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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CE NTRAL POINT, OKHQON, T H I RSDAY, NOVEMUKR H ,
Inform tion Given Evawhat“J«eie. a I ANNUAL ROLL CALL
FOR RED CROSS
R egarding Census
tfjf an Innocent Bystander
Small Town Big
Again it ig time to sit and pon
der over what to write for this
W e’d rather Just sit, but
guess we’ll have to pet on the job.
Janies Matthew Alley
Did you ever think of It? In my
rounds of your city the other moru-
| ing. I stopped and shook hands with
¡the coach and congratulated him on
his fine football team Then I passed
the time of day with the shoe cob
This has been a quiet week for us
bler. commenting on a number of
— at least so far as mingling with
shoes he had to repair. He said “ I
The annuul Bed Cross roll call for
folks is concerned— for we have! Roosevelt called upon the country
At the direction of the Congress, termined by the National Unemploy- thank God for work" My heart leap 1937-38 starts today and lasts until
started work on some Improvements today to give thanks on November the President has approved a plan ment Census Administrator will be
November 24, according to an an
at home we have been planning for! 25 for “ abundant harvests and the for a census of all unemployed auu made by the Bureau of the Census “ gimme age" and a “ gimme govern*
tuent" of a man left who could say nouncement by George T. Frey, gen
a long time.
Again the neighbors | blessings of stable employment“ ’ to party unemployed workers. All per- of the Department of Commerce. A thanks to The Almighty for work. eral chairman of the annual mem
are disturbed at all hours with the tnany people.
'sons at work on emergency
work committee of experts appointed by Bought a pair of gloves from th bership drive.
sound of hammer and saw
In a Thanksgiving Day procima- projects of the Gov-rtiment are also the Central Statistical Hoard. Wash-! ' 1a^ ° r ■,jaV'w“ lke<V across
The quota for this year's cam-
lots of fun to get back to the old
tion, he called attention also
included in this census. ington. D. C., will advise the Ad-! “ ° Hello"
* e 08
, . ‘ Sa palgn has been set at 2450 members
a strange. m*
trade again. So far we have been
strife and war threats in many parts The number of the unemployed minlstrator on the many technical ^ young fellow and on down to call on \ an Increase of 250 over last year,
fortunate enough to do our ham-
of the world while the United States will be determined from information problems which will arise
in this the mother of a Miuoua writer’ then Through the Communitly Chest,
to see another family in trouble. A . . . .
. . ' ,
mering on iron nails and not thumb ¡enjoys peace and cherishes “ no sel- secured by a voluntary individual re- census.
call or two more brought me to the! lh0° members were obtained in and
¡fish designs against other nations." gUtration. A card to be filled In and
The card to be used in this census newspaper office and there I spent a near Medford, leaving 850 yet to b"
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The text of the president's Thanks- ! returned to the post office will be lists 14 questions about each Indi- glorious hour with a man who was i obtained from outlying districts.
not too busy to visit. A gi fxzled vet
Who said this country had gone ¡Riving Day proclamation:
The Red Cross poster enclosed
“ I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, presi- i ember 16, 1937. These cards will is fundamental for an understanding eran of over forty years in a print with this paper, with Its appeal for
dry? Seems to us it’s wetter than
shop. Just an editor and a preacher
dent of the United States of Ameri- then be forwarded by the post office of the problem
of unemployment, visitin'—
it was during Prohibition.
members. Is the work of Walter W.
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ca, hereby designate Thursday, the to the National Unemployment Cen- The President has said in his mes
But, you say, what does that have Seaton, noted New York and Cali
But although we aren’t in need 25th day of November, 1937 as a sus. Completed cards must be mail- sages to every worker: “ It is im- to do with: What Makes a Small fornia artist. Seaton's portraits of
A Small radio and movie stars, his murals
i ed before midnight, November 20, portant to the unemployed and to Town Big?
of more wetness at this time no one day o? national thanksgiving.
wants to get it into their heads the
cial and geographical reasons most ami posters have won him fame
The census will be taken under sus be complete honest and accur- ly. But a small town (g big because throughout the nation. The currant
campaign to secure a better and public thanksgiving began in coloni
of Its people. If its people have that poster is the second he has painted
more abundant water system for this al times and has been given th- the director of John D. Diggers. Ad- ate."
of national observance minlstrator. In order to sec.ure a
To a large extent the card is self- truth of God in their souls, “ No man for the Red Cross, thus Joining a
city has died.
by th" sanction
liveth unto himself and no man dieth
many comments we hear and the through many years. It is in keeping, maximum of efficiency at a mini- explanatory, and In most instances alone.”
