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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
CENTRAL 1*0!XT, OIUDGON. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER H», IttdK
M u s in g s ^ * POWELL ELECTED Republican Gains
IN RACE Through Nation
C. S. FINLEY
Fire 1940 Hopes
by an Innocent Bystander
Again it's all over but the shout
ing— and again we are not going lo
do any shouting— at least so far as
the local election ia concerned. (J.
course we are pleased with the re
sult. One would not be human if one
Arthur E. Powell, editor of The
did not feel elated with having won American, was elected mayor of
in such a contest. But now that it Central Point over C. S. Finley at
Republican gains in every broad ic campaigner, who was trying for
is all over we want to say that our the election Tuesday by a vote of
section of the land— except the sou'll a political comeback.
fond hope is that we all can forget 204 to 146> in oue of thf mû8> hectu.
— fired tht expectation of party
Pennsylvania went republican, af
our differences a,id settle down ’ "'elections held in this city for several leaders tor a successful 1940 presid
ter four years of democratic rule.
work for the welfare of our little years. The interest in the race* ential campaign
Thursday, and Judge Arthur H. James, republican,
town. We feel we may have been too caused 90% of thé entire registered brought predictions of a substantial
harsh in some of the things we have TOters of the city to turn out. The opposition to new deal measures in siixcd the gubernatorial position,
beating Charles Alvin Jones, demo
said and we ask the forgiveness of principal issue was the Medford congress.
crat. Governor George 11. Earle,
those we have hurt thereby.
I water, Mr. Powell being in favor of
But even these victories did not democrat, lost to Senator James J.
securing that water and his oppon- completely measure the extent of the
Davis, republican, in a contest for
We wish to thank the friends who ent opposed,
tvpuolcau advance. In seieral major the senate.
gave us their support at the polls in
For recorder, Guy Tex easily out-
contests which the republicans lost, i In the farm belt, republicans
the election Tuesday. We shall ear- ran his opponent, A." W. Ayers, the their party displayed much more
scored striking successes.
nestly endeavor to be worthy of the vote being 259 to 9 6, a majority for strength than in rtcent years.
elected governors in Iowa, George A
confidence they have shown in us the re-election of Mr. T x of 163.
Much interest centered upon the Wilson, and Kansas, Payne H. Rar-
and to so conduct the affairs of the!
Edward W. Jones, candidate for
success or failure in the general elec ner, as well as In Wisconsin and
city that no one need to be ashamed
re-election as city treasurer polled
tion of conservative democrats whose Minnesota. Additloally, Clyde M.
o f their city administration. It is the highest vote in the entire t l ec- ‘
Roosevelt Reed, republican, won a senate seat
YOUR town-folks, and without your tion, 275 as against 75 for Mrs. i
opposed in last summer's parly from Kansas, over Senator George
help nd city administration can hope H ldgarde Pierce, a majority of 200.1
"purge " campaign. Those who sur_ McGill, democrat, co-author of the
to succeed. May we not have the co-
There were ten candidates for
vived the primary came through current crop-control law.
operation of the entire city?
[councilmen and the following is the
handily Tufsday, Senators George in 1
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1 vote for each :
Georgia, Smith in South Carolina I
And in the words of the immortal
and Tydings in Maryland. The one; Republicans Lead
Bonney, 261 (incumbent)
who failed in the democratic pri
“’With malice toward none; with
mary, only to bob up with the re-;
Milton, 225 (incumbent)
charity for all; with firmness in the
publican nomination, Representative
right as God gives us to see the I Glass, 202
After Long Tim;
O'Connor of New York, chairman of
Hesselgrave, 201 (incumbent)
right— let us strive on U> finish the
the house rules committee, was beat
Let's stand to „1 Stone, 198
work we are in.
Republicans will dominate the
gether shoulder to shoulder and dj
Another feature of th? election
the best for our little city that we
1939 Oregon legislature as n result
which excited much comment was
Myers, 137 (incumbent)
of sweeping victories in Tuesday's
know how. And this writer, with
the difeat of thrd-party governors
your help, pledges himself here and
lection, .‘ tate r.turns showed Wed
now to give Central Point a clean, were elected, Scott, Bonney, Sim- in Wisconsin and Minnesota. In tho nesday.
