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About The Boardman mirror. (Boardman, Or.) 1921-1925 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 2, 1921)
Andrew Andrese, the cheesemaker,
made a trip to Stanfield Monday.
Mr. and Mra. Guy Lee have been
entertaining Mr. Lee's brother from
l lie Kast this week.
Young Chaffee and sister. Miss
Esther, went to Pendleton to attend
the Thanksgiving dance.
Dick Johnson and family enter
tained al a dinner party Thanksgiv
ing. There were 18 present.
Miss Ethel Broyles, who Is attend
ing school at College Place, spent
Thanksgiving week with the home
Earl Cramer made a business trip
to The Dalles last week, and pur
chased a new truck tire for the bus
Max Deweese and family left for
Arlington iMl Saturday, where Mr.
I woese has employment with the
Don't forget to attend the Ladies'
Aid itazaar on- December t3th. Come
whether you have any money or not
and sec the fun.
Harry Hands, second tenor of the
O .A. C. Glee club, has been the
guest the past week of Miss Gladys
Price, at Dew Drop Inn.
The Red Cross enrollment cam
paign will be continued through the
present week as It was impossible to
complete the work last week.
At at llvelyt roa4 meeting yheld
last Saturday a special tax of ten
mills was voted for permanent roads
in District 2, Morrow county.
Wo understand that Frank Miles
of Ilermlston, has (lied a contest on
his brother, Hill MUcb' homestead
south of town. It is a very desirable
Mrs. It. S. Wilson returned
home on Thanksgiving day from I
short stay In Condon, where she had
been called on November 18th by
the illness of a sister.
During the past week 100 oz. of
rabbit poison lias been distributed
in the vicinity of Hoardinan and ex
cellent results are being obtained In
the destruction of the pests.
The Misses Glatt, I'rire and Hun
ner assisted by H. II. Crawford M
tertained a few friends at dinner on
Thanksgiving day. The invited were
Mrs. Edith Crawford, and Messrs.
('illinium, Weston, Lower, Haines,
The Morrow County Kami ISureau
membership campaign will begin
next week according to notices sent
out by 0, C. Calkins. OOUttt) agent.
There will be a series of ten meet
ings thruout the county beginning
with Board nUUI On Monday, Dec. 5.
Mr and Mrs. Sam Shell returned
Tuesday from an extended visit in
Portland. They report no biiow in
the valley, but lots of rain. Hut
around Troutdale and on this side
thi' tine fruit trees are split In two.
leaving nothing but the stumps e
Waahlnitton, D. C A general Wives
fixation to determine Whether any fur
ther reduction in railroad rates could
be required was ordered by the inter
state commerce commission.
The commission announced that the
Investigation would be begun at a
hearing December 14. The Investiga
tion is Instituted, the commission said,
to determine whether ami te what ex
tent. If any, further general riductlons
In the rates, fan's and charges of car
riers by railroads applicable in inter
state or foreign commerce can law
fully be renulrod by order of the com
mission under section 1 or other pro
visions of the lutarstate commerce
commission act, upon any commodt
ties or descriptions of traffic.
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
No Dealings With Russian Reds.
Washington. D C. The policy of
the American government toward so
viet Russia, which involves BOB fee
ognttlou of and no dealings with the
present regime, rem. mis unchanged.
Secretary Hoover stated The com
merce SKTotary mude the statement
In commenting on reports from Mos
cow that the soviet authorities were
expecting the consummation of a trade
agreement between the l ulled States
Md 11 u vt la.
The new Corvallis city hospital I
Delinquencies In the 1920 Linn coun
ty tax total about 5 per cent of the
tax of $1,185,601.
The Willamette and McKenzle rivers
are nearly back to normal again after
the recent flood.
Frank Atwood, 16, was killed by a
tree which crushed through the roof
of the family home near Huxton.
Estimated damage to Lincoln coun
ty roads and bridges on account of the
recent storm is estimated at $250,000.
The seventh annual meeting of the
Western Walnut association was held
In Portland Tuesday and Wednesday.