The petty things of llf> long list of distinguished artists who
words of commendation we
have re- with all of our traditions that we,
mum cost, the existing facilities of it will be filled In by the individual
will go: stinginess, jealously, bick since the World War years have il
ceived for the small part we have even as our I*tbers 1“ olden days, the Federal Government will be util- without assistance,
erings and all other kinds of <kull lustrated the spirit of the Red Cross
taken in this fight the battle has **ve humble and hearty thanks for ixed wherever possible. The Post Of-
Cards will be distributed by pos- duggery and in its place there will In the call for memberships
J the bounty and goodness of divine fice Department will distribute the ta 1 employees to dwellings through- be teamwork between the city dads Cross roll call begins Armistice Day
and <he city children for the good of
cards, and furnish helpful informa- out the United States, the District all.
and ends Thanksgiving Day
The harvests of our fields have I tion to registrants. Tabulations de-
(Continued on Page Four)
We were pleased the other day to
been abundant and many men and ;
the good of their sect, but for the
have the same councilman who had I
Turkey Dinner And
good of all men. The editor will try
seemed to question our good faith , women have been given the hlessig j ^
N ew Officers Named
in presenting the probable cost of of s,a e emP°>met-
Dance Is Planned
editorial service that will he helpful
unhappily marked in.
to all. The merchants will work to
installing Medford water here, pu
For Local Grange gether to serve the Community with
1 many parts of the world by strife I
blicly say that while he might not
By Local Grange
j and threats of war finds our people
altogether agree with us he would
j enjoying the blessing of peace. We 1
Central Point Grange held regu school teachers will not teach for so
The Grange is planning another
admit that he thought we were
- have no selfish designs against oth in the Chetco river this year— was lar meeting November 5. A memor much a month but for the making of of their justly famous dinners, a
honest in our convictions and doing
the prize landed by Dr. Jouett B.
ial service was held for Sister Edna great citizens. The town will try and real "turkey
what we believed to be best for the
“ We have beeu fortunate in devo- Bray Monday as he and his son Paul Hover.
better itself for its own good and for dancing, at their hall on the eve
Thanks, Bro. for them kind
I tins our energies and our resources
Officers elected for the coming the pride that comes when the world ning of Thursday, November 18.
to contructive purposes and useful
year are: Master, Leonard Freeman; looks at It and Its accomplishments
According to a statement
The huge fish was four feet, t w o ;
works. We have sought to fulfill our
overseer, Arnold Bohnert; lecturer, for the good of all, rubs Us eyes at this week
We admit it makes a feller feel
obligation to use our national herit
Arden Tyrell: Fteward, Elmer Olson the miracle wrought and concludes master, the price for the dinner and
kinda good to have our opponents
from dorsal to ventral fin. It had a
age by common effort for the rom-
assi-tant steward. Delmar Smith; that intangible things that
dance has been raised a small
confess they believe that although
tail spread of 16 inches.
i chaplain, Mrs. Hilda Hague; treas cannot buy are really what makes a amount above that of last year on
... mon good.
they think we are mistaken, still
Let us, therefre, on the day ap
urer, C F. Smith;
secretary, Mrs. small town l>!g.
aeeonnt of the present high prices
they think we’re honest about it. No
hours before a severe storm
pointed, forego our usual occupa a . few
. Hildegnrd Pierce; gate keeper, Paul
of nearly everything.
man can have a better recommenda
broke, raising the Chetco r ver four
„ . , v
it ions and. In our accustomed places . .
.. . .
