The Boardman mirror. (Boardman, Or.) 1921-1925, March 10, 1922, Image 1

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$34,978,033 ASKED
Bill Reported By House Appro
priations Body Is Under
Budget Estimate.
Washington, D. C. An appropria
tion of $34,978,033 to meet expenses
of the agriculture department during
the coming year was recommended in
a bill reported by the house appropria
tion committee. The total is $3,710,026
less than the amount appropriated for
the current fiscal year and $1,554,836
less than budget estimates.
Discussing the elimination from the
bill of $360,000 carried last year for
distribution of seeds by members of
congress, the committee in its report
said the budget bureau in submitting
estimates did not include provision for
seed distribution.
The item of $2,000,000 carried in last
year's bill for loans to farmers for
the purpose of seed grain in drought
stricken areas is not repeated in the
bill, the committee reporting that no
estimate was submitted for the pur
pose. The bill carries $2,578,800 for the
eradication of tuberculosis in animals,
$1,728,800 for the payment of indem
nities for tubercular cattle slaughtered
by the government, $600,000 for the
prevention of the spread of moths,
$547,840 for eradication of the pink
boll worm, $200,000 to prevent the
spread of the European corn borer,
$50,000 for eradication of the foot and
mouth disease, $13,000 for wiping out
parlatoria date scale and $25,000 for
prevention of the spread of the Mexi
can bean beetle.
The enforcement of the packers and
stockyards act, a $410,500 appropria
tion, is recommended, while a total of
$103,600 is carried for enforcement of
the grain futures trading act.
Portland, Or. In response to a call
for a conference by Governor Olcott.
Governor Hart of Washington a:id
representatives of Governor Stephens
of California and Governor Davis of
Idaho, met with Governor Olcott of
Oregon in Portland Saturday to per
fect plans for unified action to check
the traffic in narcotics on the Pacific
It was the concensus of opinion that
If relief is to be found for the most
pernicious moral scourge that ever
beset humanity, It must be through
international agreements, strengthen
ing the hands of law and Immediate
elimination of those responsible for
the traffic in narcotic drugs.
The conference passed resolutions
memorializing congress for an Inter
national conference on the subject,
for the immediate passage of the
Jones-Miller bill, which regulates thp
manufacture of narcotics and prohib
Its shipping, a law whereby aliens ped
dllng narcotics can be deported on
conviction and adding to the penalties
now Imposed by the Harrison act.
Anglo-Irish Treaty Wins In Committee
London. A spirited debate in the
house of commons in the resumption
of the discussion in committee stage
of the Irish bill, during the course ol
which all the Ulster members walked
out, was followed by acceptance ol
the operative provision of the bill giv
tng the Anglo-Irish treaty force of law
and the adoption of an amendment
dissolving the southern parliament
and providing for the holding of elec
tlons not later than four months aftei
the passage uf the. act.
Secretary Fall Replies to Wapato,
Wash., Japanese Association.
Washington, D. C. Secretary Fall,
replying to an inquiry from a Japanese
association of Wapato, Wash., regard
ing the opportunity of its members
leasing land in the Yakima Indian
reservation, declared all Indian agents
had been notified that leases must be
confined to American citizens, with
veterans of the world war being given
The announcement of the interim
department's policy was made in a
telegram to W. K. Hirano. presideni
of the Yakima Japanese association
of Wapato, Wash., who hsd asked
what would be the attitude of the de
partment regarding leasing of the
Yakima Indian reservation to Japan
ese farmers.
Genoa Conference to Open April 10.
Paris. April 10 has been definitely
settled upon as the date for the open
ing of the Geroa economic conference
Italy, from whom a request for delay
had been expected, owing to the ex
tended cabinet crises last month, in
formed the foreign office that she
would bt ready on that date.
How did you feel Sunday morning
when that lark sang under your win
dow. And Say! Did you get the fev
er in the afternoon? Some folks
did and actually began gardening.
A rumor ran thru the neighbor
hood that there were two or three
cases- of scarlet fever in the East
End before the case reported in the
West End. This for your informa
tion: There has been nothing but
influenza in the East End.
A large crowd attended the dance
at Mr. Hang's Friday night. Supper
was served at midnight, which was
greatly appreciated by all.
Little Mildred Kutzner is much
improved but is still very weak.
