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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
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CENTRAL P O U T , ORBOON. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY S3, I»»1>
TALK Oil FAIR
tí y the Editor
It seems sometimes that we just
can't find a thing to say In this
column, and this week is no excep
tion. What with one thing and an
other it se ms like we haven’t a
word to say. But suppose we must
just continue to “ muddle through” ,
as the banker-poet told a certain
well-known gentleman the other
Aï TUES. DINNER
Bike Registration Civic Club
Will M eet
Law Is Passed;
Wednesday R. C. WILLIAMSON
Starts March 1
The Civic Club will hold their
regular meeting at the library Wed
nesday afternoon March
Rogue River Civic Club will meet
with them. Mrs. Genevieve
who is president of the District
Federation o f Women's Clubs will
be the guest sp aker. Everyone is
invited. Keep this date lu mind as
this Is the last notice before the
club meets and a good attendance
is desired. Refreshments
The community “ pot luck’ ’ din
Funeral service« for Henry C. Wil
ner at the Grange hall Tuesday
liamson will be held ln the Perl
evening, while not as well attended
chapel at 2 p. m. Friday. The rites
as had been hoped, was a very plea
will be in charge of the Christian
B IC YC LE RIDERS N O TICE
sant affair. About one hundred peo
Science church of which Mr. Willi
ple atended. The Ladies' Civic club
amson was a member. The body will
Warning is hereby given that the new bicycle registration law
will be strictly enforced from and after March 1st.
No bicycles not
And that brings something else to sponsored the affair and furnished
equipped with the proper license plate will be allowed on the streets
Mr. Williamson’s sister, Mrs. Len-
our mind. We noticed with satis coffee, cream and sugar.
of this city after that date. Anyone desiring to ride a bicycle in this
At th,. close of the dinner. Mayor
no West arrived from Stockton,
faction that our county was the best
city after that date must register the same at the City Recorder's
Cal., this morning and a brother,
office and pass an txamiualion with a grade of 90% or better.
represent d of all the whole nine of Powell took charge as toastmaster.
Blanks for the examination may be obtained at the City Hall.
Clarence, of Port Angeles, Wash.,
the Shasta Cascade Wonderland as In a short address, he thanked the
A. E. POWELL.
was expected to arrive tonight tor
sociation on the opening day at the citWns of the town for their interest
the services. A brother of Mrs. Wil
fair. And that our diorama and In civic affairs and urged clos r co
liamson. Earl Judd, of Seattle, Wash
other exhibits were very much out operation at all times. He con
Honored at Tea
will also attend the rites.
standing. Well, why shouldn't this gratulated the ladies upon the idea
The city council at its meeting Tex will give you a copy of the new
By Past Matrons Mr. Williamson was well known
county have a fine exhibit there? of holding such community dlnners last Thursday evening adopted a bicycle law and a set of examination
ln Central Point and his children at
Lord knows we have plenty of mat saying that he believed they would now bicycle ordinance for this city. questions. As soon as you are sure
Oue of the largest of mid-winter
erial in this neck of the woods out be of help in bringing !>■ tter ultder- The new ordinance provides for the you cau answer th,. questions take social vents was held Mouday at tend the local school.
Mr. Williamson was killed ln an
or which to pick jiuch an exhibit, standing and sympathy between the registration of all bicycles in the the examination blank to Marshal
the Masonic Temple when Past Ma
Now if the folks down there will just city officials and the citizens
city und none will be allowed on the Hedgpeth and he will give you the trons of Nevlta and Reamea chap odd accident Tuesday noon while he
send us plenty of pleasure hunters t Mayor Powell then introduced A. streets without the proper license exaiuluation,
Including a riding ters of Eastern Star entertained was operating a tractor on his ranch
on Beall Lane. Ho was missed dur
this summer to enjoy what we have! H. Uanwell, secretary-manager of plates. On account ot the fact that test, if you pass the examination
with a tea in honor of Miss Alice
ing the lunch hour and a ranch em
we will be more than content. But tb-' Jackson County Chamber of the license plates had to be made with a score of 90% or higher he
Hauley. The affair was a pre-birth
let's all be ready to welcome them Commerce and a member of the especially for this city It was will stnd you to Recorder Tex, who day party for Miss Hauley whose na ploye discovered his body pinned be
and extend the glad hand to them if Shasta Cascade Wonderland World's thought best to postpone enforce will fill out a card with your name tal day will be next Monday, Febru neath the heavy tractor. There were
no eye witnesses to the tragedy and
and when they do come. Let’s sell Fair commissioners, who gave a ment of the new law until March 1. and description of your bike aud ary 27.
