The Boardman mirror. (Boardman, Or.) 1921-1925, May 05, 1922, Image 1

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Definite Turn For Better
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Washington, D. C. Legislation to
provide six permanent remedies for
defects in the agricultural credit ays- I
tem of the country was recommended
to President Harding by Eugene Mey
er Jr., managing director of the war
finance corporation, in a report based
UPOD his recent survey of conditions J
In the west.
Mr. Meyer reported that on his
western trip, undertaken at the sug
gestion of the president, he found !
marked improvement and that "every-1
where hope and confidence are taking
the place of the despair which six
months ago was so widely prevalent." j
As remedial measures he recom-!
1. Enactment of legislation specifi- I
cally authorizing the organization of
institutions to rediscount the paper of
livestock loan companies.
2. Frank recognition of the need
for the orderly marketing of agricul
tural products In a more gradual way
over a longer period, and the adjust
ment of banking laws and regulations
with this end in view.
3. Establishment of a rediscount
facility to make it possible for co
operative marketing organizations to
obtain adequate funds.
4. Extensions of the powers of the
federal reserve banks to include the
purchase in the open market of eli
gible paper secured by non-perishable
agricultural commodities, properly
5. Encouragement of state non
member banks to enter the federal
reserve system.
6. Amendment of the national
banking act to permit a limited
amount of branch banking within a
limited radius of the parent institution.
7. Extension until January 1( 1923, !
of the period during which the war
finance corporation may make loans.
J. E. Calavan, Industrial club field
agent for Oregon, while passing two
weeks in Grant, Crook, Deschutes,
Baker and Union counties organized
a large number of new industrial clubs
and inspected the work of others.
At an adjourned meeting cf the high
way commission in Portland work on
70.41 miles was awarded to contrac
tors, the sum involved on these jobs
aggregating $888,536. Those were bids
which were opened by the commission
last week and which were taken under
The 79th anniversary of Founders'
day will be celebrated at Champoeg,
on the east bank of the Willamette
river, 33 miles south of Portland, May
6. Judge P. H. D'Arcy of Salem, pio
neer of 1858, and past president of the
Oregon Pioneer association, will be
president of the day.
The eight-hour day in the Industries
of Oregon, Washington and Idaho was
advocated by the district board of the
Four Ls in session at Bend, which
adopted a resolution addressed to the
board of directors of the general or
ganisation asking legislation on this
point in each of the states named.
Assurance that the Oregon, Califor
nia and Eastern railway, "the Stra
horn line," will resume construction
within 60 days If the city of Klamath
Falls will grant a year's extension of
the contract, under which $300,000 was
subscribed by the city to finance the
road, was received from R. E. Stra-horn.
Frank Miles is tn possessor of a
new Ford touring car which he pur
chased from the Echo Auto Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney McReynolds
have returned to their home at Pilot
Rock, after several weeks visit with
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Macomber.
Mrs. M. D. Signs returned to Port
land on Monday. Little Alene is
staying with Mrs. Johnsoi, during
her mother's absence.
Don't forget .the Auxilliary, fie
and Cake sale on Saturday afternoon
at the Boardman Trading Company.
Dr Carl May, brother of Al May
stripped here for a few days visit with
his brother enroute to Spokane.
Miss Naomi Runner was a Free
water visitor Saturday and Sunday.
the guest of Miss Daisy Lee.
M. B. Signs made a hurried visit
to Seaside Friday.
T. E. Broylea motored with his
family to Pendleton Friday whore
Miss Erma had her eyes tested for
a pair of glasses.
W. H. Mel'ford is busy making
cement blocks for his now 8 room
Victor ITungo is the new rural
route carrier.
On Thursday Mesdatnes Lee, Binns
and Goodwin spent the day with Mrs.
M. L. Morgan.
" 'liirls: Stop! Look and Listen!
Howard Packard has a new Ford car.
H. E. Warner, of the Boardman
Trading Co., ls a Portland visitor.
Mrs. Warner accompanied him on the
P. J. Mulkuy, newly elected super
intendent of our schools was in (he
city on Monday.
The J. C. Ballinger family BUT
prised us all Monday evening b;
driving in unexpectedly from Spring
field. They were accompanied bj
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Murciiie from
Ray T. Johnson, of Echo was In
Boardman Wednesday to make del
ivery on Ford cars sold here by the
Echo Auto Co. of which Mr. John
son is a member.
