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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Musings^ J C, P
tiy an Innocent Bystander
Well, folks, the past is gone and
we can do nothing about It. The
record is written.
Whatever th s
paper may have accomplished in the
six years we have just completed
for good or bad cannot be changed
now but as we start upon a new six
years (or whatever) we hope we
can profit by the mistakes of the
past. One thing is sure, we cannot
stand still— either we go ahead or
backwards. And this is as true of
our town as it Is for this newspaper.
CE NTRAL POINT. O R M ON.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21. IÍM7
The Devil .
and the Powells
MUCH DUHIHG SIX
M 'M B K R
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I I litniliAL FI.
The past six years in the Central
Point Schools have marked a period
Since the re-orgamzatiou iu 1939
of steady growth. i n spite of the
of the local unit of me
cuct that these have been depres
Teacher Association the apprecia
sion years a high standard of work
tion of the objectives
! steadily growing. The work here
has been maintained. Through the
efforts of an interested school board,
has been made more pleasant aim
loyal teachers, careful administra
j easier to accomplish by tne loyal co-
1 operation of the teaching staff. The
The record shows that our town tion, and splendid cooperation of
P T A. welcomes any avenue where
has progressed in these six years parents, it has been possible to keep
by they may help to make b-tter
But we have come to crisis* in our
men and women of boys aud girls
affairs which we must meet as best and the pupils have not been de
not only in the surrounding com
we may or that backward movement prived of the usual educational ad
munity out of all with whom they
will start as sure as 2 plus 2 equals
may come in contact.
In harmony with the very defin
4. Unless this town secures a more
While they are not a money mak
plentiful water supply right away ite trend toward a well organized
ing group they are glad to and do
we are going to find that we have health course very rapid strides have
help financially In many small way».
missed an opportunity which may been made in the past three years.
Outstanding among their accom
Hardly a day passes The most significant move has been
plishments have beeu milk and gra
but Inquiries come from people de the employment of a nurse for part
ham crackers to first graders, sani
siring to come here to live, many o' time work. A survev of the school
tary venders for both grade and
whom want to buy homes here. But two years ago showed that
buildings, helped to
when they are told of the shortage about 20 per cent of the children
complete the plumbing in gymnas
of water now existing they throw up had been vaccinated for small pox
Following a short ed
ium, build tennis court on grounds,
their hands in horror and move on. prevention.
ucational campaign free vaccina
• • •
sponsored 4-11 and study clubs, boys
— Photo by Slt/inglc
If our merchants want more tion was offered with the result that L«*ll to righ t— HI k Sutunii
Stanley .Ion***; l>or >.hV, k< iim lli mid H airy l ,o n v ll; Tin* II onm \
I*:. and girls scout troops, also the cub
They own their service of
l*o u H lv Mild flu» Old Hoy (in |)t»r*on). Miss Oorothy and Hairy arc no lo n w r < n (In* fo u r , bavin* Kiadnatrd as packs.
trade; if our property owners want
Following this, fulU fledgrd printers and em ployed <*l*«»where.
linen silver, china aud glassware for
to see the vacant lots scattered ren are vaccinated
about oue hundred people.
about the city sold and new homes the test for tuberculosis was offered
free of charge to high school stud
built thereon, thereby adding to the
Travel Lecture A t
ents. The great interest in their
In the high school kitchen.
tax rolls and bringing in more
own physical welfare was shown
Church of Christ
money to help carry the burden, we
whin almost 100% of the stud nu
charter which was framed and hung
must wake up. Our officials are
Friday Evening In the superintendent's office In
took advantage of the test.
now busily engaged in negotiating
theria immunization was offered
with the city of Medford for the pur
Egypt As I Saw I f and " A Peep 1932 iu thp same year they donated
several years ago and is now avail
chase of water from their system
Into King Tut s Tomb" with Fascin to a revolving loan fund for local
able at almost any time to parents
They become a standard
ating and Beautifully Hand Colored students.
But they can do nothing without the
wishing it for their
support of the people of the town, j
The city of Central Point shows much more friendly feeling among Pictures by Lieut. C. Vincent Hall, unit In 1934 and at present have
World traveler. Retired Officer, U.
Though the skilled attention of the
Petitions are out asking for an elec- I
many signs of having passed the the communities of the valley, due S A., Author, Minister, who was ap ninety enthusiastic members work
trained nurse spread of contagious
tion to vote on the proposition o f 1
worst of the dull years, especially to the activltlfs of the Jackson pointed Lecturer
British ing harmoniously together for th<
diseases has been kept at a mini
getting water from Medford. If you
in the last six years.
