CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN CENTRAL POINT, OREGON, VOLUME IX Musings^ tiy an Innocent Bystander BOHNERT, FINLEY NEW DIRECTORS OF C. P. SCHOOL Speed Limit Signs Erected Bv State Crew THURSDAY, JI NK «4, 1U37 ‘Prisoner at Bar’ FIRE DESTROYS To Be Presented at mm VALUABLES Local Grange Hall AT GRIFFITT HOME N O I UK H an The elate highway department laist week we called (or Paul Bun* this week installed new illumi i- yau to assist in putting a new foun ated signs at each approach to dation under the new library build the Main street crossing in this ing, but he seented not to have heard city, warning motorists of the 25 our invitation so we had to do the miles an hour limit. job ourselves. And we found we Last week Archie Parker wrote One of the most thrilling pleas Scott. The regular annual meeting of hadn’t entirely forgotten how to do a letter to the state eugineer de ever heard in Court will be present Prisoner’s little daughteer— Jean School District No. 6 held at the such things, either. manding that something be done ed at the Central Point Grange Hall Kincaid. Central Point high school Monday • • * to lessen the danger of crossing Thursday night, July 1 when 21 pro Sheriff— Paul Gerber. afternoon was well attended. The But it does seem as if there ought the highway in the city. The let minent local citizens present the meeting was called to order by Ar Finger Print expert (Police Dept. to be more younger fellows willing ter seems to have brought quick widely heralded "murder trial” en — Delbert Ayers. nold Bohnert, chairman of the board to do a bit for their home town. So results, as the new signs were titled. “ PRISONER AT THE BAR.” Court clerk— J. Ed Vincent. of directors who appointed Edw W. far most of the volunteer crew have erected at once. State police have Trial begins promptly at 8 :On p. m. Star witness -Mis. Eula Foley. Jones and Mrs. E. L. Gleason ob been elderly men. Wake up, young- been asked to arr^t any motori 3 t The trial deals with a young man tellers to act at -the election. Court Bailiff— George Hays. feller-me-lad, and don’t let us gray exceeding this limit. Several seri Hayward H. Johnson who under the The resignation of Guy Tex as Summoned on the Jury: haired fellows do it all. Come over ous accidents, including one death Influence of liquor has "killed” his Earnest Kelly. Don Stanley, Chat- director was read and accepted. The tomorrow morning with your ham have occurred in this city along .wife and left three motherless chil- worth Eide, W. N Hover. Mrs. Beri report of the clerk showed the dis mers and help lay floor. the highway. Most of these acci idren. Mr. Johnson is then "tried” Hedgpeth. W E. Alexander, J. N trict to be In good financial condi • • * dents are attributed to excessive * for murder. The drama tells th ■ Cornutt, Mrs. Emma Houston. Mrs tion. The report was read by Harold speed, and it is hoped th" new ,story of the returned soldier, influ Mrs. Hurray for you, Archie Parker. Head, clerk, and showed much care Bertha Tethrow, Edward signs will lessen the danger. You sure did get action out of the in its preparation. enced by wet repeal propaganda Mrs. Ileertha Tethrow, Edward state highway department. The next . Nominations were called for for ,and trapped hy the modern liquor Jones. time this town needs anything real director for the three-year term and Mother of Local I sales system. The prisoner pleading Admission to the trial will be bad, we are going to nominate you the name of Arnold Bohnert was for what he values more than life, free. A voluntary offeering will he Man Dies at 84 it he judge torn between pity and taken. The trial is being sponsored as a committee of one to get it for presented by Mrs. Everett Faber. us. Those new “ 25Mileg an Hour" il There were no other nominations for ;duty, the attorneys battling brilli by the churches throughout the Mrs. Eda Jane Richardson, well antly for a life at stake, the finger luminated signs sure do show up and this position. state, and everyone Is invited to a,- we hope will help to slow down the I C. S. Finley was nominated for kuown resident of southern Oregon, print expert, the jury spellbound by tend. This is the first appearance of speedsters who endanger everyone’s ( (i|rector for onP ypar to fm the V|. passed away at the home of her the unfolding drama are among th« this trial in Central Point and a daughter, Mrs. Etta Cunningham at gripping incidents of this tremend life at our highway crossing. large crowd Is expected to fill t h 1 cancy caused by the resignation of Corvallis, Ore., on Friday, June IS, ously Impressive and effective temp • • • Grange Hall if the citizens of Cen Mr. Tex. Harold H ad was nomin 1937. after a short illness. erance play. The 21 local citizens tral Point attend the drama as they The ladies of the Civic Club fed ated for reelectlon as clerk Mrs. Richardson was born March who will assist