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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
C E N T R A L PO IN T, O R K U O fi. THUR8DAY, MAY 4, MM»
NUM BER 30
30 PAPERS JOIN
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By the Editor
Source of Income
In Jackson County
ULKS ON FIS
or 0.0. DAVIS
New Officers Elected
For W .R .C . District
District No. 5 of the Women’s
Relief Corps held their convention
Saturday, April 29 at Gold Hill.
About 20 members attended from
here. Members from Ashland. Med
ford, Grants Pass and Gold Hill
were present. The following new o f
ficers for 1940 were elected; Presi
dent, Dora Jones of Central Point;
senior vice-president, Mary Fern of
Grants Pass; Jr. Vice-president,
Telitha pickle of Medford; Secret
ary-Treasurer, Lorlle Minnick of
Central Polut; Chaplin, Muble Von
Pegert of Gold Hill; Conductress,
Helen Pittman of Ashland; Guard.
Charolete Larumont of Grants Pass;
Asst. Cond., Anna Harmon of
Grants Pass; Asst. Guard, Carrie
Row of Grants Pass; Musician.
Maud Davis of Central Point; Press
Corr., Etta Manning of Grants Pass;
Pat. Inst. Belle Ltttrell of Medford;
Color Bearer No. 1, Ethyl Weed of
Medford; Color Bearer No. 2 Hattie
Peterson of Grants Pass; Color
Bearer No. 3 Carrie Crapsey of
Ashland; Color Bearer No. 4 Madge
Dorman of Gold Hill.
The convention will be in Grants
Pass next year.
Hurrah tor Rufe Holman!
darned old cuss sure showed that * 1
Old Oregon has again a man In Con
gress who has the necessary iutes-
tinai fortitude to stand up on his
hind legs and tell the world what
The Civic club met Wednesday
REDDING, May 3 (W N S)— Thirty
he thinks, regardless of who he Is
with a good attendance. I Jackson county is composed of a quiste quality and mature later
talking to. We would have given
newspaper» of the scenic region of
D. D. Davis was the speaker for the
all our old collars and cuffs to have
northern California and southern
afternoon, his subject being forest various kinds of farming are practi featured in the Bos Angeles and San
been there the other day when Sen
Oregon this week will inaugurate a
fires. He mentioned the fact that cal. Temperate climate permits a Francisco markets. The most pop
ator Kufus Holman (R-Ore) pointed
the dry season was upon us. the growing season of approximately ular varieties are Elbertas, Hales,
unique co-operative enterprise pu
that pudgy finger at the representa
Muirs, Crawfords and clings. About
driest that Oregon has seen for 200 days.
their scenic region known
tive of the National Labor Relations
Main crops are pears, apples, ¿00 acres, principally in the foot
years. Already there are a number
as the Shasta-Cascado
Hoard and told him in no uncertain j
of fires started and asked what peaches, cherries, grapes, berries, hills are devoted to the peach crop.
terms just what he thought of the
Beginning this week
Natural conditions in Jackson
would Oregon be without her forest?
His answer was— Erosion, drought,
bankruptcy and unemployment all
in each ot the nine counties will
But mebbe it’s just as well we ■ these would be sure to follow as the steadily growing business.
Cattle A well-ventilated soil Is among the
publish illustrated full feature pages
weren’t there, for we fear we would principle employment in Oregon ts raising likewise is an important in factors that aid in producing wal
the scenic, recreational and other
have been tempted to borrow a lumber. Without its forest it would dustry and hogs provide a large part nuts that have established an en
resources of their own counties.
sling-shot from John Ross and plant [ no longer bp a drawing card for the of the income to diversified farms. viable reputation for the Jackson
Each succeeding week for ten weeks
a few BU's where they would have tourists who add greatly to our A new and growing business is the county crop.
these feature pages will be publish
| production of gladiolus bulbs, which
done the most good. For of all the prosperity.
Dairy Industry Large
ed in the participating papers of
damphool, crack-brained, ineffec
Jackson county's dairy Industry is
Our most vicious and destructive ¡are shipped to all parts of the coun
each of the other nine counties of
tive, trouble-making day-dreams ev
fire occured in the fall of 1933 in try. Poultry raising is carried out one ot the best revenue-producing
■ on a growing scale.
er evolved by the youthful minds ( ? )
the upper reach of Gale's Creek.
The concluding page will be de
Because of the variety of soils, fresh milk is sold and distributed lo
of the New Deal, the NRLB takes Tillamook Co. It started by fric
voted to the Shasta-Cascade Wond
the gold-plated medal. Up to date, tion where a dead tree was allowed which may range from sandy loam cally, the remainder being convert
erland regional building and ex
it has caused more trouble and been to rest in another tree. These trees , t(, heavy clay on one tract, diversi ed into dairy products. Several
hibits featuring the nlne counties at
responsible for more grief than al were the first on the list to be re fied farming is commonplace in this cheese factories provide an outlet
the Golden Gate International Ex
for milk not produced for home
most any other branch of the now- mov'd immediately by the forest ser county.
