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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL POINT. OREGON. TH CRUD A Y, JANUARY 91. n»37
VOL UM K IX
M u s in g s ^
Hjr an Innocent Byslander
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Telephone Managers Retire
Faber’s Store to
Mr. K. C. Faber of the
't grocery has aold out to his .sons
i . y
1 AT LOCAL CHURCH
What in heck ha» Income of on
j Everett and Don Faber and Mr. Mar-
onco-boa-t" > “ sunny Italijii i t’
! shall Simmonds. We have It from
Yesterday »a* sunny
a reliable source that Mr. Faber
ough. but colder than "OnsHiiljiid
will retain the dry good department
icy mountain»." Darn the»** Ea
and may open up a separate busi
they leave their
At an adjourned session of the
The annual dinner of the Christ:, n
biarsted cold weather behind whor regular annual meeting of the Del-
church was held Tuesday evening at
they flock to this land of prom'-ao' gate Board of the Central Point
Mr. and Mrs. Tharp
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the church. About sixty were pre
Mutual Telephone Co. Tuesday even
A very bounteous and deli
Many years ago we used to ret
ing the report of a special commit
To Be New Telephone cious dluner was served.
hi« kirk out of J Fenltnore Cooper'
tee, appointed to look into the qual
Hev. Phillip Introduced Mr. J. C.
“ Last of the Mohirans." And •' ifications of several applicants tor
Managers for Year Woods as the guest of honor. Mi
used to set us wondering how »1 tha position of manager and switch
woud feel 1! we were in that chief's board operator, was heard. The re
Woods is one of three Union soldiers
Mr. and Mrs. Tharp of Tolo are
left in Jackson county. Mr. Moods :»
place. But today I* Isn't »0 funny
port showed that four of the five ap-
the new operators who will take
Too many of our friends of yester plcants were sufficiently experienc
in his 89 years and his wife who
charge of the local telephone office
year are failing by the w&yside Soon ed for the Job.
accompanied him I h now 7 9. They
the 1st of February. Mrs. Tharp 1»
celebrated their 50 wedding anni
we'll be "treading some banqu'1
a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Muse of
versary in 1933. Their health per
hall, deserted; whose light» are tied
Tolo. Mrs. Tharp had her m&ln
It was shown that there was a dif
mitting they plan to attend the re
whose irarlands dead, and all but hi
ference between the highest bidder
union of Union and Cofederate snl-
Co. office in Kansas City and was
and the lowest of $300 a year, the
d'ers to commemorate the 75th anni
transferred to the largest suburban
board decided to accept the bid of
versary of the Battle of Gettysburg
In our own town we note a mm
office in Kansas City, where she
Mr. and Mrs. Tharp of the Tolo dis
in Pennsylvania In 1928. They re
who must perforce be getting tnightv
worked for a number of yeara. The
lonesome. Of that splendid “ Grand trict, at a monthly salary of $116.
ceived this Invitation u number of
Tharp came here from Missouri weeks ago.
Army of the Kepublic“ whose mem
three or four years ago.
bers once covered this country from son. who have conducted the local
Mrs. Mse Richardson's class h .d
coast to coast, only a pitiful handful
charge of the program which was
remain. And a» we watch with a - move into their own residence on
very much enjoyed
A trio by Mes-
A Prosperous Bank
most reverence that tall, sold'erl Manzanita street between E. C. Fa
datnes Chet Eide, John Bohnert and
figure “ trudging along
tired ber and Wiley homes. The board
Carl Hoover was the opening num
The Medford locally owned Far ber.
feet." we feel an almost overwhelm voted to extend the hearty thanks
Mrs. Will Foley reading’s
mers & Fruitgrowers bank showed "Two Kinds of Peope” and "Criti-
ing impulse to bare our head and of the entire company for the cour
total resources of X541.6S8.45 in Its zlsm." Mr. and Mrs. Roberts' duet.
stand at "attention” as he passes teous and efficient manner in which
Hanford *1. “ Nan .y*’ Richard»on and wife, Mm. Lola Mcl’ah Richaid- condition statement as of December "'Beautiful
May the God who watched over him .he exchange has been operated li.
Isle of Somewhere".
son and tlieir <*! arming daughter MI sm Charlotte. >lr. slid M»s. Richard- 31 In comparison with $380,588.73 Mrs. Phillip, instrumental number.
in war. be with our beloved “ Col" Mr. and Mrs. Richardson.