Dont forget that all-day meeting
of the Aid, at the church March 15,
and bring that dish of salad, cream
or cake.
Oorden Hall, of Willov, Creel;,
who has rented the Crawford farm,
received the sad news of the death
of his mother the past week.
A. C. Partlow, who has been oper
ating a butcher shop in Hoardman,
has closed up. This leaves Board
man without a butcher shop. For
the present M. L. Morgan Is cutting
meat at the Cash Grocery. M. Mor
gan's meat is all raised on the pro
ject, as he buys direct from the
The road gangs are at last at work
improving the roads. They are at
present putting in concrete culverts
on. the Barnes-Dillabough road.
Mrs. Dan Rancier is the proud
possessor of a new rug loom. For
the next two months she is planning
on weaving rugs for all who want
Mr. and Mrs. Garrett and the Leo
Root family were guests of W. H
Mefford, last Sunday.
Mess s. Edmunds, Weston and
Brice were business visitors in Herm
iston, Tuesday.
Mrs. Brice, who has been on the
1 Coast for the past few months, re
turned home last week. She is
much improved in health.
If the so-ealled "cabinet" form bl
government now in operation In Wash
ington, Idaho, Nebraska, New York
and other states is found by invest i
tlon to be superior to and more eco
nomical than the present Oregon sys
tem of handling governmental affairs,
Governor Olcott will lend every In
fluence at hand to obtain its adoption
In this state. This statement by Gov
ernor Olcott followed the appointment
of a committee of five prominent Ore
gon men to investigate the measure
of success attained by the "cabinet"
form of government in states where
it has been established and file a re
port In his office fir submission to th
legislature at Its next session.
Oregon's rivers and harbors fared
especially well in the bill for improve
ments reported out by the house rivers
and harbors committee. Provision Is
carried in the bill for the improvement
of the Columbia and Willamette rivets
below Portland by widening of the
channel to 600 feet and maintaining a
depth of 30 feet. This improvement
would eventually cost $1,750,000, ac
cording to the engineer's estimates.
Another provision is for the Improve
ment of Willamette slough and still
another for the construction of two
jetties and the Improvement of Isth
mus slough at Ooob Bay at a final cost
of $3,110,000. Improvement of the
Clatekanle river also is Included in
the bill. Surveys are provided for
Umpqua river, Tillamook bay and har
bor, Deer Island slough and the North
Portland harbor.
The lumber shipments by water from
the Columbia river during the month
of February were heavy, especially tn
foreign ports, a total of 38,777.611 i
leaving for points across the sea in
the 28 dayB.
The University of Oregon won a
2-to-l decision at Eugene over the Uni
versity of Washington debate team In
one of the Oregon-Washington-Stan
ford contests for the Pacific coast
Miss Willamene Fuller, 17-year-old
student of Lincoln high school, was
shot through the chest by an uniden
ifled masked man or boy as she sang
in the choir of St. Stephen's pro-cathe
!ral in Portland.
Frances Green, 6 years old, daughtei
of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Green of Spring
field, died at Mercy hospital In Eu
gene as a result of Injuries sustained
when she was struck by a car driven
by A. R. Gray, Eugene grocer.
Sevi n crates of Chinese pheasants
were liberated on three Linn county
game reserves by E. S. Hawker, dis
trict game warden. The birds are the
first of a number of shipments to come
to this county for propagation pur
The sinking of a 1000-foot shaft at
an approximate cost of $150,000 for the
development of the Ben Harrison mine
in the Greenhorn mountains is plan
ned by the Ben HarriBon company, ac
cording to W. C. Fellows, manager ol
the mine.
The woodenware plant established
recently at the state penitentiary at
Salem under an appropriation of $30,
000, authorized by the 1921 legislature,
will begin operations early next m k
according to L. F. Compton, warden
of the Institution.
W. H. Cook, for 48 years a resident
of Salem, claims the distinction ol
having the most productive hen In Ore
gon. He suj'B he has a White Leghorn
which lays two eggs each day and ev
ery other day deposits in its nest ar.
egg with a double yolk.
Oregon Governor Will Be Candidate
Portland, Or.-'-Boii W. Olcott an
nounced here Saturday that he would
become a candidate for the republicau 1
nomination for governor of Oregon at
the coming primary lection.
