309 8 j THE BOARDMAN MIRROR VOLUME 1. BOARDMAN, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1921 NUMBER 22. OREGON NEWS NOTES OF PRINCIPAL EVENTS HAPPENING DURING WEEK Frank J. Lovelt has been appoiut d state tax commissioner. Only seven forest fires have been reported to the state forester so far this season. A second shift meaning the employ ment of 100 more men, wili be started at the Brooks-Scanlon mill at Bend. Fire completely destroyed" the large barn and contents on the McDonald ranch, two miles southwest of Weston. Home building has progressed at the average rate of $801, 693 a month in Portland for the first six months of the year 1921. Haying in eastern Linn county is well under way and the farm .s are trying to care for one of the largest hay crops ever raised in the county. The sixth annual tournament for the tennis championship of the Wil lamette valley will open at Salem July 7, and continue for three days. The society of Oregon composers, through its president, Dr. Shall Kmui of Portland, has presented to the state library a volume of Oregon composi tions. Grasshoppers are becoming so plen tiful on Crane prairie, near Bend, that destruction of the range, which ordb narily curries 1700 head of cattle, is threatened. Presidents and secretaries of com mercial clubs of ten Umatilla county towns were guests of the Pendleton Commercial association at a banquet in Pendleton. H. II, Gardner of Stayton, has filed with the state engineer application to appropriate 1200 second feet of water from the North Santiam river for power purposes. dry kiln and (1 cars of lumber. Members f the Douglass county forest patrol and 4 the United States forest service nut in Roseburg Sat urday with supervising wardens from adjoining counties for a school of methods and foresters' cc a vent km. Motor vehicle registrations la Ore gon during the period January 1 to June 30, 1921, aggregated 102,274 as against 89,173 for the same months last year, according to a report is sued by Sam A. Kozer, secretary of state. Approximately $1,094,205.25 has been received by the state from taxes levied on gasoline and distillate sales in Oregon during the period February 1, 1919, to May 31, 1921, according to a report prepared by Sam A. Kozer, secretary of stats. Through -the opening of a second pool by the Willamette Valley Prune association, loganberry growers of the Salem vicinity are hopeful of receiv ing 5 cents a pound for their product. The pool will be open to all growers, who have not yet obtained a market for their berries. 'I'll" auto camp grounds in Mc.Mmn vllle are being remodeled. Harry C. Brumbaugh of Portland has been appointed executive secre tary of the t.orld war veterans' state aid commission, created under an act of the last legislature. More than 100 deaf persons, many of them graduates of the Oregon school for the deaf, assembled at Salem S '"rday and organized the Oregon Stat? Association for the Deaf. Approximately half of the 7000 cor porations operating in Oregon have The marine strike has had U-tflfi. wit'.; the state corporation de fect upon the cargo lumber shipments from the Columbia, which for June were the smallest of any single month in several years. There were a total of 125 permits to appropriiite water and six permits to store water issued by Percy Cvppi r. state engineer, during the months of April, May and June. The president of the Oregon State Bankers' association has appointed a committee to investigate the salmon industry with the idea of devising the best method of financing it. Several hundred representatives of Oregon's 14,000 ex-service men who are banded together in the American Legion met Saturday in Eugene for the Oregon department's third annual convention. William A. Botz, who lives on a ranch near Bend, received through the Red Cross, his croix de guerre award ed him by the French government. To the cross was added a star for par ticular bravery. Fire destroyed four grain ware houses, an elevator and m my thou sand bushels of grain at Mynck sta tion, six miles northeast of Pendleton, causing damage estimated at from $165,000 to $200,000. 'rtie second woman fire lookout to be employed on the Deschutes na tional forest has taken up her official duties. Mrs. Robert Merrill of Port land has been stationed at Black butte, 35 miles from Bend. Cheese producers in Curry county, instead of shipping to Coos Bay for reshipment have undertaken a deliv ery at San Francisco, where the first cargo was recently taken by the gaso line schooner Osprey. Seven hundred thousand bushels of the new crop of wheat have been con tracted for at $1 a bushel, or prices near that figure, by H. W. Collins, prominent Pendleton grainman, ac cording to announcement. Damage estimated at $175,000 to $200,000 was caused at Astoria by two fires which destroyed the main saw mill and power plant at the Astoria Box company's plant, the big double partment their annual reports as re quired under the state laws. The statutes require that these statements shall be filed by July 1. Complaints charging burglary were filed in the justice court at Albany by District Attorney Lewoiling against William A. Schultz. Irvin L. Wright and R. W. Cooley, as a result of their attempt to break into the Hal sey State bank last week. Increased rates, sought by the American Railway Express company affecting the transportation of but termilk, cream, milk and ice cream have been denied by the Oregon pub lic service commission. The increase requested in the application ranged from 20 to 26 per cent. The most important wool sale of the season was held at Shaniko, in whic h the clip of that section was offered for sealed bids. The sale attracted buyers from many foreign and eastern mills. About 250,000 