in the trial are as very well satisfied with their pur have in other places The trial his iBallots were distributed and th« 118, 1853, and has lived in and near follows: chase of the old Alexander Hardware voting started. While the voting was been given in Chicago, Washington. Central Point since 1880. She was Judge— Arden M. Tyrrell. building for the public library. So going on the matter of transporta D. C., St. Louis. Mlnneapols, Detroit. aged 84 years. Her widower, Harvey Prosecuting Attorney— Don Rich San Francisco, Los Angeles, and far the work of repairing the struc tion aid for high school students Richardson passed away in 1919. ardson. ture has progressed very satisfactor from other districts was taken up. many other towns and cities before She leaves to mourn her depart Defense Attorney— Earnest E audiences as high as 3.500 people. ily. New sill timbers have been in The board asked authority to ure three children, Mrs. Malissy P, stalled and new Jolce put in. A new spend a portion of the tuition money Persons of Petaluma, Calif., Jesse floor will be laid In the main room. received from the County for high L. Richardson of Central Point, Ore. Hopkins Service M edford Attorney It is hoped to have the walls re school students from non-high and Mrs. Etta Cunningham of Cor Adds N ew Line papered and the ceiling reflnlshed school districts to aid these students vallis. Dies of Heart Attack If this is done the new library room to come to our school. The district O f Refrigerators Funeral services were held at the will be very attractive. does not intend to put on busses but Oliver Carter Boggs, prominent Perl Funeral home Monday morning The Hopkins service statiun on the • • • will pay part of the cost of trans at 10. Rev. D E. Millard officiating. corner of North Riverside anil Jack- Medford attorney, died of a heart The ladies are very grateful to the porting these pupils who use their Interment was in the Central Point son streets in Medford have added a attack in a local hospital at 8 p. m. men who have given their time to own means of travel. On motion of Monday night. cemetery. Complete line of Gibson electric re the labor of repairing the building A. E. Powell the board was author He was stricken in a theater at frigerators to their already complete and hope more will lend their help ized to spend this money in their 7:15. Rushed immediately to the line of oils, gas, tires anil auto ac to get the Job finished soon. They own discretion by a vote of 15 to 3. Mr. and Mrs. Farra hospital, he succumbed 45 minutes cessories. tue planning to give another of their Upon the closing of the polls In later. Up to the time he was strick Visit Grants Pass The new Oihson refrigerator is wonderful dinners In the near future the election of directors and clerk, en his health had appeared to he especially designed to give more val to raise the money to pay for the the tellers counted the ballots with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karra ac ue per dollar, which means more about the same as usual. He was til material used. The writer hopes the following result: years old. companied Miss Marjorie Jones ami usable space for your money. The their plans all work out well and Director (3 year term ) Funeral services were held at the two little Graham girls’ Char public is invited to call at the Hop- that the job may be finished In a Arnold Bohnert. 21 lotte and Violet to their home at kiu’s service station and see these 2:30 Wednesday afternoon In the E. C. Faber, 5 creditable manner. Conger chapel. The Rev. E. S. Bart- Grants Pass. The two little girls re wonderful money-saving refrigera * • * A. E. Powell.1 lam, rector of St. Mark s Episcopal mained with their grandmother tors. whether ready to buy or not. The rainy, cold weather so preva E. P. Stone. 1 church conducted the rites. After while Mr. and Mrs. Farra expected Another new feature at this sta lent tihs year is sure raising heck Director (I year term) to visit Mrs. Lydia Dean, Mrs. Fara s tion Is the addition of a very com the servlees the body was sent to with the hay crop of the Valley. If C. S. Finley, 33 sister, but they found no one at fortable outside lounging room, com Portland for cremation. they don’t haul off those shocks Clerk ( I year) Mr. Boggs was well known here home. Mrs. Farra picked some beau plete with magazines, etc. Mr. anil soon they will be hidden by the on Harold Head, 29 tiful flowers and almost brought , Mrs. Hopkins will be pleased to have and many joined the large group of coming crop which Is growing rapid A. W Ayers, 5 friends that gathered to show their home a lovely loaf of fresh baked ly. And also the pear blight 1« Arnold Bohnert and C. S. Finley bread. Leaving a note for Mrs. Dean von make this your headquarters regrets and sorrow at his passing. while shopping in Medford. spreading with alarming rapidity. were declared elect“d directors and