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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
VOLUM I X
C E N TR A L POINT. O REG O N , T H U R SD A Y .
M usings ag?
Hy an Innocent Bystander
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JUNIORS APPEAR Council Raises
IN CLASS PLAÏ
For City Water
“ Hot” Fence for
Bears Is Plan
Well, folks, $he unexpected has
Bruin may be a tough customer
happened. The city dads have risen
but he W easily shocked,
on their hind legs and decided that
G H Vansell, federal specialist in
they ate going to have more money
bee culture at the Davis experiment
from the water users, especially
station. Califoruia. told members of
those who had the temerity to ad
the Oregon State
vocate the bringing in of Medford
sociation which held its first meet
water. They have decided to raise III SIN E ss MANAGER REPORTS
At the regular monthly meeting I uegaruing the matter of the peti ing on the Oregou State college cam
TICKET MALES LIVELY
the minimum rate to $1.50 instead
the city council Monday evening tio n presented at the November pus late in November. Vansell re
KOU PRODUCT ION
of $1.00 and to charge 20 cents pit-
number of Important matters meeting ot the council asking for au ported on experiments with the use
thousand gallons for all above the
election to vote on the getting of of electric fences to keep hears away
lin e, that s going
Plans are now complete for the were coonaidered. After the rou 1 Mediord water for this city. Mayor
from mountain apiaries.
tine business was completed, a dele
to help a lot during lh» approaching presentation by the jUu.ors o! ihe^r
Such fences have been found en
gation, headed by Rev. Clifton A Hatfield said the investigation as to
hard winter, eh?
uuuual class play
Phillips, was received.
Rev. Phil ' the exact cost of the proposed sy tirely feasible, Vansell said, as a
1- lowers, ’ on Friday evening oi this
stem was still going on in order to bear once shocked has never been
lips addressed the council in the
Get out what you have left of week,
Und the amount of bonds uecesaaiy known to return for another try.
matter of outdoor advertising of li
that pencil you wore almost out
If class spirit, enthusiasm, and
to be voud for. Also the matter I Instead of the one or two wires
quor and cigarettes within the city
some time ago figuring on the Med- hard work on the part ot the juniors
limits. He stated that a nation of the apparent discrepancies in the usually used for livestock, however,
ford water and let's get this down both in and out of the cast spoil
wide movem-nt was being formed meter readings for the month of he recommends three or four wires,
in black and white.
let's anything, the
success of the pruduc-
to eliminate such advertising and October, at which time the council preferably barbed, and If the ground
put down the old rate which has I l*°n is already assured,
authorized a special check-up made, is dry it is well to lay a foot-wide
introduced a petition sign d by more
been in operation for years: The
“ Say it With Flowers,” a 3-act than one hundred citizens asking was referred to the water committee strip of old chicken wire on the
first 400 cubic feet or 3000 gallons farce, is presented with the permis- that the city council pass an ordin with instructions to report at the ground around the base of the
In case you wanted «ion of Frederick B. Ingram Publi- ance forbidding such advertising next regular meeting. Several coun- fence.
cilmen expre s s e d dissatisfaction j Such fences usually are run hy
more than this minimum amount the catons, and plays for two and one- within the city.
next 2000 gallons cost 25 cent p r half hours. It has a modern Arnerl-
Mayor Hatfield stated that ho with the proposition and said they i batteries, being in Inaccessible places
thousand. or 50 cents. Thus 5000 can getting and presents a cast of thought the matter should be taken could not understand how an honest where other current Is not avaiahle.
gallons cost $1.50. Then the next leven in many ludicrous situations. upder advisement and the legal as reading could have shown so many Suitable outfits ran he had for from
15,000 gallons came at 10 cents per The play is full of laughs, and sus- pects of the matter Investigated. He errors.
$15 to $35, and cORt about 3 cents
thousand, or $1.50. And all ahov» pense is held well to the end.
a day to run.
said he was not sure whether the
that cost 25 cents per thousand. So
It seems that things are none too council had the authority to pa-s Xm as Seal Sale at
The largest number of beekeepers
yon could get 20,000 gallons! if th* happy in the page household, with auch a law. Mr. Phillips strongly
to attend such a meeting In recent
Postoffice Saturday years was present for the two-day
city happened to have that much to^a five-thousand dollar note due at urged the council to take definite
sell when yon wanted it) for $3.00. fbe bank on Monday. But Mr. Page action in the matter at once and not
educational short-course and busi
Christmas seals will be sold at ness session, where a great variety
“ * *
has a plan to win the banker's sym- let the thing just slide along Final
the Boat Office Saturday. The ladies of topics pertaining to the Industry
Consider now the new rate: The I,a,hy.