pounds, the clips of 31 growers, were disposed of at prices ranging from 13 to 20 cents. Linn county and Oregon will have the distinction of supplying the young est member of the famous Sousa's band on its next tour. Loren J LiU per of Tangent, who Is only 22 years old, will leave early In July for New York, where he will become a mem ber of this famous musical organiza tion. Fred Williams, chairman of the Ore gon public service commission, will go to San Francisco July 13, where he will attend a conference of the interstate commerce commission, with relation to an adjustment of freight rates on the Weed-Klamatn Falls branch of the Southern Pacific rail road. The extent of the powers vented in the state board eugenics under the so-called sterilization act, will be de termined in a test case filed In the circuit court at Salem by Tom Gar land, Portland attorney. The proceed ings were brought on behalf of Jacob ('line, an Inmate of the Oregon state peniten"arv UNCLE SAM SAYS LOWLY ONION IS EDIBLE LILY BOARDMAN'S FOURTH OF JULY CELE BRATION VOTED A DECIDED SUCCESS Uncle Sam wants us all to cat more onions. He says the onion as been falsely painted that in reality it is only an edible lily. Says we shouldn't pay any attention to etiquette in attempting to eliminate odors iroin the breath but instead follow our appetites and eat the onion we all like and is good for us. At least the U, S. Bureau of Markets says t contains more vitamines than any oilier vegetable, vitamine arc essen tial, say food experts. Pictured here an- two tots of the southwest and t a rnrt of the new 7,000 car crop' which is n'jw coming on. Frolic in the South Seas On on,, of the Gilbert Islands I snw a "bateta" (dance) of InforgetaWe splendor. In the afternoon natives were busy making wreaths nod neck laces of the young coconut leaf and of the small white Bower of the male papaya tree. In deep pfnk opal, Mother-of-pearl and lavender the sun set beside the palms. I n the lagoon bench was kindled a great lire. Pres ently the mellow moon and huge stars, rising through the fantastic coconut and more fantastic pandanus, cast the black shadows of the trees athwart the white lands. Over the rustle of the palm fronds, the soft fall of feet in the dust of the dim pathways, and the murmur of flower-crowned men and women on their way to the dance, dime the voice of the surf on the outer reef. A chant and a clapping arose from 30 to ID persons, men and women not one standing who sal cross-legged on ANOTHER KAIillll DRIVE Another rabbit drive is scheduled for next Sunday. Added zest will be given this one by the announcement that there will be eats this time. Get your shillaluh ready and show up early. Arch Kibble and wife of Missouri, who are making a four months' tour of the West, are visiting a shot'! time at the Leon Kutzner home. Mrs. Kibble and Mrs. Kutzner are sisters. They will drive on to California. the coral, writes Andrew Fnrtoll In Asia Magazine. Members of the bal let, four and the deep, made three sides of i rectangle; on the open side Were the spectators. All of the men, itnd some of the women, were nude to the waist. S'ecttlaCea of white coco nut leaf, long anil many-pointed, hung don upon the breasts; greeneries Were twisted in the pierced lobes of their ears; and from under white coco nut and chaplets of flowers gleamed their white eyeballs and whiter teeth. In the forefront of the ballet sat a woman a Micronesian Aphrodite doereil front her waist down with a fine dancing mat. She was the princi pal, and only she and two men did not heat hand against hand and against breast. One of these a great, bearded. Arablike fellow was the lender of the chorus. He gave calls, nccompanlod by a sweep of the raised arm. At the second or third call the second man, a broad bodied Bacchus, opened the song in a tenor, and the I- o hers joined, chanting and beating, the women's voices high ninl nasal, the men's round and full. The chants wore altogether monotonous repetitions of h few words. 'neotuit oiled bodies (teamed under the fire. Hands, feet, arms ami trunks of the three princi pals kept exquisite time to the beat, bent of the chorttfl. My ears were filled with the tumult, toy eyelids were heavy w ith drowsiness. I sat ill ii hyp notic (laze; I awoke with a start. io lind the singers silent and their bodies languid. A brief pause- a Settling back of the wearied singers- -mu! again the leader gave the call ami the sweep of file Upraised arm WISE MEN HAVE LEARNED SOME THING; HAVE YOU? III' city mail order house, iloinp a nn tional business and advertising na tn nally, litis a million or more cus tomers. You are only otic of them, and there is nobody in that mail order establishment that has the time to give your order a single thought except to fill it. You take what you get, at long distance, and be thankful that you're alive. Trade at home and your mer chant has to give you uality to re tain your trade and the trade of his other neighbors If by accident there is anything wrong with the iiiality, you are where you can get instant satisfaction The satisfac tion you get by long distance is poor, it any Wise people in the country are quitting the mail order houses in great numbers. This is apparent by the fact that the biggest of them are all but on the financial rocks Don't be in the tail of the procession. Trade at home, where a part of your dollai comes back to you. The day began with a baseball game on the school diamond be tween the married men and the sin gle1 men of the Project. Well, if you missed that game you were "out of luck" because it was a fast and interesting game, and the score was so close until the last inning when the single men Showed (heir powess by sending their opponents down to