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' VOLUME 43 WKSTON, OBECON. riilUAY. JULY 83. 1!W 1
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Principal-Events of the Week
Briefly Skotched for Infor
mation of Our Readora.
Ommn tml eighth In the Hat In
CM"! to paid up membership lu the
' . Ir O. D. tnisue' XOacr cherry or
rhsrd nr The Hullr ihU your netted
him a profit 'f lIO.ooo -
Mora than looo rtall buyer ar ex
pected In Portland during auuunl buy
er' week, August I In 14.
Bherlff Johnson of Hood Klver coun
ty haa asked for volunteer to assist
him la enforcing speed laws.
Imttratlona are that the commercial
apple crop of the elate aa a whole will
be about eu per cenl of lait year.
Oregon wheat exported during tlwi
year ended June SO, 1920. amounted
to 1.171. M3 bushels and flour 3.201,1 IS
Because It la no roner a necessary
organliatlon In Hie elate. Governor OI
cott haa dissolved the atate council of
William Porter, S. Inatructor In
forging at the Oregon Agricultural col
lege. dM Thurtday at ale home In
The Lane county court haa decided
not to build a new bridge aorona the
Willamette at HarrUburg fur at leaal
An underground croaalng will be
built where the. Pacific highway
croeeea the railroad two mllea north
The Portland Hallway. Light and
Power company haa paid to Clacka
maa county $94,000, the riret hair of Ita
The recently organlxed Southwest
ern Oregon Livestock aaaoclatlon la
planning to hold an annual expoajtlon
Member or the Oregon State Dental
aaaoclatlon opened the flrat session of
their 27th annual convention Monday
nnrnlns In Portland.
Lightning atruck and aerloualy dam
aged the ateepl of the Klrat rresby
terlan church In Portland during
heavy electric atorm.
Approximately 125,000 appllcatlona
for motor" vehicle driver' llcenaea
hare been received at Un offlcea of
the aecretary of atate.
At the preaent rate of growth of
bank clearlnga In Portland It la esti
mated that this year" total will reach
the f2,tH0.000.000 mark.
Three hundred dollar wa appro
priated by the city council of Albany
to lt In the eatahllahment of a
municipal ewlmmtng pool.
Harry Bhown of Twickenham In
Wheeler county waa aerloualy burned
while trying to tart a crude oil burn
ing engine uaed In Irrigation.
Reverend V. M. Case of fcugene haa
been elwtod moderator of the Orcon
aynod of the Preabyterlan church to
auceeed I M. Dooter of Medford.
One hundred alien were deported
from Oregon In tho flacat year ending
Juiif JO. according to the annual re
port of the bureau of Immigration.
Hereafter marriage will not be
bar to election to poaltlon aa teacher
In the Portland public achoola, accord
ing to policy established by the achool
The atata board of control now ha
In transit to the Robert Andrew com
pany of New York a carload of flax
fiber nd tow for which the elate re
The boya' and girl' Industrial cluba
of 8hedd, among which la Included the
largest boy' Jersey calf club In the
world, will hold their annual Industrial
fair on September 19. .
On the ground that the olty of Wood
burn ha exceeded It limit of Indebt
edness, A. C. Simmon h brought
ult to restrain the city from under
taking certain Improvement.
The city of Ilosoburg ha recolved
legal advice that bonda recently au
Ihorlxed by a special election for the
aum of 7000 for an aviation field out
aide the city limit are Invalid.
Balem Cherrlana have accepted the
proposal of A. H. secretary of
the state fair board, thai the Cherrl
ana make Tueday, September 28, of
slate fair week, a apecial boostofday.
Kxports from the Portland district
during the year ended June 30. 1920,
, were valued at 140.388,320. whllo the
exports from tho Astoria dlHtrlct for
the same period were valued at P
Center lor White Hybrid
The Kant Oregoiiian report that
rumliiU unity lit the White Hybrid
Miilt r of tlw I'm fi Northweat, tin-
lims (i. It. Jlynliii, i.r O. A. C, pro
fesaor of fann crops, after lnccliiig
the fields of Uav Nelson, Koy Rew,
Klmrr Moorv, Amiu Tanliff, J. C.
