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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
U. S. Wage Scale
Shows Increase in
38 Leading Lines
C E N T R A L POINT. OREGON, THUHHDAY. AUGUST l i
ROOST SALE OF
M u sin gs«^
Oy an Innocent Bystander
M MHEIt l:l
‘H o rro w i”
TO OSE CARE IR
This story was handed In by J. It.
Thank», Bro. Hauwell, for them
Fry "In 1887 I was living in I’ lat
kind words. We freely admit
County. Mo. Mother had a goose se*-
ARE proud of our new library and j
ting on 9 eggs. One of my sisters
of the work the ladles have done, I
went to see if she was all right
but we are prouder of the fact that
there lay a fat 7 foot black snake.
It had swallowed 7 of those eggs.
the Job has been completed and all
“ Buy Tomatoes!"
Owing to Jhe late season there is
NEW YORK tIPSI Raising wages cotton goods. And that average in Father and mother killed the snake
debts paid, in spite of the fact that
These were the watch-words in and the necessity for keeping down cluded. of course, the lower rates and rut it open and put the eggs much dry grass still standing about
the pessimists of the town said “ it
can’t be done." You know, some of thousands of food stores this week sales prices are supplying Industry paid to learners and apprentices and back in the nest— every one of them town which is usually burned before
this time of year.
us folks take a peculiar delight in as organized groups in eleven wes with one of its knottiest problems. the like.
Fire Chief Ross states that if pro
The figures were considered here
doing the things that “ can’t be
The Standard Statistics Company to be especially pertinent in view of
perty owners desire the help of the
city crew in burning off their pro
Faced with a large surplus of can of New York has Just completed an proposals to let the federal govern New Curtains Are
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perty they should first remove all
ned tomatoes on the eve of this independent survey showing the ex ment fix minimum wages at 40 cents
It has long been our contention
Donated for Library dead grass from around buildings
year’s bumper crop, growers obtain tent to which 38 leading industries an hour. If that 40 cents were an
that man can accomplish most any
and fences and then notify City Mar-
ed cooperation of members of the hav
increased hourly wages since average, it was pointed out, few if
thing on earth if he just wants to
Ten yards of beautiful marquisette shal Hedgpeth who will arrange a
Western States Chain Grocers’ As June, 1933.
had enough. When the Creator made
sociation in an aggressive campaign
Every industry but one— aircraft
Manufacturers point out, however for sash curtains was donated to the! time for the burning when he can
man in HIS own image, He gave him
to push the sale of tomatoes.
— reported a substantial increase In that although they are paying aver- Indies’ Civic club for use In the new assist.
dominion over the earth and every
Care should be taken to c l e f
As a result, consumers are offer wages since 1933, the increase rang a * “ wages higher than those pro library building by
thing in ft, and if a man wants any
ed prices that represent a distinct ing all the way from fi.3 to 71.S per posed if they boosted everyone up Carlton this week When the librai.v away all grass and rubbish near
thing bad enough he is sure to find l
saving Stores In the drive have de- cent Hut In the aircraft
industry, to that average thu.v either would was first started here some years buildings and to provide wet sucks,
' I ’ I' lk' ,l" °
« - ^ s i g n e d special advertising and mer- ■ the hourly wage rate in March of have to penalize the more efficient ago Miss Carlton gave the asoscia- etc., for use In controlling the fire.
tion curtain material for sash cur Early morning is the best time to
a wa> or
' j chandislng plans to point out the ^ this year was R2.fi cents
j workers or raise the price of the
; value of tomatoes as food, and toma-
The biggest increase was in cot-j goods they sell and penalize the con- tains and when she heard of the new burn dead grass as the grass does
to juice as a means of keeping down! ton goods, which has boosted wages | »timer. They fear too, that estab- building and the work accomplished not burn quite so fiercely and also
Another year has rolled by » » ' ^ t h e waistline.
| 71.8 per
behind came j lishment of a minimum wage would by the club she expressed the desire there is less danger from winds
another harvest time is at hand
According to William L. McEach- lumber with a *>1.2 per rent Increast, tventually lead to fixing of all wages to again assist In furnishing the blowing smouldering
life without being discovered.
And as we watch the crops being g-»- ran of Spokane, president of the automobile tires with 60.8 per cent j In every Industry, a herculean task room.