While with County Chamber of Commerce which Troops In Egypt and Palestine, by betterment of home and school In
mum. Several times epidemics have
have not already done, so, get your
the passing of several of our most was formed a few ycurs ago by en command of Field Martial Viscount every way to promote a four square
Alleby, K.C.U., O. C M. O
been prevented through prompt ac
name down on one of these petitions
prominent citizens, including W. C. larging the old Medford Chamber to veled twice around lb« world, visit education of the coming
tion. Physical examinations for all
at once. See E. C. Faber or Pearl
(Con) Leever, Mrs. Hattie B. Hat- I take In the entire county. The ing many places off the burton track States citizens.
entering athletic contest is required
Ronney or drop into this office and
field and Andre Chomel, a gap has 1 hoard o directors of this organize Come and hold iu your hands curi
and has been made possible through
been made in our midst that will tion consists of delegates from earn os that were In use thousands of Birthday Surprise
sign up NOW.
the help of the county health asso
years before Christ was born. You
he hard to fill, still our little city community In the county.
will see an alabaster vase used 4,000
Furthermore the Parent-1
Party Is Enjoyed
is tseadily going ahead. There has j
By the way. in all the seemingly
B. C, a beaded necklace worn by a
Teacher organization has been ac
been an influx of new citizens, many
endless stories we have written tills
A birthday surprise party was
of whom have bought homes here
we-k about our town and the
part of the mid-morning lunch for
This lecture is given without en held at the home of Mr. mid Mrs.
and so become permanent citizens.
changes six years have brought, you
trance charges at Church of Christ Lew Hwartz, October 15th In honor
the first grade children, and through
High rents and crowded condition* j
will note that we have said nothing
in Centrul Point Friday, October 22 of Milan Felter who is visiting here
taking entire responsibility for the
opening at 7:30 P. M.
in the big city have caused many]
about the public library. This was
serving of hot lunch during the
Don’t let this opportunity pass. from Pennsylvannla.
to seek homes in smaller communi-! hold a carnival In their hall on th"
done with malice aforethought.
. . . .
I evening of Friday, October 2». There
Mr. Felter who was 76 years old
seems to us that we have said
The drouth and dust in •h’1 will be all kinds of games and other
The Central Point Schools were lies.
October 16th is an uncle of Mrs.
enough on that matter so that if
among the first in the county to re
Swartz und Mrs. Toni Marine.
to the Pacific Coast seeking new
The Grange carnivals are always Easterners Taken for
there is anyone in the country who
cognize the superiority of results homes. Hardlv a day passes hut In- ' ory enjoyable and this one is sure
Felter received many lovely gifts.
does not know we have a new
Ride About Valley A very enjoyable evening was
, to be no exception If you want an
gained through the use of the Rice
library building and how It was ac system of penmanship and adopted I quiries are made here by people eTenlng of fun bp SHre to drop
jat the Grange hall October 29.
Mr, and Mrs. Ernest
quired, such a person is not apt to this method of teaching three years seeking a place to live.
f ’< ntral Point, planned a most bean-jl' Upp,‘ r wa" ,erved *° the following:
Included In the many improve
read what we might say now. Of ago So interested were the teachers
tlful and enjoyable trip on October ' -'1r “ l,d Mr*- Lew Hwartz, Mr. and
ments which have come to the city Veteran Celebrates
course we are proud of the fact that
in seeing their work successful that |
11th for their company who are vi Mrs. Tom Marine, Mr
since we came to this city we have they spent eight weeks in night ! proper *Je many
siting here from Penn. They started Ernest Scott, Mr. and Mrs. George
had the opportunity to do our part meetings with a writing expert to
early In the morning for Crater Lake
Marine and daughter Gwen, Milan
and stopped at th
in the securing of the building and learn thp new method. This system no equipment for hauling granite,
The following Medford friends g a -! places on th- way
F«lter anil daughter Mrs. Frank A.
improving of same. Ahd as this adopted by our local schools three etc., the city offices were located in thered Wednesday afternoon at the I A ft»r « p,.ndlng ionit. t|me
Davis of Pennsylvania, Mrs Minnie
Is written we are so darned full years ago has now been adopted by ifhe old wooden building on the cor-
M* home for a surprise I |ake , h(.y returned ,, the w
they Smaltzer. nelce of Mr Felter from
1 ner of Third and Pine streets. One birthday party In honor of Mr I Anna Springs and ate lunch
from eating one of those Justly the state for all schools.