The annual reports of the company son aio retiring February I after serving as manager and o|M-ratnrs of the at the end of the previous year, an At this time a short recess was called
J. C. Woods and his faithful wife.
increase of $161.089.72 during 1936 to give time for Norman Hansen to
Bless his heart, although one of les showed that the past year had been local telephone exchange for the past six years.
Loans and discounts increased sharp fill the heater.
than a half dozen Civil War veteran »ne of the most prosperous in the
ly during the year from $166,861.14 class repeated a New Year's prayer
in the whole country, we look for nistory of the company. At the pre-
to $206,126.16, the increase reflect and all preeent Joined the 23rd
ward to »a n y more comraddy chat lent time there are about 170 phones
ing improved business conditions. paalm.
onnected with the local exchange.
by the fireside.
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The bond and security portfolio in
There are 12 country lines extending
A notion was made and accepted
creased from $94,422.17 to $165.- to have a get-to-gether meeting
Bro. Hall in bis Ashland Miner o all parts of the district, besides
says perhaps our mayor hadn't no ibout 30 extending about the city.
every six weeks. Tho next one will
We are fortunate in having this be held the first of March
ticed this column when he order»»
The Central Point Mutual Tele
j old-time next door neighbor bank,
us to clean up. Well, speaking o' phone company is just what its
) whose officers understand the needs
clean-ups, Leonard, wish you would ;ame implies, a strictly mutual cou-
!o f this locality.
eend us a few more copies of the tern. Its stockholders own their
Local P .T .A . W ell
Miner, we’re out o f catalogs.
jwn phones and pay a base rate for
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Represented at Meet
ervice of $5.00 per year, payable
‘Daddys’ Night” Is
We note the new editor o f the qmi-annually in advance.
Sanford J. Richardson and his
Sanford J. Richardson, or “ Sandy"
Gold Hill News has stolen our thun
hargea to Medford and other points wife and daughter are preparin')?'
Observed by P .T .A . Tho local P.T.A. was well repre
der, (or rather that o f the better »utside the territory covered by the move Into their own home, due to as he Is better known, is a native
sented at the county council held in
half) by calling pis column of com local company are paid in addition the (act that a new manager has son of Central Point, moving to
Medford at the Presbyterian church
ment on the first page “ So What.’ .0 this base rate.
been employed at the loca! telephone Trail with his parents when a baby Thursday evening at the High on Wednesday. Twelve ladies from
All right, Wallie, it wasn’t copy
Cost of stock shares, one of which office. For six years they have held and living there until he was five school auditorium by the members Central Point attended and report a
be purchased with each instru- the position of manager and opera years of age, when they returned to o f the P.T.A.
fine meeting. Our unit won tho
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nent installed, varies on tho differ- tor, and had it not been for the fact this city .
prize for havng tho most representa
At last the secret is out! Now ;nt country lines, depending on the that they both desired a change
we see why Bro. Hamilton dtdn'
ength of the line. The present val from the confining work of the of Point schools, he worked for some very much enjoyed. Thirty small
Mrs. Hazel Meyer was named as
want to go back to the legislatur?
ue of one share of stock In the Cen fice, it is believed the company time In California, where he was Indians gave a representation of the outstanding committee chair
this winter. He wanted to be home tral Point Branch, which includes would not have made a change at
man of thla orginization being chair
married in Berkeley to Miss Lois "Hiawatha” .
to welcome that new baby daughter
he city itself, is $10.00.
man of the Membership committee
Congratulations, Moore. Here's long
Thus a person living within the
with a gain of more than fifty per
"Nine years is a mighty long time sanvitle where he was employed for er o f the evening.
life and happiness to her.
over last year.
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for the following cost: One share Mrs. Richardson this week. “ I put to this city, ho worked for several ''m e was enjoyed and lunch was
The Central Point unit has invit
Humors are thick ae files in cider
of stock, $10.00; telephone instru in three years in California and six years at the W. C. Leever hardware served by mothers of the fifth ed the council to meet here In April
making time these days. There ar»
ment, (which may usually be pur years here and I want to rest. Then store. He became manager of the grade.
and the meeting is looked forward
all sorts of yarns going the rounds
chased second-hand) from $5.00 np: too. I am anxious to get into my own central office of the local telephone
About thirty “ Daddys” were pre to with Interest.
about this store selling out and tha'
uid six months' Installment of the
Those attending the meeting in
sent beside the mothers. And a
one about to. By dint of collossc! base rate, or $2.50; making a total house again where I won’t be d's- company In April, 1931.