Hawkins, Sheldon Taylor, Chrl
Ilrvding, Barney Anderson and Jim
I'rofviKor Hyslop, who with Fred
Ik-union, county agent, made the
teat yrsturday, say that aume of the
White Hybrid ha even less than one
tenth of one per cent of other varie
ties. This Is the third year of certifi
cation In Umatilla county.
Quite a number of otherwise fine
field were rejected, says Professor
Hyslop, because alrips In the drawa
had been reseeded to other varieties
and these strips had not been rut
out for hay. In some cases fields
were turned down because stray
sacks of other varieties had been
drilled In by careless operator.
White Hybrid, say Professor Hys
lop, Is recommended for those sec
tion where the soil are rather heavy
but most of all where the rainfall is
"It Is a good winter wheat ana
there are many fields of great pu-
rity, said the expert. "NO one neca
Nn nn, timid
111, PH 1, fc.IV - ' ' .
go outside of Umatilla county to get '
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me iniesi nnive ' '
II ...i:fu.t kl.uL I. u a itkluwl
college certified stock has passed
from fanner to farmer and is hold
ing up with remarkable "purity rec
ords. "Observations on the variou wheat
varietur of the dry ectlon of Uma
tilla county show some very good
.i . ... i :
one it ana some mai are ouuuanuuiK- jpff Stephen or uniaiiua, was in nan i x -y
poor. The poorest variety seen In the city thjg wev(, the guest of hi live with he daughter
... . i . ...i ik. mniu ! Fnrfw . ., l.. Mr nnil Mrs. Chareli
the west end of the county is Forty
Fold. Next come Blue Stem a a
. 1 M-l L TopliaU
winter wneai. mc w ui j
Red. After it come the Whlto Hy
brid, but it I mostly pinched except
where too thin to produce a good
LOS ANGELES BADLY
Lot Angele. Four ever earth
quakea here threw the city and It ub
urb Into excitement, caused a num
ber of Injuries to men. women and
children, damaged aeveral buildings
,d broke a water main.
Whllo the ahocka eeemed to center
and broke a water main
in Ioa Angele. some were felt more
than 30 mllea away.
Excitement. In many cases hysterl
csl. followed the flrat shock and bad
hardly been calmed when at 1:27 In
the afternoon came the second, follow-
two minutes later by the third. The
fourth wa at 6:13 P. M.
The second and third were eharper
Tha Mtrona ana inira wero mwwi
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than mat ot.ne moro....
ngliallon or the cttiiens oecame
.a n...in... ... Interrunted.
Picture- were jo.tea
mortar Jarred from one wan en
plsler rrom ceiling.. Cr.-. -v -
In aome of the older .tructures; a
brick Into the .treet. and p.ai g.as.
wlndowa in some of the down town de-.
partment store were broken.
Pendleton is experiencing a serie
of automobile thefts. In the past
three, day two high priced cars have
been taken. One from In front of the
home of Guy Wyriek, haa not been
located. The other, a 12 cylinder
Haynes, was taken from in front of
a Pendleton garage, and when the
owner, "W. C. E. Pruitt, located it
later in the night, it wa found be
tween Athena and 'Adam in the
ditch, and almost hopelessly wrecked.
The car had pitched over the embank
ment from the hardaurfaced road,
landing head-on against a telephone
May Lose Hay Crop.
Hundred of ton of hay recently
harvested near Harrisburg, in tho
Willamette valley, are in the hock
and may bo lost entirely, all because
there i no baling wire to be had for
love or money.
Through Duff' superior slab work
Miiton-Freewater defeated Helix 8 to
4 at Tendlcton Sunday and won the
championship of the Blue Mountain
league. The hyphenated victor will
meet Echo, champion of the Irriga
tion league, at Pendleton next Sun
day and play for the Umatilla coun
Summer Boarders Arrive
, WMWl Jill Wi '
OVER "THE! HILL"
J. II. Ridenour Is down from Mon-
.., mi wi a.j.t in the wheat
JvtM Gordon will begin harvesting
,11'SSV ViUI UUII will wiiiii -
wj,eat on the Sim Djsckenson ranch
. .. .
i ..i - . rhnotau.
