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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
Final Service Is
S ez M e^?
By the Editor
. THURSDAY, DECEMBER, Äi, 193*
Held for Mrs. Payne
Funeral services for Mrs. Lena D
Payne, 61, who passed away at the)
This is the seventh time %e have
home of her daughter. Mrs. Robert
Mt down just before Christmas to
) | Webb, in Central Point Thursday,
write something for this section of
Dec. 15, were held at the Couger
our paper. Now the question is—
Funeral Parlors in Medford Satur-
what can we say this time that we
A day afternoon at 2:30, with Rev
The installation held iu Centra!
William Perry of Eagle Point
havn t said before? We have urged
•lames Hamilton officiating.
Inter elected county commissioner In No
Point Grange Hall Wednesday Dec.
our readers to keep the Christmas)
ment was in Siskiyou Memorial vember on the Republican ticket,
21 was enjoyed by about 150 people.
It is Christmas time again. The time of the year when
spirit alive for the entire year. Wei
The Installing officer Mrs. \\ m.
will take office January 3. He suc
most of us are inclined to forget somewhat the urge and
have told tales of other years. Wei
Mrs. Payne was born in Norway ceeds County Commissioner Otto
Foley and her assistants Mrs. John
have quoted from other and better
surge of business, and to think more seriously of the beauties
came to this country In early I Caster of Phoenlx
It wlu be lhe
Blackford as Conduotrtss,
writers. But tooday we seem to
of life and the things which make life mor« worth living.
Raphael Bensou as Regalia bearer.
She has resided In this city .only change in the official family of
have hit a stump, or something, as
for the past
three years with h r l Jackton county
sheriff Syd I.
Velma McCredie as emblem bearer
One of the most beautiful things in life, as we see it, 1«
the feller said. Guess we shall have
daughter, a teacher In the local Brown, Justice of the Peace W. R.
and Lola 'Blackford as Chaplain; in
to dig deep into the old memory for
the spirit of friendship and understanding which underlie our
| school, and prior to that resided In Coleman uud Surveyor Paul B.
stalled the Grange officers for 1039
a bit from the long ago.
relations with our friends. Without friends life would In
in a very impressive manner. Thev
Hyunlng were re-elected, the latter
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11 Besides her daughter, she leaves without opposition; no other county
deed be an empty shell.
were assisted by a chorus of 10
Shall we tell you what Christmas voices of which Mrs. Otto Bohnert
Lone brother in Portland and a eister officials were up for election.
At this time we want to tell you that we have appreciated
was like for a Methodist preacher’s was in charge.
In New York. Also a gi'andson In
Under Oregon law. newly elected
>,our friendship f«>r us, your confidence in us, your loyalty to
son in a little prairie town in west
Mrs. John Bohnert supervised the
officials assume their office on the
ern Minnesota the year of the "Big Tableaus and was assisted by five
Many friends of the deceased at- first Mouday of the new year, or
us. It has been a sincere pleasure to have had the contact
W inter?” Some time ago the Sat ladies of the Grange.
the services, which were ¡the next judicial day, thereafter.
with you that we have enjoyed during the year now drawing
urday Evening Post carried a story
made beautiful with many lovely This year starts on Sunday, the fol
After the installation Mrs. Foley
to a close.
of those days in that same section was presented a corsage and all as
¿ « ¡flo r a l offerings. Pallbearers for the lowing Monday Is a legal holiday,
TO occasion were: E. C. Faber, Kenneth making Tuesday, January 3, the
of the country which brought it ail sisting in any way with the instal
In token of our genuine appreciation of your friendship,
^3 Hulbiirt, E. p Stone, Don Patterson, first judicial day, according to Coun
back very sharply. First let us see lation were presented American
we extend to you our wish that you, and those who are near
A H. J. Fleischer and A. E. Powell.
the picture of the town itself and Beauty roses. The pnsentatlon was
ty Clerk George R. Carter.
and dear to you may enjoy a truly Happy Christmas Season and
the home the lad lived in. Tracy was made by Arnold Bohnert, newly in
Perry, under this ruling will see
a Most Prosperous and Successful New Year.
then at the end of a branch railroad, stalled Master.
his first official duty at the meet
Faculty Make Plans
or at least if not the end. it was the
The Installation was followed by
ing of the county court January 4.
last division point and trains did a program planned by the Ways and
Officials who continue, are the
not run beyond there during the Means
district atorney, treasurer, assessor,
winter. There was a single street NTedermeyer led the group in sing
county judge, one county commis
The Christmas vacation has ar-
of stores, saloons, restaurants, etc., ing Xmas carols.
sioner, and the circuit Judge. Next
j rived and aguin the faculty are mak-
with a few scattering houses here
Mr. and Mrs. Maust and Edythe
election for the above officials will
j £ | ing their plans for the holidays.