Cub Pack Holds
position. Many of the larger news-
Butter is marketed
vice but the fire beat them to it. A
have conducted preliminary
• • •
About 85 per cent of the farms of
high wind was blowing from the
Achievement Meet mail-awuy campatngs whereby local
Thtre is no doubt but this coun northeast and before night fall 4'>o
subscribers have their hometown
try needed some sort of agency for acre were burnt over. It spread owners. . Rather than depend on a fer cutlets for any surplus supplies.
The seventh Achievement Council papers mailed to fr<ends and rela
the arbitration of labor disputes. rapidly eating into 4u,00t) acres.
of Cub pack No. 4 0 wus held Sun tives throughout the world for the
And the idea of having an impartial, Eleven days later, 20 miles west, 10 farms so that they may be sure of tured for nearly the entire years is a
day afternoon, Aprill 30, at the ten week period.
disinterested governmental body be miles south it destroyed 250,000 returns in all seasons of the year. In
of Mrs. H. C. Williamson on
Based on circulation totals ot each
fore which employers and employees acres or 10,257,517,000 board feet Jacksou county many phases of ag the dairy and beef industry. T h e ; Beall Lane.
Irving P. Beesley, of the 30 participating papers plus
might appear and thresh out their of lumber. A loss of six years em riculture go hand in hand, such as principal cattle feed raised in Jack-1
son county is alfalfa hay, with an Scout Executive for the Crater Lake the added mall-away circulation it
troubles, is all right. But as now ployment for 14,000 men, enough orchards and dairying.
Because of its pears, Jackson average production of 4 *6 tons per Area, was present and assisted in Is conservatively estimated that the
written and administered, the W ag timber alone to build 1,000,000
Wonderland special feature pages
ranks 20th among the 3000 acre in three crops each summer. the council.
ner Labor Law certainly does not small homes. He told of many other
Jackie Holmer was raised to the will reach approximately 100,000
fill the bill and should be amended. serious fires where many humnns
Wolf rank and also received the people. The project is sponsored
Any law Intended for the settlement died in the flames and where hum combined value of its fruit and nut vetch and ladlno and alslke clover. Wolf Gold Honor Arrow. Donald
by the Newspaper Publishers' Unit
of disputes must be absolutely fair ans as w'ell as animals were killed
Williamson was raised from Bear of the Shasta-Cascado Wonderland
to both parties if it is to work out. in the heat of the streams. He
Association directed by Trefflo R.
The Rogue River national forest to Lion.
• • •
stressed the fact that we should be other natural conditions are well
Among tnose attending the coun La Senay, Association Director of
Ever since the labor law went in very careful that, we are not res
cil were Mr. and Mrs. John Holmer, Publicity.
Pears grown in the Rogue river land pasturage at low cost. It is
to effect the NLRB has so interpret ponsible for any fires caused thru
of the Cub committee, and Mr. Ro
ed that law in such a manner that carelessness a* the majority of fires
land Hover, cubmaster.
“ Amateur Wight’
there has been no fairness for the are preventable. He sure your cigar, markets. Bartletts, the leading var of cattle and sheep should be pop
employer. They seem to have for cigarette and camp fires are proper iety, go both to the fresh fruit mar
Draws Big Crowd
Mrs. Owen Dies
P ou ltry Fares W ell
gotten that unless the employer ly cared for. The lumbering indus kets and to the canneries. The
Poultry raising is also carried on
makes a profit, he cannot pay sal try cause« the least fires of any royal Comice pear, which thrives in
In Portland Hospital
The high school auditorium was
aries. However much good will he cause. Mr. Davis’ address was very only a few areas in the United extensively in Jackson county. Mar
and standing room at a pre
may have for his employees; howev much enjoyed and If more space States, Is found at its best in Med keting conditions for eggs are favor
Lulu Bell Owen passed away at mium last Friday night when Ama
er much he may desire to pay in were available, would tike to print
St. Vincent hospital in Portland teur Night was given. Music in
creased wages, he cannot do so, or it in full for the benefit of our neS is done in fancy Christmas gift produced, though Portland and San last Sunday after an Illness of two strumental and vocal, folk dances
put on any extra men unless he can readers. The club decided to hold boxes of Medford Cornice pears FTancisco offer ready outlets. Jack- weeks. She was born In Galena. and tap dances, skits and a one act
make ^ profit on his business. La a luncheon and cooked food sale which have become widely known son county hens have won world Kas., October 12, 1876. She leaves play were put on the program. The
records in egg production.
in all parts of the nation.
bor and Capital must both remember later this month.
besides her husband William C.
