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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
(O L I MIC VI
"W e finish, but to begin again".
This is the class motto of th>
class of ’3» of the local high school.
And how true that is these young
people will soon learn when they
start trying to find something to do
these daysk They will find they will
he starting in all over in a new kind
of life. And we trust the lessons
they have learned during the past
four years in high school will be of
value to them in finding their
places in after life.
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CENTRAL POINT. OREGON. THI ItSDAY, MAY ItY, 1089
Ï F m s Award Given
B y Reader's Digest
Dressed in traditional caps and
gowns .thirty seniors will
down the aisle to receive their
diplomas for four years of work in
high school ,on Friday, May 26, in
the gymnasium at eight p. m.
Dr. K. W. Warrington of Oregon
State College will give the address
of the evening.
H. P. Jewett, superintendent of
schools, announces that the coveted
Reader's Digest Award for Scholas
tic Achievement has been won by
Norma Jean Wert*, Trail,
valedictorian of the class of 1939,
Centrai point High School.
She will receive an engrossed
parchment certificate upon gradua
The Reader's Digest confers this
annual award as encouragement to
young men and women throughout
the nation who, by their scholastic
achievement, give promise of grow
ing into leadership in their com
Principals of progressive prepara
tory and high schools increasingly
advocate an Interest among students
in the most significant articles
which appear in current magazines.
Thetr belief is that vital contact
with the living, quickening thought
of our day is essential to education,
both before and after graduation.
As one principal expressed this
thought in a letter to The Reader's
Digest, "Your award and your
magazine appeal to me as a way to
keep our best students in the mental
transition front school to society at
Our own local educators are
among the progressives of the na-
tiou who use this method of relat
ing text material in magazines to
current modern life. It is their
broad-minded foresight which has
made it possible for our students to
compete for The Reader's Digest
Service Held Sun.
The 19:!» class of the Central
Point high school, thirty in number,
attended the baccalaureate service
at the Federated church Sunday
evening. The members of the class
were dressed in the conventional
caps and gowns in the school color
of maroon, and presented a very
Imposing picture. This is the larg
est class ever to graduate from I he
Mis« Ruby Webster played the
processional, followed by a song by
Parrish pastor of the church, read
the Scripture lesson, followed by
prayer Rev. Parrish explained that
Rev. Clifton A. Phillips, who had
expected to take part In the service,
had been called to Prospect to deli
ver the baccalaureate sermon the
same evening. Rev. Parrish then
delivered a sermon on the parable
of the wise man who built his house
on a rock, and urged the young peo
ple to build their lives on solid
A mixed choius from the high
school sang "Hymn of the Night,”
under direction of Mr. Harry Myers.
OF AGATE SCHOOL
Children of the Agate school pre
sented a musical program at the
do*,, of their school May 17. Tho
program had been prepared for the
purpose of showing the progress the
children had made in music in four
months time. About 175 people at-
Of the 35 children participating,
only one had had any music lessons
previous to January of thia year, the
single exception belug Jerry Gleaves,
the piano, all of these played |n tho
harmonica band and a number play
ed a third instrument In the orches
All Hail to Senator Sheppard of
The valedictory will be delivered
Texas and bis plan to exempt front by Norma Jean Wertz and the
all taxation homes up to $5000 salutatory by Evelyn Stanley.
Now that's an ideal Think what
The high school orchestra, under
that would mean to the average man
the direction of Mr. Harry Myers,
of family. But someway we have
will furnish the music. The mixed
an idea that his plan has about the
chorus will sing "Hymn To The
same chance with the present Cou-
gress as the proverbial snowball in
All the instruction had been given
The program is as follows:
the nether regions, in the first
of school hours, chiefly be
place, where could they get the
fore and after school and at Inter
money they want to spend if all front Aida.
missions, by the regular teachers,
Invocation: Rev. Clifton A. Phil
that property was tax-free? They
Mrs. Hazel Atkins giving the ptuno
can't come within a mile of bal lips.
lessons and Mr*. Viola Aldredfe the
ancing the federal budget aB it is,
"Hymn to The Night” : Mixed
harmonica lessons. Mrs. Atkins is
so how could they get along if all Chorus.
Recitals Are Enjoyed
Citizenship Awards To s pupil of Prof. Fred Alton Hulght,
Essay Contest Prize
those middle-bracket homes were
Salutatiun: Evelyn Stanley.
of Medford, who acted as advisor
left off the tax rolls?
Valedictory: Norma Jean Werti.
By Large Audience
Won by student
FinHiam and Stanley and critic for the recital and whose
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encouragement and favorable criti
President Roosevelt has come out Bolfe.