they returned home with Miss Jones Many orchard never before troubled Harold Head, clerk. Arriving at home they found all Baby Clinic Held are now In grave danger of extinc the porcli furniture piled in front of Legion Plans tion. the door with a note on top ftom Bovs’ Swift Action Election Jubilee On Wednesday P.M . * • * Mrs Lydia Dean, Mr. and Mrs. Jim It doesn’t seem possible, but we Help in Capture Dean and Mr. Carol. Mr. Carol Is 89 Medford Post No. 15 of the Ameri A pre-school and baby clinic was have passed mid-summer, already. years old and lives by himself doing can legion is planning a big elec Point Health Monday was the longest day of the Last Sunday night about 12 o'clock his own house work, cooking anil tion night party for Tuesday, July held at the Central un year. And it won’t be long now till Jim Grimes, Roger Lawrence, and washing He also carries the mail at 6 when officers for the ensuing year building Wednesday afternoon der the auspices of the health asso harvest time again. How the days do Everett Atkins drove into the Merril from the train to the Post Of will be duly elected. Past Comman ciation and the parent Teacher As slip by. Grimes’ Service Station. The Grey fice. der Walter Olmscheid will be In sociation Twenty children attended. • • • hound Stage was parked by the sta- , charge of the program and has ap 1 4 lie log children who will start With the sudden passing of O. C. tion when a car drove into it and One boy, bound for Grants Pass pointed Capt. O O. Ohermyer to s i- school this fall. 14 of the children Boggs another long-familiar fare is continued on toward Medford. Ienv-’ on a bicycle last Sunday evening, peivise the "Dutch Lunch” which were immunized against dipthorla missing about the streets of Med ing a fender lying on the highway was so intent on the wreck at the will be free to all Legionnaires. Mrs. Williams and Mrs Pierce as ford. Bark in the days of the Banks- The boys acted quickly and followed intersection that hp ran into a car AH local veterans of the World Ffhl regime. Mr. Boggs was credited the car until able to get the licens« ■ and had to take his bicycle to Long’s War are urged to reserve the date sisted Dr Drummond and Mrs. Fris- being one of the bitterest arcli- number. Jim Grimes called the shop and have his bicycle repaired and to be present at the Armory, hie with the clinic. enemies those two gangsters posses - , state Police when Everett returned before he could continue home. Tuesday, July 8 . ed. And if for no other reason wc . with the license number. The Police ! Miss Am y Elliott feel his memory should be honored. | stopped the car In Ashland and re- C. BOYS BUILD MODEL MINIATURE CARS M arried on Sunday * * * - turned them to Medford The stage And so we have a negro as fisti-.was not damaged except for slight Miss Amy Elliott, eldest daughter cuff champion once more. Hope it scratches, of Dr. and Mrs B. R Elliott be doesn’t go to his head as happened , ■ - - came the bride of William Barnum, to Jack Johnson, who once held the son of Mrs. E N. Eldrldge last Sun M edford Couple Near belt. It’s hard to keep your head un day afternoon at the First Presby der such circumstances but we hope Death at Crossing terian church This wedding was one Joe ran do It. of the main social events of the past month Many parties and social A 1936 Willys sedan driven by We would like to express our events were given In their honor John Serman Wolfe of 9 Park plaee opinion of the lahor situation After a honeymoon in Atlantic throughout the East, but we fear overturned on the Pacific highway City and other eastern resorts. Mr at the intersection of Main street Jim- Farley s hirelings would bar and Mrs. Barnum will make their our efforts from the malls And In Central Point at 9 o’clock Sun home In Portland speaking of Farley, since when h;.s day when it was struck by a m.i- It mad any difference what we mall- «‘ »•ine operated hy Claude R Miles ed or to what place it was addressed of 128 North Central avenue, accord so long as It compiled wl*h th -1 re gu ing to a city police report today. Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe and three chll- itar postal laws? We have mailed S o w h at? — foodstuffs many time, without qnes- dr<*n and Jimmy Dorn were occu tion. and can’t for the life of us see pants of the sedan which was prac how that postmaster could lezsllv tically a new car. refuse to accept food for the men In The Young Peoples High School that factory Classes of the Federated church i • • • went to Jackson Hot Springs. Friday But Big Jim wants the votes id those strikers and their sympitb'- for a swimming party. An hour oti zers so did just what they asked him so was spent In the water after , to do. Even the M.T which so long wh'ch delicious refreshments, con plaved "follow the leader’* so slav sisting of punch and cake, were ser- ishly has awakened to the craziness There still being