The ladies are very grateful to
thered don’t you think it would be ».W estern States Chain Grocers’ As- Increase, iron and steel 55.2 per | They say. also, that the specific ex-
good Idea to stop a bit and take lit-1 sociation. the western carry—over of cent, woolen goods 53.8 per cent, j emption of farmers is an assertion Miss Carlton for her kindly assis Farras Enjoy Visit
tance and also to the Orange for do
ventory of the year’s accomplish- \ ranne<j tomatoes is in excess of 1.- carptts and rugs 52.7 per cent.
that the government has. and even-
nating the use of their building for
men-ts and see if we have done a!; 000,000 cases— approximately twice
From Son Fred
Only one Industry paid average | tually will exercise, power to fix the
the dinner recently given for the li
well as we might? Have we "played the carry-over of recent years— and hourly rates of less than 40 cents— wages of all farm workers too.
the game" as a white man should’.’ nearly as much surplus of tomato
Mr. Fred Farra who has been vi
Have we done all that we might for Juice.
siting his parents and friends in the
Chili Lady Visits
our family, our friends and our com
The assistance of chain stores was Relief Corps Holds
T A B LE ROCK
valley for the past week is leaving
munity? If no*, can we not do better solicited and the drive Is similar to
Relatives in Valley Grain harvesting in this district I his evening for his home in San
other emergency farmer-consumer
Francslco. During his visit here they
is about completed and from reports
drives conducted by the chain store«
visited his aunt in Grants Pa»» and
As we sit here this hot afternoon during the last year. 'By relieving
very few crops averaged up to last
enjoyed the beautiful field» of gladi
The W.R.C. held their birthday
Mrs. Warren D. Smith and little year’s production. Two
we seem to hear Mother's voice as surpluses on hand, such drives have
party for the members whose hirth- daughter Nanette of Chill, South reported ao far was wheat grown by oli they saw on the way.
she sang at her work:
stabilized the market for nine di'-
Mrs. Lydia Dean and son James
were or are to be celebrated America are visiting Mrs. Smith’s J. L. Nealon where a small acreage
"Fading away like the stars of the ferent crops and at th same time
wife of Grants I’ a»» visited at
during the months of July. August, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Walker produced fifty bushels to the acre,
have brought attractive bargains to
home Tuesday. Later Mr.
and relatives and friends in the val and a larger field of oats grown by
Losing their light in the glorious
and Mra. Harry White and »on Char
les Edwards of Rogue River railed.
Hubbard was a guest of the order.
geles after a big plane the last of seventy bushels to the acre.
So let me »teal away, gently and
Mr Farra received word from h*<
Ellis Garrett of Sams Valley, ac
whllp here that she had sprain
On Visit In East was served. The honor guests were daughter will return with him Mr. companied by Ills niece Mrs. Hates
Only remembered by what I have
ed her ankle and had <o stay oft of
of Calif., called on friends here Sat
her feet for 2 4 hours.
O W Anders resident of Central |Mnd Hilkev who added to the fun by I Mr. Smith has been with the Pan- urday afternoon. Mrs Hates a teach
After spendi ig h< da" la Medford
er in the California schools. Is mak
So In the harvest, if others may ga
ing her first visit to Oregon and !s
a visit with his son in Muscatine, Edna Marine. Dora Jones. Nancy years.
home by way of the old highway. A f
loud of her praises of Its scenic
Sheaves from the field that in
Iowa, on August 5.
ter they reached the Merrlman cor
beauties and its citizens
Spring I have sown.
Mr. Anders was born in old St. birthday, and Tillle Maple.
ner they found *t loud of hay had
Mesdumes Mary Richardson, Lorle L a m p M e e t i n g
Member» of the Sants Valley
Who plowed or sowed matters no*
Johns. Iowa. In 1862. He was united
slid off a truck and blocked the
In marriage to Miss Nina Morley at
Be Held Soon ¡Grange picnic committee wishes to highway. Many other cars were wait
to the reaper,
'notify all members the picnic, will be
I'm only remembered by what I have Clarinda. Iowa, in 1884. He was i the refreshment committee.
ing there and Vt was at least one-half
held Ht the Lyman place on Rogue
members of the National Minearolo-
houre before the road was cleared.
River Saturday night. All grange
Bear Pictured on
Ing at Rogue River Is progressing member» and their families are wel
Fading away like the stars of the
He Is survived by his wife and the
Crater Lake Visit with fair attendance. Two first class come. Visiting granger» are also In Mr. and Mr» I^ee Garrett und cou
following children: Mrs. Nora Black
sin E(j Garrett of West Plains, Mis
'speakers from Kansas were presen*. vited.
So let my name be unhonored, un of Medford. C. E. Anders of Klam
souri were run Into near Mt. Shasta
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cox and Delores The Holiness association will hold
Mr anil Mr». It. E. Nealon. Mr«. O.
ath Falls. M. H. Anders of Medford
by another car about one week ago.
T. Wilson and Donald Richardson of
Here. or. Up Yonder. I must be re- and Ray Anders of Central
The driver of ihe other car was sen
Tw”elve'grandchildren su'd “two great I of * « » * • " > • motored to Crater Lak" row.