Medford were the President Mrs.
nerve we managed to run one story
first cost of $17.50, up.
Williams, Mes Faber, Gebhard, Ay-
Can you blame me?”
beautiful home on Manzanita street
down and learned that E. C Faber
At first thought this may sc m
era, Burns, Vincent, Cassman, My
has really sold liin grocery store to
high, but when one considers that
ers, Booth. Wyatt, Grimes and Hill.
his sons, Everett and Don and Mi the stock is readily saleable through 1 Richardson, “ that our connection February 1. Just what he will do
Marshall Simmons, who has been
the company in case the service is been a very happy one and I want been decided.
The elgth grade pupils received
working there for some time. Mr.
discontinued, and the instrument to thank the officers and stockhold
Mr. and Mrs. Richardson's daugh autograph albums for Xmas and
Faber says he’s not ready to quit en
also can easily be sold, it is seen that ers for their forbearance and help- ter, Charlotte, 8, is very much ex Mr. Amlck has been kept busy en
tirely. but will hang on to the men'» the actual cost is extremely
A°w- . fulne.-s s:nce we took over the office cited over the prospect of living "at grossing their names on the fly
THE FEDERATED CMURUJI
clothing department for a while at
Less than 50 cents a month, plus jn X931. While our relations wi-h home” where she won't have to leaf and decorating it In a very ar Rev. R. C. Lewi*. Pastor, Phone 51
toll charges. Only one other coni-jthe company have always been pleas "keep quiet" all the time. She was tistic way. The largest number he Mr. Kamberg, 8upt. Sunday School
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pany in the l nlted r States furnishes^ant j fof,i that It will be best for us, too young to remember living any hag had at home at one time to en Sunday:
9:30 AM. Bible School,
Another rumor has it that George
similar service as so low a cost.
and espccia-ly my wife and daughter, where hut at the telephone building gross is five.
Marine is In the verge of selling out
The local exchange is directly ' t0
some ' less
t o c change
b ------- --- to
— . . - t - - and is looking forward to lots of
11:00 A M. Morning Worship.
to a chain store. This has not been
connected with the BeU company's Job.”
fun after the family moves.
The most moving member on the
6:30 P.M. Christian
substantiated as yet and may he all
exchange in Medford and all long
program at the annual dinner at the
Junior and Senior Groupa
bunk. But the rumor is heard. ju*t distance calls can thus be bandied
Christian Church Tuesday evening
7:30 P.M Evening Worship
the same. What with Mr. Alexand
Mrs. Pike Maury
in your own home.
Telegraphic Townies vs Medford
was Norma Hansens
Wednesday— 7:30. Family gath
er moving into the Rostel building;
»ervice is also available over the
Merchants Fri. Night
prayer and Bible study.
Damon’s movng nto the old Merrtt
Dies at Coquille, Ore. A battle on, between little Gayle ering,
Pacific and Postal system.
The weekday Bible classes have
bnldng and O. D. Tucker into the
On country lines the cost of stock
Patricia and her mother, aa to when resumed their regular echedule v
The Central Point Townies bas
former dance hall; Irsel Lewi» now
is slightly greater, due to longer ketball team Is scheduled to meet
It’s the proper time to serve dinner. follows:
occupying the old Copco building »0
News of the death of Mrs. Pike
distances between phones and tbusf the Medford Merchants on the local
Tuoaday— 2:00, Chapter
long vacant, our town is sure chang
Maury of Coqullle has been receiv
Guy Tex on his hands and knees
Increased cost of construction per1 floor Friday evening.
This much- ed here by friends and relatives of
mary. 3:00. Synthesis. 6 00. Fish
ing Its appearance.
phone, but the same facts as to the looked-for game promises to he a
erman's club supper. 6:30 Scofield
cashing in on stock and Instrument very exciting on« as both teams a re the much beloved lady. Mrs. Maury office and polishing the furnttuie
7:30, Church Evidence
Even "Sandy“ and "L ois" are pre
untill he can see his face in it.
when discontinuing the service, re
8:30. Bible Doctrine
paring to get out of the telephone o f main the same. Thus the actual to be In top form for the gam«.
