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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
C E N T R A L POINT, ORHUOV. TH U R SD A Y . NOVKMHKR 4, l« $ 7
So the People May Know
tty an Innocent Bystander
Bazaar and Food
Sale To Be Held
Saturday, Nov. 20
The Civic Club met Wednesday af- |
By A. E Powell
tem and Just lay new mains on Main ternoon at the Library with about I
During the discussion of the peti street.
20 out. Plans were made for a |
tion introduced at the regular coun
Plan No. 3. Dig a new well and rooked food sale to be held Satur
cil meeting Monday evening asking use one of the present pumps. (Ad.l day,
20. A bazaar will be
for a special election to vote on the to the estimated cost of this plan held November
in connection. Everyone is re
question of securing Medford water the laying of new mains as in Plan quested to help in any way possible
for this city, the editor of this paper No 2.
with foods of all kinds for the food
1 was accused of not having told ALL
Plan No. 4 The Medford plan sale— cookies, cakes, jellies, canned
The city council met in regular the story regarding the cost of sscur- Estimated cost of laying 10-inch frultes. fresh fruits, baked beans,
Nevita Chapter No. 93 of Central
session Monday evening at the city *nK this water. At least that was the main to connect with Medford, $25,- salads, meats, pies. etc.
Point met Tuesday evening. October
hall with Mayor Hatfield and all inference from the fiery’ speech of 00. Probable total cost. including
Everyone interested in the better 26 to celebrate the 29th anniversary
eonncllmen present with the excep- one ot the councilman. In defense o' laying new mains on Main street, ment of Central Point is requested of Its founding. Mrs. Minnie Clark.
tlon of Councilman Finley who was our Poaitlon, we wish to make th“ 1 $ 40,000 Minimum income for city to be out and help. Articles for the Worthy
plans, which were carried out to
out of town.
(based on present number of water bazaaar are solicitaf’d.
After the usual routine business It is true that the figure- we quoted users) $4,300 per year. Estimated
Remember the Date—-Saturday, make a very dellghtfuj evening for
the Past Worthy Matrons Hnd Past
20 at the library.
This writer has been attending
meetings of the city council in his
Mr. Ed Vincent, Worthy Patron,
capacity of representative of the
Erna Hover Dies;
likened the growth of the Chapter to
press ever since coming to town, and Tharp, manager of the local tele- cosl of building any new mains plv on sinking fun to pay principal
tree— and called attention to the
as such representative has been priv phone exchange, who had been es- WITHIN THE CITY, nor of replac-, on bonds, $2,000.
Funeral Held Today a many
things we have made from
any worn out Mains. We stated
ileged to sit within the railed en pecially employed by order of the
| »• plainly as we knew how that these
trees. At the conclusion of his re
closure in order to hear better. And council to make such a
'mains would, have to bo replaced IN
in aU this time we have never hut in'iesdTne Pf..r
dent for the past 26 years, died at marks Mrs Marjorie Pena sang
! ^how etl
| ANY CASE, whether we got Medford
Trees" accompanied bv Mrs. Sadie
Armistice Dinner 8:40 Tuesday morning in Ashland “ Kohler.
ted In on council business to our ■ n reading for 35 meters for the water or m)t
As for th„ C08t o f ,
month of October. He also found 15 building or renewing these mains w e
knowledge. So why the slur now?
where she was receiving treatment
In turn the Associate Patron, Har
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meters stuck and not registering; 23 have no figures at hand but will pub-! Publicity Chairman Mrs. P. A. Tracy She was 50 years old.
leaky meters, and 3 with broken
Mrs. Hover crossed the plains with old Head, added his conclusions
Central Point P. T. A. will serve
And further we wonder why the glass tops. Following the reading of lish them as soon as we can get them
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry about the Mythical Tree, with the
heckling and questioning regarding this report the council spent some We have talked to several of the city Jan Armistice day dinner beginning
Associate Matron, Mrs. Clara Vin
our right to act for the city when time asking pertinent questions of | officials and are informed that the at 11:30 in the H E. C. rooms in Millard when he was 8 years old. cent, likening the trunk of the tree
family settled on Griffin creek.
