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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
V O L I MK XI
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Is Well Attended
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THURSDAY, MARCH 16. 103«
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Luncheon to Be
Served by Club
Friday, M ar. 24 j
MAYOR SPEAKS TO
Another busy week!
ratn and snow interfering with the
The Civic Club wilt hold a lunch
work on the new granite pit; meet
eon from 11:30 to 1:00 o'clock at
ings to be attended; banquets for
the Library Friday,
the basketball squad; speeches to be
■Everyone is welcome. Creamed ham,
made to a group of workmen in
The Pacific Truck Express has
One of the most successful affairs Hulburt. who expressed the apprecl- > as' maahed po,a,oe8' ve* * U b U
At the regular semi-monthly meet
Medford, and about a thousand and opened a new depot with the Central
,alad' ho‘ TO“ H' hutter'
and COf' ing of the Medford Central Labor
one other things, this writer
has Point Blacksmith shop, according to o f the season was the banquet given • , tIon ,. of himself „nd the entire . squad
fee will be served. Proceeds will be
for the support shown them during
Council, Mayor A. E. Powell of this
sure had a hectic time for the past an announcement made this week by for Coach Hulburt and his basket
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. used for civic Improvements.
city was the guest speaker. The
jO. M. Mlnnick, proprietor of the ball squad at the high school Tues
Council is planning to secure talks
About banquet. He then read a few figures '
shop. For a number of years there day evening of this week.
showing the standing o f the various Sportsmen's Club
by various men about the valley in
Hut the biggest job that hag been **a8 been no office o f any of the fourty-five business men and mem
n e,,ori t0 acquaint themselves
put on our doorstep (and one we truck companies in this city and any-
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the attitude of the people in
Supt. H. P. standpoint of points made during
fear we shall have no luck w ith) ,on* »• • ** ■ * » « make shipments out seated at the tables.
,the season. He said that under the
toward organized labor.
came yesterday when we were ask- of town had to get in touch with the
The Central Point Sportsmen's
present system the score book only
was introduced by the
ed to put a stop to certain gossip fu c k in g company in Medford
club held its second meeting in the
took cognizance of points actually
going about the town!
Someway. | 11 has long been felt that it would form of a “ U” in the rear of the
W.R.C. hall over Ross & Ross Wed president of the Labor Council, How
made, but that to his mind the work
Reports showed ard Blthers and stated that he want
we fear it will be far beyond o u r ^ o f ™uch help to the business auditorium. Seated at the speaker's |
'of players who played positions,
poor power t0 stop sm alltow n k o s - m en o f 1,1,8 c,tX ,f 8l,ch an oft ice table besides Mr. Jewett were Jean
that over forty
paid-up members ed first to call attention to the fact
which did not often offer chances
that his name would be found on
had been received.
But we do want to say that in could be established here and the of- Eberhardt, coach at the Southern .......
« 8COI°. wus o ten of great value to
Tbj} evening was spent in discus- one of the oldest charters displayed
our opinion if the girls of our city ficial8 ° f
,siug plans for further organization jon t,1B walls of the room— that of
want t<> keep their reputations clear have at ,a8t recognized the need and land; George Harrington, popular
A telegram was read from Don
they had better not make it a prac- establl9hpd the new depot.
'and for better cooperation with tho the Medford-Ashland Typographical
Faber, former star athlete o f the
Medford club. It Is thought that by Union, which he helped to organize
tice of dropping into road houses ter* any ° ne
«ut-of- High; Coach Hulburt and Ed Klrt-
school and now coach at A l
and beer Joints. They may be per- town shipments may make the neces ley. head of the Medford High phyl-
'the next meeting, which is scheduled in December, 1908. He also Bald
bany College and who was in charge
Mr. Mln slcal education deportment.
to be. held on Thursday evening of that he spoke as one on the inside,
fectly Innocent in what they do sary arrangements with
the coaches tournament recently
next week, all preliminaries will he but who had served long years for
there, but they will find that people
Institution and at
The Pacific Truck Express started 'the direction of Mrs. Martha Booth played at that
completed and membership cards the "other fellow'* and believed he
will talk and loose tongues can
in a small way a number of years ¡and was served by a number of high which the local team won fifth place. will be distributed.
was therefore qualified to see the
make a lot o f trouble.
