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BOARDMAN, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1921
OREGON NEWS NOTES OF PRINCIPAL !
EVENTS HAPPENING DURING WEEK
IRRIGONITES POISONING JACK RABBITS I BOARDM AN'S FIRST CITY ELECTION
The Lincoln County Jersey Cattle
club has been organized at Toledo.
The Bragg sawmill west of Eugene
was destroyed by fire a few nights ago.
Two Loud issue proposals, submitted
to the people of Dallas, at an eleetion,
Civil service examinations are to be
held soon, to select postmasters for
Bandon and Molalla.
The Foui-L minimum wage of ?u,
voted late in May, went Into effect in
the Bend mills July 1.
Enrollment in the Benton county
scnoois mis year snowed an increase
of 407 pupils ov r last year.
Losers is las; wee k's fire at Union
are laying plans 1 rebuilding the bus
iness block with scone and brick.
The Presbyterian synod of Oregon
Is holding its annual session in Cor
vallis this week, beginning Tuesday,
It costs Canyon City nearly three
times as much to run Its schools as It
does to run the state and county combined.-
The Albany fire depart in nt, backed
by city officers, is endeavoring to erad
icate moss on roofs on buildings in
An overalls factory employing 12
persons will begin operations at Baki I
August 1, the machinery already being
Enlargement of the Tumalo fish
hatchery is planned, it is stated by
members of the state fish and game
Work on removing all the dangerous
blind curves on the Columbia river
highway between Astoria and Portland
has been started.
Farmers of Clackamas county have
ptarted a movement to purchase farm
ing Implements and machinery direct
from the producer.
Muscovites, a branch of the Oddfel
lows order, met ih Salem Saturday.
Visitors were present Crop all seatlons
of the Willamette valley.
The old military wagon road across
the summit of the Cascade mountains
on the upper Willamette route is ex
pected to be open to traffic by August I.
The annual campmceting of the Seventh-Day
Adventists of the southern
Oregon district is being held at the
Lane county fairgrounds in Rugi ne.
Plans for the proposed new armory
at MeMinnville at a cost of approxi
mately S0, 000 were approved by the
general staff of the Oregon National
Slight traces of gold have been
found In the gravel being dredged
from the bottom of the Willamette
river at Independence for use on Polk
For the first time In many years the
range in portions of Eastern Oregon
is going to seed, there not being
enough livestock to keep It all clipped
to the ground.
Fire prevention is to be made a per
manent study In the schools of Oregon,
according to announce meat made by
J. A. Churchill, state superintendent of
Horticulturists of Oregon, Washing
ton and Idaho, who will meet at Hood
Kiver July 26-29, inclusive, according
to present plans, will effect a perma
nent tri-state organization.
The body of Dr. J. D. Fenton, wide
ly known Portland physician, who dis
appeared March 19, last, was found in
the Willamette river, opposite the Al
bina docks, by the harbor patrol.
A new road from Looking Glass to
Roseburg. eliminating the bad grade
between the summit of the hill and the
main road leadiug east, has been or
dered by the Douglas county court.
Fire, laid to spontaneous combus
tion, destroyed the fit dsport planing
mill, with a loss ot b0,000, three resi
dences nearby, and for a time threat
ened to wipe out the whole town of
Too busy to come in to Bugero, C.
E. Harrington, a logger on the Sius
lr.w, near Cushman, pleaded guilty by
proxy to the charge of killing a deer
out of season and paid his fine of $u0
Sam A. Kozer, secretary of state,
will leave Salem late in the present
month for Helena, Mont., where he will
attend a conference of secretaries of
state and state auditors from all sec
lions of the west.
Oregon leads the northwest in tin
excess profits and per capita income
taxes paid to the federal government
I for the fiscal year ended June 30, the
per capita tax in the state amounting
j to $35.0. The total of the taxes col
lected In the state amounted to $27,-
I 927,733. Of this amount $21,970,012
was for excess profits and income tax,
while $5,957,721 was for miscellaneous
An unusual party took place at the
home of Mrs. William Vooiliis in
Looking Glass, Douglas county, last
Saturday, all of the guests, with but
two exceptions, having crossed the
plains by ox team into Oregon, their
ages ranging from 78 to 83.