asked to do so by the acting mayor Water Superintendent James Cum- general belief Is that the main from the high school building A number The
to the Charter members. The secre
the Faber corner to the Highway on of Indies met November first at the On December 25, 1907 she was uni tary then read the names of the 16
through the city recorder? We’ll
the 8itua* | Pine Rtreet will have to be replaced , home of Mrs. Louise Grimes, chair- ted in marriage to William IT. Hov charter members, and the Associate
give our readers just one guess what *Vrv KS Finally
Hessel- and perhaps more. That means that , man In charge, and arranged the foi er Four children were horn to the
caused all this tempest in a teapot. grave stated
Conductress, Mrs. Beulah Faber, fol
that due to the fact st least four blocks of 8-tnch main lowing menu: creamed chicken, hot union.
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that a large delegation of citixens will have to be put in. There has biscuits, vegetables, salad, pumpkin
She Is survived by her husband lowed, likeuing the branches to the
But we confess we didn’t just like was waiting to present another mat been talk of laying the new main pi-*, and coffee, all for 35 cents a and children, Roland H. of Central Past Worthy Matrons and Past Wor
Point, Carl A. of Medford, Mrs. Lu- thy Patrons. After the names of
the treatment accorded one promin ter. he would move to postpone ac in the alleys on each sid» of Main plate. Children's plates 25 cents
these were read, the Conductress,
ent taxpayer of the town who hail tion on the report to a later meet street, using smaller mains instead
The P.T.A. hopes to raise funds cile Miller of Medford and Miss Mrs Evelyn Skyrman, add'-* Miq
the temerity to attend that meeting ing. Tlie motion was carried.
of 8-inch. This has not been definite sufficient at this one dinner for Pearl Hover of Central Point; flvo leaves, representing the Individual
and express his personal convictions
The mayor then called upon the ly decided upon.
current expenses and to help with grandchildren; a brother, Ray Mil members. The Worthy Matron then
regarding our preent water syst< m d legation to present their proposi
the hot lunches which will start as lard of Central Point, and two sis paid a tribute to the fallen leaves,
ters Mrs. Homy Ersklne and Mrs.
and its rates, etc., and to advocate tion At the request of the delega 000 for laying of a 10-lnc^i main soon as cold weather begins.
| the deceased members, and the re-
Clarence Miller of Roseburg.
the securing of Medford water hire. tion A. E. Powell, acted as spokes from the intersection of the Midway
Mrs Hover has „ host of Mends ' presentation wus concluded by Mrs.
This gentleman left the meeting man. Mr. Powell stated that before
road and the oid Highway t0 con Veterans Planning
here and dearly beloved for her ; Gladys Jewett placing a wreath of
with the feeling that casting slurs he presented the wants of the visi nect
with the Central Point system
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wonderful personality and Christian autumn leaves on the Altar and glv-
and throwing personal innuendoes tors he wished to ask if the council is found to be correct, (this figure
Big Celebration llfe. She had lipen confined to her ' Ing “ the
“ “ Prayer.
bad no place on such an occasion. desired a report of the special com
bed for many years and In spite of
The most important feature of the
And we cannot but agree with him. mittee recently appoint-d by Acting was given to us by Mr. Paul Rvo-
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Mayor Ross, (who acted In the ab- ning. county engineer and chairman . one of the biggest and best cele- severe pain was always cheerful and evening and a complete surprise to
usisi - 1 . .
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everyone was the presentation of a
£ l talked Hbout her own condi
This is not a personal fight. There ing trip,, which commu,;" consist!,
beautiful Mahogany High-back Arm
should ^ M l " A m l Ì u S Ì v op- to
should be nothing but good will and s c e of Mayor Hatfield on a h u n t-1 K “, ! “
Chair to Nevita Chapter Mrs. Delia
courtesy displayed We believe all ed of Councilman Milton and Mr 'be able to give a very accurate ««M-1 enH in Medford next Thursday morn-
Funeral services were held In the Tex, Junior Past Matron, presented
who are taking part in these discus Powell.