Mr. Faber expressed regret at being
flaws in the present set-up.
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deliver the Portland Oregonian to was furnished by Miss Florence unable to attend the banquet and
The speaker stated that he believ
congratulated the team on its fine “Messengers” Class
Speaking of loose talk, we heard all towns on the Pacific highway
ed that the CIO idea o f "One Big
Dopp, accordionist, and the girls'
work during the season Just closed.
one this morning that made us a bit from p ortland to Ashland. The
Union'' was not practical and could
trio, consisting of Misses Iris Hill.
Is Entertained at
The toastmaster then called upon
hot under the collar. A farmer small yellow truck was a familiar
never succeed. " Each craft must
Maxlue Brown and Marjorie Martin,
. tho sponsor of the banquet, Everett
John Clark Home be represented by Its own members
came into our office all hot and sight each morning and readers of
who sang "Th e Big Brown
bothered because it had been report- , he Oregonian used to watch for it
. .... r>i
.I n k'aber, who with his wife, had un-
if collective bargaining is to suc
and My Blue Heaven.
derwritten the affair and by their
ed to him that the city council had daily.
Soon the company took on
Mr. and Mrs. John Clark enter ceed,” he said. He also stated that
also sang a solo, "Slumbering Boat"
hard work had made it such a fine tained the King's Messengers Class
passed a rule
out-of- an expresa business, stressing the
the adoption of the "sit-down"
which was well received.
success. Mr. Faber expressed the of the Federated Church Monday
town folks from
delivering wood fast service offered.
strike was the most dnmaging thing
Following the dinner the toast appreciation of the citizens and
within the city limits. Hah! 8uch trucks have been added until the
evening with a covered dish supper. ever undertaken by organized labor
master called upon several o f th< business men o f the city for the fine
The city dads have had company now handles all classes of
A fter supper a short business meet- and was the direct cause o f the loss
guests for short talks on basketball „ howln|; the comch and team had ,
no more thought of doing any such freight at standard rates,
Oflcers for the corn- of sympathy from the common citi
from their particular angle. Coach lnad„ and
them thp clty 1n*
a darned fool stunt than they have
Hereafter the trucks of the com-
ear wore elected:
President, zen suffered by the unions in re
o f flying. We all want the good pany will stop daily at the new depot Eberhardt told of some interesting | mood one-hundred per cent behind -Montella Freeland; vice-president
He predicted that un-
will of the surrounding territory and to call for and deliver freight and experiences when he took the SONS them. Mayor Powell was called up- Mrs Charles Smith' secretary Ruth i
s a i t his f-i
,,1<? unlo,,s cleaned house" and
we have no thought of putting any express. Shipments may be made to outstanding player to his mind w a J ° ! ,
remarks and said hiSjClark; treasurer, Floyd Lefler; as-|g0t r)d o f the radlcal « lement wUtch
such restrictions on the right of all points between Portland and Sau
.. will T y . T
16 m,tt w-t,0iKU,a,lt secretary, Lucille Hlginhoth haa predominated for the past few-
those living in this district to sell Francisco,
the game of basketball am; assistant teacher. Hetty Parish. Iyearg the cauao Qf unlonUm would
their products in our city whenever
started In fifty years too late, for if Later Irish games and St. Patrick
have suffered a blow fron^ which it
stood. Mr .Harrington gave an in the jgame had been played In his
they so desire. Any farmer or any
Day games were played. The house might never recover.
one else who has something to sell
high school days, he to, would have was cleverly decorated In green and
standpoint o f the often abused re
The Central Labor Council repre
is entirely welcome to do so any
A t Treasure Island feree, and said that he alwayg felt been In It heart and soul. He also white. Each gentleman was pre sents
12 unions, with a membership
time they wish.
said he stood ready to Ipnd every sented with a large green necktie
that much o f the pleasure both possible aid to futher the best inte
o f about 400, which Is about half
which he had to wear for the even-!
players and spectators received front rest o f our shoo), especially to se
. . »h a t It was during the time of the
ing, and tho Indies were presented1.