In all 1162 carloads of pears and ap
ples have been shipped to the Eastern
market from Medford so far this sea
son. Ashland residents have subscribed
more than half the bonus of $30,000
required for the new $150,000 hotel
at that place.
At the bchool election held in Mon
mouth the taxpayers of district No. 13
turned down the proposal to build a
gymnasium by a vote of 46 to 30.
I'lans of the Linn county farm
bureau to have a farmers' week cele
brated in Albany from December 13
to December 16, inclusive, have been
The Angora club of Astoria com
plains to the state forester that a mile
of trail leading to Saddle mountain
has been completely destroyed by log
Slipping in the snow and fulling In
front of an automobile while on his
way to school, Edwin, 7-year-old son
of L. p. Peterson ot Wallowa, was run
over and killed.
The second tost well sunk by the
state to tap the artesian How under
lying the Fort Hock vulley has been
completed and demonstration Is to be
held in the near future. a
The Lane county budget committee
has completed the estimate of county
expenditures for 1922. The sum of
$606,159 will be required next year,
according to the estimate.
Dr. Rverett Mlngus, Coos county
health officer, announces that scarlet
fever, which for a time threatened to
become generally prevalent through
out the county, has been brought un
The first dairy herd record club In
Linn county and the second organiza
tion of the kind among the boys' and
girls' industrial clubs of the state, will
be formed soon among students of the
There were 290 accidents in Ore
gon Industries In the week ending
November 24, according to a report Is
sued by the state Industrial accident
commission. None of the accidents
Notwithstanding a 15 per cent In
crease In motor vehicle registrations
for the year 1921 when compared with
the year 1H20, the applications for 1922
licenses are less than 70 per cent of
the number filed a year ago.
There are 8,419,954.88 acres of land
In the 33.917 farms in Oregon, of
which 3,081,338.99 acres are devoted
to agriculture and horticulture, ac
cording to a report Issued by Frunk
Lovell, state tax commissioner.
A dinner for Oregon newspaper men
In honor of E. K. Hrodle, president
of the National Editorial association
and minister to 81am under appoint
ment by President Harding, will be
K i v . ii In Salem early in December.
The Interstate commerce commis
sion has held that rates charged on
chrome ore by the Sumpter Valley
railroad and connecting lines from
Prairie by way of Baker to South
Chicago. 111., were not unreasonable.
After what is declared to have been
one of the moat constructive gather
ings in the history of the grange the
55lh national grange convention pass
ed into history at Portland with the
Instal'atlon of the incoming officers.
Several deer killed by sportsmen in
Grant county showed symptoms of
"lumpy jaw.' an ailment peculiar to
cattle, KOOOrding tO Stanley G Jewett
1 of the Dnited States biological survey.
: who states that the meat is unfit for
A number of cattle and sheep In
the l.orane neighborhood have died
recently from some mysterious cause,
which the owners suspect to be the
eating of poisonous toadstools, that
have been numerous in the woods of
' that section.
OttO K Hartwlg was re-elected
president of the Oregon State Feder
ation of l-abor as a result of the vote
by mall taken throughout the etate
membership of the orgnntiatton This
will be Mr llartwlgs sixth term as
president. William K. Kimaey, secretary-treasurer
of the organisation for
the last year, was chosen vice presi
dent, E J Stack was elected secretary-
Vol. 2. Boardman High School, Boardman, Ore., Dec. 2, 1921 No. 8.
Editor-in-Chief. .Frances Blayden '24
News Editor. ...Dorothy Boardman '23
Literary Delia Olson '23
Joke Editor W'ilma Gilbreth '22
esting little slips Monday which are
to be filled out with title of their
chosen Commencement orations.
Caryl Signs has returned to school
after a week's illness of chicken pox.
It has been decided to shorten
the school noon intermission 30
minutes until after the Christmas
holidays as the days are so short
many pupils are unable to get home
Wahnona Keys has returned from
Portland. , She expects to take up
her school work next semester.