mate of the cost of such work,) 1 ing Nov. 11. Numerous committees Christian church at 2 p. m. this af this lovely gift to the chapter with
sions have the interests of their
u | th°n our GUESS is that the city will of Medford Post No 15 of the Am- ternoon, the Rev. Clifton A Phillips her love and esteem. The gift so in
home town at heart. All may not manded by what right and by whose havP t0 gpend somPwhere ln the | erican Legion have been hard at officiating. A large group of friends keeping with the theme of the eve-
neighborhood of $49.000 to com- J
, k for
agree as to what IS best for the
weeks to prepare were present, many beautiful flow- j ning was the climax to the very de
town, but ALL are entitled to their on this committee Mr. Powell stated plete the system and nut it in op' a real schedule of entertainment for ers gave a last tribute to a beautiful llghtful ceremonies. Mr. Vincent re-
own opinion. We want no squabbling
the day and last reports indicate 1 ife. Interment will be made In the celved the chair on behalf of the
by the city recorder that he and Mr.
It Is the belief of this writer that thttt afi ig in readiness for the big Medford I O. O. F. cemetery. Perl chapter and thanked Mrs. Tex. Mrs.
thp city will not harp to pay more event
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funeral home is in charge of ar-J Clark added her word of thanks and
Rosa, who was acting as mayor (by
Included in the day's program are rangements.
expressed her happiness and appreci
Yesterday we learned something reason of being president of the than 3% interest on the bonds issu-i
ation to be the First Worthy Matron
new about the water situation last council) during the absence of May ed to raise this money. This will ' the following— Hourly street stunts
amount to $1.200.00 p»r year, whicn starting at 9 a m.; Daylight fire- D
to use the chair
summer. Marshal Hedgpeth told us or Hatfield.
Is less than the city now pavs for workg wltti a salute to Armistice I B r o t h e r O f I* O r m e r
Mrs Nellie McUowea o ' Medturd,
that when he first began assisting
Myers then demanded the same
. electricity to run the pump We s t t I H a t 11 M nl • the annutll im-
Fast Worfhy Grand Matron o f The
in pumping at the city w e l l several (htng from Councilman Milton who bpl|cvP tha,
hp lncotne t0 the clty
wrade *t 110» ■ "( Dutch
Local Man Visit* Grand Chapter of Oregon extended
years ago, he used to pump the lank made the same answer as Mr. Pow- , frn„, wntp. rent»!.
. r rentals under the Med- ; lllnch for all ex-service men at the
greetings to Nevita, and told of her
full Sunday evenings at 5 oVlock ell The mavnr then remiested Mr
ote«-d Noltn, commercial flier of and Mr. McGowan’s part In the In
the ' f° rd
W'V b.e ■««•‘’tent to Legion Dugout at 12; special matt-
and when he came down at 5 o’clock Pow 11 make a report of
the next morning he would find the meetine of the Medford Water Com- p,ay ,ALL tb? 008t of operation. In-|nees a, all theatres.; the gridiron Willows. Cal., returned to Medford stitution of N“ Vita Chapter October
attended hv h i m s e l f and Mr
reading meters. Installing t,Htt|e. Medford versus Ashland high [ municipal airport Tuesday after tak- 27, 1908.
tank still full within tour feet of
nec BSary nPW oieters. repairs, turn-1Bchool ; free entertainment at the ¡ing Eugene Pallette. film actor, to
Mrs Blanche Taylor, worthy Ma
the top. This summer it was neces MBton
on and off water when neees- Legion Dugout and the crowning | Portland. He was joined here hy his tron. of Adarel No. 3 of Jacksonville
Mr Powell then gave a brief ^ re- j • , :ng
sary to pump the tank full at 11
ayy> etc. and leave at least »5.00» event " o f "the day! The Annual Ar-|wlf who "disembarked yesterday to wus a welcome guest, and expressed
o’clock Sunday night and by •
’» port of what was learned at
per year to be put Into a sinking > mis,ice Ball and’ Floor Show at th visit her brother. Charles J. Pritch appreciation of the meeting.
o'clock the next morning the tank
The honor gtiests and members
u,n,1 *° pay ho
° ,f , *le bonds
due. ' ! oriental * ___t,..
Garden's, with music by ett and Mrs. Pritchett of 406 North
would be almost empty. It hardl> wafer"
want conirati. Ht uhh inierrupita
may be nthpp«
be- Archie Legg and #___________
his famous record- Oakdale avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Nolta then adjotined to the dining room
seems probable that such an amount
to clarify certain points re- ,iev<j ,hls
possible. That Is their 1ng, orchestra of 13 pieces.