Smith; Ceres, Frieda Young;
Po- Revival Growing
These Grange dinners are always
tion of character.
feet and making fishing impossible.
of worship, each in his own way,
mona. Mrs. Susie Manst; Flora, Mrs.
popular affairs and attract many
Dr Bray is pastor of the South
In Interest Daily from other communities. The com
humbly acknowledge the mercy of
Every dollar this writer has on
Methodist church in Medford.
steward, Mrs. Faye Rltzinger; exe
God from whom comes every good
earth is invested in Central Point;
Evnugunsi, Janies Matthew Alley mittee In charge are hard at work
cutive committee, J. E. Vincent Wm.
and perfect gift."
ami promise that this affair will h>
our daily bread depends largely up
opening his second week of Reviv
Foley and Warren Patterson.
up to the usual standard.
on the goodwill of its people; otir
Plans were made for a dinner- al Services in Church of Christ and
Keep the dats In mind and plan
FLASH— LATEST NEWS
whole life is inseparably connected Albert Lair, 81,
we expect a Great Week. Every sub
dance to be given November IS.
attend and enjoy the evening.
with this town, and why should we,
ject is entirely different from
Dies Near Agate
Last minute news reveals
not be interested and concerned for j
His message on
that Central Point's
its welfare? Of course our judgment
Albert Lair, 81. a resident <’.f
Mrs. Nancy Wilson is visiting her Tuesday on " The Times’ was a most Carnation Club
may be faulty. If we had been gifted j Jackson county for the past 20 yrs..
powerful and convincing discourse
came out again on the large
son Mr. Tom Wilson and family at
with perfect judgment no doubt we died in his home near Agate
on where we are and what we may
Rogue River for a few weeks.
would by now be installed in the Thursday morning after a lingering
against old rivals— Jackson
seats of the mighty, instead of run-j illness.
Any one interested In the Civic Alley is a man of a wide experience
ville— the local squad won
ning a country newspaper.
Funeral services were held from
music organization may contact Mrs. in many practical fields as well as a Thursday at the home of Lois Rich
with a decisive victory— 26 to
the Perl funeral hame Saturday at 2
man from the schools. He is devout ardson for a covered dish luncheon.
6. The game was played on
Everett Faber, chairman, or Mrs. E.
We got quite a “ kick" out of a p m., the Rev. R. C. Lewis o ' t en-
and r moat convincing op Those preent were Medames Bessie
the Van Scoyoc field in Med
conversation with a certain gentle- tral Point offilcated Interment was
P. 8tone or Mrs. Esther Palmer Day ponent of modernism. He is kind to Furnas, Mabel Mead, Alta
man the other day. He said “ N o ! in the Central Point cemetery
for further information or tickets.
those who disagree with him but un Donna Brenner, Betty Potter, Marie
man could have lived the life y o u 1 Albert Lair was born in Missouri
compromising in all the vital Bibll- Putney of Medford, Smith and the
ball team can now claim the
Jim Leas will leave Monday for can subjects. We Invite you, regard hostess Lois Richardson.
have; have had the contacts that February 7, 1856 He leaves h;s
Jackson County Championship
have come to you and have lived in wife, Della Lair and one son. Char
Portland to take the final examin less of your position, to attend. We
Mrs. Putney was honor guest, the
in the '’ B" division.
so many places and under such con
covet the prayer* of all believers; gathering being
ation for the navy.
in honor of her
ditions as you have done, for half a
we Invite all unbelievers and desire
birthday. She received many lovely
century, without gathering sont v
the cooperation of every one.
store of knowledge of the world, th» considered a fine old
Come! Let us have a revival to gifts and all report a lovely time.
Many friends will mourn his passing
flesh and the devil.”
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The Quality of Mercy...
Mebbe so, for we have seen a lot Shower Given in
in our b rie f span of years. And life i t _ _ _
M o F a rlrlp n
for us has been so full of a number j H o n o r M r * . M c r a d a e n
Friends of Mrs. Ardts McFadrien
of things; so full of interest and
joy, sorrow and pain, we find our-1 l)pe Ar(j)s Casad honored her with a
selves wondering If the time will shower at the home of Mrs. M oot >
ever come when we shall be ready • on cherry creek,
to quit learning. Not y®L thank God.
i ^ e r(><.ejyPd many lovely
Life Is too full of interesting things After an evening of visiting the gifts
to even Ihink of stopping.
were open'd, then dainty refresh*
■tents were served by the hoste««.
