tired business man hard at
with axes, picks and shovels.
Nolah' e amon* the8e lhansUH » of
Those who saw the pictures last number of years, had many friends
The committee will meet again to the recent purchase of the old Rostel handling harness, this firm business Sunday night
to the who will mourn her passing. While
behold, before morning a regular old
make final plans.
Members from brick block on the corner of Third covers a wide territory.
Years o f ■ evangelistic work among
In- here she took a prominent part in
"Chinook" came along and took off
Phoemx, Jacksonville. Gold Hill aud and Pine streets by the Woodman holiest dealiug, fair prices aud close dustrial workers in the iron and church and social activities, being
every bit of snow and ice in the
'entral Point will meet with tho lodge and W. E.
The attention to the wants of their cus- steel plants, will enjoy seeing an en for a time organist at the Christian
Rogue River valley. But maybe our
Medford Scouts at the Medford high lodge will have the entire top floor timers has built for them an euvi- tirely different phase of Christian church. She and Mrs. Sheley sang
mayor hasn't that amount of In
chool. The date has not been de-'and Mr. Alexander will occupy tho able reputation and the city can well Endeavor work
at different times over the radio.
fluence wth Providence.
finitely set for the banquet.
| ground floor
poor formerly occupied by
uy be proud tliut Mr. Alexander has
An invitation is extended to all, She was a member of the Woman’s
the Damon Cafe and the Central chosen to make this large investment so cotne and bring your friends and Relief Corps and other organizations
Anyway, we are with The Oregon
Po nt Meat Market.
and was a very talented musician.
ian, which says they won’t object If
The Woodmen are preparing
The Damon Cafe, owned and op
Mrs. Snider's son Bill, attended
we don’t have any more snow for
le-build the upper floor of the bulld- erated by Mrs. L. Damon and her worship will present a continuation school here, graduating from the
And as for the cold
By U. S. N at’l Bank ing and plan to have the lodge hall son, Ed Brown, which has occupied of the subject taken up last Lord's high school in 1935. He is at pre
nights, we are getting mighty tire |
on one side of the center hallway the HloBtel corner for years. Is now Day morning: "The Lord's Prayer” . sent attending Oregon State College
of th s eternal thawing out of froz t. j The I’ n'ted States National Bank, and a dining room and kitchen on
being moved to what is known as
This is the Church's Model Pray at Corvallis. Receiving word of his
hich has a direct branch in this the other. When complete they will the old Merritt building
the er, and after a deep study of it, each mother's serious Illness he left to he
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city, reports a gain In deposits of have one of the finest lodge homes north side of Pine street in the of the sixty-six words that comprise with her, but It Is unknown wheth
And how the wood piles do d s jver eleven million dollars in the n :h's part of the county.
block betwwen First
and Second ¡it will no doubt produce a more pro er he arrived there in time to sea
ppear ;hcse days. It'„ an ’.11 wi :. past twelve months, according to of-
The Alexander hardware and im- streets and formerly occupied by the found and worshipful spirit of pray her before her death.
that b ows nobcdy good, and th< ficial statement issued to the Comp- plement house wi.l have much more Marine Grocery.
er. These services are open to every
Mrs. Snider visited her
wood men are sure reap'ng a harvest troller of Currency as of December > commodious quarters than their pro
Mrs. Damon has also shown faith body. at the "L ittle
Brick Mrs. White, this fall, but was unable
th s year.
But it has sure slowed 'll, 1936
During the same period .........——
—••« affords, The east half in the future of the city by purchas- Church”
the to visit many friends owing to her
Everyone is stick resources increased approximately' of the building, formerly occupied ing this building from the Merritt Church of Friends and Friendliness. ill health. After returning to Wat
Ing right by the fireside and shop • welvp and one-half m'llion dollars, I by the meat market, will be used for estate. She has had a new roof put
sonville her health became worse and
ping only when and if they absolute or at the rate of more than one mil - 1 displaying farm machinery and Im- on the main building and is making
it was necessary to operate. She was
R A N D O M SH OTS
ion dollars a month.
Deposits, as j plements, while the west room will extensive
too weak to survive the shock.
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of above date, total $113,912,986.- be used for the hardware stock and aaragge in the real formerly
Mrs. White, who has taught school
By Bill Kirk, Jr.
New floors are to be laid cupied by Jesse Richardson and O. D.
Our state solons have started 26, and resources $123,343.148.92 office.