The two members of this year’s cism gave the teachers aud pupils
Two recitals given by Mrs. Lois
Address; Dr. E. W. Warrington,
flat-footed as opposed to any change
Young's younger piano students three of the four prizes lit the essay graduating class to be chosen for confidence in carrying out the work.
in the New Deal program or policies. O.S.C.
were enthusiastically received and contest for Jackson county rural the citizenship awards were Evelyn
Highlights of the plauo group
Orchestra—"Poet and Peasant"—
his stubborn back up and
appreciated by large audiences at schools conducted by Crater Lake Stanley and Ernest F'lnkham.
wer« "Black-hawk Waltz" by L8i»M0
The citizenship award Is given to
h«j8 any change in such policies is
the First Christian church both on chapter of Daughters of the Ameri
Sellars; "O r’ etta Waltz” Lucille
Presentation of awards and diplo
unthinkable. Well, as for that, this
Tuesday and Wednesday nights last can Revolution, and members of one (he outstanding senior boy and the Vincent; "Twilight Reverie", Phyl
writer never had the least idea KI)R mas: Sunt. H. P. Jewett.
Those participating in the family took two of the prizes, It was outstanding senior girl as to service lis Llbolt; "Blue Danube Walt*,”
Benediction: Rev. Stanley Parrish.
would change. He Is Just going to
two programs diversified with song, disclosed last Friday when the rendered during tho senior year. piano duct with violin, tho piano
This service Includes, service on
fight it out on that line if the
violin and pantomime of especial awards were announced.
played by Lila Daugherty und Lu
The members of the graduating
cooperation with stud
whole country goes to the dogs. He
interest to our readers, are the fol I First prize of $10 for the be,t
cille Vincent, violin, Jerry Gleaves;
and "Tommy the Cork’ are going
lowing who either live In Central essay on the topic "Why I Am Gljd ents and faculty, and participation aud "March Triomphalc,” u six-
to stick to their brain-children and Maxine Brown. Raymond Childress, Point or near here or are well known I Am an American,” went to Richard In student activities.
handed piece played by Lucille Sel
The senior class nominated four
the 'public be damned.’1 And we Gordon C'cnrad, Leonard Coplnger, here: Mary Jane Matthews, Jean Hall, Jacksonville high school stud
lars, t'hy 11
Llbolt and Lorraine
hear that poor Vice President Garn Marjojip Dodson, Margaret Dow, Lydiard. Dorothy Young, Melba ent. The other three winners, all students. Ernest IMnkhani, Evelyn Gleason.
er is saying that he would much
Ayers, Marjorie Jewett, Lois and Ruch sahool students, were second. Stanley, Mary Lou Gerber, and Bob
The hurmonlc band played, ac
rather be at home with his bantams ber, Norman Hansen, Letha Ilessel- Bruce Fields, Eloise Payton. Helen Bill Wright, $7.50. third,‘ Irene Mc Hoagland for tho citizenship awards.
than fooling with Congress. For grave. Bob Hougland, Clarence Ilol- Young. Joan Cot-ford. Jenn Ander Donough. *», act'' ■fourth. Eddie These seniors were then voted on companied by Lor'aine treason Jt
Mnwsworth, Frances Htrmer. Wanda
wiiUh we don’t blame him.
son. Rovonda Heath and Patricia Hall $2.50. Eddie Hall is a brother by the entire Btudcnf hotly who
The primary room sung ‘‘Cradle
m m m
h n<| Bette Catey.
of Riehard Hall, tile family living in
Lees, Howard Long, Bob Palmer,
girl and Ernest IMnkham as the Song," and Lila Daugherty and Lu
1 the Applegate and the Rons attend
Far be it from us to say "we told
cille Vincent, playing guitars, sung
Ernest Pinkhatn, Duvward Porter.
ing different schools
you so". Several years ago this Arl«nP Scott. Evelyn Stanley, Marion Y . G. A . to Give
The essays were judged by Mrs.
writer got up on his hind legs at a Strayer, Leatha Vincent, June Wald.
board meeting of the Jackson Coun Norma Jean Wert*. Helen Wright,
Annual Dance W ed. B. G. Harding, past state regent of
the D.A.R., Mrs. Bert Lowry, regent
ty Chamber of Commerce and urged and Loyce Wright.
of Crater Lake chapter, and Mrs. C.
the chamber to move their office
Central Point Y. G. A. will give
Mr. h lid Mrs. Joe Wrlghl motored
M. Hurd, chairman of the nationnl
down on the Pacific Highway so
: C O M IN G E V E N T S
its annual young people dance for
defense committee of Crater Lake lo Crescent Cily Wednesday. Thev
strangers could find it. We claimed
Grangers and friends on Wednesday,
that more, real good would be ac-1
May 31st at the Central Point
Friday, May 20
A D.A.R. medal offered for the
complished by having an informa
Drawing Attention Grange Hall.
