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p a g i : t w o
C E N T R A L P o r N T A M K flIC A N
hazard is negligib le and this In il-
self la a da ng erou s condition.
perience show « that it takes only a
few days at this season o f year to
I create a new critical forest fire c o a -
The forest service urges patriotic dition, heightened this time by la k
fire caution this week on the part ' T
public understanding o ' the daa-
recreationist throngs that will “ mi- * er-”
g ra te" to Oregon and
Washin g on 1 Brglnn.ng Jul> 1 national fore t
playgrounds over regulations require camp fire
July 4th, according to C. J. Buck, I" **»t* from all cam p ers and picnic:
8 regional forester.
*‘ r* who expect to build campfires in
‘ The forest fire season is here in national forests, except at designated
dead earnest,” said Buck
"K ec eu t and protected cam p
rains have had a tendency
to lull forest service states p. rmlts can l»e
people Into the belief that the fire obtained from rangers or other for-
Patriotism By Fire
T H U W Ü A Ï , JULY" 1, IW37
C E N T R A L POINT, ORKGOH
dev elopmen t in Oregon and the con couple will reside in Medford. Miss
ditions leading up to enactment of Bennett is the g randaughter o f Mr
j initial laws designed to meet
the and Mrs. Ben Peart and da ughter of
Mrs. Emma Bennett o f this eitv
j problems o f land grant counties.
Yesterday’s meeting o f the Med-
lo r d Rotary club marked the close of
the c lu b ’s 1936-1937
capable I adership of George Hensel-
uian Before relinquishing his offic e
to President-elect E.
lin d the accom plishmen ts
Medford clu b du ring the past year.
du ring the past year, a past-presi
den t’s pin was presented to Hensel-
mau by Rev. Itartlam in behalf of
ihe clu b membership.
Return of the Touring Roosevelt»
Caution Is Urged
---------------------------------------------------------- **t officers. Regulations
smoking while traveling in the na
tional forests after July X and r -
quire that all parties entering
forests by vehicle or pack train and
camping at unim proved and undesig
nated cam p
with a shovel, axe. and one gallon
bucket. F irew ork s are banned from
the national forests.
Eat plenty of meat to
By O.E.S. Officers
Miss Lolita Bennett, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bennett o f Med-
tord, whose marriage to George Mas-
"T h e records show
sie of Grants Pass will be solemn
ized in the First Baptist Church Sat
“ Uncle M oie, your first wife tells campers cause more than half the
urday July third at 4 o 'clo c k In the
one that you are three month* be man-caused fir e s," B uck said "T h ese
was the Inspiration for a
hind with your alim ony.”
p?ople d o n ’t want to destroy their
party given by the officers and Past
“ Yes, Judge, Ah reckon dat am
own playgrounds, but they do. Each
Matrons o f Nevita Chapter O.E.S.
so. But you see it’s dis way: Dat
som e ch oice recreation area or
second wife of mine ain’t turned out
Tuesday evenin g
t’ be the worker that I thought she roadside strip is perm anently scar
home in Medford.
red by preventable fire. It looks as
was gwine t’. b e ."
The evening was spent
Col. and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt shown as they arrived in New
if we are not goin g to get away from
gam es ap propria te to the
York recently aboard the S S Washington, after an extensive European
this condition till the public is th o r tour, which included visits to important capitals on the continent.
HIS H ELPM ATE
after which refreshments were serv
oughly aroused at the loss a little
carelessness kin dles.”
Mrs. Leonard Freeman represent
|,ation <bat will safeguard the inter-
The forest service points out thit
ing the Officers presented Miss Ben-
F ir e c r a c k e r «
of c ou n ,if‘8 a ffe c te <> by the o. & net with a lovely lace cloth and th°
the " n o sm ok in g while
trav elin g "
rule grew out o f the discovery that
Past Matrons, represented
will supervise the orig inal Cham ber-
fires caused by lighted cigarettes or
Pointing out that m otoring
Victor Bursell presented
lain-Farrls law and the 1936 Stan
matches usually c om e from persons haps fatten the Fourth o f July death
field am endment, will
(traveling along a trail o r road and toll m ore than all other types o f ac-
thanked every one very
sured revenues and better and more
absent-mindedly droppin g these po eidentg
for their kindness.
elastic percentages for this county,
“ Why, woman! You spend more
tential fire brands The shovel, axe State Motor association has issued a
were made by Ethel Freeman
money, than I earn.”
and establish a "s ustain ed
it warning to motorists to drive with
“ Yes, but you know very well you and bucket requirement
policy for forests o f Oregon.
to go extreme caution over Independence
get three times as much as you necessary for forest visitors
After their marriage the
The new legislation will be more
properly equipped to protect
their day week-end.
campfires by dig g ing around
Last year's celebration
was the fair to Jackson County
HINT TO MOTHERS
o f citizen;?
when they are ab andoned.
Tossing lives, and autom obiles am uck killed reduce the tax burden
here to a substantial degree, J u d g c
burning matches or cigarettes from 254 o f this total.
an autom obile on forest land is pro-
With millions o f cars on the h igh Day told the Rotarians.