(,ua association was in the city Wed- cred and at the age of eighty-Cix sum
nesday, with the object of putting mer is enjoying "good health,
on a cour.e here. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Adams (nee
A son was born on July 20, 1920 to Mema DcPeatt) have moved from
Mr. and Mrs. John Shick at their Tekoa, Wash., to Walla Walla, where
i.. u-.ii. u'.n. tlioif will make their nome. Mrs. Do
imniE in nana i ,m.
ime in nana
Jeff Stephen of Umatilla, was in
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brother. Omar Stephen.
Mr ,nd Mr. p. g. LeG
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LeG rew and J
Sturgis left Tuesday by automo
i.:i a. - ..I-: 1a Ca.llll.
.. ii- i- thlnira
llomer hum " , .
in realiness for harvest operation lug engaging in the harness business
in the Watt Brother' fields. in Athena in the near future.
Mr and Mrs. Wm. Booher are ex- Mr. Allen Cronk arrived in the city
wcted home after a month' tay at Monday from Emmet, Idaho, and has
Shepherd Spring on the Columbia, armed a partnership with hi broth
Lee Johnson ha an exceptionally cr, Guy Cronk, in the transfer, ice
good crop of poUW. on hi ranch and fuel business. The new firm has
west of town, this year. Mr. John- rented the building east of the Athe
Ton raises Netted Gems, exclusively, na Market, and will open offices
Mr? William Winshio and daugh- there. Mr. Allen Cronk'. wife and
...j.. MinraMl'iwii rhildren will arrive in Athena
tcrs, Mildred and Audrey, returned
Monday from a very pleasant visit
with U. U. jarnimi
.M.i rnniiiu ni nm-
leltt. .. ..
Hanister will leave the Iirsl
" f .ojourn at Sht.p.
J" u,hnge meaicinal water
hf Xnt who' mEa
t im Z for Z cure of rheum.-
he will lesi ior
tl8M;.. m.nche Swaggart wa a
ues of Pendleton friend over the
truest oi en iv
, f ..'..I Ih- time snent at U-h-
... ,i u Vrank ConDocK made
. kv antn last ween vu mv-n
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farm near Legin.wn, -
Th report tne crops m j v....-
a.kL . h.t section..
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Mm o - -
tho week to enter me vaj.......
. ....... j...Min tnr summer
oi .. -"7 . .
course. sne was acv,nF- ,
meeting at the Athena wi eu
meeting Vt he Athena church Wed-
"nSVening. Tho annual confer-
We are pleased to announce that we
have secured the Agency for the
Brunswick and Stradivara Phono
graphseach a masterpiece in itself.
Come in and let us demonstrate these
- machines. Hear the latest Brunswick, :
You are welcome to our REST ROOM.
ence of the Methodist church is held
In .September, alter wnicn me
church will be provided with a res
Mrs. Martha Mays, w
lightly ill at the home of her dauph-
t r. Mr. Jennie Barrett, has rccov
" ,, . .
Ptatt will oon go to Walla Walla to
Ik., with hp ilauirhter.
i'C who iivr uaua.nn.t-
Mr. and Mrs. Charels Norris came
over from Walla Walla, yesterday.
a. i . u. .11 aIu!f mint ivt Viirf
Jini. ilUIIIB Will 'mi. a-. r
mul Mr. Norris rocs to Portland on
fJ-a: im M.nfmrill.t.
lMiiiini-KS. Mr. Norns is contemplat
two dn ui arrive n
"t frm Emmett. to take up
inpir rtrsiutruvv iv v
Athena-Wcnton American Legion
.... .11 : - rlon-n Sat
rosi win give a wucnv ..v
ur(ay, tomorrow, night at the o,H-ra
house for the purpose of securing
Z Z' the "purpose" of Tecu'ring
fund to send delegate, from the lo-
attend the state conven-
tion, which is to be held at Astoria,
July 30, 31 and August 1. Delegates
from Athena-Wreston post are Harold
Haynie and Dr. N. T. Bennett; alter-
...... n'Vrarra nnrl J. K.
naics, ui-ruinii v
. T 1 M'llnr.a Otlll .1 1" .