common-sense, administration and lo monds, Milton, Glass and Hessel-
Although final tabulations were
endeavor to carry out the wishes ot Krave- Five of the six newly elecl- progrt salve, seeking a fourth tirm.i not yet made, it was indicated that
was ousted by Julius P. Hell, repu-1
the majority, without fear or favor. ed men are pledged In favor of the,
at hast 22 seats in he senate will bi
Medford water proposition, and all blican. Governor Benson of Mian- | filled by republicans, and about 48
esota, a farmer-laborlte, lost .0 1
We said above we weren’ t going are *n favor of abiding with the
in the house of representatives.
to do any shouting, and we meant "'l'*1 3 of the people of the city Harold E. Stassen, a youthful repu
Because of the shift in party leg
it, so far as the local election. But wl>en expressed by majority vote or blican.
islative control, a republican priai-
New York drew top election In
as for the state and nation— that's Pe,ition.
d< nt in the senate and a republican
terest for its gubernatorial contest
something else again.
Here, as a
speuker In the house are now a cer
between Lehman and Thomas *E.
poori'lijne Republican, we fe 1 eu» OlKUNSEkH ARK SOLI)
tirely entitled to shout, for the ro-
*'• ^ BENSON D^wey was more than offset by a
Relegated to the minority since
suits of Tuesday’s election show con-
Grants Pass. Oregon two reg:s- bigger New York city majority for 1933, the republicans regained 1 g-
clusively that the GOP is once more tert,d Guernsey cows have recently Lehman, to give the latter the vic islatlve posts In virtually every
on Us way. Oregon once more will
sold by Donald Cook to E. C. tory by seme 70,01)0 votes out of the county and made their biggst ail-
have a Republican governor and leg- Henson of C ntral Point, Oregon, 4,700,000 that were cast.
vancaj in Multnomah county, where
Mr. Roosevelt stepped Into the 12 of the 13 candidates stented sure
islature, with almost every import- Th*h« animals are Royal Girl of Ash
ant office in the state held by Re- Meadows 561202 and Gloria's Star- Michigan situation, with a vigorous of election. Tho lone democrat lo
publicans. And we plainly indicated dust 01 Ash M adows 5( ij .)69 accord- defense of Governor Frank Murphy, break into the select circle was L o
that our people did not want anyoin Hig to Th- American Guernsey Cattle democrat, and gave unstinted praise Smith, Portland attorney, who fail d
for his state administration. Murhpy in the primaries but whose name
outside the state telling U 3 how to Club, Peterborough, N. H.
was defeated by ex-Governor Frank was placed on the ballot after the
„ • • •
As for the county we offer our D. Fltxgerald, republican.
death of Ellis Barnes.
Ohio also changed its allegiance
Charles A. Sprague, with over 50,- congratulations t0 our boss (we stillj
000 majority over his New Deal op- carry .a deputy's commission)
Syd from democratic to republican.
Karl Naderer, who formerly lived
ponent; Holman leading Mahoney by Brown, as the only democrat to win elected a r publican governor, John near Central Point, but has resided
over 30,000; Mott winning by bet- in the county. As we said befor , W. Brlcker, and a republican senat_ in Medford the past two years, leit
ter than 60,000 and Angell defeat- Syd has made a good official and we or, Robert A. Taft. Briker defeated Sunday for their new home at Los
ing Mrs. Honeyman (personal friend shall not weep over the nsult of Charles Sayer, d'mocrat, and Taft Angeles
of the Roosevelts), all show the his election. And we hope ’ Wild beat S'-nator Robert J. Bulkley, dem
movement toward a return to sanity. Bill” Coleman
won t be too hard ocrat.
Mrs. James of Topeka, Kansas,
Massachusetts shifted, too, elect w'ho has spent the past two months
And thank the Lord, Charlie McNa-y us for giving support to our old
won't be quite so lonesome in the neighbor.
Bill’s all right and .ve ing Leverett Saltonstall, republican, at the James home north of Central
to the governorship and defeating Point, has returned to her home 'n
Senate after this.
heartily congratulate him.
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Jam s M. Curley, veteran democrat Kansas.
The vote on the measures before
One thing noticeable about
the people was somewhat out of the city election was the unprecedent d
ordinary for this state. Usually the number
of votes cast There are ap-
people vote ’ 'No'’ Just to be on the proximately 400 register'd voters In
safe side. But this year they seemed this city and there were 355 votes
to have made a thorough study of cast for recorder, which is the heav-
the bills on the ballot and voted ar- lest vote cast in this city for manv
corlingly. Seven bills were approved years. It is very seldom that 90 ri
and five rejected. And the seven pa - of the registered voters take the
sed were all ones this writer had trouble to come to the polls and in-
advocated more or less strongly and dicates an unusual interest in th'
of course we are tickled.
