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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
VOL TM K IX
M u s in a s ^27
By an Innocent Bystander
It has pleased the
Powers That Be to remove from out
midst our beloved friend. Souther'.
Oregon's Sunny Climate, and to
leave In its stead days and days of
cold, snow and bluster. And
WHEREAS: The leaving with us of
such — — ------- UNUSUAL weather
has brought upon us much suffering
and many snuffles, now therefore
RESOLVED: That we, the poor,
long suffering people of this com
munity do by these presents de
mand, implore and most humbly pe
tition that such unfair, imprope.
and indecent weather be removed
from upon us, and be it further
Resolved a copy of these resolution'
be spread upon the minutes of our
order and a copy, fairly engrossed,
be sent to FDR, Ma Perkins, Big
Chief Banwell, et al, ad lib, for
their consideration when or if they
ever get around to look into domes
tic a'falrs west of "de tracks.”
ALL OF US.
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CENTRAL POINT. ORKOON, THURSDAY, JA N CARY ¡i*, I1KI7
Start Work of
SONS Frosh to
M eetLocal Boy. j
A game has been scheduler be
tween the C. P. Townies and the
SONS Frosh of Ashland on the local
floor Wednesday night, February 3.
\ large crowd is expected to come
troni Medford and Ashl'ind for the
The SONS Frosh have defeated
the Medford Merchants one game
and lost to them once. The win by
the local team over the Merchants
last week makes this game of es
pecial interest to basketball fans.
The TowuieR are expected to be
In the pink of condition for this
game and a large attendance of lo
cal fans is expected.
10 LOSE HOMES
Another change in t'ne business
The Central Point Schools opened all grades from the 7th to the 12th.
The flood situation
ine-up of Central Point was assur- for the second semester's work wi*l be required to take it. An in-
Ohio river is now at its worst, ac
■d this week when Mr. J. F. Haws Monday morning, January 25th The creasln* number of serious traffic
cording to radio reports. More titan
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accidents due to carelessness on the
manager of the Safeway stores in schools
show a decided increase in
■ 50,000 people are homeless and
part of the driver or pedestrian
Medford announced the consumation
tie being cared for by th« Red
of purchase by Safeway of the
Cross and federal agencies. While
in the taken toward education for those
George Marine grocery In this city, reached such proportions
the river is slowly falllug the crest
is said that the Safeway people ^igh school that a reorgan izat.ou using the highways
of the flood is now approaching
will assume charge of the store next
been necessary. The most im-
Student activates planned for the
danger points in the lower Mississip
y portant change has been the return remaining part of the year are|
When asked about‘ the sale, Mr. t0 tbe U8e ol the auditorium for a numerous. In athletics basketball E -fn m m F r n n n m i c
The quota for relief asked front
Marine stated that there were some F®neral study hall. The typing de- will hold the center of interest for
tho Jackson County chapter of the
minor differences to be adjusted, Partment is re-established in the oi l- another mouth reachiug Its climax I
Rod Cross was originally placed at
>ut that the sale had gone through Sliisl quarters and the laboratory i with the tournament In Ashland the-
freed for unhampered work In second week In March.
The dra-l The Home Economics Club met a. $480 but as the situation grew
According to the annuoncement 8clenc«-
mattes calendar calls for an after- the home of Mrs. H. T. Pankey Wed- worse the sunt asked was doubled
by Mr. Haws, the Safeway people ex-
New C0ur8es started in the high noon charge assembly on February nesday afteruoou. Owla to the U- and then trebled and is now placed
pect to remodel the entire store aud ^ h 001 are in Commercial Law and 12th. with Jack Rank, dramatist, clement weather only nine members at $2400. Of this sum only $781.*
30 had been raised up to last night
to install a complete food store just
Soclal Problems. English classes impersonator, and reader. Follow- attended.
like their stores in larger cities. A w111 devote the time for the most Ing this In time Is soheduled the
A business meeting was held at and efforts are now being made to
fresh meat department will be added part t0 a study of literature. A Junior Play to be given the last cf which time plans were completed bring this up to the full quota at
and a complete line of vegetables , second dlvi8lon >n girl s physical February. The grade school Is for having a candy booth and serving once.