Legion traveling In a Waco plane, left for where the Conductress was waiting
of water could have been used bv wished
wisned 10 ^ < (drity «r ia in points ^ e- prtvi,, Rp of roUrse. hut this writer grrtp wtu he acrepted for all attrar- their home Tuesday after the ship to introduce the five points of the
our citixens in so short a time— 11 garding the proposed contract and still bel'evrs the above statement Is (iong of the dliy and evening accord hud been serviced
Star. Mrs. Margaret Swing, carrying
p.m. Sunday night to 5 a.m. Monday the rates to he charged under It.
Ing to the committee in charge
Mr Nolta fa a brother of Vance u triangle of blue cake lighted with
Mr. Powell then introduced a Pe*
morning. It would appear that an
Now we are going to give the oth
Many local people are already Nolta who married Maxine MuBtv matching candles, told why she had
awful lot of the water being pump tition carrying 13S signatures, ask er side of the plctnre, as we see It. planning
to celebrate with the south and formerly lived here.
come and then placed this blue cakn
ed daily at a heavy cost Is actually ing the council ,o call a special We don’t give a hang whether you.
on one side of a white 5 sided
leaking away into the ground and election to vote on the question of or the Honorable Mayor or any or ern Oregon ex-service men in Med
eake. The other Star points Mrs.
securing Medford water and also all members of the city council ford on November 11
doing nobody any good.
Marjorie Pena, representing the yel
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the question of Issuing bonds to fur agree with us, hut we DO care whe
ray, Mrs. Della Tex, the white
By Young People low
That started us thinking. It might nish money for such connection. He ther we tell the truth or not. And P.N.G. Club Meet*
ray. Mrs Bertha Bonny, the green
be well to do as Mr. Alexander sug
so far as we know, these are the al
An evening of fun was enjoyed hy ray and Mra Gladys Jewett, the red
At Gleason Home
gested and get our present system stated that while a close check ternatives to getting the Medford
large group from the Senior ray, followed In order saying a pleas
in shape before we try to bring the
People’s class of the Christ ing hit of verse appropriate to the
The Past Noble Grand Club met
Medford water here. It might be a
First We can let the present
when they held their occasion and placing their lighted
good idea as a preliminary to getting
system run along as it has in th-‘
at the home of Mr. cakea to complete the Star. The re
Medford water to issue enough
past and do nothing.
. The arrange sponse was made hy Mrs. Lola Nor-
bonds to cover the cost of a clos
Second. We can use our present
a barn party. cross, second Worthy Matron of the
check up of our mains, repair or re
well and supply system and just re Hetta Pankey, Minnie Iturkles. Ka
they enter Chapter. Mr. Norrross, the First
placement of such mains as was
lay the worn out mains along Main therine Merritt, Simmons Clara Far-
hid Worth Patron sat at her right.
street. In this case we can see no ra, Clara Vincent, Ida Henderson,
necessary, laying new mains along
Plade cards of autumn leaves and
wav to raise the money to pay for Eva Coplnger. Visitors were Mrs.
the four blocks from Faber’s cor
Each guest, presented with a miniature gavels of highly polished
ner to the highway and then raising Mr. Powell to speak a few words on the new mains except bv railing our Amlck. Mrs Bodlnstah and Mrs. Co-
slip and horn helped start the wood marked the places of the hon
our minimum water rate to bring 'it the subject. Mr. Faber went rather present water rates or by raising plnger's little granddaughter Caro score
evening off with plenty of noise Be or guests. The Chapter room and
the tax rate. Puttlnv In these new line
enough revenue to cover those bonds deeply into the bistory^of the
dining room were beautifully decor
situation. He recalled that the pre mains will ln no way increase the
It was decided that the Club sides a aelf analysis, and fortune
sent system was bttllt in the oltf city’s income nor the amount of wa-1 would put on a hot tamale sale De- I telling, the evening was aP,’ ,'t ,n ated with autumn leaves. Every de
tail wa* carried out In the wood
Now don't get us wron*
folks boom days and that the low mini
camber 2. After the business meet- | contests^ and playlnc games In keep- motive. Candle holders and the
We are still for the Medford water, mum rate had proven Inadequate to ter In the city well nor its quality.