Of course, when it comes to what
boont some thirty years ago. Under
the game depended upon the way it
with hats In green, white, yellow and
little the city buys for its own use, son County at the Shasta-Cascade was handled by the referee.
Bs present leadership the council Is
As a dosing feature of the even- pink. Thirty members of the class
it is no more than right and fair to Wonderland building and exhibits at
gradually growing, but some o f the
in. Mr. Kirtley put on an interest- enjoyed the evening
the taxpayers that their money be the Golden Gate International
unions are having a hard time bring
Mr Kirtley, said that the subject he tng exhibition of the art of self-de-
s|>ent with dealer-taxpayers who
ing back form er interest. Many
¡was assigning t0 him was a little fensp with the aid of a student from
help provide the city’s funds. It is c - H Pslran, Jr., E. P. Merrick,
former union men feel that unless
Medford High, whom he said started
and will be the policy of the city ad-1 Heatrlce Merrick.
! ball, as it included all forms of out as a poor, anemic lad who had
Be Repeated Soon there is a change ln the national set
ministration to spend as much o f the Mr. and Mrs. a . C Hubbard,
up they might as well save their
Kirtley by faithful study in the science of
city money as possible right at horn", ¡8nd Mr"- Owen Kunkel, Mr. and Mrs.
The play "One Hundred Dollars" money and keep hands-off.
But as far as placing any stumbling A - A Althsnre, L. E. Clevenberg.
blocks in the way of our farmer .Carol Scheffel, M. Schefrel, Pauline education under the changed condi •o the 180-pounder he now was. The the Grange hall this winter will be
ln Med Tex Holds Rare
friends to keep them from selling : HoRers. Thos. Roseberry, Paul Ryn- tions of today in order to make real lad showed tha, If he had wished he rppeaU.d at , hn Senior
their products to private parties w e ]n,nK- County Engineer, all o f Med- men o f the boys of this generation. would have given his instructor a ford March 27 . The Roxy Ann Ex
H and at Meeting
Mr. Jewett then called upon Coach real tussle
have no such intention.
for<L and lhp M,ssfia Mary and Helen
tension will put on another play at
Carlton o f Central Point.
O f Pinochle Club
this time and place. Proceeds will
be used to help pay the expenses of
That w-as one dandy rain we had
Association urges all residents of
Fourteen member« o f the pinochle
Mrs. Lathrop's trip to London.
the first of the week. But i It came
gathered at the Tex home Sat
Pot Luck Dinner
Jus, half a day to o soon. If t had Shas,a_c j adp
Arnold Bohnert for further Informa urday evening for a chow-mein sup
held o ff just a half a day more the _
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Treasure Island and to register at
per, after which pinochle was played.
city crew would have finished the
The Grange will have a pot luck
the information desk in order that
the evening the hostess Mrs.
new road up at the new granite pH.
dinner at 6:30 o'clock Friday even
I'OKlCi"« “ I**'1 at ions on a la rg
, a,l courtesies may he assured ihem
Della Te* held a hand of 1000 aces,
However, Just as soon as the ground
ing. Each family is asked to bring
Senior Play to
e r ««a le than Inst year w ill Mart
with a very little help from her
drlM lip .1 hit W6 - d ia ll g.'t
j their own service and main dish and
Monday, March 90, on pro|M-r-
Be Given M ar. 24 partner and host Mr. Guy Tex held
again and get ready to haul granite M a r i l y n B o h n e r t
salad or dessert. This will also !.*
ticM o f the M edford Corporation
a double trump hand by drawing
onto the streets once more.
the quarterly birthday
party. A ll
The three-act mystery comedy, two cards from his partner. Either
Honored at Party Central Point Grangers are urged to according to an announcement
by Janie, II Owens, manager.