The entire population Bohnert directed several numb rr of
be in 1940.
Mr. Overturf Is planning to spend
was not more than two or three1 recreation after which Santa and 2
' the holiday« at his home In Central
hundred. The railroad had built -a! large packages of toys appeared on
C. P.-Alumni Group
huge coal shed near the depot and the seine.
Miss Eyre Is going home to Salem.
filled it with coal for the engines’ Everyone present was remember
To Enjoy Banquet
Oregon to celebrate Christmas with
which hauled the one train a dayj ed by Santa and the children seem. «1
which came over the division.
well pleased with the treatment they
The alumni association of the
Mrs. Ross will spend her vacation
The Ways and Means Committee
Central Point high school will hold
Pointers Lose to
Miss Ross Leading
with her family at her home In Cpn-
Us annual banquet at 8 o'clock Wed
The preacher’s home consisted of served popcorn balls, crackerjack.
nesday o tiling, December 28 ut
a board shack of two tiny rooms,
In Faber Contest
Mr. Meyers 1« looking forward to
Those present seemed reluctant to
Chalker’s Motel, north of Gold Hill.
with a small woodshed attached. The
Up to the few minutes before the using the Christmas holidays to rest
All f ’ umnl and seniors of the
whole affair was covered with tar
At the close of the second voting third period the class B Central at his home in Medford, Oregon. He
high school are invited to attend
paper. In the living room the they were still exchanging Christ
period in Faber's Market’s Sweetest Point Hi basketball team actually also Intends to locate some new
this event which Is anticipated to he
family, consisting of the father, mas Good wishes.
Girl Contest Vivienne Ross was | outplayed Grants Pass class A team : chorus and orchestra pieces for the
an eujoyable affair.
mother, Jack, aged seven, and Art,
leading Edith Brooks by the narrow! to a standstill. It was one of the new year.
Oficers of the organisation ln-
five, cooked, ate, read and played. sisting with the installation and en
margin of three hundred vote«. Two most exciting games seen in many
Miss Bosheara will
cludue: president, Lewis Iiedgpeth:
The Htle bed room was Just large tertainment were:
Mrs. R. E Nealott, Miss BeatrPe of the younger girls in the comM.ni- a moon as our smaller boys matched Christmas at her home In Medford. vice-president,
enough for a double bed for the
Mr. and Mrs. Hulburt and small
Henry Nledermeyer and ity, Norene Bohnert and Charlotte «kill for skill against Grants Pass
and secretary-treasurer, Edna Shav
grown-ups, and a "trundle’’ bed for
Richardson, have made unexpected
The score at half stood 13 to 10 In ! *°n Kenneth, will enjoy Christmas er.
the kids, which was slid under the Esther Lathrop.
gains and are going to be a serious favor of the Pointers. It was Just vacation with their parents
Plans foe the banquet were form
big bed in the daytime. The only
threat to the older contestants. Mar-Ia few *e(jOB(ia before the 3rd quarter bany, Oregon.
ulated at a recent meeting of the
furniture In the house not home
garet Dow gained a place in the|tkat Grants Pass was ablle to forge Mrs. Fleischer will spend
made was the cookstove in the liv A. J. Lathrop. Ernest is also home
ftnals of the Contest with a slight j «head with 21 to 20 and kept It up mas with her family at her home In
ing room. But love, human and
The H.E.C. club will hold their lead over Lorraine Davis. Tabula- for the re8t o f the game.
Divine, filled the humble place and
tions for last week's voting was a* j 1(
Mr’ Jewe,t ,B looking forward to Copco Pays Large
with the coming of Christmas the
return of his son, Richard, a
youngsters were just as anxious to 2S and the Orange Pals are to be re Edith Brooks 3400 votes, Norreno distance shooting that spelled the student In Willamette University,
see what old Santa would have for
has never been able to make a crip-
in behalf of the Grange the Cor
Californla-Oregon Power company
them as any of the ki'ds today.
ardson 2400 votes and Margaret ple shot in the clear because of Hu ' mas holidays. During this vacation
respondent wishes the entire Com
made It« fourth quarter tax
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Dow 1500 votes.
fine defensive work of our boys. Th«»|Mr. Jewett will attend the State
munity a very Happy Xmas.