the precise cause of the accident
them the ,J°a of whet a pleasant ihlrty-mlnute talk on the wonders of
All boys and girls wishing to he give you a “ Bicycle Identification
One hundred g u sts from Ashland
place this is in which to live and not the great fair on Treasure Island in allowed to ride their bicycles on the Card'' with your license number and Jacksonville Central Point and Med could not be determined. It was
that we are all just a bunch of San Francisco bay. Mr. Banwell streets of the city after March 1st your license plate to be attached to ford were bidden to the tea, between thought most likely, however, that
had Just returned from the fair,
a tractor chain, pulling a flatbed
“ money grabbers.'1
must take an examination before your whetl. The fee for these tags the hours of 2:30 to 5:00 o'clock.
where he attended the opening cele
loaded with stumps,, became unhook
Marshall Hedgpeth and secure the Is 25c and they are good for the
Miss Hanley was presented with a
ed and pulled Mr. Williamson from
This week our community was bration and dedication of the Shasta proper registration card from the balance o f this year.
gardenia and rosebud corsage and a
again sadden: d by the death of a
Following is the new ordinance in beautiful bouquet of deep red roses. the tractor.
| city recorder before that date. Just
county is especially Interest, d.
Mr. Walllamson had been In busi
much-respected citizen. With the
I call at the city hall aud Recorder full:
Her nieces, the Misses Clair and
The speaker stated that everyone
ness here for 20 years and for the
sudden passing of Clyde Williamson
Mary Hanley presided at the tea past 17 year« had been associated
the boys and girls Of this community In this county can well be proud o?
Ordinance No. ^¡tl
cycle dangerous to truffle or the use table and were also presented with
with J. F. Erickson. With Mr. Erick
CENTRAL POINT BICYCLE CON ot the streets, or at any other time corsages.
have lost a well beloved friend. No
son as co-partner, he owned the
when there Is not sufficient light to
man in th*. community gave more scenic and recreational advantages
Mrs. J. A. Perry ar.d -Mrs. Bertha Modern Plumbing and Sheet Metal
rend, r clearly discernable any per
freely of his time and though *o the county affords and stated that AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR son on the streets at a distance of Ilursell made the presentations.
THE REGISTRATION, CONTROL,
advancing the welfare of the boys among the whole nine countie« re
Tea was served at a long table
LICENSING, OPERATION AND two hundred feet ahead, without
Mr. Williamson was a member of
and girls. Unselfishly, he was al- presented, Jackson county's exhibit
KQUIPM ENT OF B I C Y C L E S
attractively appointed in a motif of
Lions club, the Elks lodge, the
ways finding some way to help them | was especially outstanding. He gave
W1NTHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF
spring. Clothed ln ecru lace, the
Medford Gleemen and the Jackson
THE CITY OF CENTRAL POINT. der normal atmospheric conditions
to be better youthful citizens. And a wonderful description of the
OREGON, FIXING P E N A L T Y from a distance of at least three hun table was centered with a bouquet County Chamber of Commerce. He
we venture to prophesy that as the beauties of the building aud grounds,
FOR VIOLATION THEREOF AND dred feet In front of said bicycle aud of daffodils, pink and white sweet- wag active ln Boy Scout activities
years roll by many a boy and girl calling attention to the favorable
REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. also a reflex mirror or lighted lamp peas and acacia. White tapers in
Will look back to the happy hours loc*tloni * 8 * el> »« the •«“ of tip
213 AND ALL OTHER ORDI ou the rear of said bicycle exhibiting white pottery holders flanked the here and in Medford. He acquired
the Beall Lane ranch ten years ago.
spent in tiat pleasant home and I structure.
NANCES OR PARTS OF ORDI a red light visible uuder like con- flower«.
