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THURttPAT, SEPTEMBER M,
CENTRAL. POINT AMERICAN C l i m u i POINT, OREGON
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possible as it i* not effective after farmers have no reason to fear un
the soil become damp or the soil limited crop production.
Mr. Taber said that although his
temerature drops below 55* F. For
large trees use 1 ounce, for medium statements was contradictory to
size trees use % ounce, for small those advocating crop controls, he
ounce. Place this in * did not want to take Issue openly
Re-established, September 13, 1928.
Devoted to the best interests of POLITICIANS DODGE TAXATION narrow band around the base of the with the government experts, but
tree and about one Inch away from was confining himself to a etate-
Central Point and vicinity.
Entered as second class matter at
The most vital domestic problem. the trunk. Cover with about six meutof principle, namely that limi
the post office. Central Point, Ore before the next Congress will be tax inches of dirt. Mounds around email tation of production was unsound
“ With ham being imported by the
gon, under the Act of March 8, 1879. ation. The last Congress did nothing trees should be torn down in about
million pounds from Poland," Mr.
to reduce the tax burden or lower one month.
Peach blight causes a killing of Taber pointed out,“ and with can
the national debt
Sli Months .................. ............ *1.00
and a spotting of leaves and ned beef coming in by the thousands
The public has heard too much
One Year ............... ...... ........... $1.50
political bunk promising economy in fruit on peach and apricots. The o f tons frotq South America and
Payable in advance
government. It has listened to too fruit spot is often mistaken for San with the greatest imports of corn
Advertising rates on application
lies by candidates running on Jose scale. Best control is obtained ever known, it wuld seem that we
Office— Second Street, off Main
economy and tax reduction pro' by a thorough spraying with a 4-4- have quickly forgotten the drought
grams, who once elected, vote for 50 bordeaux with Vt to% pound of of yesteryear,”
ARTHUR EDWARD POWELL
every spending measure proposed. It spreader to 100 gallons before any
Editor and Proprietor
is weary of pledges that mean no fall rains. This means that as soon as Hawk Strikes House
thing. It wants a definite plan for the fruit is removed the trees should
putting our disordered fiscal house be sprayed. This year all spraying
should be completed at least by Oct.
Mrs Minnie Weaver of Sams Val
In recent congressional sessions, 1. Bu sure to cover every bud.
If thouroughly applied, the peach ley, formerly of this city had an in
bills have been introduced which,
••SAFE” DRIVERS CAUSE
blight spray will also control peach teresting experience this week. She
| among other things, would broaden
leaf curl. No spraying will be neces was busily engaged in canning fruit
Ninety per cent of traffic acci- [ the tax base— that is, make more
sary until spring when blossom bud when she hoard a bump as if some
dents are caused by experienced, persons pay direct taxes to the Fed
heavy object had struck the side of
supposedly safe drivers, not by the eral government. Such plana have
the house. She ran out o f the house
inexperienced motorist, said Ralph
but at first could see nothlngFinally
Lee safety expert at the recent West nomist and tax expert. Yet, when Impatience Cause
noticed a large hawk lying on
erns, Safety Conference. He cited a
Many Smashups the ground near the corner o f the
Califorinia survey which showed been decisively beaten. Politicians
Wait for a safe chance to pass house. The enormous bird seemed
that 75 per cent of traffic fatalities! fear an equitable tax system which
cars on the highway instead of to be stunned and was Just recov
in that state were chargeable to dri
vers with an average of eight years proportion of the population the tax 1 Impatiently venturing to pass “ right ering consciousness.
Mrs. Weaver endeavored to pick
experience, who had never had a burden it bears. Officeholders hope now.”
This suggestion is urged upon up the bird, but when she touched it
that our citizens won’t learn that 20
Finally, he said, before accident to 25 per cent of the cost of every motorists in a statement by Dr. E. B. it fluttered away. Endeavoring to
fly away, it struck the fence. Mrs.
can be prevented, the popular be thing they buy is represented by tax McDaniol, president of the Oregon
tSate Motor association, pointing Weaver again grabbed for it and this
lief that the great balk of them are ation. But they are finding it out.