ly, on motion of Councilman Hes
same minimum of 3000 gallons will
Hi* 0*au fails, due to the mts- selgrave, the council went on re of the Health Unit will have a table was discussed. A .1. Sanford, Aed-
cost under the proposed rate, $1.50. chievousness of his daughter, Sylvia. cord as favoring the proposition, in the lobby. Everyone should -buy mond was elected president; W 1>
And everything above that minmum but unexpected help comeg in the but definite action will he taken at as many of these seals as possible. Haskell.
will cost 20 cents per thousand. lorm of a cash legacy from Aunt the next meeting, after a check of The proceeds are to be ued to fight and H. A. Scullen, OSC, was re-eleet-
Thu» if yon wanted 5000 gallon?
8 worthless ex-husbaud, who the legality of the proposed ordin tuberculosis and the Oregon Tuber ed secretary-treasurer
culosis society report that they are ment heads are J. O. Cain, Vernon-
you would pay $1.50 minimum, plus d»ed 'n Mexico.
ance. This action satisfied the visit
This year the ia. organization;
40 cents, or *1.90. And 20.000 gal-
Kor «'*'hlle »he house overflow? ing delegation and a vote of thanks getting results.
not selling sea's Forest Grove, education; J Skovbo,
ions would cost *1.50 minimum. wl,h money. Then it is revealed was given the council for their
in Central Point.
Hermiston, marketing; L. M. White.
plus *3.40, for 17,000 gallons, or ‘ hat the money is counterfeit. Dls- action
Portland, fairs and exhibits; George
During the evening Mayor Hat
Nichols, Talent. Inspection, and S.
Anthony, the young artist, in love field brought up the question as to Modern Woodmen
D. Williams, Portland, research.
Now compare that with the price with Geraldine, is forced to an whether th" city was getting the
nounce that he Is wealthy, and pro- worth of its money In maintaining
of Medford water: 5000 gallons
minimum for *2.50; 20.000 gallons, rppd8 *° redeem the money that Mr its membership in the Jackson
The M. W. A. held their regular
County Chamber or Commerce. Af
$5.50. JUST SIXTY CENTS MORE Pa8c hl H 80
Table Rock Farm
After this is amusingly accom- ter gome discussion the matter was
IN EITHER CASE FOR PURE,
The old officers
puished. the tables are turned once allowed to drop, owing to the'fact tion of officers.
Purchase was announced this
We take off our
more, and by means of a letter which that the city’s membership was ,pairi were elected for another term. After] week of the Clarence Case ranch !n
hat to the opposition for giving us
the business meeting guests hud been I ♦ he Table Rook district hy Mr. and
the abaent-minded Mr. Pillsbury tip to next July.
apeb a dandy argument for the Med
invited and a jolly time was enjoyed.! Mrs. J. Sanford Richardson of Beall
ha-d forgotten to deliver, it is learn
ford water plan We have a sneak
Mr. Crosby, manager of the|
ed that the money is real after all.
evening was completed. Mayor Hat
Lane. Ths farm, better known as
ing hunch that when our folks have
Ernest Pinkham is cast in the role field made a statement to the coun Oriental Gardens, had charge andi the J. C. Pendleton property, com
to pay any more than thpy have
of Mr. Page, a middle-aged busi cil In which he recommended that the Musical Mountaineers furnish»d prises 65 acres on the Table Rock
been paying for the kind of water
ness man. and the part of his wife, the ordinance fixing the water rates the music to dance hy.
road just west of the Redskin or
they have received there is going to
Edith Page, who is always sympa for the city be amended. He stated i A oyster supper was served.
chard owned by E W. Carlton. It
be one grand howl. And it’s going
thetic and optimistic, is taken by that In his opinion the present mini good crowd was out all the tables was one of the first properties cul
to help a lot in bringing newcomers
mum rate of $1.00 for 3000 gallons being full.
tivated In the early days of the set
to the city, too. Just tell ’em what
ThPlr two daughters, Geraldine of water was too low and in order
tlement. The Richardsons plan to
a grand town we have— plenty of
and Sylvia, around whom much of to rais» more money to help pay th’ First Graders
move to their new property next
water (in winter when it rain ) the action revolves, are taken by
cost of repairing and replacing
fall, meantime continuing to reside
more or less pure, at a price almost Barbara Flplscher and Arlene Scott.