Wood's 90th birthday Elva L Lough ; , hl.y wePnt by
the Pennsylvania and Mr. and
famous dinners which are helping
Recognizing the value and worth
ho,h ,hp work of r " y Nettle Grover, Anise Currier, Surah Gods' and down by Klamath Lake Paul Martin.
pay for that library we can hardly of music as a developing and educa-
a" d watpr «P-rIntendent. Andrus, Nellie Bowles, Kirkpatrick through 'he Indian Reservation and
tlonal factor the school has provided Todav
clty ha* ap'U.lred the old and Hattie Kinpuff.
back by th- way of Ashland Park
Their _ arms were ...ruli
for some time . music supervisor ' |>a" k g l i d i n g and uses it for the ........._
„ „ „ beauti
ful flowers, gifts, cards also a big
Mrs. Ralph SeHrs and lady friend and ail orchestra director
Operet-1 Becorder s office and lull. « “v e a l • delicious birthday cake and sunriwl Civic Club Dinner
station near Cottage
tes glee clubs chorus work. a n d l ypars' a* ° ,he r l l y * c,»u,r* d a truck j rhi.H T „ P W C. T U. * ut a lovely
Grove have a cabin at the Hotel Va-
< III K< If OP CHRIST
own aDd la,, apr,n'' bought j bouquet, and the daughter, of Vet-
landra and will visit friends In the hand and orchestra are all available |of
Clifton A. Phillips,
county, ‘‘ rans a wool neck scarf,
valley for several days. They are for the development of tabnt.
n r the
Mrs. Woods served coffee. It was
The dinner given by the Indies'
friends of Mrs. A1 Maple and sht
The most recent progressive step
ia very delightful affair. Mr. Woods Civic club at the Grange hall Wed
Bible School 10:00 a m "Aim
will accompany them on trips. They taken by the school is the addition » ’¡»ter department and police for 'h* |, „ „ „ of , be fPW remaining Civil nesday noon was a very succeaafu!
— 20 More Plus" Roland Hover,
are planning a »rip to the caves and
o* shop work for th» boys. That this « * * * As a result of the new ma- War Veterans and C»ntra| Point Is affair A check after
lakes and various other scenic drtv
chines, the streets of the city ar- proud that he makes his home her-, showed that a total of 111 persons
Communion and Preaching 11.
is meeting a felt demand is evf-
enjoyed the bounteous meal, getting
a. m. Subject "What Are
denoed by th- . nr-dlment of twenty- •"
" ''P,,Pr ahapp
b * « ;
the ladles about $30.00 after all ex
SAM S V A L L E Y
penses were paid
US. other Mbjecta f
W ell Known Florist
Childrens Church 11:00 a m.
The ladies owed about $47.00 on
the vocational type all show heavy!
a word regarding the
Mrs Phillips, Minister.
1 . 1 .
* l ..
. . growth and Improvement
Senior, Junior and Intermedi
year. i There
v In Jack-
they already had In tT)e treasury arc
ate Christian Endeavor 6 30 p.m.
The Ladies' Club will meet at th rlxtv enrolled In
typewriting "on county.
Six years ago
Thomas Judge, well known her- now able to cut that down to about
Evangelistic Service 7:30 p.m.
short - 1 county was in the throes of politics I , for the past 16 years and owner of $10 00 .
home of Mrs. Alletta Righam Thurs 1
What Will The Resur
classes twenty-four In the " hort turmolI
A Rank. w,s In the'the Medford Greenhouse, died s.d
day. The last meeting was held at hand classes, and forty-one in tn
Mean To Me?”
. tlrrp r.ir, denly of a h^art attack at 10:30 Tu-
Mrs. Dick Strauss and everyone im
home economic classes
The Young People* Choir will
eaday In hljLhome at 1005 East Main Telephone Co. Adds
sing: Come and encourage that
ported a very enjoyable afternoon.
In the elementary grades the en- ° ; . cIa” hatr-d and animosity toward Btrp.t Medford He was 64 years o il
fin» group of young people win*
all office holders.
K hi j Apparently
in good helth.
Many New Customers
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Strauss hav- rollment this year is 249
are helping with the evening ser
was still publishing his scandal Judge suddenly collapsed. His daugh
purchased the J. B. Fisher plac».
high school has an enrollment of
ter. Mrs. Cora Boyd, was with him
Th* Central point Mutual Tele-
The high school gave their p1».v 135 and of these thirty-two ar sheet and preparing for th° cam
Prayer and Hlble Study, Wed.