Unless the number of cases of Influ
enza at the state hospital at Salem de
creases the Institution will be quar
antined by the superintendent and vis
itors will not be allowed. The state
penitentiary hes been under quaran
tine for more than two weeks.
A party 61 500 Swiss farmers is pre
paring to come to Oregon tor coloniza
tion pui poses, according to Arnold Kel
ler, of P :rtland. He has returned from
Europe, wh re he was commissioned
by the Swiss govi rum. tit to lulu- up
the colonization mutter with Governor
A total of 3210 checks, aggregating
$805,879.20, issuui by the secretary of
state at the direction of the world war
veterans' slate aid Commission to ap
plicants for cash binetits under the!
80-cullc d soldier cash bonus and loan
law were mailed to the recipient! from
Salem Friday.
At the request of Crook county post
of the American Legion the business
and professional nun ol' the city met
with the legion member! and the
Crook County Co-operative association
was formed. The association has as
its main object settling-Crook county
with white settlers.
Damages in the sum of $20,000 for
alleged alienation of the affections of
his wife, Mrs. Pearl Lindsey, is asked
in a "heart-balm" suit filed in the c ir
cuit court at The Dalles by II. II. Lind
sey of Salem. J. 'f. McCulloch and
Noel McCulloch of Antelope are named
as the defendants in the suit.
When Joseph Lauudy, under two
years' sentence lor violation of the
Oregon criminal syndicalism act, ar
rived at the state penitentiary from
Portland to start serving his term,
he was agreeably surprised by Wa . i
Compton, who refused to accept him
for the reason that a lew minutes be
fore he reached the prison tils case
had been reversed by the supn me
Approximately 11,500 acres under
the proposed Powell butto hlgh-Hm
canal will be Irrigated by water stored
In the Crane prairie reservoir of the
North Canal company if directors ol
the district accept an offer made by
ex-Governor West, secretary of the
North Canal company. Mr. West pro
posed to furnish storage, do all ttec B
sary engineering and complete canals
to the lands for $63.75 an acre.
Fred C. Bak- r of Tillamook, secr e
tary of the Roosevelt Memorial Coast
Highway association, has received a
telegram from Washington, l '., stal
ing that Senator MeNary bad submit
ted data to the secretary of agriculture!
urging that the Roosevelt highway be
designated a road of primary Import
ance. This is the brief that was sub
mitted to the state highway commis
sion and waB written by the secretary
of the association.
That the district forester will grant
a concession for the operation of a
Bummer hotel at Diamond lake within
the next few weeks was the Informa
tion received at Hi ml by Forest Super
visor Plumb, a iu (,r 20-year least
would be given and an initial Invest
ment of from $12,000 to $16,000 re
quired. In the last few years Dia
mond lake has become one of the most
popular central Oregon camping spots,
both from the standpoint of the tour
ist and the angler.
Members of the Portland city council
voted to withdraw its application filed
several months ago with the Oregon
public service commission, requesting
that body to make an appraisal of the j
physical properties of the city water
department. The withdrawal was
made, it was announced by Major ria
ker, because It was the belief of mem-
bors of the city council that "any con-,
fldence reposed In the public service
commission by the citizens of Portland
has b--n forfeited by tha' commission
through rccuilcs and decisions."
Mr. Warren is here1 from Portland.
He is the man with whom Mr. King
Sley traded and he has come to lake
possession of his business Interests,
Mi' Warren has lived in Morrow Co
unty before1 so the sage brush is not
new to him, and he knows the trials
ami visclssitudes of the people who
farm in this country. Mr. Warren
had a general store in Heppner ab
out twenty years ago.
Gardening time is at hand and
many yards have been plowed
and spaded. Mr. Cramer has been
leveling the Stewart yard and they
intend to plant a lawn. That will
make several lawns in town, where
as two years ago, the Blayden's,
were the only ones who boasted a
Rev. 1!. Seely, of Portland deliver
ed a fine sermon at church last Sun
day. "He and Mrs. Lie sang "In the
Garden" as a duet and it was greatly
enjoyed by all.
Mrs. A. L. Larson did not have
hre operation last Sunday as had
been planned Word came that Dr.
Hall of Portland could not come,
and also thai two of the nurses at
the hospital were ill with the flu.
she plans io leave Saturday, and Dr.
Hall is expected Sunday Mr. Lar
son came home last week.