Ing with the occasion, the refresh
“ first last and all the time.” as Mr furnish sufficient funds to pay the
ments were cider, doughnuts, and bowls holding the leaves on the
serving tables were all of wood.
Alexander said. But we also want to expenses of operating the plant and some other part of town, which J ches, cake and coffee w»re served Hallowe’en favors.
handle this matter In the best and at the same time pay off the bonds.
All arrangements were made by
The next party will be held In
most sensible way. And It just At one point he was Interrupted bv
November at the home of Lyle Greg Mrs Clark, assisted by Clara Vincent
strikes us that maybe we ought t ( the mayor and some hot words were
ory. Don’t miss another good time and the other officers.
If i Stores To Close
get our distributing system In good exchanged, but calm was soon re water Nobody on earth knows
order first and then make mir con stored and Mr Faber closed his re-
During Fri. Game
tract with Medford.
| marks hy urging that the council city well could be moved to the o*-w i
Stanley Jones was unable to at
of the Central Point stores
Ithink the matter over and Toke »c* well, in this case either a gas engine | w,|, bp rlr>w>d Friday afternoon dur- tend achool or work Wednesday or
It has been our idoa all alon^tha^ j jj0n soon to carry out the wishes of
an electric motor would have t o , ,
thp football game between "he Th,,r,"lay on account of Bines*,
If we make a contract
with Medford the people of the city as expressed or
CHURCH OF CHRIST
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he secured. In caae an electric mo- ,M|| h|(th grhoo| , Pa
am and the |
for water, we would have to rais- by the Petitinn.
Clifton A. Phillips,
monev enough to get our present
Mr. W. E- Alexander was called another connection
Copco’s ' Murh ln, PrMt
distributing system ready for It be upon and stated that it had been re-
line* and an added bill each month
romin* frame, which promiae* to
James M Alley, Evangelist.
fore we turned the water in. And imrted that he was against the Med for
electricity. This item aim,- now hp
fr„ m a„ rt to
The Revival under the leadership
we have Included this in our Plan ford water proposal. This he denied. costs the Pity about $1300 per year. ,gh Thp polntP„ pUyP(1 a 7_„ shl„ .
of Evangelist James Mathew Alley 1»
No 4 of which we have more to
; „ t ’ said that although h
was Either the new pump would have to |
w„ h GjPnda|p earlier in th
i strongly in favor of securing Med- ho connect«* direct to our water ; gPa((OI1 and , hlll rPfllrn aame ghotild eryday life. The uneventful and eom- opening with xeal and enthusiasm
mnnpiarh hour Is where the battle is and we are urging your prayer, your
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I ford water, he thought the first mains, or the water would have to ,(p B aoo„ onP
assistance and ro-operatlon In every
But It might he as well to make t thing to do was to get our distribu be pumped up to the bifr well an 1 . ft U hop*>d that everyone who po*- lest nr won.— Malthle R. Babcock.
Wav. The soul-atlrrlng song-aervlru
separate job of it. even to Issuing ting system in shape to hold It- He there re-pumped up Into the tower. I g|b,y pan W(U , urn ont and gh()W
Mr. Powell requesting the Civic opens every night at 7:30 p. ni and
separate bonds, and raising onr min- • called attention to the poor condi as it would he a mifrhty bifr pump c om<.j, Hiilbert’» lad» the town 1»
Club secretary to show him the club a most vital and Interesting message
imum rate to take care of the inter-; tion of the present mains and felt would pump water from the oortn
la In store for yon We Invite you to
eat, etc., until the time comes to that they should be repaired before end of town and force it up Into that I Hemember the time— 2:30 Friday receipts after seeing Mrs. Mlnnirk. eome and bring your friends.
president of the club, blossom forth
make the contract with Medford, the Medford water was turned In.