“ Tiger House'* will
be presented one of these hands are very unusual
The w riter had the pleasure of be
T h i, long-awaited announie-
Friday, March 24 In tho high school ■ nd when the host and hostess hold
On Tuesday March 14 little MUu
ing asked to address the Central
nient m ean, that about 73 men
auditorium as the 1939 senior play. them the same night they certainly
Marilyn Bohner, was honored with
Labor Council of Medford the other
w ill g o to w ork In the woods on
The action revolve« around an break a record. Ice cream and cake
a party celebrating her fifth birth Grade Hoopsters
night. Just why they picked on us
Monday, and by A p ril 1, the
isolated country esnte called “ Myst were served later In the evening.
Guests present were Dolores
we have no idea, but we, at least,
Honored at Banquet crew w ill be enlarged to IOO ery Manor** because of the alleged Mrs. Tex was assisted by Mrs. Law
Bohnert, Doreen Bohnert,
enjoyed the evening. When we first
men. The railroad w ill employ
Erma Lowrie, a young rence.
entered Labor Hall we looked about
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shop girl, played by Letha Heseel-
The grade school basketball teams I 40 men during the season, and
ly and Dale Warn with their moth
the room until we spied the old
when the m ill in M edford starts,
grave. has inherited the estate from
era, also, Mrs. P. A. Tracy and were honored at a banquet Monday
charter o f the Medford-Ashland T y
which w ill be aa soon a , logs
her eceentirlc Aunt Sylvia, but must
evening at the high school.
pographical union. There was our
An excellent meal was served j are in the pond, about 310 men
occupy the house for two years to
After the excitement o f gift open-
name as bold as you please and the
w ill he em ployed.
carry out the terms of the will.
lag was over, games were played which Included creamed chicken,
CHURCH O F CHRIST
date showed that the said charter
number o f men to la* em ployed
Erma'« cousin« Arthur Hale, (Bob
. A .
,ona c„,i a nd every one had a good time. The chocolate cake and ice cream.
Clifton A. Phillips. Minister
was granted In December, 1908. And I
jiioagland) and Oswald Kerins (H o w
Coach Webb, who acted as master I during the neaNon w ill be in the
hostess Mrs. John Bohnert
Bible School 10:00 A M. Roland
of those ten men and women who
ard Lon g), Aunt Sophia, (Margaret Hover, Supt-
delicious refreshments o f circus Ice o f ceremonies, told the boys that he | neighborhood o f 430 men, Mr.
formed that first union to he organ-
¡D ow ), and Peg Van E h «, a girl-friend Primary Supt.
"had enjoyed working with them this
I zed in Medford, the writer |. th** | ^ am_ and an^ | food cake. The
"O u r payroll w ill h* alaait
of Erma's, played by Norma Jean
cake was attractive too with animal ( season very much. The boys in turn
Communion and Preaching 11:00
only one left, so far as we know.
*33,OOo a month
Wertz .are all house guests when A.M. Chorus number by Choir.
candle holders and multi-colored praised Mr. Webb for his fine coach
w a r a n ," Owen said.
“ Il liau>
things begin to happen. Macintosh,
in g and that they were glad to have
Christian Endeavor 6:30 P.M.
We want to commend the detion
h e n about *13.000 a month np
P o rter)
The Tracy family were dinner had the opportunity to learn so
Evangelistic Service 7:30 P.M.
of Everett Faber and hts good wife
unlit now with
planing m ill,
male romantic lead. The Mystery Sermon subject "T h e Rapture Phase
tnuch about basketball in the grades.
guests It the evening
In taking the lead In getting up the
«hippin g and maintenance crews
Woman, played by Barbara Fleisch o f the Resurrection''.