In tho Valley for many years, is
Very unusual weather in Califor
Capital, surplus, undivided pro- and the building entirely refinished, Tucker will be torn down, also seve
work. The hopper is already be
The American joins
Just now. One Hollywood studio
ginning to fill up with new bill.|
ral of the old buildings about the
her many friends In heartfelt aym-
$750,000 fu. displays.
Every new member seems to think 122,247.12,
premises. Wheu complete, Mrs. Da had to stop filming a rain scene be patliy In her hour of trouble.
he must get busy and reorganize the
mon will have very attractive quar- cause real rain put the artificial
shower aparatas out of order.
whole works. Of course many of funds by the issuance of new stock business in this city for many years Iters.
He was formerly connected with tho
O D. Tucker has moved his auto
the proposed measures will
It now develops that one of the
An interesting comparison was firm of Freeman & Wiley and later repair shop into the rear of the old
get any farther than some commit
tee’s waste basket, which is just as shown between the United States Na- he and Mr. Wiley went into business dance hall between tbe drug store reasons the Wasington Huskies lost
ex- at Pasadena— aside from the way
well. But there are some things w* tional's statement of December 31. for themselves. Later Mr. Wiley and the old city hall. Later he
Pittsburg smeared up tl.eir linemen
Tho central Point All-Star
to his partner. Mr.
pect« to occupy the entire structure,
think should have serious considera 1936, and December 31. 1929. at sold his interest
tion. Among these is the proposed which time the bank's deposits to- Alexander’s son-in-law, Fred Hesse- Jesse Richardson has moved Into tho - w a s that the Phelanites arrived !u kclba„ t0;im will play two games
Paasdena flvo days before tho game w |tb the Dark's Grocery A Service
other grave, has been assisting in the busi- small ba'Jding across from Faber
redistribution of the gas tax money. aled
words, there has been a gain of ness for a nmnber of y e a n and han- formerly occupied by the
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Central and were banqueted and feted loo station boys Monday evening at. 7:30
Apparently It was musb
tho local gym. Everyono Invited,
dies much of the outside work, be- Po nf Wood yard.
61.6 per cent of the Oregon Popu
the drawing rooms and not slush o n ‘ 8ma|j charge.
"This indicates," stated Mr. Geor
incorporated ge T. Frey, manager of the Medford
sridirou that slowed up tho coast
Listen iu to tbe chamber of com
cities, according to the 1930 census,
Moses D. Hood, 65,
despite the long Pointers W in First
merce broadcast over KMED Satur
and 38.4 per cent of the people re lrawn-out depression period, during [
This should become a
side In rural areas. At least two- which there was excessive unemploy- i
Dies in Hospital Oregon doctors are a little upset habit, as many times announcements
thirds of the highway revenues ori ment and lower wages and reduced j
because the poll of editors
are made that are of much interest
ginate within the cities of Oregon. •arnings, that good old-fashioned,
Moses I). Hood, resident one and the scribes favor the hospital asso to the people of this community.
The cities are asking that only a thrift was still being practiced, and ! The Central Point high school
one-half miles north of Central ciations as against the medical so
small part of the revenues which that money was accruing to the cre basketball team started its confer
Point where he has spent the last cieties. What do the Doc’s expect?
come from the tax paid on gasoline dit of individuals, families and busi ence season with a victory last Fri
13 years and where he was well Their campaign Just shut off the
which is used only on city stree's ness concerns through
wiser and day night when It defeated Gold known and a highly respected citi h o s p i t a l
be returned to the cities for the more conservative use of their Hill by an 18 to 12 score.
which was not n very hot move with
zen, passed away in a local hospital
TH E FEDERATED CHURCH
maintenance of streets. It seems no funds.”
The “ maroon and blue” was on at 8:00 p. m. Saturday following a ye eds. and that calls up the old
Frey reports that deposits
Rev. R. C. Lewis, Pastor, Phone 51
more than fair that at least a small at the local branch show gratifying the short end of an 11 to 7 score
Mr. Kamberg, Supt. Sunday School
part of this money be allowed to go Increases and at the same time, at half time but rallied to pile up
ed that his name was not mentioned
Mr. Hood was born at Harrison,
9:30 A M . Bible School,
to the cities from which it originates. through greater commercial activity,, 11 pointes and to hold the Cement
Arkansas October 18, 1872 and was in connection with a birth, then tho
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there is more money in circulation, maker8 to one counter
aged 64. He was married in Novem
11:00 A M. Morning Worship,
\Ve want to commend our worthy which is benefiting the community ftanaa.
ber, 1897 at Pomeroy, Wash., to name as each was recorded followed
| Homer "Stub” Myers, the Point
governor on the common sense of h'.s at large.