Write Newspaper on the Gus Newbury farm on Beall
worn-out mains the minimum ratea
equal to that paid by Medford folks
Minerva Cooper. "Aunt Min” , Mr. should be raised. He also recom
for pure, soft water, and who have Page's widowed sister, hard of heav-
mended that the rate for all water
The pupils in the first grade In
an unlimited supply at the . oth „ r ing a bit crabbed, and possessed of
used In excess of th» minimum the Central Point school are writing
end of the pipe line, while here no ^
of hnmnr. „ tak»n hy
should be fixed at 20 cent per tbou- news Items each day as part of Chicken Dinner
one knows when one turns on e
-and gallons. He also stated that lie their regular school work. This
Served at Shack
faucet whether one is going to get
Anthony Wayne, a handsome, well- thought that in all cases where more week we received the following let
enough for a drink or not— and jue
lir' groomed, young artist in love with • ban on» family occupy one house, ter from the school which is self-
The followings hoys, being enter
watch ’em rush in to fill up
' 'Geraldine is portrayed hy David Put- or more than one business occupy explanatory:
by Mr. Roy Jones and Mr.
Jack Merril. a young insur the same building, both should be Dear Mr. Powell:
Gordon Hare with a big chicken din
ance salesman, in love with Sylvia charged »he minimum rate for
We can read now. We make our ned Tuesday evening at the shack,
Nothing nut the grace of God ^ tRkf,n by c ,yd„ Lpp8
watej. This would affect several paper every day.
We would like were: Pink and Blue O'Connor, Alan
saved this town from destruction !>.- ^
Hoagland will be seen in the business concerns who have water to see our news In your big paper.
Jewett, Roger Lawrence, Don An
the fire demon last summer -wt
0j Mr Castle, the smooth man- in their place of business, but who Thanks you!
derson, David Putnam, Art Copin-
certainly had no water to fight with |1Pre(^ over hearing. prosperous have paid no water rental direct to
The First Grade.
gers, Eldon Stevens, Loren Webster,
Here’s hoping we may continue un bankpr
Evelyn Stanley takes Or the city
It would also affect rent
FIRHT GRADE NKWH
Chester Hamburg, Jint Green, Bob
der that protection for at least
* ! of Mrs Castle, a
of apartment* in private hotts»*.
Wednesday, December ft.
Scott, Simon Pappe, Cecil Ganten-
while longer— we’re apt to need
¡i (,Tp woman of 45.
The council spent some time dis
.35 children are here.
bein, Robert Virtue, Homer Myers
* * *
f’onrdv in the play centers in the cussing the new proposal and Its
Not one Is out.
and Leo Babbs.
After the dinner
Now a word regarding our old rc|e of Oliver Pillsbury. a stranger effect on such places as the Hot»I
How hapny we are, today.
they played games. The Shack 1*
distributing system. Just this we .i from afar, „ gmall thin, shy, washed Valandra and th» cheese factory.
Alice came thin morning.
getting to be famous for its wonder
a leak was discovered in front of on, „ort
Individual, in the person Finally a resolution was adopted
Santa Is coming soon
ful feeds and jolly parties.
(This leak, by tU- 10f Stanley Jones; and in the role of calling for the preparation of -»n
Christmas will come in 16 days
way, had been reported some time Ethel, kitchen maid in the Page ordinance covering the proposed
Look out, for Santa.
All Indications showed that household. an anemic person of 30 rates and having the same Introduc
The fog went away.
to her at any time
the leak had been going full
ed at an adjourned meeting to b®
held next Monday night, December
for a long time. There was a hole part Is taken by Wanda Hood.
Mr. and Mrs. Dad» Terrltt have
The work of the business manag 13. The new ordinance, if passed. jsold th»lr home in Medford. Thev
in the main about three-quarters < f
A Constant fidelity In small thlugs
an Inch in diameter and the wat r er. Marion Strayer. is deserving of Is to take efrect with the February will continue to live there for the Is a great and heroic virtue.— Bou-
had made a hole underground in •.periai commendation. Miss Stray met«r reading.
which you could bury a team, Our er. who has had charge of advertis
A certain lady being locked 'it
guess Is that this one leak alone ing »he play and of selling ticket*
of tae business room at the post
accounted for quite a bit of the reports that tickets and reserved
H IG H W A Y A N D S K Y W A Y PILOTS
office when someone thoughtfully
water shortage last summer. 1» seats are enjoying a good advance
closed a door be thought should not
THEIR NEWEST EQUIPMENT
probably cost the city
be open, being boosted through *h
for electricity to pump
stamp window by Mrs. Mlnnlck. I
ginbotham are in charg» of stage
extra water, too. Which do*“*"
was all the fault of these pesky
furnishing« and properties.
sound like very good buein»** to v
Mrs Ross. Junior class advisor,
combination locks— she having bten
Too much like some of the New
called out to show someone how to
boondoggling — wheelint has c o a c h e d th* play and will be In
work one of the things.
cherg? of th» "make-ups ' on the
leave*. etc.. pumping wa'er by ei
trlclty out of a well at one end of n)gbt 0f the pr mentation of "Say It
And another laily who could never
town and pouring It out through * With Flowers.” ______ _
hardly ever— work the com
finger-sized hole into the ground at
bination on her mail box. working It
very successfully one day and find
ing she bad opened someone »Iso's
Agent in Medford
So w h a t?-
WEDDED HI HOME
OF FRIENDS HERE
Mr. Walter Franks and
Mildred Bradley were married by
Rev. R. C. Lewis, pastor of tho
Federated Church at the E. E.