NANCES IN CONFLICT HERE -d'ttons frags a M lU a ii of at bast
He was 51 years old.
thank God for the teaching and ex-
,n c'°*ing Mr- Banwell urged all
Later a program was presented
WITH. AND, DECLARING AN two hundred feet to the rear of such
Tie lg survived by bis wife and
ample this man gave them. The
interested in one o f the great-
EMERGENCY TO EXIST.
when Elsie Carlton Strang sang two three children, all at home, Earl,
sympathy of the entire community
*n<* most profitable resources of THE PEOPLE OF CENTRAL POINT
of Miss Hanley's favorite numbers. Don and Mary Lou.— «Mil Tribune.
the county— the tourist business—
It shall be the duty of every per
DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
out today to the sorrowing
son who sells or transfers ownership “ Love's Old Sweet Song" and “ All
wife and mother
and to the father
of any bicycle to report such sale or Those Endearing Young Charms.”
less ones he loved so well.
transfer by returning to the Chief She was accompanied on the piano Lieutenant Hall
wholly or in part by muscular pow of Police the registration card issued by Eva H- Marsh,
(Continued on Cage Four)
To Speak Here
We had thought to head this
er upon any of the streets, alleys to such person as licensee thereof, Freeman played a selection on the
or highways of The City of Central together with the name and address piano composed by Charles Dawes.
column this week with the quotation
Point without first obtaining from of the person to whom said bicycle i
from the man whose birthday we Inter-School Casts
Lieutenant C. Vincent Hall, who
the City Recorder a license therefor was sold or transferred, and such Heard in two accordion solos was
celebrated yesterday— George Wash
report shall be made within five days Miss Phoebe Sweni, they were was lecturer to General AUenby’a
ington. We have never known just
The city Recorder Is hereby au of date of »aid sale or transfer. It “ Down the River of Golden Dreams" troops In the World War and was
A large and appreciative audience thorized and directed to Issue, upou shall be the duty of the purchaser and “ La Espangnola.” A charming present at the opening of King Tut's
where h.. found It, but that quota
or transferee of said bicycle to apply
tion has been at the staff-bead of attended the showing of lnt., r- written application, bicycle licenses for a transfer of registration thereof feature of the program was the tomb, will present his interesting
Bro. Chapman's Oregon Voter for schooj plays, presented by Jackson which shall be for the current year within five days from »»Id sale or dance of “ The Wedding of the lecture on Egypt at the Church of
of 1939, to and including the 31st
years and if he will forgive us we ville, Phoenix, and Central Point day of December, 1939, and there transfer.
Painted Doll" given by Miss Nancy Christ in this city Monday evening,
will quote It here. It symbololzes last .Monday evening.
after said license« shall Issue for
Swem In costume of the bride. Her February 27, at 7:30.
All persons who rent, hire or loan
The program was opened b> or the current year commencing with
better than we can express it th11
Come early In order to get a seat.
shall first obtain a license sister Phoebe accompanied on the
policy this writer has tried to fol
endar year and ending with the 31st tag or tags to be used on such bi accordion.
of Harry Myers.
low since taking over this paper:
day of December of each year. Said cycles by paying therefor the regu
Mrs. W. H. Norcross of Central FABERS ENTERTAIN AT DINNER
Jacksonville’s play “ Sauce for the license« shall entitle the licensee to lar fee. which tag or tags shall be Tolnt paid tribute to Ml*s Hanley In
« m •
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Faber en
“ If, to please the people, we offer Goslings” came first. In this play operate such bicycle fe>r which said attached to the olcycle In a manner a brief talk, and reviewed the hon- tertained with a dinner party pro
what we ourselves disapprove, how a father, mother, and grandmother. streets, alleys and highways, exclus one bicycle to another to suit the oree’s life In Eastern Star work.
ceeding the play “ You Can's Take It
can we afterwards defend our work? In a desperate effort to correct the ive of sidewalks, in the City of convenience of the owner of said bi Miss Hanley has been a member of With You" at the Varsity Theatre
Let us raise a standard to which the speech of their young son and Central Point excepting as herein cycles. Persons requiring such tags the organization for 57 years.
ln Ashland Wednesday evening. The
may secure same front the Chief of
wise and just can repair. Th<> event daughter, decide to give them their after provided.
