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t'E N T R A L PO INT
PAGE T W O
P O IN T
A M E R IC A N
Re-established. September 13, 192S.
Devoted to the best interests of
Central Point and vicinity.
Kulered as second class matter a:
the post offic e. Central Point, Ore
gon, under the Act o f March 8, 1879.
A M ER ICAN
lation will » a v « th ousands o f l iv e s ' largely dependent on the eeonomv
and millions o f dollars worth o f or lack o f it o f the distributing and
marketin g machine. If a large nutn-
The m asure o f aurcesa that
ih »i h»*
been achieved In perfectin g traffic
legislation must not be allowed to
blind us to th many steps that must
1 yet be taken ff everyth in g in the
i»ower o f the law to curb accidents Is
to be d ine. In credib le as it seems,
in three stat s on ly are chauffeurs
rrqpired to have a m otor vehicle
op. rator's llci nse— and in two states
no license for anyone is required!
W e still hav - a lon g way to g o before
| the highways are made safe— only
I public opin ion can bring corrective
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LAWN T H A T HIT P A R M E R T W I C E
l>«?r o f middlemen are involved In
m ovin g goods, the farm er gets less.
If retailers are wasteful, with high
overheads which are reflected in big
mark-ups, he gets less. If thecostsj
of caring on distributor and retailer i
operations are increased for any j
reason, he gets less.
There could be no better lllustra-1
tion o f the fallacies o f laws and |
special ta ie s whose Inveltable result
is to coddle the middleman, whether |
necessary o r Inefficient, by la w ; to
elim inate all o r part o f the eco-1
nmnies that follow long-established
ARTHUR EDWARD POWELL
artificially Increase the overhead
Editor and Proprietor
T h - Departm ent o f Agriculture costs o f stores whose policy is to j
" P r ic e sell a maximum amount o f goods at
Spreads Between the Farm er and the the lowest price.
; con su m er . ”
Such laws and taxes hit the farm er,
It shows that the farmers'share twice— he is a consum er as well as j
REGIM ENTATIO N KILI-S P R I D E ? o f the consum ers' dollar has not ex a producer. They make him pay m ore!
"R e a l American citizens do not ceeded 50 per cent since 1920, but for what he buys, while he gets less \
wish to be regimented
model rose to 4 1 p r cent in 1936, as c o m for what he sells.
farms, or In neatly arranged flats pared with a low o f 33 per cent in
and apartments as If they were .i 1932 F ou r causes f o r the year to
year change in the spread, are
pack of rabbits.
Dyed-ln-lhe-wool Americans would given: 1. Changes in hourly wage
in a tin hut down rate* and charges In oth r costitems;
• Speed Queen Washer* &
by railroad tracks than to be en 2.Changes in profits o f processors
sconced in a barracks-like dwelling,
the v ry completeness and detached
• Sp arton &
sweep 4 Changes in the am ounts of proces
away the last vestiges o f person sing and in the am ount o f oth< r
• Myers Pumps & Service
kinds o f service required to deliver
ality and in dividuality.”
Com menting on the ab ove quotation, g oods to the ultimate consumer.
Pilone 3 0 0
221 We*t Main
From this. It is apparent that the
the Sclo, Oregon, Tribune says:
"T h a t is a fine sentiment and used farmers' share o f the final selling
to be the real condition. Out we are price o f what h? produces, is veryj
Payable in advance
Advertising rates on application
Office— Second Street, o f f Main
not so sure about It now.
" P r io r to the Federal dole system,
both in th - United States and iu all
other countries in which it has been
practiced, people generally preferred
to earn what they had.
" A t the beginning of the policy
In this country most n n e m p l o y i l
needy people resent > Parity, protest
ing that It was lucrative employm ent
and not dole they wanted Work for
all could not be provided under the
universal econom ic and industrial
depression that prevailed,
“ Part-time work, the out-and-out
dole, and oth er forms of Federal
assistance were offered. Many were
forced to a c e p t . and with thousands
It became a habit. It was no longer
s humiliation to accept charity.
" T h e result In the United States,
as elsewhere, has been that coun t
ies» thousands hav? come to depend
on charity or a dole, much to the
discredit o f such people and to thp
PRO G RESS IN HAFTY
During the 1937 legislative ses
sions, a number of slates made ma
contributions to lh “
cau se o f traffic safety.