We often think of what our old
Mr and Mrs McFadden live on
friend "M r. Dooley" once said, on ] 0 r ,f f |n creek
the occasion of Queen Victoria’s D ia-'
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mond Jubilee: "Glory be, whin I
look back fr'm this day of gln'ral been just lo have lived and moved
rejoicin' In me rhinestone Jubiloi'jand had our being in what has pro-
an’ see what changes has taken Uably bj en the greatest half century
place an’ how manny people have the world has seen since the Flood,
died an' how much betther off th'i
wurruld is. I'm proud Iv mesllf War)
And shall we now end U all In
an' pest'lence an' famine have occur- one great smash? Shall war once
red in m* time, but I count thlm more cover the world with Its hell-
light compared with th' blnffits that l«h cloud and all that mankind haaj
have fallen to th' race since I coni' 1 learned and gained through the
nturles be lost forever? It la our I
on th’ earth."
about? " , sincere hope that such a catastroph" j
“ What ar're ye talkin
cried Mr. Hennesay In deep disgust may be averted. For a« we grow old- j
“ All this time ye've been standln' er we sympathize more and mor • j
behind this bar ladlin' oot disturb with the feller who said: "I'm the|
ance to th' Sixth Wa-rd, an
ve Man Behind the Gun— four thous
haven't been as far east a« M ich i and miles behind, and willin’ to be
gan Avnon In twinty years
have ye had to do with all these
Finally, bretheren. we want to lay
look back fe rn this day of gln'ral
wreath on the tomb of those
“ Well.” said Mr. Dooley. “ I ha !
as much to do with thlm as th" comrades of ours who made the su
preme sacrifice “ orer there” in that
Q oe-» did “
“ war to end w ar«" the close of which
And so. while we certain!' hav we honor today. May American man-
seen a lot of changes in this old hood never again be called upon to
world In the past fifty years, w » join In foreign entanglemeta Rest,
for soldier. rest— we’ve
don’t claim too much er»dtt
them But what a privilege R hie torch!
S o w h a t? -
(Ü lju r r liP B
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Clifton A. Phillips,
Strength of character lies not In
circumstances, James Matthew Alley, Evangelist
but in mastering and using any that
Bible School 10:00 a. m Roland
may be given.— Canon Scott Holland Hover, Supt. Our aim Is 120 In time
for the count. Help us again reach
Heard and seen at the football onr goal.
game last Friday when we played
Communion and Preaching 11:00
Glendale— Morris Dow's sore
n « '" a. m
not contracted at a football game.
I Christian Endeavor 6:30 p. m.
I Please remember that we have work
Many school girl* selling ticket*
| for three group*— Young people, and
to the P.T A dinner for Armistice
children of all ages are Invited to
Join In with these groups
Roy Jone« standing on one foot
Evangelistic Services 7:30 p m
and exclaiming "'My Golly*’, when Evangelist Alley will present anoth-
one of onr boys almost made a score. j ' T °Y *ho#e powerful Evaiige||*tl-
j Message*. Come early to get a se.U
Mrs Louise Grimes following the „ „ aun(jay evening
hoya from one end of the field to i Our Evangelistic Service« are on
the other In aplte of the rain.
for every night next week except
| One of the Glendale boy* grabbing Monday This is the second week of
i Alan Jewett'« jersey and stretching I the Revival and a deep spiritual un-
I dertone Is felt In every service. Com"
i It half way acme* the field
and enjoy the glorious singing and
T. .1 Hill carried back to the tim e «lon't miss these timely and Inter-
hen he was In the mld«t of foot-'* "• * " * message« We especially In
vite yon to attend.
Come! Work! Pray!
T h e Ri<?ht System
/er it« Amertcwm kt<i Croma 4y L a w rtn et S i tar
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
Gold Hill Grange has It
Rev. R. C. Lewi*. Pastor.
A home carnival at home.
When you have a carnival
K-v. R. C. Lewis, pastor, phone 51
Bible School 9 30
Keep the money at horn».
That’a the system
Two gronp* of Endeavor*. 6 :30
Good luck and good attendance.
Ev»nln* service«. 7:20
Farmer« and Fruitgrower* Drink
Wndnesdav nrarer meeting. 7 : 3 0 .
Thtirday. Nov 1*. a Joint meet-
Member F. D. I. C.
of Ladle* Atd Missionary Meet
P 8 Good schools and good water tlnr
ing and Berean C l««« party will he
make town« grow.
held at ih* home of Mr«. E. c Faber.