Jackson county has always shown
and fruits carried at all times. In I education has been formed to pro- selecting a cast for an operetta to,P ,e- cuke and sandwichos during the
fact, the people of this vicinity will vide for ,b0hP having conflicts at be given in April under the d lrec-jdanee *° ho held following the cou a generous spirit in such catastroph
To our mind, there is something nt» longer have an excuse to go t o ! th<‘ regular time and several Juniors tion of Miss Zinser. The Senior tes‘ Ph»y which will be given in the es and it is believed our people will
“ cock-eyed” , as Alf Landon said in Medford for their food buying.
und ‘Senlors plan to Join this class, play has been selected and the cast Orange Hall on Monday evening com« forward promptly to do their
part to help these stricken people.
the campaign about a lot of the la
The Marine Grcery has been o p o -! Supt- Jewet‘ Is working on the or- will be chosen soon. Later spring February 1.
now agitating the rated by its owner and founder. Pau^ation of material for a course activities will include baseball and I After the business meeting the
Contributions should be made at
country. Why should "M a"
Per George Marine for the past six or in traffic safety. This course wMl track with the usual soclal activities hostess assisted by Mrs. J. E Vtn- once and ntay he left at any bank or
kins contend that Mr. Sloan “ made seven years.
Mr. Marine was fo r -lh® Bivei1 in ten or fifteen lessons and of the classes.
cent served refreshments and i so- at Red Cross headquarters in the
the mistake of his life” when he re merly employed at the Golden Rule, '
clal hour was enjoyed.
fused to waste time blah-lilahing Grocery In this city but later operat-
with labor agitators while his plants ed his own store in the old Merritt
with “ sit-down” biuiding. At first the firm was
strikers? Can a man be expected to known as Marine & Anderson, but j
Mr. and Mrs. W. H- Norcross cele
"confer” with a man who refuses to Mr. Anderson soon sold his interest' " m-
■ AIills, a resident of Cen
N’evlta Chapter O. E. S. held its
their 49 wedding anniversary
drop his club?
to his partner. Mr. Marine’s father, ¡ ,ra* Foint for the past 1T> years,
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Mrs. L. C. Smith left last night o:t
T. A. Marine, has been assisting his PaSM>d aw« y a‘ h<8 hol"e there at at the home of their daughter. Mr. annual installation on Tuesday even
evening train for Whittier, Calif
We believe the present administra son in the store for the past three ! p m ' Tuesday at the age of 55.
ornia where she will visit her son and
I He wan horn in Effingham county. with a turkey dinner, January 22. members and visitors attended.
tion has encouraged labor agitator- years.
Mrs. Esther Sanderson acted as «laughter^and many other friends for
Mr. and Mrs. Norcroas were mar
In June, 1934, the store was Illinois, December 30, 1881. After
and union heads to the point they be
lieve they can get the earth. Far moved into its present location in his marriage he and Mrs. Mills re- ried 49 years ago at Logan, Iowa, Installing officer, assisted by Lsta an indefinite time. Site will stop In
be It from us to say anyhing against the Cowley building on the corner mained in that state for 10 years and left immediately for Central I Kylfi « ' ting as installing marshall Vlsallla for a week visit. Mrs Smith
the right of labor to a fair share of of Pine and Second streets. This and ‘ hen moved to Montana where Point, where they have made their i Sadie Koehler installing organist and will be greatly missed in the com
munity during her absence, She has
They received Lola Norcross installing chaplain
the profits of business nor againtt room has been occupied ;n the pest they resided for 6 years. From home ever since,
takat .n aothv per* in grudge
the right of "collective bargaining,'
but we do believe in fair play. The last one before Marine's moved in 2 years' residence thPre came to und te'egram* from their sons, which La Merle Beck, Rohe « a Pankey and and church work hut owiug to her
Millard were Plan for this trip and the had death-
Bible says "the laborer is worthy of being Whlllock’s Golden Rule, a t entral Point. Mr. Mills was a added much to the peasure of the Mr. and Mrs. D E
very much enjoyed. The following er she has staid closely at homu for
his hire,” but the Master also com branch of the Medford store of the member of the Christian church,
the past mouth. She has made her
The American Joins their host of officers were Installed:
j Besides his wife, Ella Mills, he
mended the faithful servant who same name.