Mrs. John Wright left Tuesday for
.Soft hail game, Faber's vs Team
best poster on “ Americanism” was her home in Riverside.
tion bureau in some prominent loca
Those who attended last year's
sters, Medford High grounds, 6:30
won by Joyce Nledermeyer of Jack
tion where the passing motorist
dance, will no doubt recall what a
couldn’t help but see it. And the
Mrs. Barnum from Phoenix called p .m .
The Jackson County Chamber of good time every one had and this
experience of the new bureau across
Hut in day, May 27
her aunt, Mrs. Minnie Dunlap
Commerce Is justly proud of their year's dance promises to be better
from the old Nat building more than
new sign on the new tourist build than ever. Balloons will be used
justifies that prediction.
11:30 to 1:30, cooked food *lle all
ing on North Riverside. The sign for dcoration and entertainment
Thursday, May 25
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is something new in Neon signs and during the evening.
Mrs. Alice Gaudee wa* a dinner
Kunduy, May 2M
Miss Yortou tells us that before was donated to the chamber by
A good orchestra has been secured
guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Candee Memorial service, Church of Christ,
she was fairly settled in her new Bill's Sign Shop. It is a while light and the floor is being freshly Vacation Is here. We will be back
11:00 am . All veterans Invited.
office tourist cars began turning in instead of colored and Is made so dressed and waxed to assure the next September. Wc will be tn the
second grade then. How fine that
T uesday, May 8 0
to ask question* or to register their that it will throw light down on the best possible dancing surface.
Mrs. Belle Davis returned after
will be. Vacation days are happy
Day, W.R.C. service at
27 cars the first ay!
An.1 word "Information’’ painted below.
A very nominal charge will be
the best of it a’.l is that she is in a The word “ Tourist” in white light made. Pome and meet your friends days.
in Idaho and Is making her home cemetery 10:00 A.M.
Dorothy and Bessie are going
position t0 give accurate informa on black background makes a very from all over the valley.
W ednesday, May !ll
here with her daughter, Mrs. Will.
for the summer.
tion, not guessed at. She has at her attractive sign.
Y. G. A. Dance, Grange hall
Shirley's grandmother Is coming
flnger tips all the latest data about
Softball game, Faber'* vs Elk
Mr. \V. A. Catlett Is owner cf
to visit her. She live« In Colorado.
Mr. Davies report* that they have Medford High grounds, 6:30 p.m.
all the resorts, fishing spots, trail Bill's Signs and a member of the j John Millard Dies
Melvin’s uncle and aunt will visit added » new line of equipment ai
er camps, and the Hk«*. which will Chamber of Commerce. He has been'
In Calif. Saturday him.
Haturday, Ju n e :t
They live In White
Horse, the Farmer'* Cooperative and are
be of immense value in pursuading In business In Medford for the past 1
D.A.V. Dance, Dreamland, Med
now earning the Masaey-Harrl* line. ford.
the tourist It will be worth his while ten years.
John Millard passed away iu
Keith will move out on a farm.
to spend more time in this county.
Everyone is very much pleased Ventura. California Saturday as a
Mis* Avy* Ayers Just completed
Johnny went to Klamath Falls
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with the new building, including the ! result of heart disease. Mr. Mil yesterday. He saw pelicans, ducks, a very successful term at the Lone
Last night we had the pleasure of two young ladies in charge, Miss I
Pine school. Graduation everclses
lard Is well known here having lived a deer and some Indians.
sitting in with a bunch of "Black Alice Kellogg in the registration of- j here different times. In recent years
Now It is time to say good-bye to were belli last Friday evening with
CHIRCH HF CHRIST
Republicans" and listening to talks fice and Miss Juanita Yorton In the j
fourteen in the graduating class.
he ran the Oreen Lantern anl later all.
Clifton A. Phillips. Minister
concerning the future of the party tourist bureau.
Flower beds a re bought property out by the Gregg
We wish all a happy summer.
Bible School 10:00 A.M. Roland
The Missionary Circle of the
Which was all very enjoyable, of being arranged around the ground« ■ ranch.
Good-bye until next September.
Mias Lysle Gregory,
Federated Church is meeting at the Hover, Supt.
course. But as for practical results where they will produce the most I The deceased is survived by bis
Joe Cox homo thia afternoon. Mrs. Primary Supt.
of such meetings, we have our pleasing effect.
wife, two sons and two daughters in
First Grade Children.