M Frank Berlin and children are
t HiriL-hani anrinKS vni cu-
r.; tri. where they
v--. - - htf Mr and
were Ukcn Wednesday by Mr. ana
Mr. Orel McPherrin. It is reported
"" - hBS 8oM her hoWe
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place just north of the city limits 10
-, Fostur. ,nd having purehaswl-
trouble-finders, employed at the
Thompson Garage, exper.encedx-
trouble-finders, employed nt the
Odd Fellows at Play
A most enjoyable affair waa the
picnic aponsored by the local lodge
of Odd Fellow at Camp MDougal,
Sunday. At an early hour automo
biles began hurrying toward the ren
dezvous In order to enjoy the delic
ious morning air of the upland re
gion. At noon one of those elabor
ate lunches for which Weston i fa
mous was spread, and every one par
took heartily of dainties in profusion
and variety which lured the appetite
onward and ever onward. Forty
trillions of ice cream contributed a
feature which will linger long in the
memory of those assembled for a day
of visiting and recreation. The fol
lowing citizens and their families
were amonir those present: Sim J.
Culley, K. ' M. Smith, Nelson H.
Jones, Richard English, James A.
King, Ross King, H. Waddingham,
Alick Johnson, C E. Fisk, Jamea E.
Stanfield, William Davis, S. A.
Barnes, W. A. Barnes, Frank Greer,
W. H. Gould, Joseph Hodgson,
Claude Davis, J. E. McDaniel, Ralph
Tucker, Elmer Tucker, Newton O'
Harra. Rov Hvatt. Cecil Hyatt; E.
R. Lieuallcn and wife of Walla Wal
u KoM Maonejr ad family of Pen-
d,ct Mrl Ann, Anderson. Mis
Anderson. Miss Eliza Morri-
Th.lma Anderson. Miss Eliza Morri
mm. Miss Glady Smith, Mr. Artie
, . Bcathe, Mrs. Anna Haworth; Mc
ho ha been ti rvH.r.
rs. iesier uiii ----
ra, Cliff Culley, George Kinnear, Sid
Harvehting on Pine Creek.
Harvesting the season's grain crop
is in prog-res on H. A. Barrett' Pine
mn.-h That district ha one
v " . .- .
ot the best yields in years. The
nr.;n ia nt sYi-ontionallv eood Quality.
grain is oi e.eiJnvii iiw m-
Keine practically matured before the
hot veather set in. Mr. Barrett has
. J A irii va-Vioat rnn rttl
CUnVlHl XU IH :ill.i k wm. v
pe Creek ranch at $2.25 per
I I f ' 1 I ..a. A nmiet 1 1 VA tV .
GOV. COX CONFERS
Washington. James M. Cox an
nounced that if elected -president he
'would endeavor with all my strength
great war." His statement followed
in hcur's conference with the prem-
- ' ' "
dent at the V
Franklin D. Roc
hite House at which
Franklin D. Roosevelt, the democratic
vice-presidential nominee", was present,
The president In a formal statement.
,fter the conference, declared that he
and the governor "were absolutely at
one wlth regard to the great Issue of
the league of natlon" and that the
J . . K& ,hn ahnm.
governor was rrauj io ""'
" . . . ...
cw.v.uu. . j -- - worvn oi tuniicu imro vh .. -
pion In every respect of the h:nor of at priceg below even pre-war quota
the nation and the secure peace of the -aid an announcement today
pion in every respect oi iuc ii.ui
,1.. ...u. .nil iha aunra nfr cf the
.,i,i - .
Asked as to the president's health.
Governor Cox replied: "In splendid
condition; in most agreeable shape.
a iis.,n Dnnnil Rihw
Pendleton special to the Orego-
di tion perfec , u i tne P"
born to Pendleton oarenU at St An
dition perfect, is. the phenomenon
born to Pendleton parents at St An-
mother of the miniature infant, is in
pTrfec-t health and doctors pronounce
e baby Wal in every respect ex-
cept s.xe and weight
When born, Kenneth vve gl ed one
.pound and 11 ounces ine
nd Robcrt' 2G-
...! T 1.,.. tt-lion a
MIITIBIinir I1HI11 1 lilT.HI.lt . "
cruuauiiK u... luvo-v, . - packers could- prepare,
sliver of steel penetrated his left eye. American V P
Len finally located the shyer, m- The. y ment
netized a darning needle and extract- P department is
ed the annoying substance from his JJ" of every sent from
0P rr'rfe TTt TJS -PPly depot
Sunday morning from Portland where
for the past two weeks she has been Two From U. of O.
in attendance upon her sister, Mrs.