Mrs. Minnie Clark, Worthy Ma home here for the past 20 years
Mr. Haws states that the entrance leaves three children:
Doyle and friends In this community In wish
took bis ten "talents” and by care
of the Safeway Stores into this city Mura Mills of Central Po,nt and Ar- ing them many more years of happi tron; J. E. Vincent, Worthy Patron; coming here from Iow.i.
ful trading, doubled his money.
Mrs. Clara Vincent, Asst. Matron;
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at this time is on account of their hell Mills, now in tho U. 8. Navy ness.
Harold Head, Asst. Patron; Mrs.
Talk about a leopard changing itc belief in the future of this commit-|a‘ Honolulu. He also leaves three
Delta Pankcy. Secretary'; Mrs. Gla
spots, Central Point has been going nity, "W e believe,” said Mr. Haws, brothers and two sisters and three
dys Beebe. Treasurer; Mrs. Evelyn
some itself. Six business firms have that more and more people are com- half-sisters in the east.
Skyrman, Conductress; Mrs. Beulah
either moved or changed hands i.i 'ng to recognize the desirability of;
Funeral services have been post
THE FEDERATED CHUKOt
Faber, Aset Conductreas, Ml»a Vel
the past few weeks. We'll be central Point as a place to live, and Poned until Monday at 2 30 at the
R. C. Lewie. Paator, Phono 51
Through the courtesy of Supt. -E ma McCredle, Marshall; Mrs Ethel
getting lost about our main street we will always be found ready to Conger chapel.
Interment In the
Mr. Ksmberg. Bapt. Sunday Schorl
Freeman, Chaplain; Mr*. Gadis Koe
do our part for the improvement Jacksonville cemetery. Rer.
if it keeps on
9:30 AM. Btbts Behotf?
er I-eake, a special matinee of the hler.
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and upbuilding of the city. Iu en- Ups officiating.
Swing, Odah; Mrs. Major!« Pena,
Heard a good one on Heine Fluh :ering the business field In Central!
U :0 0 A.M. Morning WVjrshlp,
given for the children of tha county Ruth; Mrs. Della Tex, Esther; Mrs
rer and his party of explorers who Point we do so In Die belief that
8:80 P.M. Christian Bndeevcr
schools outside c f Medford, Tburs- Bertha Bonney, Martha; Miss Loleta
hiked in to Lake o' the Woods thh there is a demand for the kind of
Junior and Senior- Groups.
week. It seems there were two ver service we offer and we hope to
P.M. Evening Worship.
Children of the county schools Warden; Leonard C. Scott, Sentinel.
dant amateur ski artists in the party. merit the confidence and good will
Wednesday— 7:30. Family gath
Next Sunday evening at 7:30
have few opportunities to see and
But when they arrived at the laki of the people of the community."
clock in the "Little
Brick hear musical offerings so worth
The Past Noble Grands club will ering. prayer and Bible study.
Ned and George Vilas, the amateurs
The weekday Bible classes have
meet at the home of Metta Pankey
were close on the heels of the ran CHURCH LADIES MILL
roeumed their regular schedule is
MEET TO TIE QUILT
gers who led them over the snow;,
The ladies of the Christian church which Is set forth "Israel’s Lost the famous story of the Grimm
trail and ahead of the rest of th-
Tuesday— 2:00, Chapter
hab.tual “ snowmen.” Can’t alway. ire to meet at the Phillips home on
School boards, principal« and
tell about these long-legged farmer. Friday morning at 9 o ’clock to tie present and future and Earth's
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t comfort. Everyone is invited. |1,le88in*8 thro'A«1» (‘tem >e‘ to be.