defeat to the tune of 4 to ti. It the lloardman loam had played as well during the season as they did that day, they would have won more than the cel lar championship. Bam Boardman was left fielder, and made some pret ty catches that would have caused envy lo a professional. Following is the lineup as carried as near as we could obtain it: Single Married A. Klitz c Nizer V. Keys p l(. Kands Al Mel'i'ord lb N. Macolnber Ralph Humphrey 3b 0, Mitchell R, Qilbreath :ib w. King 1J. Carpenter ss Tom Miller Opal Wagner cent. 11. Everett Kd Smith rf D, Kansier L. Cummins if s. Boardman Following this we journeyed on to Coyote, where the most Important event of the day took place, A large part of the crowd who did not come down to the game were (here, and the ladies spread the ta bles under i he trees and it was in deed a feast: Fried chicken, salads, sandwiches, pies, cakes, rookies, lemonade, etc., etc., and the crowd consumed only the small amount of thirty gallons of ice cream. Every thing was free! A short program was hold after dinner, but thero was so much con fusion that it was a bit hard to WISE MEN! TRADK AT .HOME! 1 M0 KLOl'MENT or WATER POWER COMING SOON A dispatch from Washington, I) 0. recently slates that Dr. George Oils Smith, as director of tin- United Slates Geological Survey, is official! in charge of the study of the conn try's Water resources He is in fa vor of the development of the na tion's water-power resources, which would bring cheap power to hun dreds of communities which now lack it. "There is no doubt that the coun try in general is ready to give prac tical attention lo the control, de velopment and Utilisation of its rivers," he said in a statement to the press. "If the people could only be made to understand that the control and Utilisation of rivers means millions of dollars to them and offers one of the greatest economic advantages that can be taken of the natural re kOUroeS, they would not be slow In approving plans for river develop Bieat, Not only such development as looks merely lo Hood prevention although this in itself would save billions of dollars but development that will provide a uniform (low for rivers anil Streams by which power could be generated that could be brought within the reach of bun droits of communities which do not j have it now. "The development of water-power i of the rivers of the country Is go I ing to be one of the great achleve- i menu the United states win see in I tin- BeXI few years. It will be a saving to the people so great that it can not now be fully comprehended. In Ihe Bast we are learning that our rivers can serve us best when bitch ed up with our great sieam power plants " hear. Several community songs were sung. Mrs. Karl Cramer gave a reading which was appropriate to the day, touching upon the forget Culness of the people regarding the principles fought lor from '7 6 up to the present day. She has a clear Voice, and a good expression, and it was well rendered. Following this was a short ad dress bj Colonel Callahan, and we a ' I enjoy hearing him speak al any t has, The program closed with the com munity singing our National hymn, There was no dragging along and waling thai day, and the sports were immediately started and of all the fun! 'I he races were good. Opal Wag goner won the young men's race; the married men's race was won by King; the fat man's race by Strait; three legged race by Waggoner and Everett; women's race won by Mrs. Tom Miller; girl's race by Violet Gilbreth; tug of war between the F.asl and West end caused much, amusement, and looked for awhile as I hough Ihe West end would win. but the Hast end ladies' pitched in and helped so it ended in a tie. The bOrse race was won by Teddy Part low. The prizes consisted of $1.00 each. So ended one of Ihe most enjoy able Fourth of Julys in lioardnian ideal weather, and not an incident to mar Ihe pleasure. The youag people needed a dance to finish the day Monday, and since Boardman has a dearth,' f good dancing Moors, permission was given and a pleasant dame was held In the school house. Kveryone had a good time, and voted It "The F.nd of a Perfect Day." HjOMEHKEKEHH SCHEDULED To ARRIVE ON .11 I V SUJ The route lo be traveled through the slate by the first trainload of settlers who are scheduled to arrive from the Middle West on July 25th for an Inspection of the slate's agri cultural resources has been announc ed by the Oregon Stale Chamber of Commerce. The task of arranging an Miner a i y which would include the repre sentative districts of the state in the limited time allowed under Ihe hnmeseekers' ticket, twenty-one days, was an exceedingly dilllcult one, according lo Secretary Quuyle. The matter has been under advise ment .since Hie Land Settlement con ference hold in Portland on June 7, and every effort has been made to route ihe party over the state in the most effect Ive way. While the itinerary III general will be followed as outlined, it was announced thai it was subject to change in some instances, inasmuch as the nulling of Ihe party through a few districts would be governed by the number of setlleiH who make up the party. The train will leae Omaha at 1 : 20 a. m on July 19th, It will make numerous stops in the principal cities of Oregon, and the dale for arrival at Pendleton will be July 2 f. t li . arriving at 6:00 a. in. Will leave llerinlston, at 10:00 p in. After a drive through I'uiatilla OOUnty wheal fields, luncheon will be served at Stanfield. The party will then be taken through the Covernineiil Irrigation Project In Hermislon, nine dinner will be served. I.et us print your butter wrappers HOME SWEET HOME j BOBBY TOOK Til lLOrV APART 1 -lwCjav J?T. & ,,u.l now FOR a brulze M t vVl7 i'll tlach you TO TAKE THINGS h APART !