Nine stales ndopted the standard
measure— con s id
ered by sa fety authorities to be an
absolutely essential step In prevent
Three other stat°s
■ hough non-standard, are
worthwhile. T w o states revised and
modernlgpd their entire motor
h id e codes. A number of states w o r k
ed toward achieving uniform (r a f
fle legislation. In several stales traf
fic patrols v - r e extended and reor
ganized. and Improved systems o f
• raining offic ers established
As the managing director o f the
National Saftey Council points out.
" T h e country must not make the
grave mistake o f expecting too much
o f these laws In to short a time. The
license law passed today cannot save
lives to m orrow No one would ex
pect an army o f green recruits to
rout a firmly entrench-d en-tny a f
ter the first drill period,
lime. The Ion* view must always pre
However, over a period of months
and years, progress in saftv !• gls
BICYCLES & REPAIRING
Phone 7S 2
DILL P IC K LE S q,.10c
POT R O A S T
SWll-T'M S T E E R R E E F
S W E E T Potatoes
BOILING BEEF .b 14c
E V E N HIKE
L A R G E SOLID
KITCHEN C R A F T — A H E A L HOME T Y P E F L O U R
A I R W A Y — G RO U N D A T T H E MOMENT O F P U R C H A S E
- - -
ALItEK'S F L A P J A C K
No. 1 Can
HAPPYVALE— ALASKA PINK
i.rm iv 's — <;oon —
2 ib » .
6 tall cans
4 5 c
PO R K and B EAN S
C H IL D R E N 'S F A V O R I T E CA N D Y
F or a Quick Lunch
No. 303 tins
Each - - -
no . 1 c a n s
T O M A T O JUICE
. . .
X IM UM—
! M— CO
X V E X I E X T, K< 'OXOM IC A L
R o n n i e —
The Finest Ohtuinahl,. '
in e x p e n s iv e
STOK E L Y 'S
W . H. K L A T T , Singer Distributor
P O T A T O E S
Chicken & Noodles
Sold Rented an d Repaired
A R C
W a sh ing Machine*
/ * . D . V e.
H EM STIT CH IN G
22 S. (.rape St.
CHINOOK SALMON ib.23c
S W A N 'S
Sewin g Machine-,
O in g e r
No. 2 Jumbo
Each - - -
Prices for Saturday, Sept. 4
Medford High School
Seat* on Sale at
HROWN'S, Phone 10!
VA LEN TIN E'S C A F E
Phone 27 0
The COFFEE POT ;
SANOM It TIES — COLD D RIN K S — ICE C R EAM
T R A Y SE R V IC E
0|*-u Late at Nigltl
N. Riverside, M edford
IF Y O U W A N T T H E BEST IN
SE R V IC E
OR E Q U IP M E N T , Y O U W IL L
FOR Y O U R C A R
FIND IT A T TH E
N E W HOME OF
2 2 0 X. Bartlett
FE N D E R R E P A IR I N G A G LASS
Ph one 10.10
M edford, Oregon
W A L T E R W . ABBEY, Inc.
Now Located at the Corner of
M r T t P
m f IttK ;
[ i n GOOD T O S T E
AUTOS, LIV ESTOCK
F U R N IT U R E ,
W e want to supply y o o r Money
need* without red tape or delay.
O R E .-W A S H .
Dr. C. W . Lemery
(Successor hi Dr. J. J. E m m e n « >
2 0 1 Medford nidg.
I met Ice limited to eye, car, aose,
and -hr«*, and fitting of glasaea.
For School Children
T U I lt.SU.1V, SEPTEM BER a, |«3T
CBN T R A I. POINT, P R E G O *
1.1 H. Central
before the fall rain* »tart In
M edford'» l.atg«-*t and
Thousands of dollars worth of New Equipment, five
M O R T G A G E CO.
Have Your t ar
and Bartlett Streets
r , Oregon
thousand feet of floor space devoted to the shop alone.
A big stock of parts for Automobiles, Trucks, Spray
Rigs, Tractors and Farm Machinery.
A V I N G S
E C U R I T Y
•Marl a »>»temalle . saving«
count now and protect your
Special OPEN H O U SE all through this week—drop in
and say Hello and look around—you will be welcome.
Remember the new address—N IN TH and B A R T L E T T
N A S H -L a F A Y E T T E Motor Cars
A LL IS-C H A L M E R S Tractors