Cox and Mrs. Mlnnick aro Joint
The Memorial Service will be held
doubts. What the G- O. P. must do
Ventura; a brother, the Rev. D. E.
at 11:00 A.M. The Relief Corps
Is to get right down to brass tack?
Millard, and a daughter, Mrs. Ted |
will be present In body, and all
and figure out a definite program
The Civic club wishes to thank Florey, in Medford, and a daughter W . R. C. Asks Vets
The W.R.C. members are request members of Patriotic Organizations
and then each member get out and
j 0hn Perl for the benches he in Seattle.
To Join in Service ed to meet at the hall Friday, June are especially invited. We especial
sell that program to someone else. so kindly donated to the club and | The sympathy of the community
2nd, and bring mops and brooms to ly desire the presence of O. A. R.
Just cussing FDR and the New Deal also for the delivering of same to j goes out to the sorrowing family.
The W.R.C. memorial services will clean the hall.
member*. The Federated Church
isn’t enough. If they want to reach the city park. The club expects to
be held at the Christian Church.
will cooperate and the Cnlted Choirs
the younger voters they must show make good use o f the benches as
Mrs. E. E. Scott, who I* visiting will aing.
D. A . V . to Sponsor
Sunday morning May 28. Rev
these young folks the folly of follow soon a« the rain stop*
Phillip* will give the ad- her daughter in Chicago, Is having
ing will-o’-the-wisp, spend-yourself-
Christian Endeavor 7:00 P.M.
Dance in Medford Clifton
Tbe W. R. C. will met at a fine time, Mr. Scott reports. Tie
rich notions and what they mean to It believes in prosperity throurh
Evangelistic Service 8:00 P.M.
Invitation Is extended to all soldiers receives a letter from her every day. Sermon subject "How Did The
the future. And as for the older abundance- —not scarcity.
The local po*t o f the Disabled o f foreign wars *o meet with them She plans to return June 15.
voters, the American people are be
Parly Church Change Tbe W orld?”
A m orion Veteran* will sponsor a and attend the eerviro )n honor of
coming old-age conscious and need
Prayer and Bible Study Wednes
Finalty .brethren, let's not forget dance
Dreamland, Saturday, June
to be shown the uselessness of the 'hat throughout the whole world 3, to raise funds for D A V. activities our dead aoldlers— the one time to
day .15 P M We will carry out tb"
aside for thla service
pr'-gesm *i planned fer !*Jt week.
present social security program.
•oday there Is not a spot where peo In this area, according to Cnretd J •h* ye»r
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The Civic Club will hold their
ple have the advantages, the eom-
RteTe Whipple end hi* ewicg e u -
luncheon Saturday, May 27 tevraen
TH F FEDERATED C H C R T n
ft 1* our belief that the common forta, the freedom of Individual en ste maker* will provide the maaie
11:39 *oo. and 1.03 p a . at tha
folks are awakening to the danger deavor. we enjoy right here in good H*rvey Caerman, chairman, and
When rathe- dry.
Sandwiches, salad and
Stanley o. Parish, Pastor.
of wildcat spending more than on* » old tT * A Let’» «tick np flr*t, U*t Prank Holbrook will have charge cf
all arrangement« for the dance. The
coffee will he served for 20 cents
We «aid we alway*
Bible School— 1 4 » a. m.
income. We all know such a pro and all the time for the American
ladiee' auxiliary will conduct the
Leesert extra. A cooked food sale
liad a crop.
Worship— 11:00 i m
gram will end dtsaatrously to the in ?erm of government, the Amerieen adva- e lie of tlchotn
will be held «11 day. Everyone it • Christian Endeavor— 7:00 p. m-
dividual who followa It. Why then way of living end the grend old man 1* -resident c f f t * lalle*- m -
re? jested to help out with ..this .
►»lag rather we*.
Evening Servie*—»: GO p. m
should there be any difference Confutation, which hes led os «U __s r '
Anything »«'A-b'e wii; be glac.y ac-
Ladiee* Bible Ct*«»—-Tuesday •
between government spending and the w»v ft* *1’. theee hundred nni
■•oyte-d • bominctde brr»d*
Kr FU Po> of lílAiRA'.b Palle la
for chMgUg ctr
2 20 p » . *-
Be net led ••trey fcy
If the individual fifty yeerr
o a k .« .
Pray>r Mc-fting— 'B 'hdn*jd*v *t
cannot get by that war. can the »n r of «hr /ore1re-bore ’ let»»” so »an.-«* -f h ocal #»few»v Atore
1 :0 9 p. m.
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Ton Jaet while Mr. Mlles Davi» Is taking bl» F A R M E R * ATT» F ffl IfO R O W E R S valan, treat Ion « baked b ere etc
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