The first essential step is to re^ out the risks needlessly invited by time succeeded in capturing it She
caused by a relatively few congeni
orossed its wings above its back and
government spending. The sec Improper passing.
tally reckless or incompetent per
“ The impatient driver who swings then bent its tail up in such a man
sons must be corrected. It is no ond is to adopt a systematic plan for
reducing the debt. The third is to out suddently, then cuts back in, ner it was entirely helpless. She had
possibly forcing another off the road quite a bit o f trouble getting its
Over-estimating safety factors has
or at least causing a bad scare, claws free from the fence.
Can our senators and representa
turned many a driver who used to be
shows himself to be childish, un
Mrs. Weaver thought she was
careful, Into a dangerous menace on tives dodge an accounting much
thinking, a poor citizen, and a men alone on the place and wondered
the highways. Where the cars of a longer?
ace to the motoring public,” the how she going to hold the bird while
few years ago gave you a thrill at
the motor club leader said.
she chopped its head off, but just
40, the cars of today do 60 and 70 Stone Fruit Growers
“ One of the reasons why so many then Mr. Weaver drove up to the
with ease. That makes for comfort
Warned of Pests accidents are the result of improper barn Starting for the barn with the
able motoring when all goes well—
passing is that impatient drivers
but lack o f vibration, and motor
Now is the time for all stone fruit over estimate the time saved by pas giant bird in her arras, Mrs. Weaver
smoothness doesn.t help when you growers to swing the ax on three
sing RIGHT NOW instead of wait thought she saw something in the
careen head on Into another car at a major pests,— peach root borers, curl
ing for a safe opportunity. Usually grass beside the path which looked
mlle-a-minute clip. And the fact that leaf, and peach blight, states C. B.
the time saved is so slight that if like a young pheasant or a quail.
today’s highways are safe, from an Corby, assistant county agent.
motorists stopped to think they Holding the hawk with one hand.
engineering standpoint, when com
Peach root bot'ers cause severe would never risk a serious accident
pared to the roads of yesterday, damage to all stone fruit trees but
for so insignificant a gain."
doesn't help when you experience a are particularly bad on peach trees.
J. R. B IE R M A
blow-out while you are hitting it up Many trees are killed each year by Crop Limitation
— or speed around a curve to find being girdled at the crown by these
the road blocked and insufficient borers. The easiest and most effect
room to stop.
ive means of control is by the use NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J. (IPS) —
It is the average, experienced, of paradichlorobenzlne. This ma Louis J. Taber, Master of the Na
lia N. Central, Medford, Ph. 282
"safe” driver who is causing today’s terial should be applied as soon as tional Grange, declared here that
THE C E N T R A L
A M E R IC A N
accidents. This is the
must be reached by law
agencies, and who must
to be safety campaigns
that are to
home Sunday afternoon and evening
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hurst motori
ed to Medford Tuesday.
Miss Norma Jean Wertz left to at
tend high school in Central Point
L. H. W erti motored to Jackson-
ville Tuesday to gel»hls parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. M Wertz of Anderson
California, who are visiting frelndi
and relatives in the Rogu* R|ver
Miss Roberta Wertz went horse
back riding on Grizzly Mountain
C L IM A X N E W S
A sudden rise in temperature oe-
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Wertz were
cured Tuesday and has continued
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. J.
during this week when the mercury
Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Dwight
soared to 98.
McCorkle o f Eagle Point Sunday.
Ben Oswald, Mr. and Mrs. Roger
Try an Ad in
Von der Hellen and little son Ronald
were guests at the Wertz home Sat
The A meri can
urday evening. Mrs. Von der Hellen
was formerly a Bohnert.
Phil Wiertz who has been picking
pears in the valley, John Gee of
North Dakota, and Chester Rote of
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before the fall rains start In
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she grabbed for the young bird, but
missed. Twice she tried to get hold
of it, meanwhtle holding the hawk
as best she could with one hand and
fighting to keep from being bit by
the vicious bird. In the excitement
the smaller bird go away
Mr Weaver came to her H8sLstan''e
finally and killed the big hawk,
which measured 28 inches from wing
tip to wing tip.
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