Beal Lane constituted a party who
tenced to 60 days in jail. The Gar
Sunday While there they saw a heHri
enjoyed Romeo and Juliet at the
Only remembered by what I have
grandchildren also survive.
retts continued on here where they
Judge Wren E. Crews, for 27 yrs., Shakespearian Festival
Funeral service will he held at and took a picture of it. They re
are visiting at the Thorpe
turned home by way of Diamond a resident and attorv of Medford Thursday night.
the Perl chapel, Rev. I). K. Millard,
Old timers note a vast change in
Someway, we have a feeling that officiating. Burial will be in the Lake, first going around the rim died at his home Monday following
Thorpe. Lee OHrrett and Ed Garrett
the harvesting season to that of old
If every one of us would Just
| Central Point cemetery. The body
continued to Klamath
not much bigger than a Jack rabbit old. on his last birthday, August
times, when one threshing outfit
that In mind— that we are only 8°- r will arrive Friday morning,
here to find work. Mrs. Garrett and
threshed most of the grain in the
ing to he remembered by what we
daughter Betty will Join her hus
car for quite a distance before turn-
county. No»', although other crops
have done— that we would he a little
Mrs. Art Lusk of Grants Pas«
)b_ „ f f
Mr. E. P. Stone and Oben Hanson
are grown as much as grain, they
more careful what we do while here visited at the M C. Gleason home
of Medford made a trip to Lake of
are machines operating on everv
Joe C llowe. 47, passed away it
Little Roily Clark has had tonsil-¡the Woods Sunday. Mr. Stone's son. side. In our own lltlle precinct there
the Veterans hospital tn Rosehurg.
removed Tuesday Hnd is getting , Neal returned with them Neal had were five outfits operating at almost
Every evil has its compensations.
Oregon. Wednesday morning of last
! spent a couple of weeks at the Boy the same time and included, separa
Here we are forced to write this
week, after a prolonged Illness.
tors operated by Bill Dugan. J. L
danged old kolum even though the
K. Williams and
Mr and Mrs E.
Mr» Coulter, daughter and aon-ln
weather man has gone fishing and
five children of Corning visited 8nn-
Mr. H. J. Fleischer and daughter Nealon, Earl Rorden, and Combine«
-law and grandchildren of Klamath
lert the stove turned on And our
A OOOD wird is an easy oblige day and Mondadv at the Theadore Barbara accompanied hv Miss Dorn-
shop is hotter than the "hinges of tion: but not to speak ill requires (jin** home. They were on their * a v ¡thy Smith spent Tuesday afternoon This probably accounts for the claim Falls visited at the Shell home Sun
of the threahlng men that they make day Mr. and Mrs. Week» of Ashland
Tophet” or thereabouts So we Just only your silence, which cost s
to Crescent City to »pend their ve In Grants Pass While there they vi
little more than enough to pay for were also dinner guests at the Shell
gathered up the old typewriter and ! nothing.— Tlllotson
sited the famous gladioli
the expense of harvesting their own home Sunday
hied ns over home where we can »It
securing some beautiful
under the shade of an old oak tree. I Teddy Mann, fox terrier, is in tho
Mr and Mrs. J. J. Moss and Mr to bring home with them after which crops. Where as tn the old days the
kick off our shoes and most of our hospital owing to an acute accident Crltser of Turlock left yesterday »■ the party were dinner guests at the man with a threshing outfit waa in
Clothe« and pound out our week'v
ter a weeks vtalt at the L. C. Orlm s hospitable home of Professor and a few years of operating, able to
We never kn-w till last week that home Mr Crltser 1» a brother of
hulld a new home and increase his
stine” And pause one« in a while.
Mrs. D. F Amlck who retire to their
to sip from a tall glass of iced— i Sandy Sanderson delivered the Mail(
\y B Orlm"»
CHURCH OF CHRIST
ranch Just outside the "Climate worldly possessions.
Ivan Myres is recuperating from j
Clifton A. Phillips,
Mr and Mrs. Martin and daughter
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had considerable tooth
Mr. Faber remarking that
it Is from South Dakota on their return said vacation being spent In farming
done last week
Libia School 10:00 A M Roland
Have you laid in your stock of hot today as he unloaded a shipment
trip stopped for a short visit at the
Floyd H"dgpeth injured his hand
The 4H clubs in thla district are Hover, Hupt
wood for next winter? Why not get
of rubbers, etc., hut it will rain n°xt J. H Territt ohme. They were old
yesterday on the tractor fan while at making preparations for their exhi
Communion and Preaching 11:00
a few loads of those green slabs from winter as some rusomer Joked him
friends in S. Dakota.