Scott home Wednesday evening at
seven o'clock, in the presence of Mr.
and Mrs. E. E. Scott and Mr. and
Mrs. Bradley and small son, Dickie.
Mrs. Scott served ice cream, cake
and coffee 10 those present after the
Mr and Mrs. Franks left for their
home immediately. About 9 o’clock
40 of their friends gathered at their
home for a charivari. They were In
vited in and treated to candies and
The American joins their friends
in best wishes for a long and happy
To Hold Conference
Medford Post No. 15 of the Ame-
I'ican Legion Is making extensive
plans for the annual District Con
ference to be held in Medford next
Monday, December IS. The confer
ence will be held at the Hotel Med
ford at 2 P.M. and will be in charge
of O. E. Palmateer, state command
er, Carl Moser, state adjustant and
other officials of the Oregon depart
ment who have Just returned from
a national conference of Legion of
ficials in Indianapolis, Indiana. In
the evelng a banquet in honor of
the visiting dlgnitarieg will he held
to be followed by dancing and enter
tainment In the “ French Dugout” .
Representatives of all posts and
auxiliary units In Southern Oregon
are expected to attend this unnual
conference. All local Legionatres
are urged to attend.
I once knew a fellow named Joe,
Who brought home a good hunch
He had good things to eat.
And shoes on his feet,
But that was a long time ago.
CHURCH OK CHRIST
Clifton A. Phillips,
Bible School 10:00 A M. Roland
Communion aud Preaching 11:00
Subject "Worshipping T->-
gether.” Solo. J. Ed Vincent.
Christian Endeavors 6:30 P.M.
A work for every age.
Evangelistic 8»rvice 7:30 P. M.
Subject "A Spineless Giant.”
Young People’s Choir will sing i
Prayer and Bible Study Wednes
day 7:15 P.M.
Leona Darby, De
You are invited
to Join the Young people’s Bible
Study Class. Bible Work for older
.TH E F E D E R A T E D CH U RCH
Rev. R. O. le w is , Pant or.
Bible School 9 30 A M
Preaching Service* 11:00 A M.
Evening Services 7:30 P.M.
Junior and Senior Leagues 6:30
Prayer Meeting. Wednesday 7:30
Thursday December 16 the ladles
will meet In the basement to make
wreaths for the home dept
v e r jr b od y-
buys and uses
C h ris t m a s Se a I s
~C 7 k Z
f I a t MAN
Dinner Is Given
Mr. D. C- Cowles and Mr. M. V
Younger have opened up a Maytag
On Sunday December 5. Mr* Mi Company at 31 North Bartlett St. ,
thlna Hugger was given a *urpr s Medford. Mr. Younger is a local man
birthday dinner by her dans their | and both parties have had many
l^traine and Miss Gates at
, ^ irs of experience aloing thee* ]
apartment In Medford J h<T *”r line,
They handle Maytag washers
poying the day with M
Monarch range* Bin
were her children. Mr*
r l a - # 0l, fa te r s snd Electrolux
Has*. Lorain* Hugger c f _
R efrigeratone They al*o
Harold Hugger of San
have parts and service sny make of
Mias Ivy Hugger of central Pont « .« n ow » « M i t *
snd Mt*w Q«tcw
The American receiving a r*q«e*t
for a sample copy to h* sent
"Ho-Ho-Cus", New Jersey.
“ My, that s a great big ship to handle“ says the amazed Greyhound driwsr.
“That’s no toy you pilot over th* highway* either," say* the pilot of th*
Deng!!* Skyliner. Greyhound and T W A have recently entered into an
agrcirrcr.t and through cc'.cets art no- - available over both tranaoortation
-v-aa.ng it post-o.e to r » c h a.i parts oi th* country with speed and
co— j ort
City Treasurer being glad he had
pnt bis socks on when he was toast
ing bis feet before the fire a n d cal
nnhl, ed’ tor of the Mi I
'hune, « « m s to bavg !>*%', 9 through
mhVh •i’g*hiT wPh a rar-*!rk i'a‘n!n»
D a y s Left