The Crater lake season is now on
full swing, with many visitors arriving
daily by train and automobile from
all parts of the country. Cars have
becu able to reach the rim of the lake
with comfort since Wednesday, the
snow having been cleared away.
The state library has received copy
No. 1 of volume 1 of the "State Line
Herald," published at Lakevlew on
November 18, 1878. This was the first
copy of the first issue of the first
I newspaper published In southern Ore-
j gon east of the Cascade mountains.
The first aerial mall to be delivered
to a forest lookout in Oregon was drop
ped by a plane from the Eugene base
of the lorest fire patrol to J. I,. San
born, lookout on Prairie mountain in
, the coast range, 35 miles west of Eu
gene, in the Siuslaw national ton si.
The contract for the construction of
! the dam at the Umpqtia fish hatchery
was let to Thomas Sweeney of Port
land lor $9000 The recent legislature i
appropriated $15,000 for Improvement! !
at the hatchet y. The dam will be of
log crib construction and will be 700
feet long and 8 feet high.
! Umaillla county Huffcud its second
disastrous grain warehouse fire when
i the huge warehouse of the Pacillc
Coast Grain Elevator company located
at Mission, five miles east of P. ndle
tou, containing 4000 sacks of grain,
was destroyed. Total damage Is esti
mated at $18,000 to $20,000.
Word has been received at Corvallls
that Ilubbaid & Son, shc-i p breeders of
Benton county, took all the first pris
offered but one at (he Calgary exposi
tion. They won In competition with
the best bre dors of the United States
and Canada, including fiist on rams,
first on ewes and first on flock.
Luther Pagan, ex-convict, shot T. J.
Miller, Oak Grove orchardist, kid
naped Mrs. Miller, their daughter Pearl
and an 1 1 -y en r-old boy, Arthur Ander
son, nnd later was killed when posses
from all parts- of the Hood Uiver val
ley surrounded him in a burned over
tract a short distance from the Miller
The committee In charge of the cam
paign to raise an additional endow
ment fund for Pacific college at New
berg to the amount of $150,000, a few
And the rabbits, we are giving cords and should be adopted far and
them the very devil. The potato Hear by all the farmers.
deal outlined in last week's issue, For the benefit of various fruit
has proven to be quite a success seekers coining from other districts
but F. C. Frederickson reports still ; by auto, would offer the following
a better way. Chas. H. Steward also lists and information: Apricots, N.
! reports on same. The formula is Seaman ranch all sold out; J. W.
j made as follows: Take 1 quart of f Warner, near Bailey, all probably
flour, Vi ounce strychnine, cup sold or rather spoken for but quite
I sugar, H cup salt. First mix dry, a lot on trees at this writing. Dew-
ui.mp erougn 10 gei an uiuips om im rries ana raspticrries all gone or
into dough like, then thin to con- Lsold. Early apples now in abundance
rn-e losses in uregon. exclusive or Gays ago received a subscription of
Portland, during the month of June, $2500 from Herbert Hoover, secretary
aggregated $442,200, according to a 0f commerce. Mr. Hoover was a stu-
report prepared by the state fire mar- dent of the academic department of
shal. There was a to'al of 28 fires. the co'lege.
Slstency of thick gravy. This pro
bably will make about three or four
liquid quarts Which should be made
up in a container something like a
five gallon oil can cut in hall with
handles made so as to permit hand
ling the container without geiting
hands into the mixture. Take cedar
shingles split to about one to two
inches wide or take and make cedar
stakes 12 to 14 inches long, sharp
ening one end and leaving the other
end blunt or thicker and Wider.
at Mrs. Watkin's ranch two miles
Weal and Vi mile south. Dobles
fruit farm, Glasgow's and Grinis may
have a few also. Cucumbers now at
Seamans, Dobles and Kicks. Water
melons may be had if the weather
keeps warm about the 21 5th from
nearly all the ranches. It would be
unfair to list any particular one.
Cantaloupes and musk melons will be
about the first of August.