Turkey raising has become one of Owen of Cornelius, Ore., two. sons, play, "Finder* Keepers," the cast
Su pply M ost B oses
that in the last analysis they are
The ciub also made arrangements
being Howard Long, Lorraine Davis
Other varieties of pears grown in the county's leading farm enter Merritt L. Owen and Guy E. Owen
partners and must work for each to employ a man to care for the
Wanda Faye Cassmun kept the
other’s interests if the business is watering of the city park this year Jackson county include D'Anjou, prises. The climate Is especially of fPortland; one daughter, Mrs. audience in u« uproar from start to
favorable to the raising of turkeys, Wallace Hofer of Olympia, Wash.;
while the regular city crew is busy
finish, each member taking their
Eighty per cent of the world's sup the mild weather of late winter aid also three grandchildren;
three prt well. The Amateur Hour was
with other work.
ply of Boses, the golden pear with ing early hatches. The birds ma sisters, Mrs. Blanche Chapman, Ash
We want to thank the folks for
In charge of station announcer,
the long, tapering neck, is grown in ture in time for the Thanksgiving land; Mrs, Bessie Shirley, Medford
the patience shown in the past few
Attention, Everyone! the Rogue river valley. About 2500 market. Extremely cold weather Is and Mrs. Maud Brant of Santa Mon Vtolet Thumier, who introduced
days when it has been necessary for
carloads of pears are shipped an practically unknown and snow In the ica, Cal.
Mr. Ford to shut off the water at
C.P.H.S. Nutts Work. Bob Palmer,
On Monday, May 15th the mem nually from Medford to all parts of valley is of rare occurence.
times to facilitate the work of re
Mrs. Owen was the daughter of acting as Major Bowes, bring down
bers of the Keystone class of the the world.
During the past few years the Mr. and Mrs. Booth Lee and lived
pairing the shut-off gates on the wa
much commendation on his head,
Central Point Church of Christ are
Newtwown and other varieties of raising of turkeys has grown to a with her parent on Laurel Street every one taking part In this pro
ter mains. That work is now com
presenting a play. It is a comedy apples are produced successfully in remarkable extent in Jackson coun- ;
plete in the northeast section of the
across front where Bonney now gram could well be rated as profes
in three acts called "The Absent Jackson county, about 400 carloads ty. Climate, contour of land and i
live. Mrs. Owen was married In the sional, bo much talent and ability
city and the boys are now working
Minded Professor" and Is to be being shipped annually to various amp1e range feeding are credited
in the southeastern section. It will
house where Jacobs now live. She were shown. Words of appreciation
given in the high school auditorium. American and foreign points.
for the many fine birds shipped from attended the Central Point school.
probably take a couple of weeks yet
were heard on all sides in fact it is
The proceeds are to be used for new
Because Oregon peaches are of ex- here to distant markets.
Mr. Owen Is a brother of Mrs. W. J. considered to be one o f the very
to complete the Job over the entire
city. As soon as this work is done
best programs ever put on In Cen
TIME— May 15th at 8:00 P.M.
It will be possible in the future to
tral point. A number of out-of-town
PLACE— High School Auditor
make repairs in any section of the
guest* were present.
For Eastern Star
Central Point P.T.A. executive
city without having to shut off but ium at Central Point.
ADMISSION— Reserved seats, 35 committee met Tuesday May 2 at
one street at a time.
To Attend Meet
cents; Adults 25 cents; Children 10
Nevita Chapter No. 93, O.E.S.
the home of Mrs. Ted Furry to
The Idea is that fire hydrants, cents.
will bold a pot-luck supper next
Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock
transact business relative to finish
which stand out in the weather all
Tuesday evening. May 9, at 6:30. the Central Point district mothers
CHURCH OF CHRIST
ing the year's activities
seasons of the year, need to have J Last Rites Held
All Eastern Stars. Masons and
Clifton A. Phillips. Minister
Committees were appointed by families are cordially Invited to at
the rubber gaskets renewed from
Bible School 10:09 AM . Roland
For John Griffin Mrs. Holt to take charge ot the tend. Each person Is asked to bring will meet at the high school to talk Hover,
time to time and this cannot be don» j
Supt. Miss Lyle Gregory,
over, and increase interest In the
with the water under pressure. It
Junior-Senior banquet so fas as pre his own service and sandwiches and scout cub*. Roland Hover will be Primary Supt.