Charles Prim, who passed away on Two University of Oregon athletes,
Friday of last week. The deceased William Kenneth Martlett, of Esta
was formerly Miss Genevieve Booth, cada, and Arthur Tuck of Redmond,
and later Mrs. Jack Harris, her for- have been selected as members of the
mer husband having died soon after United States track team to compete
their marriage. She had many friends in tho Olympic games at Antwerp,
in Athena and Pendleton, who regret Belgium. They were named follow
her loss. The remains were taken ing the Olympic tryouts held last
to Jacksonville for burial, where fu- Saturday in the Harvard stadium at
neral services were held. Tuberculo- Boston in which they competed
sis was the cause of Mrs. Prim's against athletes from every section
death of the country. Bartlett placed sec-
Huckleberries, of which there is ond in the discus in the national try
said to be a large ciop this season, cuts, and first in the junior Amateur
Athletic Association championships
sections of the mountain and on the
brakes of the Umatilla river.
OREGON MEN KILLED IN
CAMP LEWIS EXPLOSION
Victims Members of Gun Crew
Training at Target
Tarcma. Rluld Inquiry Into the
cause if the explosion of a idx-lnch
field gun at the Camp Lewis artillery
range, which killed three men and
painfully wounded five other member
of the Oregon coast artillery, national
guard, will be made. The Investiga
tion thus far show that only a poor
fuse, a possible flaw in the gun Itself,
or a flaw In the shell, could have
caused the fatal accident.
Governor Ben W. Olcott. cf Oregon,
narrowly missed being Injured In the
tragedy. Accompanied by Mr. Olcott
and everal Camp Lewi officers, the
governor bad left the gun but a few
minutes before the explosion.
The dead were:
Corporal Kdward O. Scott, 2d com
pany, Oregon coast artillery. Marsh
field, Or.; Corporal Clyde R. Dundln
ger, 2d company, Oregon coast artil
lery, Marshfleld. Or.; Private Ralph
Fraley, 1st company, Oregon coast ar
tillery, Ashland, Or. Scctt and Fraley
were killed Instantly. Dundinger lived
an hour. . - (
The injnred were:
Private (first clasa) Herbert E." Pe
tersen, 2d ccmpany, Oregon coast ar
tillery, Marshfleld, Or., cut on head
and face by steel fragment; Private
William J. Blake, 2d company, Oregon
coast artillery, Marshfleld, Or., cut
on arm and shoulder; Mechanic Peter
Marrascul. 2d company. Oregon coast
artillery, Marshfield. Or., badly stun
ned by concussion; Private Homer EI
hart, 1st company, Oregon coast artil
lery, Ashland, Or., shoulder broken;
Vag:ner Fred Scott, 65th company,
coast artillery corp. United State
army, toot badly torn; Corporal Roy.
Camplgefto, 65th company, coast ar
tillery corps, United Bute army, tun
ned. The rifle wa ot the 155-mlllimeter
long rang! field type used by the
French, but was manufactured In the
Inst week in trying it out The 14th
shot was fired immediately before the
tragedy in the presence of the gover
nor, adjutant general and party.
Government Bucks H. C. of L
In an effort to combat the high
cost of living, the war department
soon is to olace millions of dollars'
worth of canned meats on the market
:j ..n..r. tnAuv
lions. siu an niiuuiire...
from the office of the division of
-re meats, which will be offered
for domestic consumption exclusively,
are stored m every section oi tne
i-mintrv and will be disposed of
'" " "7Z
er8 5000 bankers and the mayors of
lne .mf" 'Zy, "Zt
corned beef corned beef hash, roast
beef and b
wholesaler to the smallest retailer,
onoortunity to make
at Dri " considerably be-
low prevailing market figures," said
. the announcement
held the day before, establishing new
junior record irr that event.