Bible cLaaa. 7:30, Church ENidonce.
Th‘8 win b? a uible
pre- way* by which children from their
W e are informed by a reliable
Speaking of farmers, do you sup Bring a covered dish as there will h->
Wedaoedejr— 8230. Blbla Doctrine
ceded by the C. E.'a In having schools may attend the matinee pre- party that when two of the Past No
pose they are getting enough mois i pot-luck luncheon at noon.
ture on their fields and stored away
Thursday— 7 :W . Personal Eran-
Little Rosemary Watkins under-1A pioturer
‘ be tempol yet to be
All rural schools shve been nott- that they always let the beans burn.
up Salt creek, as the feller said
8:30, Sunday School Meth
Seems a bit damp underfoot, to say
is welcome to tbeee
Vednesday evening, performed *7 lipeiin<'a,ion8 outlined by the Prop- Intendsnt's office.
Two little brown-eyed boys, Frank
>r. Bishop at the Community hosp
Albert and Charlie Bill, looking like
FED CHURCH— ................................
The morning hour of worship ' t
I twins but really nephew aud uncle,
We are told the "Townies” put up t al.
The Ilerean Bible class will hold
I were sporting new blue rubber boots
a very respectable brand of hoop
their regular monthly meeting at the
shooting the other night and the all over the map. Wish we could
home of Mrs. Leonard on the old
Everybody made wel
"Medford Gang" bit the dust. Som-. -rop In on a few of them tonight Prayer".
Central Point Grange will present
highway op Thursday afternoon at
Bert Peck's were the third pair
of these old-timers sure haven't for and drop a brick on a few of the
their annual One Act play in the
2 p m. February 11. Transporta
gotten their glorious youth.
¡Central Point Grange Hall February of sklis to arrive at the Führer cab tion will be furnished to those ladles
W o r k P r o g r e s s in g
1st at 8 p.m. Immediately follow- in at Lake o' the Wood* last week, not having a ear Arrangements for
even If Mr. Peck wasn't wearing
Had an Invite to help celebrate
Yesterday as we sat at our desk
O n J u n i o r P l a v n* ,be play S|lv*'* Orchestra will
a meeting plate for the cars will be
a golden wedding today, said cele watching the big suowriakes falling
I atrnish music for 2 hour’s free them.
made Sunday morning. Al ladles of
bration to be held this time next o silently we thought of the snows
Rehearsals of The Tin Hero, dancing for all persona attending
the Church are cordially Invited to
Fifteen salesmen called on Mr. E.
year. Sure we’ll go and drink a if other winters back In Wyoming, Junior clast play, are being held the Pay-
toast to the bride. (The groom cat. where it really CAN snow. We ve several evenings a week under the
Mrs. Edytb Bohnert selected the C. Faber Wednesday morning and
The Women’s Missionary Sbeiety
drluk his own. dam him.) That is. seen two feet fall overnight.
And direction of Mra. Ross.
fast aud coached the pay. The pay Mr. Faber admitted after the tenth met at the 4iome of Mrs.’ Grime*
we’ll be there If we are still in thli then go o ff In half that. And we
A farce in three acts, "The Tin selected 1« a mystery entitled "The that he was a little bit peered.
Thursday»5fternoon and a very en
vale of tears. Thanks for the in thought of the time we were carry Hero" was written by Charles Tiger's Claw" and will keep the
joyable and Insiprational afternoon
’Bert Hedgpeth giving a California
ing the mail on horseback “ cross- George, popular American author.
audience not ony entertained but
car a ticket for parking In front of
l its" through the hills In winter'j The following eight girls and four guesalng from start to finish.
The Ladles Aid Society trill moot
a fire hydrant.
We can remember In the dark, time aud had to ford the river four boys play the parts of the charac-
The spendld cast which Mrs. Boh
as usual on Thursday afternoon st
dim past bow we used to think it times in the last four miles. When | term;
Edith Vincent, Nelda Aye
nert selected follows:
» 0 0 o'clock.