“ CaHin" All Americans . . .
4'oniplete returns from 14.V* on;
of lit»I precincts in Oregon gave:
For U. H. Senator, short term—
Barry, APx G......
Miller. Robert A
Barry's lead, 27,128.
For U. S. Senator, long term—
Holman. Rufus C. - ......
Holman's lead. 32,942.
For representative in congee-s.
first district (»1» out of »11» P "-
Burk, Andrew C..........- ......... 38.664
Mott. James W ..............
Mott's lead, 63.088.
For representative in n,ngn»<,
second district (dot) out of 41.1 pre
Balentine. U. S.............
Pierce, Walter M
Pierce’« lead, 6705.
ro n ic re s s .
third district <:*4I ont o f 4.1» prv
Angell, Homer D.
Honeyman. Nan Wood
Angell’« lead. 4021.
For governor (147# precinct.)—
H -* 11 nry I.
Sprague, Charles A.
Sprague'« le»d, 61.971.
Foe secretary of state—
Hdson, Emily F. ...............
8 M 1!. Earl
Snell's lead. 197.991.
For snperintcndrnt of public
strut t’en (1471) 1*1 etlncts)—
Rice, Charles A.............. -
Putnam's lead. 32.565
For comniissioner of Inbor—
Gram. C. H
Hyde, Clarence F.
Gram's lead, 27.582
For supreme court jo-tlcc, p o r
tion No. 2 ( I t « » precincts) —
Bean. H*nry J
Zimmerman. Howard K
Bean’s lead, 6498.
Bank liability ....
Slot math aeianre
Garni* of chanew...
i Anti-pollution bill
Liquor Law — —
Licensed lotteries 11« 5#4 169.74 4
Charles A. Sprague, Salem editor,
was more than 50,000 votes ahead of
Henry Hess, LaUrande attorney and
New Deal choice for governor, ac
cording to late returns Wednesday.
Holman lanul 3l),(KM)
state treasurer, wus approximately
30.000 votis in trout ot Willis Ma
“ Dad’s Night” Enjoyed honey of Klamath Falls, new deal
d' mocrat, for United States senator.
By P. T . A ss’n For th“ senate short term, Alex
A large assemblage of parents, Barry, republican, led Colonel Rob
t acbers and friends enjoyed the P.- ert A. Miller by more than 25,000.
State Senator Homer I). Angell
T. A. ' Dad's Night” meeting Nov
pussel the 4000 mark in un
ember 3 at the local high school. A
brief business session preceded the seating Representative Nun Wood
Honeyman, democrat, in the 3d con
Professor Myers presented Ilia
James W. Mott,
Boy's Glee Club in two numbers.
“ Hurrah for the Rolling Sea” and
"There is No More” . The boys, us place in the 1st district by soundly
well ag the audience enjoyed their defeating Sheriff Andy Burk of Mar
performance very much. The Glrl'H ion county by more than 60,000
Glee Club snug two pleating songs.
New Deal Holds One Seat
"To a Wild Rose” and ' ’ Roll Along
The new ileal held but one con
Prairie Moon” . A clever puppet
chow, tinder the direction of Mrs. gressional seut In eastern Oregon
Golden, fourth grade teacher, with where Representative Walter M.
harp and bird music also portrayal Pierce had gone 600 vote® in front
of "The Fox and Cheese,” "The Fox of State Senutor lT. S. Balentine, re
and GrapeH” , from Aesop's Fables, publican, after getting a real scare
in early returns.
was well received
The ri publican landslide burled
Dr. Walter Redford, president of
the Southern Oregon Normal school Hess in all count! s but four— Col
env an enlightening talk on citizen umbia, Coos, Deschutes and Unlou.
In the latter his homo county, Hess
He contrasted the social order was only a handrul of votes ahead.
here and in countries to the east ami In the others his margin ran from
west, making hts listeners feel v; ry 200 to 400.
Mahoney fared the same. He car
grateful to be citizens of the United
States. He told of the work of the ried Columbia, Coon, Deschutes, Un
education policies committee which ion and Klamath, his home county,
is making a survey of our «octalj the latter hy more than 1200. But
order with the aim of perpetuating in the other 31, Including Multnom
our prraent form of government. IIsi ah, he was hit.