quite a bit of Of the New Deal brand of labor l««t*- ’“ fl « * * * **•"' °n ••> Ashland. where games were played A deligh*- latlnn and vote fishinr . ful time was reported by all What the outcome of all these ' sit-down” strikes and armed pick-, of onr country will awaken before eting will be Is on the Up of the i It is tno Ute and put an abrupt mop gods, hut our hope Is that the people I to such antic«. It Is lia r,I to f a il; hill it is w orse n e v e r to h a ve tr ie d T h e o d o re R oo sevelt. to » w e e v il T h is colum n rem ain s blank this w eek. Som e N r w ill prob ab ly w o n d er how It d iffe r s fro m u-im l. Learning and Liberty • Youthful members of tho Civilian Conservation Corps at Camp Wimor, Bogus Rivor. Oregon. a rt now eonztrueting m ln utu ro automo bile* of tholr own design to specification* furnnhed by Fi*ber Body Craftsman'* Guild. Boy* who are entered in the model car d**ign com petition sro shown with their commanding officor. Captain Rupert T , Gilbert, «»»m in in g the hand.work of one of thoir worker». Left to right! Joa Nicosia, Richard Rmey. Captain Gilbert, Clair Jacobs. Carlo* Roto and Carl Wood*. Th* Guild thi# y j » r will award more th in 180.000 00 In ualvortity ochoUrahip*. cash and trips to th# Guild convention. Hiqh school*, manual art* group*, th* C. C. C. and th* 4-H Cluos thro igho. t th* country ars recommending t!-« project to t e r m em b«;«. 1 Horry about lapse of t'entrai Point Beautifying Program, But glad to learn about tin- Library Building learning and Liberty go together FARMERN AND FKtTTGROH KRM BANK Member Ferlerai Deposit Insuram e ikrnpr ration Last Thursday evening at 8:30 a fire started in a brooder at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E E. Griffith and destroyed the brooder iucuba- tors aud 80 turkeys besides most of their furniture. They saved their new house but had practically all their household goods, fruit and fruit jars, a large asosrtment of tools collected for many years, and also a large number of beautiful quilts and bedding stored in the old hourse. Mrs. Griffiths hud about 12 new quilts that she had pieced her self iu wedding ring patterns, etc. They were waiting to move their furniture iuto their new home until it wail finished being papered, painted and varnished and had moved only enough to live. Mrs. Griffith had made a trip to the brooder to see if the turkeys were warm enough about eight o’clock. A half hour later Edna look ed out and it was all in flames. They carried no Insurance. It takes lots of courage to rarry on after every thing you have work ed hard for has been completely wiped out. Program Is Given By Ashland Folk James Morgan, pastor of Church of Christ, Ashland about ten of his young people were present at Prayer Service and presented a demonstra tion of the work which will be done in " F ir Point Christian Camp” Their work whh much enjoyed and very helpful and as a reault wn feel that several of our local young people will attend. Mr and Mrs. Phillips will hold some classes In the Camp this year. Camp will open July 19. Enormous Turnip Grown by J. T. Fry J. T. Fry brought to thia office this morning an immense specimen of Purple Top Turnip ’ weighing 3 pounds, 10 ounces, grown In his garden in this city. Mr Fry states he has been raising turnips for over 60 years but never saw such an enormous one of this variety. He took It to Medford to day for display In the window of the Jackson County Chamber of Com merce. ÜiljT (Elfurrltni CHURCH O F CHRIHT Clifton A. Phillips, Pastor 4lible School 10:00 A. M Roland Hover, Supt. Aim " N o Slump.” Communion and Preaching 11:00 a m. Solo By J. Ed Vincent. Senior. Intermediate, and Junior Endeavors 7:00 p.m. Evavngellstic Service 8:00. Little Pearl Bobertg will sing. Mrs. Phillips brings a special study on ’ ’The Battle of Armageddon” She will pre sent startling Communistic facts that show Prophetic Fulfilment. Don't miss It! Prayer and Bible Study Wednes day 7:45 p. m THE FEDERATED CHURCH Rev R. C. Lewis, Pastor Phone 61 Mr Kamherg, Supt. Sunday school Bible school 9:30 a. m. Morning worship, 11:00 a. m Christian Endeavor. Junior, Inter mediate. and Senior groups 7:00 p. m. Evening Worship 8:00 p m Wednesday night, Family Gath ering 8:00 p. in. Thursday afternoon 2:00 p ni. La< 11 es Aid Society meets In the bas<- metn of the ehnrrh The attention of the young people Is railed to the Dally Vacation Bible School being held every morning this week and nezt ezeepting Satur day at the school house. We are looking forward to and planning now for the regular Sum mer Conference of Young People to he held In the chureh building the latter part of July. All young people who are Interested in a deeper slndy of -the truths of Gods work under the leadership of the best Bible teachers available in the state, are urged to make their plans to attend this conference. Definite dates will be announced later.