Alice Thomason who survives.
er's freshman forward,
message to the legislature. He is
united with the Church of Christ in
7:30 P.M. Evening Worship.
Joe Singer who always bobs up
I playing his first conference
not going to stand for the law ma
1901 and held membership in that
some place around the legislature is
for the locals, lead his team in church at Medford.
kers going hog-wild with the fin
ances of the state, which he has been
Besides his wife, he leaves 12 chil
Tbe weekday Bible classes have
Anyone who ever heard Joe
at such pains to get on a cash basis.
Against the city ordinance, a bi
dren, Violet Linder and Orville Hood
announce a visitor gets a pretty good resumed their regular schedule as
More power to him, even if he is a cycle was seen carrying double on man with 10 tallies.
of Midvale, Idaho; Lola Mercer and
idea why his name is Singer.
The game was rather rough at
The old gentleman has the streets of Medford— a huge
Melford Hood of Portland; Vera Me-
plenty of backbone, anyway. •
snow man riding on the handle bars.
Cay and Wilma McGraw of Medford;
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and Mullin, Cement-maker
guard Zora Dubbs, Grants Pass;
ployee has turned out to be Elbert ermati's club supper. 6:30 Beofteld
Mr K C. Faber making a high1 » « r e forced to leave the game be- Hood, Eagp Point and Ata
The rain last night sure made th<
Kelly, Bede whose Cottage Grove activities Bible class
7:30. Church Evidence
streets plenty hard to travel over jt’.mp when a mouse trap snapped cause of fouls.
Beula Walker. Wanda and Kenneth
Wednesday— 8:30, Bible Doctrine
have been reduced to columning
W e overheard both service station
Hood of Central Point.
1$ since he became a Portland printer. class.
j Pointers rolled up 25 points to Gold
operators laying plans for a quick
grandchildren six brothers and five In recent sessions be had been read
Thursday— 7:30, Personal Evan
Mary Richardson and a Hill's 6 in a three quarter affair,
get-away in case any fool
ing clerk of the house, but since the gelism. 8 30, Sunday School Meth
should hit the highway inter-ectioi. friend skating on the icy street, ¡The Gold Hill grade team proved
Mr. Hood was one of eleven chil Democrats took complete charge has ods. Everyone Is welcome to these
too fast and skid into their placo* landing on the pavement and curing I superior to the Pointer grade quint dren and the first one to pass sway
moved over to the men of his own classes.
Mr. Grimes had a cles a headache which bad bothered for and defeated them 25 to 9.— The His family is well known here and
The Ladies Aid Society will meet
ilk in the Senate where he is again
Headache ad- Central Pointer.
ca.l yesterday when such an acc •. a number of days.
have the sympathy of the entire reading clerk.
as usual on Thursday afternoon at
dent sent a car hurling all over th
community in their loss.
2:00 o ’clock.
lot, narrowly missing the station!
Skidding C ar Breaks
Funeral service» were conducted
Klamath Falls seems to have a
building ard breaking off a sign \11-Star CageTS W i n
by Elder Frank Childers at the Con- toe-hold on state politics with Claude
OR KMT1 AN CHTTRO*
Pole at Intersection ger chapel at 2:30 Wednesday. Inter- McCulloch bossing the Democrats,
(lift ou A. Ffetlllpa, Mh
. . .
From St. M ary ’*
meat was In tho Central Point mm“ - Art Prlaulx heading the Republican*
Bible School, 10:00 A M. Roland
The storm has been a very uu j x wo Central
A car driven by L. J. Amier o f ,
and now Harry Rolvln, speaker of Hover, Supt.
usual" one. We are told that ther* ,M m i lnvaded the St. Mary's gym In Medford became unmanageable at
Communion and Preaching, 11:00
the house. Some of the boys claim
is 17 Inches of snow at W illow s,, Medford Wednesday evening.
there were some hack room arrange A M. Subject "Th e Human Side of
thP hizhway intersection Tuesday G o l d e n L i n k C l & S S
( alif., something that is so rare that I Through some misunderstanding and narrowly escaped causing ser-
ments between this trio over the The Church” or "Choosing Officer»
there i. no record of such a th ln glthe o „ , rai Polnt iecond 8tr)nR dld lous damage Mr. Amier was driving Hold* Enjoyable Party house committee appointments.
in the memory of white men. G .osr not meet the „ ipp0ged opposing north and as he approached the lr-|
Christian Endeavor 6:30 P M
we will have to move back to Ala n •»m. so payed 15 minutes practice
leader, Lola Holly, Director, J. K
tersectlon noticed another car ap
The Golden Link Bible class held NOT T H A T KIND OF HORN
with St. Mary's first team. The re proaching the croaisng
Setting bis their class party at the borne of Mrt.