of the year amounting to
There wasn’t an evergreen tree
Teachers’ Association In Portland,
These five girls are In the finale, final «core was 33 to 28
$31,558.09, to the tax collection de
within hundreds of miles from that
oue of whom will be acclaimed Cen-
In an exciting overtime
partment of the sheriff's office.
prairie village (and mighty few of H.E.C. Party to
traal Point’s Sweetest Girl with fit Central Point second team defeated trai Point during the Christinas holi
Today is the final day for pay
any other kind, for that matter.)
ting ceremonies Saturday evening Grantfl Pass reserves 10 to 9.
and nothing of a rush was
And transportation wasn’t the same
at 6:30 P.M. at Faber’s Market.
underway. Clerks said they wore
as now, so no one ever thought of
You will want to be there for the, Pointers (23)
G. Pass (33)
Postoffice will be open for deli- bua,er lMt we*k Most of the tax-
having a Christmas tree. So when
Plans for the Home Economic fun. Remember it is a real Christ R. Ptnkham 5
ry of packages Sunday and Mon-
madt' ha,f ° r fu!l *ear Pav'
Christmas Eve came the lads hunted Olub’s Christmas party have been mas party for everyone. The vot
l'ost- n,pnt*- 11 was figured the tax pay-
up the ■’stretchiest" stockings they changed front the Arnold Bohnert ing positively ends at 4 o'clock with
ment8 were about the "ame a* laBl
could find and hung them from nails home to the Grange hall Wednes the followng awards to be made at
Dully 10 m aster Pankey says that positively year.
driven into the clock shelf. Then day afternoon December 28 at 2 6:30: First prise— a fitted travel-
they dutifully went to bed and lay j o’clock. All Grange ladies are urged ng case; Second prxe— a cellophane
Subs.: Central Point— K. Plnk- other mall. This is so no one will
miss his Christmas gift If It Is late.
awake as long as possible trying to to attend and bring an lnexpenslv“ umbrella; Third prise— three pair of ham; Grants Pass— Thomas.
figure out how Santa was ever going, gift for the tree. A number of the pure silk, full fashioned hose.
As a fitting preliminary to the POINTKRH DEFEAT
to find that house, which was so) ladies are planing to bring their
C H I ' l i t II O F C H R I S T
completely covered with snow that pals’ gift with them. At this time main contest, Al, the Butcher, has
ROOFE RIVER TEAM
Clifton A. Phillips, Minister
only the rusty stove pipe projected' they will find out who ther pals for arranged a Christmas Party all his
Our Christmas Program will be
In * close game, which occurred
above the drifts.
the past year were. Mrs. Eudora own. Saturday evening at 5:30 Al
The truest and surest way in held on Friday 7:30 P.M. The
will give a present of a nice young in the Rogue River gymnasium
Bohnert is hostess.
turkey to some lucky person.
He December 16, the Pointer team ‘and which we can serve our fellowmcu Bible School and Church will pre
Early morning found both lads
the Rogue River team matched skill is not so much to do anything for sent a combined program, constat
awake and impatient for Father to
against skill. In which the Pointer them, as to be the very truest, ing of Pantomlncs, Reading and ex
get the fire going eo they could get
five proved superior.
purest, noblest beings we know how. ercises, followed with the play spou-
up and see If the gracious Saint had
Birth of Son
Rogue River stepped Into a four — Frances P. Cobbe.
sored by the Young Peoples' Class.
really arrived while they slept. And
point lead early in the game. From
the exercises will be interspersed
you Dads of today, with your steam
Miscellaneous Shower then on the game was a defensive Even college has not made Jim All
from the Choir.
heated flats, or fuel oil stoves just
Cards announcing the birth of
battle except when the Pointers ral Grimes forget bow to fix a tire.
We will combine all our Sunday
try that job of fire-building once in Leo Breen Obenchain Jr, on Decem
Given Miss Glass lied in the last minute of the first
Morning Services into a special one
a tar-paper shack with the thermo-) ber 16, 1938 at Roseburg, were re
Someone changed a Christmas hour program opening promptly at
meter hovering around thirty below, ceived in Central Point recently by
At the half time period the score tree with Roy Jones last night. His 10:00 A..M. We will follow the an
A miscellaneous shower was given
if you want to know what cold • number of friends of his parents
was I to < in favor of the Pointers. beautiful tree had disappeared and cient custom of Christmas (Christ-
means. But soon came the cheery j Mr. and Mrs. Leo B. Obenchain.