bits to be held in Medfodrd
The a. m Subject ' Rocked In The Devils
work on the Bohnert farm
the new mill? We admit pine slab« about them
Cooking. Canning and Sewing clubs Cradle."
do not last as long as oak or laurel. |
Mrs. W S Hare returned to her
Mlxa Fay Woolaey and Mrs Runt* will exhibit in Medford August
.Senior, Intermediate and Junior
but neither are they anywhere near,
How many of our readers ever
were down from Medford inspecting and the Livestock Club th«re Sep*
Endeavor 7:00 P M. The
as expensive. And It is our experi
have their neighbor s run in to b o r past three weeks at Tillamook S h e 1 Central Point Library and were sur
Seniors will present pictures, Bible
ence that one ran keep mighty com
row a hand bill or circular letter
prised to sec what the Central Point
C. V Bishop and sons are busy scene» at 7:45 p. in
fortable for a very small outlay h- How many save the sam e to hand to ¡daughter, Mrs F G. Mitchell
Clrlc Cluli ha* done.
marketing a fine crop of sweet corn them! The Evangelistic Service fol
using them and at the same Uni" a friend or for some other m em ber j granddaughter Nelda
grown on the M D. Lydiard place
lows immediately with this Interest
help out a new local concern
of the family when they return
Mrs M C. Gleason and two amall
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Mra. John Cota and daughter ing subject: "Th e Devil. HI* Origin.
Mr and Mra. L. Anderson and j
| sons Mervyn and Jimmie went to Joyce, R. R. Nealon. Dan Sage, Dean
Hi* Aim. Hla End ”
Last week we told of a beau’ ' j Harry Eldon running around our daughter Bonnie of Washington are
Klamath Falla, Friday to me>-t M C. and Mrs O. T Wllaon were among
Prayer and Bible Sudy 7:45 Wen
spot we had stumbled
upon and fair city looking like a common visiting at the home of Mrs Ander
Gleason and spend Sunday with Mr thoae from Table Rock who attend Devotional leader. Mr*. Ida Hay«*,
hardly was the paper off the pre«s |
work man— blue overalls and all the
and Mrs. John Vaughn, cousin» of ed the Pomona Grange
picnic at leader. Don Standley.
than Inquiries began to pour in ask rust of hi« apparel to matrh
Ashland Hot Springs Sunday.
ing all about the road and how to
learn he was taking a varatlon and
find the place Several Medford par
moving into his new home.
Mrs. 4. B Frv left Monday to
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
daughter Shannon of Medford spent
ties were planning a trip to Diamond
are moving to what is now the Vern
spend a week at Rogue River and Wednesday visiting Mr»
Rev. R C. Lewis, Pastor Phone 61
I-ake and wanted to see the wonder
Oscar Blackford writing checks in | f)ay country home formerly the Ran-
attend the camp meeting
Mr Kamberg. Hupt. Sunday school
al«f«r. Mr». Francis Russell
ful falls we had described
Hope Medford Tuesday and being asked strom property
Bible school 9 :30 a m
they enjoyed It as much as we did
by a friend why he didn’t bring his formerly owner of Palmer’s Music
chard will »tart sometime next week
Morning worship, 11:00 a. m.
balance forward replying that if h - 1 shop of Medford and t* Mrs Day s
depending on the result of the ripen
Christian Endeavor, Junior, Inter
did he would not dare to write an-¡father.
Mrs. Damon Ha*
, Again we pay tribute tn those who ing teat
mediate. and Senior groups 7:04 p.
help make thla a
Mina Dorothea Dodge returned to u>.
Oh. It’s never a matter of beauty, or and director of the Medford and Lund of Plenty.
Evening Wornhlp 8 00 p m
her home in Medford Sunday after a
Klamath Falla Gleemen. died at 4 p t*and of learning.
Mr» U Damon of the Damon Cafe
weeks vlait at the 1» T Wilaon home
was operated on at the Community Of learning, or c«t o f your riot he*: m Sunday In hla home at 837 W * t Land of Opportunity,
Mrs. Dick Htinaley and Mrs Otis ering 8 :00 p. m.
FBI ITGHOW M t’<4 Its vis. enjoyed a recent vlait from
hospital Wednend.ty morning
This To be really worth-while, is to f-el Tenth atreet. H* had been til for EAKMERU
Thursday afternoon 1:00 p. m
like a smile,
«ome time and recently suffered a
waa a very aerloua operation hat she
their brother Morris Chase and fa | Ladles Aid Society meets in the base
¡When somebody steps on your toes
stroke He was 6 4 years old
Depneits In -u r '-t
I m 1 1 y of Bend
is doing nicely.
ment of the church.
Ulhp (Churrhps I