(Continued on Page Four)
were Mrs. and Mrs. Darrell
own medicine by adopting slang on
Is in the hand of God."
Dr. and Mrs. Phillips, Miss
the occasion of an important visit
» • •
No person shall operate or ride
provide each year metallic license
Jerry Latham and Mr. Mack Taylor.
plates together with registration
Now we want to say a word to the
boys and girls who ride bicycles In comment was heard on the remark cards, said lid use plate« and cards leys or public highways In The City
O f This County
of Central Point with two or more
our town. The city council has able impersonation of the grand to be Issued only to ownera possess persons upon the same bicycle, pro
Passes To Reward
adopted a new registration law for mother role. The play, a comedy, of Oregon for operation of motor vided, however, that this restriction
your protection and we hope you was very favorably received.
vehicles or to tho*. who have passed shall not apply to tandem bicycles
Minnie May Hartley, 62, beloved
CHURCH OF CHRIST
"Swept Clean off Her Feet’’ was a written examination covering the or other bicycle« equipped for two
will read it through carefully. If
more riders and no person shall resident of southern Oregon and
Clifton A. Phillips, Minister
you don't understand any part of It. the farce conn dy presented by the traffic regulations and operation of ' or
a bicycle and also an actual driving be permitted to operate a bicycle
Clifton A. Phillips, Minister
we will be glad to explain Its mean Phoenix cast. This play concerned test In the operation of a bicycle with a passenger In front of the op native daughter ot Jackson county,
Bible School 10:00 A. M. Roland
passed away at a local hospital early
ing. For we warn you that we ex the efforts of two young salesmen to with the percentage of 90% or bet erator.
Sunday morning after a short Bi Hover, Supt. Mias Lyle Gregory, pri
pect to enforce it to the letter. This sell the “ Catch-all’’ vacuum sweep ter In both examinations, said exam
No person, while riding or opera n 's. Mrs. Hartley was born near mary Superintendent.
law hasn't b‘ en adopted as a money er. Matters w re complicated by the inations to be given by the Chief of
Police, Marshal or Special Police and ting a bicycle on any street, alley or
Communion and Preaching 11:00
raising scheme for the city. The low clever antic« of two young sisters the registration cards to be issued , public highway in The City of Cen- Table Rock on September 3. 1876.
She attended school, both at Table a. m. Special Chorus number.
fee of 25V will hardly pay the cost who were seemingly determined to by the City Recorder, after it is j trai Point, shall hold on to any other
Chriatlan Endeavor, 6:30 p. m.
Rock and Central Point and was
of the tags and cards, to say nothing embarrass the salesman. The play proven to him by said Police Officers vehicle,
Evangelistic Service 7:30 p. m.
of the extra trouble connected with
“ The White Phantom" was a cessful examination. The metallic 11 - 1 No person shall ride or op* rate ley at Medford on June 23, 1896. Sermon Subject "Christ In Propheay
thr registration. But we feel that
cense plates and registration cards any bicycle on any sidewalk In The
with your cooperation It will help to mystery farce comedy. Mrs. Drex* lj are to hav- numbers stamped there- j City of Central Point, except by per- Th*y have made their home in i From Genesis to Revelation.
Prayer and Bible Study Wednes
make this a safer town In whjch to Blake, with social ambitions, plavedl on in numerical order, begtnntng mission of the City Council, and southern Oregon continuously stnco|
ride and also will make It harder for by Marlon Strayer, was pcparing to with number 1, Indicating the year this permission to be granted only that time. Mrs. Hartley's parents, day 7:30 p. m. Leader, Mrs. Milton
In case of urgent necessity.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel March, were Houston.
the ones wh© sometimes steal your move Into th,- old fashioned King. ley for which the same are issued and
S e ctio n fO .
early settler« here.