The ladies annual roll call is to be
helil next Wednesdaj and an all -lav
I tin;- is planed. Every woman
is lo brine, a lunch and the tables
will be Bl in the church. The mom
hrM if the ladies aid all tODMUtbor
wttt'.t a good time they had last yen.
The Ladies Aid Is planning to
give the Tom Thumb Wedding, the
latter' part of the month. At this
lime the ('. E3. will also have a candy
sale. Tin- Tom Thumb Wedding
has be-on given all over the U. S.
and is always enjoyed. All the wee
lols iu Miss Watkina room are te be
in the wedding and a number of the
town children who are too young
lo go to school. The very best tal
ent has been selected for the leading
characters. So far, the cast is iib
follows: Mildred Allen, liiide; Ted
Albright, Groom; Sybil Grace Mae
omber, Mother-; Howard Klnges,
Father; Dale Albright, Minister.
January Receipts $65,000,000 Lesi
Than Same Month of 1921.
Washington, D. C- Government rev
enues collected during January the
first month ol operation of the revised
tax law showed a decrease in re
coipts of nearly 186,000,000 compared
with January, 1921, according to re
ports compiled by the internal revenue
Receipts during January aggregated
$131. 000 .000, against $1 96,000,000 for
the same month last year, the niajot
shrinkage being in the Income and
profits taxes, which declined from
$87,000,000 to $44,000,000.
Collections under the national pro
hlbltion ae:t Increased nearly $50,000
receipts for January aggregating $214.
000, compared with $164,000 in Janu
ary, 1921. The advance waa accounted
for by an Increase of $144,000 iu taxei
on grape brandy used in fortifying
SWeet wines, all the other Items show
ing ii4eauses.
Senator New Declares There
Is No "Alliance" in the
Washington, D. C. A resolution ask
ing President Harding what effect ra
tification of the four power Pacific
treaty will have on the Lansing-lshil
agreement between the United States
and Japan, was adopted by the senate.
The resolution was presented by
Senator Borah, republican, Idaho, one
of the treaty opponents, and was
agreed to without a roll call, after a
short debate In which Senator Under
wood of Alabama, the democratic
leader, and a member of the American
arms delegation, declared that in his
opinion, "that the agreement would be
wiped out entirely by the series of
conference treaties."
There is no "alliance" In the four
power Pacific treaty nor any obliga
tion to use force. Senator New, of In
diana, republican member of the for
eign relations committee, declared In
opening In the senate discussion of
the treaties on behalf of the adminis
tration. The four-power Pacific treaty was
taken up Momluy by the senate and
will be discussed every day until a
vote on ratification is obtained under
a programme said to have been agreed
to at a conference between President
Harding and Senator Lodge of Massa
chusetts, republican leader.
President Harding was said to be
In complete accord with Senator
Lodge's plans for proceeding with the
arms conference treaties. Their con
ference at the White House was said
to have been to discuss procedure aud
Inform the president as to the situa
tion, and the effect of legislative mat
tors also before, the senate.
Washington, D. C. Unanimous
agreement on a compromise soldiers'
bonus bill, under which the cash fea
ture would be eliminated, where the
ex-service men would he entitled u
more than $50 adjusted servie;e pay,
was reached by house ways end menus
committee republicans, who believed
they hail found a solution of the prob
lem which has been giving adminis
tration and congressional leaders con
cern for several weeks. The revised
measure, however, still has a long
road to travel before It reaches the
statute books.
As drawn, the bill provides for oesh
payments only to those men whose
adjusted service pay would not exeeed
$50, and these lour optional meaaures:
Adjusted service certificates with
an added loan provlelon which wouM
enable the men to obtain immediately
frotn hanks a sum equal to 60 per oant
of the adjusted servlee pay; vocation
al training, home and farm aid and
land settlement.
Railway Wage Retfuetlone Aeked.
Chlcagu, III. Railroad labor sad
the nation's largest transportation
linos opened their fight over the pros
ent scale of wages Monday before the
United States railroad labor board.
More than 17S roads have plaeed peti
tions for reduotlous averaging 10 per
cent before the board.
Veauvius In Eruption.
Naples Mount Vesuvius again Is
in eruption. The phenomenon began
with two mild shocks of earthquake
which were followed by tha collapse
of the eruptive eoa, 204) feet high,
which stood Inside the aratar.
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