Miss Ruby Hlggenbotham, teach- LVIncent.
gular r m « started at 9:10 between brakes caused the car to skid and U Lettle Gregory with a good atten er in the Willow Springs district,
Evangelistic Service, 7:30 P.M.
It is to be hoped that Congress the St. Mary’a and the Central Point turned completely around, striking dance. Officers were elected for the planning a musical play, inquired Subject "Keenness and Evil Co-
will see Its way to Increase the ap Vll-Stars.
Ruth Roberts "Tin y
tbe curb near tbe service station coming year and "pals” were also how many coaid bring some kind of ¡operating"
propriation for Crater Lake park
»mall musical instrument.
| Tot” will ting at this service. We
Central P o ’ nt took an early lead building and continuing on
this year and do It soon. The cham with a flashy finish of 68 to 32 In wards acres- the lot along the a'de-
A number were offered, but no continue the sequel sermons In life
After the business session ques-
bers of commerce of southern Ore her favor. The line-ups were:
walk and strik'ng an Iron sign pole, Ions that could be answered by tbe horn*. Grieving over this, she was of Christ.
gon, the Shasta Cascade Wonder St. Mgry
W « wilt bold our annual (upper
Central Point breaking It off and demol'ahfng the name of vegetbles were banded out. wondering wba* she could do whoa
land association, the railroad com D Rakradla (18) P-P1e Simmons.19 spara tire rack and'eover otr the car Another list answered by tbs
little six-year-old Orts Wolfe rtlard and election of officers for 1137 on
pany and others are doing all they !>• Wilson ( 8 )
A small drift of •n1'* at th» ed"e of nuts was tried, which mad* tom» her hand end said: " W e bsve two Tuesday, January 19. AH members
D Ayere. IS
can to make this a winter play B. Rigbam ( 4 )
C N Pinkham. 10 of the enrb was all that saved the
* th* 'ad'es tb'nk they
were th« horns, hut they tr# both on ■ cow." urged to be present.
ground. a* well as a “ oinmer one,
Prayer and Bible Study, Wed
OM Simmons, 10 car from crashing into the serv.co biggest nu*a of «11 wh«n tbs snswert
and tbe park should he kept open L. Rakradla ( I )
Mrs Oav’.e Afar* mi ML* Wlls* 7:80 P.V., rerctinnt! Lead*?, Z«l!e
No one wss h irt we»* r»sd.
A. Ayers. 14 «♦atl<5t building
the year round. Unless there it more
•abe 5* Mary.
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o f t i l t h * ' ’ en*3C3 cf tha Murray Bean'y rtep ?a:*h, Mrt. £ ’. »!• Rcfcaru « ! : ! re
x c s e y fertheoastng aoen. It wi i he
Central Point All Stars are playing
.*«<*—*»h** **k» und roek'ee were It Medford attended the convention view the Bock of Mteah.
impossible for the park administra ! ark's Grocery of Medford In a two-
The young people will hold the
Owing to sickness and disagree served by the refreshment commit- * f the Oregon State Hair Dresaera1
tion to keep the snow off the roads game series match at C. P. gym Mon- able weather the Past Matrons' do b
consstlng of Mesdames Lamport. .-issndatlon at the Multnomah Hotel postponed social and devotional din
In Portland Monday. Mrs. Marcella ner and
A letter to your senator day night and have a promts« of a has postponed their January meeting Hansen and Gregory.
and congressman won’t do a bit ' f ' r a m * with Medford Merchants at and will meet at Mrs Paul Martin's
was elected evening lo the dining room of Uta
The February meeting will be held Bowman of Medford
p«e#deo« >f th « Msoclatfcni
| MtsUovd January 33 m 31
the bourn o f Mr* Uuggwr
tor thsAr Fwbruury M«uaiag •
! Local Basketball to
Play D ark’s Monday