100-foo, tank We , re told h.v " afternoon at the high xchool
Our Bible School opens at 10:00
In a n“W coat and dress
Councilman Myers then took 11« member of the city council that this.
which contract would provide « « '-
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a m Roland Hover, Superintendant.
ficUnt funds to take care of hotn floor and In an Impassioned speech pja^'
„ — wotI|
. . A ,j -----about
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Communion and Preaching 11:00
81 'Baker was seen putting the
the bonds Issued for »he prelimin stated while the council deaired to gentleman did not state just how h. r i n a l s e r v i c e * H e l d
mreat In the cash register and hand a m
ary work and also the bonds for parry on, all wishes of th- majority expected to raise th's money, but
Senior, Junior and Intermediate
of the people, he, for one. felt that looks to us that this would be the
For June Earhart ing the change to the customer.
building the connecting system
C. E 6: 30 p m
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those sponsoring the Medford water seme as in plan No 2 and th» money
Mr* Bert Hedgpeth aaying at the
Funeral service* for June Etta Civic Club meeting that she never which opened on Wednesday will
However it i* decided. It in our proposition were not telling all the would hare to come either by rais
Earhart. 5 8. who died In a local had seen a real wild rattlesnake.
hope that onr city officials will stick
continue indefinitely every night
to th“ job and not let the matter) and were not even mentioning anv taxation In either rate there would hospital Friday afternoon at 3:00
o'clock was held from the Perl fun
Just die a’hornin . as the teller said i
Libby Hamilton telling of throw
Come with us! Work with us!
adopt to relieve the water shortage. bv adopting the plan
eral home Tuesday at 1 So p m Fa ing a butcher knive at a mouse and Pray with us!
He demanded «hat all the cards be
And there you have the picture
•The Sonthem Oregon District laid on the table, so the people So far as w e have heard, those are ther Francis W Black officiating almost rutting off Its tall
Burial took place in the family
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
branch of Rural letter carriers are ml*ht know ALL the facts
th» only suggestions that have been block at Medford I O O F cemetery
Mr Flaharty putting on a altdown
meeting at the E R Vincent home
As It wa* getting late and no o n e madP
y Pd f„rd plan
Rev. R. r. l/cwts. Pastor.
Probably no other one In the atrlke out In the backyard by the
for a cover d dish luncheon end
med to wish to speak on th which we have already explained community wa* more universally woodpile
P hone S I
business meeting one evening 'Vn subject the mayor *tat“d that the pe Now If this writer ha* hidden anv-1 known or will tie mors kindly re-
H“V R. C. Lewis, pastor, phone 51
tition would be h“ld for further In thing the people ought to know In I m»mbered than June Earhart. Rh»
Bible School. 9 30
Mrs Tharp receiving a m-ssage
vestigation as to cost of the propos order to vote Intelligently we don't | was charitable
Ithont show or os
Preaching. 11 00
Mr and Mrs Walter HBkey are ed plan, etc and the meeting ad know what It can he In récapitula- ' tentation. she had a hannv. rheerfnl for Mr* Thur-ton of the Willow
Two groups of Rnd»avor*. 6:30
Springs dlatrlct and wondering how
moving from the Olsen house to the journed
tlon let ns repeat th» basic facts of i congenial nature which *ndeared h»r ■he would get the message t< h* r
Ev*nlng services, 7 30
Earl Heft house, formerly known •»
each proposed pl»n:
to all Th» good that she has done when the door opened and Mrs
W-dn esdav prar^r m*•etlng. 7 130.
the Hoagland place
Plan Vo 1 Just use onr old wa- j for other* will live and b* long re Thurston walked in
Mr* L. H Smith ha* be»n con-
Thu reday. Sor l i . a joint m*
Mr, Fini»T and danchter fined to her bed for *er»ral days but ter «yete,,, for what It is worth and membered. She w*a beloved by a
ting of Ladle« Aid. Mi*sllonarv M bf»f-
Ing and Her an ria»* p;arty will b*
» Pl«n So. 2 Une our I
(*t home he would get a licking
held at lthe home of Mrs. E. C Faber.
a few r dava
Our heads may be bloody, but they
are still unbowed. Although proper
ly squelched at the council meetin?
the other night, we aren’t ready to
quit. Just why the belligerent coun
cilman should have stated that he
"had some questions to ask" about
the matter before the house, which
was purely a matter for the council
to decide, "and that he didn't want
those questions answered
representative of the Jackson Coun
ty Chamber of Commerce, eith'-r” is
too deep for our poor tired mind.
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So w h a t?-