In discussing the need
j hibited by state law.
way for the holidays, m otor vehic le
Washington visit, Judge Day briefly
Number of fires and acreage burn- accidents while traditionally leading
d within the national
o f all other causes o f acciden tal death outlined the early history o f railroad
Autos Menace More
naiw'u’ecracKers r land Krant The new act whIch
are the most needless,
a u tom ob ile
clu b safety leaders assert.
Drownings raked o f f
10 4, pyro
technics only sPven.
crashin g 1
“ Jim doesn’ t call any more. Moth
cars— ever-present menace
o f su m
er and he couldn't a g ree."
mer w eek-ends— bulk
"D id your mother think he «tuck
cost to put Ju ly ’s av erag? death f i g - 1
around too long in the evenings?"
ure at around 300, highest monthly
“ No! Jim thought mother d id ."
" t a k e " o f the year.
Police authorities o f the nation
will be on the alert to reduce
annual death list from
o f the "g lo r io u s f o u r t h ” this year,
but on motorists
the real responsibility and ability to
prevent 1937 casualties ihe a u to m o
bile club reminds.
Drive slowly and carefully,
especial caution at curves on
| Jackson county for Ihe past 27 years
open road— where most o f the acci
I passed away very suddenly
dents that annually reach their peak
j home. 31« Hartlett street. Medford,
at this holiday occur.
"S h e's the coolest proposition I've Thursday evening at $ 3 0 .
ever m et.”
sudden heart attack
O regon's traffic toll for the holi
“ Perhaps that's why you froze on
Mr Hall was born at
to her so q u ick ."
day last year was exceeded on ly by
Wash , .Iannary 3, 1390.
California am ong the states. Motor
aged 47 years, five month s and 21
vehicles in O regon's southern neigh
days He served in the W orld
bor killed 6, Oregon 6. W ash ington
and spent 23 months overseas
3 North and South Carolina was the
was a mem ber o f the local American
s o l» states boasting a perfect record
for the Fourth in 1936. T h ere was ■
He leaves to mourn his departure I not a single highway
his mother, Mrs 8. K Hall o f Cen
t r a l Poin t; three sisters. Mrs. Alice
Make the 161st Independence Day i
I ( ’ »non o f Medford. Miss Grace Hall
safe the safety leaders ask
I and Mrs Myrtle Canon
o f Centrul
Point; three brothers. Oran Hall of
" I hear your wife is a m usician— Medford, Louis
of Red- '
expert on anything with string*." Wash . and Clayton
“ Well, she perform s on the purse mond. Wash
Oregon and W ashin gton already ex-
ci ds the marks set for
period in 1936, the forest
states. Tota l flreg for the season to
«•ate are 166 against only 127 for
last year, and area
1.233 acres as compared
acres in 19 36.
Let us show you we
always have the best
the market affords.
C entral P o in t
M eat M arket
I. D. LEW IS, Prop.
RICHFIELD & SIG N AL G A S
Radiator Seal, Fan Belts, Head Lights and
other Automobile supplies.
O W IN G ’S SERVICE S T A T IO N
give proper strength
Elmer R. Hall, Long
A Resident of This
County, Dies Suddenly
"D o you think our boy will leave
footprints on the sands of tim e ? "
“ He'd leave 'err anywhere. Just
look out In the ha J.*’
BEATS THE CLOCK
Judge Day Explains
O-C Grant Situation
we^e condu cted
At yesterday's Rotary clu b meet
from the perl Funeral Hom e, Mon
ing County Judge Earl B. Day dis
day afternoon at 3 So o ’ cloek. Rev
cussed his recent trip to Washington
K Iverson offic ia ted Interment was
D. c , a* a mem ber o f the executive
In the Medford I.O.O.F. cemetery
counties of this state seeking legis-
j Veal Loaf
■ Roast Beef
strings with great effect.”
M ak e* D e licio u s
ia - o z . Can
S o G ood on
a h ot day
a No. I ra ils
[ Pineapple Juice
•i ca n s
S lic e d o r
■ Tomato Soup
; Grape Juice
e a ch
K err’ s
m Deviled Meat
Soda's o r
- Hi. caddy
S I .79
41» Ih. bag
Harvest Blossom $1.59
IR II». I>ag
Hi lb. bag
i i i x r 's
j Quality Meat
iuM tn sla ile d a ih ( w I V i f k l a h r 1er llo\ a l o u r ÍVlft»
Point Store. Air conditioned, tcni|»erNture controlled, to
injure >on of |>ro|>cr1) aneti Fancy Steer Beef. Thin new ice
I n >\ will iiink«* it poaaihle to jfivt* you a tomli larger variety
Ilian h r rr -to - fore. W e invite >ou to c om e in and inapect thb»
new up to date ho«.
Sm all t ans
F or Y ou r l ’ in iir
W e are featu rin g thin w eek end
Prime Steer Beef
“ Jack, I wish you would put that
Fifth Nocturne on the m achine."
“ Eight In the morning is a trifle
early for music, m y d e a r ."
“ I know, but the length of lime
it takes to play It la just right for
boiling an e g g ."
I - o r. cans
Prim e Hl ree«
'la k e V! qt*k. Iteli* ion «t Drink*