Don't forget that Lieut. C. Vin
estate, and came with her colored
Every person riding or operating
such metallic license plates shall be
Hall will give an Illustrated
• • •
maid. B tT N \t
(W n la H
suitable for attachment upon the a bicycle on any street, alley or pub
Th- law is now in full force and to put the house in ord r. Upon frames of bicycles, at • place desig lic place in The City of Central by all who knew her and will be keture on Monday 27th at 7:30 pm.
will he enforced Just as soon as the'the besting of shots and of many nated by the Chief of Police or Cltv Point ahali keep «aid blcyck on the missed by a host of friends. She Come early In order to get a «eat.
extreme right of the traffic lane,
tags recently ordered arrive and strange noise« officer Jerry Nolan, Marshal, and It shall be th» duty of and It shall bé unlawful for two or leaves to mourn her departure, her
the Police to attach one such metal
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
have been distributed to those who who meant to find out, arrived to lic license plate to the frame of each mote operators of bicycles to travel husband, Marion Hartley, and three
Phona t l
have passed the examination. So take charge of the house. This role bicycle and it shall be the duty of abreast on any street, alky or pub children, one daughter, Mrs. Pearl
Stanley O. Pariah, Pastor.
get busy right away and get ready was depleted by Keith Coplnger. the City Recorder to issue a co rres lic place in the City of Central Point Newton, two sons, George L. Hart
or to operate said bicycle on traffic ley and Cecil C- Hartley all of route
Bible School— 9:15 a m
for the examination. Call for your Arthur Miller took the part of the ponding registration card to the li lane« otherwise than In single file.
censee upon tb*. payment of the li
Morning Worship— 11:00 a. m
No. 2. Ashland, Ore.; three brothers
papers today. And for your in- White Phantom and of Ethan I cense fee of twenty-five (25) cents.
H er'Jon 11.
Christian Endeavor— 6:30 p- m.
Ev-ry person riding or operating George March of Central Point.
formation we want to say that the Sharp, and Clyde l>ees acting the Such metallic license plate shall re-
Evening Service— 7:30 p. m.
Medford police will honor your part of the young man, Curtis, whoj main attach d during the exlstance j a bicycle on any street, alley or pub- Lloyd March of Route 2, and Edward
Ladles’ Bible Class— Tuesday at
license tag from this town Just the solves the mystery. Marjorie Dod- j of such license The Chief of Police! lie place In The City of Central Point March of Eugene; also four grand-j
and the City Recorder shall also »hall be subject to all provisions of
2:30 p. m.
same as if you had a Medford ta«
«on carried the role of the affected keep a record of date of Issue, nnm- the law of the State of Oregon and children.
Prayer Meeting—-Wedneaday at
Mre. Hartky was a member of the
society matron and Arlene Scott, the her of such license and to whom ta-1 the ordinances of Th*. City of Cen-
; tral Point applicable to the drivers First Christian church for many
7:30 p- m.
CARD OF THANKS
part of the young girl In love with *aed.
o f automobiles, except the provision« yean, and also a member of Talent
Choir Practice — Wedneaday at
We wish to express our apprecl- Curtis
So person shall ride or operate thereof that by their very nature cea Orange.
1:30 p m
atlon to our friends and neighbor*
The same program will be given any bicycle upon the streets, alleys! have no application,
Lad he Aid will meet Thurs
for the beautiful flowers and many In Phoenix t»n Febrnarv ¡1 and in or public high wavs within the cor-
porate limit« of the City of Centra!
It »hall be unlawful for any per-' Perl chapel Wednesday at 2 P m.. day at J: no p. m- in the basement of
acts of kindness and svmpatby dur- Jacksonville on March 1
Inc the Illness *nd death of our he-
Proceeds from the program In p.ilnt during the period from one son« to run or engage or caoae to | Rev Jamea Hamilton of the First tba rhureb. The anual business
I al: hour after aun-et to one half r'in or to be engaged ln any bicycle|
loved son and brother
Central Point will he need to help hour before sunrise, ,n d at all times .race on any street, alley or public ( Christian rbudeb officiated. Inter meeting of the church will be on
Mr and Mrs. W H. Holt ln financing the senior annual.— j when fog or other atmospheric con- place within the corporate limits ment waa ln Central Point cemet March 3let. All those Interested in
th« ehnrch plan to be present.
Gene and Llln Holt The Central Pointer
dltions ren«kr operation of said bl-j
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