Juhn B. Griffin, one of the first
Is good insurance to have the system
Communion and Preaching 11:00
paration and serving of menu is con a hot dish, salad or dessert. Mr«. the new Cub master. Mr. Beesley
so arranged that this work may be white children born in southern cerned. The Spring rummage sale Victor Bursell is chairman of the af will be present to explain the or A.M. Special Chorus by Choir.
done without leaving the entire city Oregon, was laid to rest Tuesday,
Sermon Subject "Christ's Last Ap-
by the health unit was announced fair.
without water while the work is be Mnv 2nd In the Griffin creek ceme for Friday and Saturday May 5 * 6
Chinese checkers will be provided
perance and Great Commission.”
ing dene. Also there is the question tery. the interment being the final at Peart building. Mrs. Marie Wil for those who do not belong to the
Christian Endeavor 7:00 P.M.
of the old steel water mains still chapter in the long and colorful liamson gave a very Interesting re Star to play while the chapter Is In
Evangelistic Service 8:00 P.M.
in use about most of the city. These life of Jackson county’s famous na
Duet by Mrs. Ruth Hover and Scott
port of the Cub pack No. 40 achieve session. There will be only a few
may start giving trouble any time tive son.
Sermon Subject "When
ment day and brought a message more meetings before the summer
The Conger chapel was crowded
and it i* well to be ready.
1 Jesus Appears In Central Point."
from Mr. Beesley, the scout execu recess, so all members are urged to
with friends a* the last rites were
i There will be a special musical sur-
tive of this district. The names of attend.
Friday, May 3
There is another little matter we conducted by the Rev. D. E. Mil thirty-five boys, who might be in
I prise number given by an outside
Central Point Grange program, talent. Don't miss this service
ish to mention while on 'the aub- lard. A hymn, "In The Sweet By terested In cubbing were read, and
honoring, the I50th Anniversary of
■ct of the water system
You all and By." was sung by the Rev Mr.
Prayer and Bible Study Wednes
mother* of boys aged 9 to 12 are
inauguration of George Washington d a y 7:45 P.M. Devotional Leader
now that the present administra- Millard and Mrs. Millard.
invited to meet with Mr. Beesley at
at 8:00 P.M. Public Invited.
Pallbearers were F D
on. especially the water depat t-
Mrs. J. W. Cornutt. Mr. Phillips
2 o’clock In room 2 on Friday May
The last regular meeting of Pat
Health Unit Rummage Sale start I will lead the Young People In their
icnt under the efficient care of Mr. ly»w Reynold* and Hugo Relnbold 5 just previous to the regular P.T.A.
ents and Teacher« for the year will ing at 9:30 A M.
ord, is trying to give the people of of Ashland and William R. Coleman. meeting, to talk things over.
he held at the school bous* at 3:00
Meeting In interest of scout cubs
it» city the very best service Pos-
An Interest 2:00 P.M.
Roland Hover hag promised to be o clock Friday May 5
Room 2, Grammar
hip under the existing conditions Medford.
THF. FEDERATED CHURCH
[ cub master and prof. R. H Gande»_. ing program ha* been prepared. school.
ut it takes money to do all this,
contact m*n. Other* who will serve Newly elected officer« will be In
P.T A. meeting 3:00 P M, at
ow here is the situation: Most of in the home of his niece. Mrs. Emma
Sun ley O. Parish, Pastor.
He was In hta on the board are John Holmer and stalled. Tea will be served by 8th school house.
Bible School— 9 45 a. m.
itr people make It a practice to pay Davis, in Ashland
j Everett Faber.
Saturday, May «
Morning Worship— 11:09 a. id
teir water bills when doe. But we
Outlying schools are to be given
Health Unit Rum mag» Sale start
Christian Endeavor— 6:90 p. m.
•gret to say there are some— even
Mr. and Mrs. Davidson, who are
to contribute to the Dr.
ing at 9:30 A M
Evening Servira— 7:30 p. m
>me having steady work and lair ty soon or we may have to get hard-
staying at Gold Beach for the bene- j
Tuc«|*a>, May 1»
ladies' Bible Class--Tuesday at
icomes— who do not seem to think boiled and you make wake up some 1 MrLonghlln memorial fund through i fit of Mr*. Davidson's health, re- ;
Pot Luck Supper. Nevita Chap
2:30 p. m
lat It makes any difference whether fine morning and have tn go to th*'
I were allowed. Mr*. Furry »orved turned home Wednesday.
ter O E.8. »* 6:30 P.M
Prayer Meeting— Wednesday at
»ey let that particular bill slide neighbor« for water to get breakfast
Wednesday, May lO
Mrs Carri* Chas« of Medford
7:30 p. m.
long or not. To all soch we want Remember, water Is Just as necess
W.R.C. Merchant's Lunch. Start
Irving Beesley called and talked visited her sister Mrs. A. E. Powell
Choir Practice — Wednesday at
i give th following friendly warn- ary to yon and your family as fish
ing at 11:30 A M.
briefly on cubbing and scouting
9:30 p. m
and farallv Mondav and Tuesday.
ig- Defier bo calling on Guv prot- ing trips new ears etc
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