What's the big idea!
was a mighty wonderful thing for a we first hit the crossing we found Barbara Koehler, Zada Cash. Levon
Willie N. RJordan— a policeman,
couple to live to celebrate So years about an Inch of water on the ire j Kelzur. Viola Penland. Margaret Mr. Arden Tyrrell; Mrs. Rfordan — people saying, "don't put it in the
• OHK1AT!AN GHVKOH
of wedded bliss, but heck, here It Our bronr almost broke his nock j Scott, Adalene Cassman. Raymond bis domineering wife, Carol Furry; paper. I don't want people to know
Clifton A VMTltp»,
won't be but a few years till we will getting over
By the time the next Miller. Morris Dow, Jim Orlmes and Malvina (Tootsie)
Riordan— their I'm sick,” or this or that or the oth
Bible School, 1Q»00 A M Roland
have done as well ourselves. We've crossing was reached there was over [Clayton Yoat,
Herbert er The next day someone hands it Hover, Supt.
got part the fortieth milepost by a a foot o f water above the Ice and'
Lome Webster Is manager. Ada- Shorrldaa— In love with Malvina, in to the Mall Tribune— So what?
Communion and preaching 11:09
long way and still going strong
there were strange rumblings. Not
Cassman, advertising manager, ‘ >on Smith; Mrs Butler Thorpe— ?,
The charge will be given to
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caring to chance swimming to get and Art Copinger, property mana-1
<h« new officers immediately fol
A representative of an up-state on the home side again we kicked H fa r ,
Thorpe— ?, Mrs. J. Sanford Rich-
lady's husband thinking be knows lowing the Communion
paper was asking us some questions
out some staples and laid a pole I - The Tin Hero" will be givon In
»rdson; Hattie Randall— a
6:30 p. m.
the other day and started as
-o j across the wire# of a fellow's pasture te high school auditorium, Fabruary Dorothy Smith;
Jo« William#— of
Leader, Bernfce Humphrey, director.
thinking. When we com« to check ■ 'fen
Managed to get Friend N g, i » j 7 .
the telephone .Co.. Clifford Conrad
Mrs. Marie Stone grieving be J. Ed Vincent.
UP we found that during our lotg Hrone over the wire but be said he'd |
—------------------------- The entire action of the play takes
Evangelistic service at 7:30 p’ m.
cause she wasn't a dad and rouldn't
residences in the Beaver State we ta darned If he'd wait to fix
A salesman was demonstrating a . place in the recently vacated home attend the boy scout baoquot.
* Subnet "Three Orest Parables.” Mrs.
and worked it one time or another tone« again, so * t
stole new nozzle for the fire hose In front of the Rtordons
Phillip» will bring a ptsno solo
in almost every important town i.i sway
Of course only »bout a bun- c i Jfce/iao* gtr*»r? Wedn<*d%y1 Tim»—7be Trasent.
Mr. L. Maple au'.tsg ifcv. it » «
Prayer as3 U bi« study Wad-»»*
' as , 4 ta
No wonder w# fee’ so i r o i cowa found that t : ’.o before 1 morning Tb s appliance threw a ft»«
the eoldeet ho »'o r esw boga la 1C lay 7:33 p r . Davutlesal isodar
"■vt borne” la old Oregon
w , y» s o m ia r . and onr rax*, . anathema pray »nd would re« do ’ be daxage
Mr*. M Bnde is very aXh. J in years aol Le >usrd Fre«maa batUac Mrs. E.*9 S Hedgpeth. Deo
C *- frfcnSn ao C Uao
Duet to that Jay
i 'hat *-au i W i * onmiu wuutik
¡ Mary fU-turusO* a catCtf» UM 9 * h l » 5# h
U f i T *f A
wtll trU g tibs UUiu kds«>B
Club Enjoy Meet
Wm. W. Mills, 55,
»asses, 1 uesday
Local Couple Celebrate
Mrs. Smith Leaves
49th Weddng Day
To Visit Daughter
Special Matinee to
Be Given Children
“ Israel’s Lost Time”
bubject of Service
So w h a t? —
Grange To Stage
Annual Play Monday