Miss Price is working out a plan
whereby I He ' Jun ior-Seniofl sewing
class may take cooking next semester
School began again Monday after
a week, Thanksgiving holiday, due
! to the fact that the school busses
were unable (o run on account of
the storm. There is about 90 per
' cent attendance.
The Seniors received some inter-
"We are coming slow but sure,
Julian A. Hurley of Vale hag been
appointed assistant United States at
torney of the third district of Alaska.
He will take office January 1, with
hie official residence at Anchorage.
Just before the heavy snow of last
week the last remaining section of
the old Oregon trail between La
Grande and Baker was completed, and
a paved and graveled highway that
can be used the year round now con
nects these cities.
Hearing on the application of the
Southern Pacific company to advance
the fare on the Eugene street rail
way lines from 5 cents to 8 cents
will be held at the courthouse In Eu
gene December 15, according to an
nouncement of the public service com
mission. D. J, Rice and other ranchers of the
Daniels creek and other localities have
opened a meat and produce market in
Marshfield in protest to a lack of
suitable market conditions. These
ranchers claim the highest offer they
can obtain for dressed beef Is 6 and 7
cents a pound. They are undersell
ing other dealers.
Percy Cupper, state engineer, to
gether with a number of prominent
Oregon men selected by Governor 01
cott recently, left for Salt Lake City,
Utah, to attend a meeting of the West
ern States Reclamation association,
November 29 and 30. Mr. Cupper is a
member of the executive committee
of the association.
A total of 12,874 ex-service men en
titled to benefits under the so-called
bonus and loan law enacted at the 1921
session of the legislature have filed
applications with the world war veter
ans' state aid commission. Of the
total number of applicants 7173 seek
cash bonuses, while 5701 have ex
pressed preference for the loan.
Approximately $8000 damage was
done to the dam at the North Umpqua
hatchery and to the Tillamook hatch
ery, to say nothing of the loss of prac
tically the entire hatch of 500,000 Chi
nook salmon and eggs at the latter es
tablishment as the result of the recent
storm, according to advices received
by Carl D. Shoemaker, master fish
Portland made a gain of 179 per cent
in value of building permits for Octo
ber, 1921, compared with the same
month last year, according to a re
sume of building conditions from the
Miierican controller. The figures
showed that Salt Lake City was the
only city west of the Rockiei to ex
ceed Portland. The valuation of per
mits last month in Portland aggre
Most of the 6.000.000 snltnon fry at
the Bonneville hatchery were lost as
i result of the recent storm, aceord
itfg to advices received by Carl D.
Shoemaker, master fish warden. Mr.
Shoemaker said that It was probable
'hat they would be able to Bave only
some of the older fish. The storm
broke down the flume which furnish
ed Watf to the hatchery and put a
top to the operation of the power
Fourteen more names of Oregon
men were added to the honor roll of
Oregon's dead in the world war as the
result of Inquiry by George A. White,
adjutant-general of the state, into
uses of omissions from official rec
rds and crediting of men erroneously
to other states. The war department
ulvlsed Colonel White that the 14
names have been officially recorded
it Washington as Oregon men. Thi
addition brought Oregon's honor roil
up to 948.
Petitions signed by more than R00
residents of the Yakima valley in
Washington, asking executive clem
ency for Elvie Kirby, alias James
Owens, who is awaiting execution for
the part he played in the murder of
Sheriff Taylor of Umatilla county, has
been filed with Governor Olcott. The
executive also has received letters
from prominent attorneys of North
Yakima and other Washington cities,
asking that Kirby's sentence be com
muted to life imprisonment.
Paving operations north of Grants
Pass have been discontinued for the
season, with the exception of 786 feet
of base to be covered with top mater
ial, which will be completed as soon
as the weather is settled. Three jobs
are In sight for next spring. Sexton
mountain, Galesville-Canyonville and
the Canyonville-Myrtle Creek road,
when these sections, totaling 29 miles,
will be paved. With these completed,
the Pacific highway In southern Ore
gon will be completely paved, with the
exception of the half-mile strip lying
within the city limits of Grants Pass.