In addition to the labor revolt, it
advised all fo n»ad, if they could.'
was noted that all candidates in
the publications edited by this com -’
‘ dorsed by Dr. Francis K. Townsend,
He declared he knew of no bett r the pension leader —Holman, Angell,
place to train for kind, thoughtful, Pierce and Mott— were elected. This
efficient leadership, than In the pub was significant in view of thp fact
lic schools and homes and no belt'r thut the Townsend memorial passed
organization to back these than the hy almost 25,000 mujoritly,
»noil Swamps Opponent
National Congress of Parents anil
democrats felt that the en
would have fared belter
The refreshment com mlttc wi ll
to thank two young fathers for their had Governor Charles II. Martin
splendid services In com'ng to their been the nominee for .governor. How
aid, when owing to the unexpected ever, he was defeated in the primary
number of guests, th'y found a by Hess with new deal administra
shortage In pies and doughnuts
Earl Snell, r publican, secretary
of state, was more than
votes ahead of Emily Edson, demo
Day Dinner by P T A . cratic national commltteewoman in
his contist for re-election.
Creamed chlrken, biscuits, salad,
('. H. Gram, republican, state lab
mashed potatoes, butter- d rarrots, or rommlsslon' r, headed Clarence F.
and peas, apple pie and coffee will Hyde, democrat, by more than 27,-
make up the menu for which twenty- 000 votes.
five cents for children and thirty- | The lone democratic victory was
five cents for adult« will be charged. ! Rex Putnam, democrat, superinten
Dlnn r will be served from 11:30 to dent of public instruction, who best
1:30 in the home economica depart- ed Chari's A. Rice by more than
m nt of Central Point high school. , 25.000 votes.
Supreme Court Justice Bean led
¡Judge Howard K. Zimmerman
th' ir non-partisan race by 6009.
a hr (L'ljitrrhrii
CHURCH OF C!IIU*T
Clifton A. Ph’.lllp*, Minister
Bible School 10:00 AM. Itola; 1
Mis., Lyle Gr gory.
Communion and Preaching 11:09
A M Special Chorus number.
Christian Endeavor 6:30 P.M
Evangelistic Service 7:30
Sermon «abject "W ho Will R l;<-
The Dead?” Music, mixed quartette.
Prayer and Bible Study 7:30 P.M
Woodrow Phillips. Devotional Lead
er Mrs J N. Cornutt, S'.idy Lead-
All Strang r* »p* daily Invited!
OREGON ELECTION RESULTS
American Red Cross Roll Call Poster for 19)3.
OVER RESS IN
I wish to thank the voters of
Central Point for their support
given me in the recent election.
1 shall do niy best to give this
city a fair, honest administration
and to handle its finances In an
help of the very able members
of the city council I shall endea
vor to serve you in a manner
worthy of your confidence. While
favoring the Installation of 9
more adequate water system, I
shall not try to force anything jii
the people of the city unless a
majority is in favor.
ARTHUR E POWELL
Mrs. I. || fimlili is
covering from her recent aerident.
S o w h a t?-
If we would have anything of
!"■ leflt we must work for it.— Henry
One*, upon a tint' a certain m in
run for marshal, not In Central
Point and received one vote. He
went into a pool bail and- Invit'd
every man in the place who voted for
him to come up and have a glass of
beer. Everyone came up and drank.
h defeat'd candidate threw a
dime on the counter and said that
th re t of them ran pay for their
THE FEDERATED 1 JM ro ll
REV STANLEY PARRISH
Bible School Sunday 9:45 A M.
Th!« writer haa been accused of
Christian Endeavor 6:30 P.M.
being like another marshal’« wife
Morning Worship, Sun. 11 A M
Evening Worship Sun., 7 30 P.M. who run for office and won out. Her
children asked her, "Are we a!l
Prayer Meeting. W d . 4 on PM
marshals now.” and she «aid, "Oh
Ladle* Bible Study, Tne , 2 30
o. onlv I and your dad.”
There will bf. a Joint meeting of
A? Maple says doggone so progre«
the Ladle« Aid and the ml**!on»ry
It« an «dmlst ration. Rome ont
Society, Thor«, at 2:00 P M , In the
stole a window out *,f hie g.truss. I
ha*'meat of the ehur'h
th«*y are going to buPd In Centra
The Rermon on 8 illt'lav morning
nc'nt all right, and for them to cotr
la baa'd on the Book of The AM*
hark and h“ will give Iher.i anothe
Subject, "Almost, but Loat ”
The Federated Church i* a union
of denominations, and extend* It»
Wr weed r why Rheriv tdirefck’i
invitation to all to unite with u.» in face wa* *0 red. while plowing Sat