In the second half of the game the a ngly scrawny one stood in it* Man).
Communion promptly at
shout, "Come on, boys, Santa’s been Baby Obenchain was born In the ber 8 in honor of her daughter,
gathered uine more points place.
10:00 A M.
The Christmas story
here!" and the boys piled out in Mercy Hospital at 11:07 p m. Dec Lola, who received some very lovely
while Rogue River fecured eight
their nighties, (for pajamas hadn t ember 16 and weighed 9 lbs. and
Erma Thompson snd V iol. Pen- w"|
r~ d and e**>la,ncd
more points to add to their score,
been invented then), and the fun 1 4 ounce*. Congratulations to the dames Merly and Gertie Carlton,
land lamenting becaua. they could
c“ roU and e,° ~ prom‘>-
tly at 11:00 a m.
H«-len Axtell, Ethel and Zella TuL ending the game by the score 17 to
new parents whose address is Circle
not pass as school girls anymore.
11a, Alva Edler, Mrs. Curry, Flos 14 with the Pointers leading.
Christian Endeavor 8:30 P M.
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H. Lodge, Idleyld Park, Oregon
Beebe was high point man for the
Evangelistic Service 7:30 P.M.
sie Mullens, Eva Segessman, Ruth
Little Bobby Jantxer saying, be
Boy, Oh Boy! How those stock-
Prayer and Bible Study Wednes-
and Erma Beddlngfleld, Mra. Mon Pointers with 10 points to his credit was going to read every word In this
igs had miraculously swelled up
Study Leader Dou
tag. Lena Alwortb, Ethel Casey. while Sexton gathered rive points to Immense paper to see if bis name ¡day 7:30 P.M
during the night.
o f ’ Ma, see what l> e g o t!" There mitten« he bad so proudly been
Please bring all gifts for the
wearing. Forgotten was every thing Tressie Vaughn and Gladys Robin minary Rogue River reserves defeat
were home knitted woolen mittens,
Al Bendlckson having an extra needy on Friday evening. They
ed the Pointer r»#erv»% by the score
In a Jiffy that boy had stuf son.
(blue for Jack and red for Art»
Mist Lots Class and Lester West of 22 to 20.
wl" be du,rlbu,ed amo" B
wristlets of the same manufacture, fed his cheek with a hunk of home motored to Vancouver, Wash., Dec.
The starting lineups for the first
of our own community.
perhaps a handful of assorted nuts,
9 where they were married at the string wer* aa follows:
mostly peanuts, of course, a tew ing and started to work, ’ making; court house Mr*. Milly Glass, moth C. P. 17
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
R. R. 14 what It was you were worrying
meagre pieces of ’’store" candy In
about a year ago.
this, that boy has never been so)
the toe of the stocking a red-cheek-1
Stanley O. Pariah, Pastor.
happy a« when working with tools a* far as Vancouver. After the wed Williams
ed apple, while the top was close«!
KEOULAR CHURCH SERVICE
And we chanced to look down just) ding. Mr. and Mrs. West left on a Mysr* 3
with a pop-corn ball. There were
Bible School..... ...... Sun. 1:45 AM
two weeks' honeymoon after which Beebe 10
a few books for the student Jack
Worship service .... Sun. 11:00 AM.
they will be at home to their many Holland t
To your land.
(now with a string of letters after • war »till showing from a bad eu' friends at the Glass home on Rutte
. Sun. I 20 P M
made that day. before he bad learn - 1
his name like a New Deal directory»)
Evangelistic Service Sun. 7:10 P.M
bam. Rogue River— Horget. Jon*«
and tucked away among the nutsf
Mondey evening et 7:10 the men
Good times are bound to com*
Happy? Of court* those boy* wer«
and candy was a tiny parkaae for
are invited to attend ■ men’s prayer
Mr. Parkerptl* recalved a letter)
Cevanauia of Portland
happy, even as * « hop* every child
Art containing the most wonderful
from hi* wife In Newport eayta* stopped e i hi* way through Central ' r ARMFRU AND FRCTTC. ROWERS meeting beginning this week,
gift a mechanically-inclined younc-j Iu thin town win be happy ou Chrl*'- that his daughter, Mr*. Malone, was Point for a visit with his cousla Mr
Ladies Blhls Study Tu*. 2 30 P.M
mas morning in this year of our
ster ever received— his first Jacb-
1 At Maple Sunday evening
¡Prayer meeting — » Wed. 1:00 P.M
Lord, l t l t .
iUerrfl C(h m im as
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