Submission to the voters of Ore
1 gon of the question of levying a tax
jof $3,000,000 for the support of the
j world's exposition to be held in Port
land in 1925, and enactment of legis
lation tending toward conservation of
.the state highways, are two pura
! mount issues that should be consider
ed by the legislature which has been
called to convene in special session
at Salem Monday, December 19. This
was announced by Governor Olcott
when he issued his formal call for the
ipecial legislative assembly. To assist
the legislature and to cause no un
necessary delays, Governor Olcott se
lected a committee to prepare the
bills dealing with highway problems.
RHINE FORCES REDUCED
Six Hundred Enlisted Men Leave
Coblenz to Sail For Home.
Coblenz. Reduction in the Ameri
can expeditionary force along the
Rhine began when 11 officers and 600
enlisted men left here on a special
train to sail for home on the transport
Cantigny. They are due to reach Ho
boken about December 7.
In addition to the soldiers there
were three nurses, 15 ex-Bervice men
and 82 wives of soldiers who were
married in Germany.
Most of the men come from the 6th
and 15th infantry regiments.
Let us print those butter wrappers.
MIRROR WANT ADS
iiMiisWiwnimiiiniinMaWMiiirii' r nr r thi 1
FOR SALE reasonable--5 acre tract
well located near Irrigon; for par
ticulars address: 18 Barnum Apts.
Medford, Ore. 19-tf
AUSTRALIAN SHEPARD DOG
A good worker. Do you want him
for $100? S. D. Pierce, at the
Standard office, Stanfield.
APPLES I now have apples for lc
a pound. Jonathan, Rome Beauty,
and mixed varieties. Also winter
pears at lc without boxes. N. W.
Jacobsen. Paterson, Wash.
FOR SALE 2 Dnroc Jersey Boars.
8 months old; 2 Bucks. 1 Febru
ary lamb, 1 Shropshire buck. 6
years old. F. M. Whitney. 1 ml
So. of Heruiiston UHS-45-tf
INDIAN ARROW HEADS WANTED
Will pay from 5 to 10c each ac
cording to condition and shape.
Mail what you have to S. D. Pierce.
Stanfield. Ore., and remittance
will be sent to cover.
and we'll bo there with bells on,"
says Mr. Leo in regard to orchestra
work. There will be eight violinists,
four clarinets, drums, as well as
other instruments. The members are
securing the necessary articles as
fast as possible.
They have a few games In Bight, but
no deflnate schedule has been made
The boys of the Boardman high
school got together on Monday and
organized a basket ball team. Roy
Gilbreth was elected captain. The
team will begin their practice as
.soon as things can be arranged.
Utt us do that next printing for you
Z Work Called For Every Wed-
nesduy and Saturday
T Delivered WedliestUV nil Satur
Farmers' Week rT.fffi
WINTER SHORT COURSES
Put Science Into Farm Practice
Fruit and Vegetable Course Dec 3-17. '21
Tractor Mechanics Course Jan. 2-Mar 18. '2K
Dairy Manufacture Course Jan. 2-Mar. 18, '22
Agriculture Course Jan. 2-Mar. 18, '22
Dairy Herdsmen's Course Jan. 2-June 18. '22
Grain Grading Course Jan 9-21, '22
Heekeeping Course Jan 30-Feb. 25. '22
Homemakers' Conference Mar. 20-25, '21
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
FuU Information on tin Course by writing THE REGISTER. O A. C,
XWM. H. OGDEN
Jeweler in Hermiston, whose
place of business was burned,
is now located in the lobby of
the postofflce. None of the re-
Z pair work in the shop at the
time of the fire was damaged.
Mr. Ogden hopes to announce a
new location in a short time
Prices Most Reasonable iu
Work Guaranteed Satisfactory
Will call at every home
Oity Cleaning & Dyeing; Estab
lishment 118 E. Webb St. - Pendleton
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