W. H. JaeobSOD Of Patterson.
Wash., ferried over with his auto
Place the big end down Into the 'to bring
gravy and carry your container out
where the poison is desired to be
placed. A pair of pliers or some
other method of taking hold of the
icks should be found other than
handling same with the bare hands,
and the sticks stuck up broadways
across runaways and other places
where the rabbits are in the habit
of passing. The oil can, if used,
should be thoroughly cleaned of the
oil smell as this may be offensive to
the jacks and kill tin smell of the
salt and sugar, Other wood besides
cedar may work but our experience
on cedars has proven most success-
i. Jacobson and daugh
ter lo the Irrigon station Thursday.
Mr. Jacobson says considerable husi
ju s is bound to pass through this
Station on account of the ferry ser
' ice, and Mr. Seaman already re
ports quite a number Of cases.
Mr. and Mrs. Wisdom and son,
ISi hop, returned from the mountains
Saturday, and report feeling much
better, and of having had a pleasant
and enjoyable trip. They weal up
In the Canyon City country and fish
ed in various streams.
For the benefit of those who have
not signed up their donations to help
fin nice the North Morrow County
Fair, the writer wishes to call their
ait. ntlon to the subscription list
Saturday evening and before he got jvhieli Is on the counter at the Wads-
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Liirvugu iiui Liii 11 (mi, eifumeu nvt- v(ji(u taure. 1.0 wuai you can as
dead rabbits and the next morning I this is Ihe only means of making a
a total of 43 in 12 hours. Monday j success of the fair, and we sure will
morning or the second day, 10 more realize much more out of it than
dead ones from this . ounce of what we pay.
ful. C. H. Steward took out one lot
made from 'n ounce of strychnine
poison and the sticks are still on
the job getting the rabbits. This
Mesdames 11. C. Wolfe, C. E. Glas
gow and F. C. Frederickson drove
experiment was made where alfalfa 10 Uoardman Wednesday as a com
Hinds it on all sides, m it tee from this district in the In-
Various vegetables outside of the terest of the North Morrow County
potatoes have been tried, but no Fair. They made arrangements for
success so far reported and while the
poialo deal, hi most cases has prov
en successful, this gravy on sticks
lie.: beat all winter poisoning re-
another meeting with the Boardman
committee in the near future.
C. W. Doering and wife of Mess
ner, motored up Thursday and pick
MONEY THROWN ON THE WATER
RETURNS TO YOU IN A FEW DAYS
PART, however small, (if every dol"
z? p1fV A j u s'cii(i in voiu own iiiwii
(F'i vCy 1 I come8 back to you. The more money
that is spent 111 tins town, the more
there is to be spent WITH YOU,
no matter whether your business is
fanning, dry goodtlng, restaurant-
ing, plumbering or laboring.
This is true of every town and
city in the land. Hut the town that
can coax money from the people of
other towns, soon becomes so pros
pi -it. us that people (lock to it, and
that's how wealthy cities arc made.
It is the duty of every ip"i and
woman in this community t end
every cent he intends to spend riht
here It is his duty to himself, so
that his own property, his own busi
ness, his own job will be worth
more worth more in the selling market.
Homes and farms and blocks and businesses and jobs are
least valuable and poorest 111 communities whose people spend
then money elsewhere
TRAIM AT HOME!
TO BE HELD SATURDAY, JULY 16
At a meeting on July 1 Ith at the
home of Ingvard Skoubo, under the
direction of II, A. Scullen. secretary
of the Oregon State Heekeopors as
sociation, the beekeepers of Roard
man and vicinity organized an as
sociation to be known as the .Morrow
County Beekeepers association. The
following otlioers were elected: Syl
vester Attebury, president; Paul
Smith, vice-president; C. H. Dilla
The annual dues wore fixed at BO
cents a member, payable in advance.
Ten joined at the meeting, but it
was deelded to hold 'he charter list
open for ten days to accommodate
those beekeeper:! who could not at
tend, or who had not heard of a
meeting being called at the time
11. A. Scullen, state secretary, gave
a ver. Interesting and Instructive
tall; on beekeeping, and answered
such questions as only a novice in
the business could think to ask. It
was very evident from the questions
asked that what we did not know
about beekeeping would 1111 a pretty
big book. While we were nearly all'
in the premier class of beekeeping,
Mr. Bcullen's discourse covered not
only ihe A. It. C. of bee culture, but
also the X. V. Z. of the profession.
Others Who wish to join will kind
ly send their names and BO cents,
tile annual dues, lo me on or before
July 2 1st so that their names may
he placed on the charter list.