. . . a t tha t-m .ind aft
I m k H a u l) phone company Is another institu
a d(lcior He was dead.
7 30 p m Margaret Tyrell, De
‘ ‘ Love in A Fog" Friday evening at students from the non-hlgh school palgn of 1931 In which h- ran for
tion which has added much to their
the nomination a* county Judy* however, upon the doctor's arrival.
votional Lead-r and Mr. James
• he school auditorium.
It was re districts bordering Central Point
busln*«* In recent year* The com
McDoweR will review 2 Peter
Funeral arrangement are not com pany I* entirely a mutual concern
Today Banks Is serving a life sen
ported a real success and the Student
On Friday 22 I,i*ut C Vincent
pleted when this paper goes to pr-
Body needed the door receipts ver>'|
Hall, World Traveler and Noted
l>ertur“ r will tell his experience
They wish to thank all of ¡chest drive is already over the top d„ r, Fehl has Just
.can secure service.
No phone* ar*
and the district is not entirely coy-j sprT|n([ n four-year sentence for con-
with General Alleby In Egypt and
those who attended for their help
er- d Faber Market and Safeway ar- ispicacy lo commit a
Palestine. See notice elsewher- in
| During the paat yrar 14 new phones
Word was received last
< started hi* usual rou
j have been added to the system,
from Ruth Smith and Wesley Mc-
( even suing the governor for false
Medford Girl Sun.
Donongh. who have been visiting In
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
j this section of the valley from Beall
i Imprisonment. The county has one»
California, that they are married
Rev. R. C. lewis, Pastor.
Miss Mary Arnsplger. daughter of Lane to Table Rock .
more got on Its feet financially a f t e r Mr and Mr* OI»n Arn*ptger, and
Offer, Good Until
Friend* wish them "Many
the trouble experienced during the ’ *r Charles Taylor, aon of Mr and
Mr Roy Jones v!slt»d hi* daugh Mr M Hamburg superintendent of
Ruth Smith was a grad-,
November Tenth Fehl regime as county Judge.
Mr* C H Taylor, were married at
uat# from this high school last
Ho far as the fruit
Indnstrv is th* home of Dr and Mrs. F G Thay r, II Palmef » b* w g gi < rstw i.-.k*
Bible School 9:30 A. M.
We wonld Ilk» to go over th-
The young couple Is ex
er of M»dford Dr T. H Tempi*, of t°t *he winter They have mov-d
concerned, there ia little change al- the
Preaching services 11:00 A M
Episcopal! their camp to one of the recently vs-
pected to be home soon.
tbta time, ao we are offering * j though there are few»r apple, raised c»>nrrh read
the senrtc» at
two ' * ’ *1 CCC camp* and will be *ta- Junior and Senior Leagues IT30 pm.
Mr. and Mr*
special price for renewals of 15 I than formerly
tloned there until the snow fa heavy
Howev-r. tomato»« o'cloch Sunday afternoon.
Evening Service* 7:80 P. M
and Mr and Mrs. Louis Hueston
months for $15 « New anbacrlp-
Mr* F Raymond Driver enterta’n- " t " ' 1' »h-y will be moved to Anna
have com* to he a malor crop
Tuedssv afternoon the ladles of
Mnn* received before
spent the week end rialtlng relative*
e l with a shower for Ml*s Arnsplger I Spring Camp foy the balance of th* the church are called to Bible Study
one full year for $1 0« Onr regu throughout the county
Friday evening at her home Inviting I winter,
in this ralley
Lindsay and Lou»*
and prayer under Mrs. Davlaeon at
lar price la I I M P*r year
gneuts for six tables of hridg*. |
are both employed In mill worh st
Your* for s community thst 1* big busln»** In this vicinity. All the Among those attending from Cen- \ Little Louise M*rt*l of Los An 2:00
Wednesday evening young people
100% for Central Point and the
vacant store rooms In town are now tral Point w*re M*ss Arlene E«tr*. ret*« who wl*h her nn>th r visited and older peoples prayer mooting st
The school has started work on i Rogu* R lv 'r Valley
In use for the storage of th» im-
thetr Carnival which they Intended
relchlo* and the bridegroom* mo- summer was op*rated on for appen
Thursday Ladies Aid In basement
dicitis and Is very III.
to have on November |th
of the church at 2.00.
City and Valley
Show Big Growth
e ll? (¡Ujurrtips