Coach Hulbnrt of the high school
banquet for the basketball lads. It ’s
hut w ill jum p to $40,000 imme
er adds further to the mysterious number by Mrs. Virginia
said that he had been watching the
just such Jobs that need to be done
ihappening« which will
thrill and Mrs. Ruth Hover, Miss Wanda Cros-
teams and that they had performed
and so often no one Is willing to
The cut till, year w ill be also !chill the andlence. Mrs, Murdock, sen and Miss Bessie Burns.
For Dolores Cox very well, adding that they were the
take hold and get things going The
la rger than last year Owen said.
¡the housekeeper. Is played by Evelyn
high school teams of the future and
Prayer and Bible Study Wednes
more o f these little get-together a f
If present plan, m aterialize.
¡Stanley and Thompson, a man from day 7:30 P.M. Don Rtanley, Lead-
Mrs. Joe Cox entertained with a he urged them to keep up tlielr good
fairs we have the better for ,h- birthday party in honor of her little work
" l a M year we cut 3H.000,000
the clrrna la played by Ernest Pink- [„ r
Kastor Rehearsal following.
town and for everybody In It.
feet,** Owen said, "but this year
The part o f Yaml. leader of
There were twenty four boys pre
daughter D«lore«- eighth
we plan to eat 43,000,000 to
¡the Tiger Cult, is taken by Dob
last Saturday afternoon
33 little sent. Invited guests Included, H P.
TH E FEDERATED CH I RtTI
guests were present. A fter playing !Jewett. R. Gandee, K. Hulburt and
Mr*. Eudora Bohnert
Phone I I
tiv e , through the eaat are op-
"T ig e r House'' was written by
Stanley o. Pariah, Pastor
Entertains at Dinner
refreshment, o f jei- J Harrison.
| Robert St. Clair
!im i«tie about the future o f the
lo and cake were served.
A ll expressed
Bible School— 6:41 a. m
lum ber m arket, hut o f ronrae
Mrs. Endora Bohnert entertained little favors, made o f a gum drop with the record the teams har*
The play is under the direction of
Morning Worship— 11:00 a. m.
we can't be positive about how
with a dinner party last Friday even- with tooth picks for leg« and a pca- chalked op and congratulated
Mrs. Ross, who la aided by Mary
Christian Endeavor— 6:30 p. m.
the market w ill he."
Lou Gerber as business manager,
Ing the following gneats, Mr
and nut for the body with big wings of boys on winning the Howard School
Evening Service— 7:30 p. tn.
" W e w ill em ploy practically
Richardson and tissue paper, making a very rlever invitational tournament and placing
and Leonard Copinger as sound
I ««dies' Bible nans— Tuesday *t
‘ manager —Central Pointer
third in the Jacksonville use*
Mia* Marjorie Gregory. This even- bird, were g|ve0 to each guest
o a r entire old c m ».'* said Mr.
2 SO p m
ing she will hav* Professor H P
Mrs. Cog was assisted hr Mrs
Owes. “Thera w ill lik ely ba a
Prayer Meeting— Wednesday at
few new men g » oa. hat most
Jewett sad Mrs Jewett. Mr. ind Jack LaCasae and Mr* Wald*n o '
Mr. and Mrs Albert Milton vtalt-
Roy Cot and wir* of Klamath !
T :I0 p. m
Falls vUI* at the home of Mr C oi's I Choir Practice — Wednesday at
Mrs. R H Gandee and Mr. and Mrs. ' Medford.
Mrs W alden',
daughter 1 ed Mr. Milton’s mother and sister
o f the crew w ill be from pre
tn Rogne River Sundav
Prescott as dinner guests.
Roby was an ont-of-town goest.
views year.’*— Medford News.
brother Joe Coz recently.
6 :10 p. m
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