Mr. Scullen requested that a list
of all members he sent to him at
C. 11 DILLA BOUGH,
Tin ('(institution and Hy-Laws of
this association will be published in
a later issue of the Mirror.
. A City Primary was held in H.
j Murchie's store building Wednes
day evening to nominate candidates
! for city oltlcers for Iioardinan's first
I city election to be held o-i July 16th.
At Brat there were very few pre
sent, but "Hill" Finnell, who is sup
posed to have I lie most "winning
ways" with the fair sex, was appoint
ed a special Bailiff. He rushed out
and soon had almost every lady in
town present. Then, of course, the
O. H. Winner was elected hair
man, and Wm. Finnell secretary.
The following are the nominations
TOR MAYOR Vote for One
Warner, O. H ( )
Blayden, C. G ( )
FOR COI'NCILMEN Vote for Six
Ballanger, J. C
Herelm, A. T
Macomber. N. A
Cramer, Prank (
Root, L. V (
Kilts, F. F. (
FOR RECORDER Vote for One
Finnell, W. L ( )
FOR TREASURER Vote for One
Stewart, W. A ( )
FOR CITJf MARSHAL Vote for One
F.vcrett, H. I, ( )
Snively. Casper ( )
RIDS FOR TRANSPORTATION OF
Bids will be received for transpor
tation of pupils from Willows, Ore.,
to Boardman, Ore , at the otllce of
the Clerk of District No. 39, up to
and including August 20, 1921.
2H-6t Clerk of District No. 39.
ed up some fruit at the Seunians
A. 1,. Larson, one of the leading
farmers of the Messner district, wan
in Irrigon on personal business Wed
nesday, and al the same time boost
ItUJ for the Morrow County Fair.
Mr. Larson believes In killing two
birds with every shot.
Q, H Warner, hotel man and
chauffeur of the Boardman quick de
livery, stopped In Irrigon Thursday
on business matters; and picked up
omS fruit lor his hot el service.
I NSl VKSSt I I,
A fair sized crowd attended the
rabbll drive Sunday, but their
"slaughter of the innocents" was
light, and for some odd reason, so
we hear, one cannot drive rabbits
down hill. Now, did you ever know
If that be true, we suggest thai
Ion ; Her the rabbits be driven up
hill instead of down, because they
are becoming SO numerous that the
new seeding is devoured as soon as
it appears above ground
Many of the farmers are not In a
position lo fence their places with
rabbll wire at Ihe present lime, so
It seems that the only way they can
raise anything is by constantly fight
Ing the rabbits with drives and
Some of the farmers have been
trying poison, but it has not been
rerj satisfactory as there is such an
abundance of food now, so whenever
a rabbit drive Is called let everyone
get in and help.
SCENIC OR Ft. ON OAVB
Wil l. BE EXPLOITED
The scenic value of the Dilantin
cave, Characterised as the greatest
cave of volcanic formation in the
United States, is lo be exploited by
die Bend Commercial club, a com
mittee has been formed for thht pur
pose, and also to provide proper
road signs for other scenic attrac
tions of Deschutes county, and lo
look after their preservation 1)11
tnaii cave was originally a lava tun
nel more than two miles in length,
and 75 to 100 feet in height, down
which. Ihe format ion shows, molten
lava (lowed at Intervals, forming the
mouth of the cave, or caves, for the
tunnel runs In both directions from
the mouth, The remains of the
roof make rough going at the mouth,
but farther back Ihe floor Is smooth.
IMATILLA'S POWER SITE
That the stale of Washington will
cooperate with Oregon and furnish
financial aid toward the work of se
curing data on the possibilities of
Ihe Umatilla Rapids as a source of
power is the Information that has
been received by the Pendleton
Commercial association from John
II. Lewis, consulting engineer, who
in cooperation with the state en
gineers of the stales is now making
a survey of the power site. Mr.
Lewis alio gives the in format Ion
that valuable data has been collect
ed recently during the Hood stage on
the height of the river and the vol
ume of water that the river Carried.
O. II. Warner is pouring the ce
ment for the basement of his new
live room house. It Is being built
among the trees on Ihe lot directly
east of the hotel. Mr Warner and
family expect to occupy the dwelling
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