Saturday evening after a short ill
The Merchants have lost only one ness with pneumonia.
fice where their familiar faces and cost per year is equal.
Mrs. Bertha Bursell having ao
Fame this season and the Townies
Thursday— 7:30, Pt.aonal Evan
voices have so long been at home
Ora K March was married to L. much faith In humanity that after
Due to the fact that this is a
8:30, Sunday School Meth
Gueee we'U have to get into the swim
leaving her purse at a social gather-
strictly mutual concern, the com
Following thla game the local Point. Oregon.
and tak« a sneak ouraelves. Would, pany le not allowed to rent phones.
Leaving soon after tng last week abe was not surprised od*. Everyone Is welcome to theee
too. if Santa would come along and Only stockholders may enjoy the high school team will rlay the alum for Coqullle where she has since to have It returned to her ntact.
ni. While not a conference game, made her home.
The Ladiea Aid Society will meet
make us a few Xmaa presents.
privilege of this service which in this promise« to be a very lively en
uaual on Thursday afternoon at
the daughter of Mrs. Ann Thomas
Mr. Farra was cleared of all
the past has proven very satisfactory
While on tha enbjeet of ''Sandy” to everyone.
a pioneer of the Rogue River valley blame after Mr. Tarra figured out 2:00 o'clock.
A small charge will be made for
and “ Lola” we want to add our mite
One question which Is often a*k- the games, the proceeds to go to and a resident of Central Point for that she was down ttown a certain
in regard to the lose of those cheer
many years preceding her deatn day last week so she was the wo
ed Is “ when does the company pay
Clifton A. PhlHIpe. Minister
ful souls from anent our aanetunv dividends” . The only dividend paid the local high school team A large Mrs Miury has visited here often man he was walking with.
For five long year» we have pestered by the company Is the privilege of attendance Is hoped for.
Bible School, 10:00 A M Roland
and has many friend* who will b e :
them night and day. We have asked low cost telephone service for It»
Rumors and more rumors! The Hover, Supt.
grieved at her parsing.
TRICTOR SOLD HFRE
all manner of favors and to date stockholder».
Communion and Preaching, 11:00
Her hu band passed away in 1932. Central Point American aeems to be
TO FAHTF.RV MAN
have never been turned down, nor
Mrs. Maury was a sister-in-law of the only business In town that hasn’t a m The mixed quartet will sing
have we even seen a sign of annoy
The Alexander Implement Co. H. C. and Mia* Mary Maury of the been sold this last week to a chain
Christian Endeavor, 6:30 pm.
Mr and Mr*. Q. F. Brood are pre
Bless their friendly hearts! paring to leave for the north as ao«n »old a tractor to Mr. M. D
Leader, Josephine Clark;
Drake West 8 de District.
May their shadows never grow less* a* they can dispose of thetr house from Claire Michigan
J. E. Vincent.
Evangelistic service. 7:30
Mr. Alexander says It a wonder
hold goods Mr. 'Brood ha* bought an is to be delivered to Mr. Drake at
Among those taking advantage of
CARD OF THANK»
interest In a shingle and shake mill Chirago and he will take It the 200 the cold weather and skating down that there lan't more fire* this cold | Subject: 'The Flrxt and Second
To all the Central Point friend* a few mile* west of Junction City mile* to hi* home in Claire in time „ fh(! ,|ongll wer#> Mr. Jack Lea* weather
We say tber“ a no wood Call of Chrlat a Dlsclplee."
Prtyer and Bible study, Wednea-
who so kindly did all they could in and will move hi* family there at for his spring work.
and two sons, George Marine. Sidney
day, 7:30 p.m. Devotional leader*.
help and sympathy at my time of once.
ha* been visiting In Medford and
Central Point ia waking up when Mrs. Hedgpeth and Don Stanley
and was a caller In Central Point Bristow, both Jr. and 8r.t Donald
great bereavement I extend my
Helen Gerber Is among those on several times He left for California Patterson and Charles Taylor apd a man came from Michigan to buy win review the hooks of Nabum and
a tractor— •<> aay we're good.
JENNIE H WHITE
the sick list
yesterday on bis return trip home. ladv friend* and Orville Caater.
To Leave Phone