Mrs. Hirshel Linns is visiting re
latives in Portland.
Mrs. Cason was called to Portland
Wednesday because of the Seriou;
illness of her daughter's family.
The Ladies Aid held a very enjoy
able meeting on Wednesday, with
Mrs. Al May. The subject of uniting
with the state federation of Woman :
Clubs was discussed and approved
by all. The third Saturday in each
month was designated as the day for
the Aid's food sale. The next meet
ing is to be held at Mrs. Chas.
At a recent meeting of the board
of trustees of the local cheese factory
O. W. King was elected president;
A. P. Avrs, vice-pr. . ident and S. H.
Boardman, secretary.
The California Packing association,
one of the largest organizations of
its kind on the Pacific coast, has
leased a warehouse at Salem, form
eriy under control of the Phez coni
nany. it is announced. The pla t is
equipped for the manufacture of jams
and jellies.
Carson D. Bcebe, accused of mur
lering John Painter and his son, Wil
lam Painter, near Lebanon last fall,
may be rr indicted by the Linn county
grand jury. This action may be taken,
according to report, so that the state
may try Beobe again if he is released
from the state hospital.
Deposits in the 278 state and na
tional banks of Oregon at the time
of the call, March 10, aggregated $232,'
rBS.694.2!, according to a report pre
pared by Frank Bramwell, state super
intendent of banks. This represents
an increase of $1,228,027.07 over the
deposits on December 81, 1921.
A lowering of the cost of fuel
through improved transportation con
ditions, lower freight rates and well
organized methods of distribution is
"'armed by coal dealers of the state,
it was announced at the first annual
convention of the Oregon Coal Deal
ers' Credit association, held In Port
land. The state, through District Attorney
Moore, of Jackson county, announced
that it has dismissed the indictments
igaihst Mrs. Myrtle Blakely, former
county treasuier, in connection with
the wrecking of the Bank of Jackson
ville. Mrs. Blakely was tried twice, a
jury disagreement resulting both
Columbia river mills will ship in
the neighborhood of 240.000, OW t'.i
of lumber by water to the New York
market during the present calon lar
year, according to estimates made by
lumber exporters. This figure will
exceed by several million feet the
total amount shipped from all North
Pacific ports last year.
An extension for one year of the
contract between the city of Klamath
Falls and the Oregon, California &
Eastern Railway company was grant
ed R. E. Strahorn by the city council,
with the provision that construction
work be resumed within 60 days and
the road be completed to Sprague
river by May 29, 1923.
A copy of the so-called compulsory
educ::tiou measure which will go bo
fore the voters at the general el c
tlrn In November was received at tne
office of the secretary of state. The
measure has been referred to the at
torney general for ballot title. The
m asure, if approved, will not become
effective until September, 1926.
Although chemists at the Oregon
Agricultural college, in reports to
orchardists who sent dead birds for
postmorten analysis, state that they
could find no poison traces in crops
or gizzards, growers of Hood River
express the opinion that robins, which
have died recently by the hundreds,
were killed by eating atmospheric ni
trate of soda.
At the annual picnic of the Douglas
County Oddfellows' association held
at Myrtle Creek, I. A. Dean of Riddle
was elected president, R A. Hutchin
son of Oakland, J. I. Pickens of Rose
burg, Mrs. Bessie Hermann of Myrtle
Creek and Mrs. Stearns of Yoncalla
vic-presidents; M.-s. Bell Stephenson
of Rose! urg secretary, and V. T. Jack
son of Ros -burg treasurer.
A proposed constitutional amend
ment initiated by the people's power
league of Oregon which Berks occupa
tional representation in the condui t
of the statfl government was filed
with the secretary of state. The
amendment has been referred to the
attorney-general for ballot title. The
amendment probably will be submit
ted to the voters of Oregon at the
general election next November.
Reports received in Salem from the
rural districts indicate that the logan
berry and strawberry crops in Marion
county not only will be larger this
Mason than last year, but that the
prices will be more satisfactory than
at any time since the close of the
war. This year, It is estimated, there
will be 15,000,000 pounds of logan
berries. The strawberry crop pr.'b
ably will aggregate 1,000,000 pounds.
Tliere were fouf fatalities in Ore
gon due to industrial accidents during
the week ended Apiil 27, according to
a report prepared by the state indus
trial accident commission. The vic
tims were L. J. Throop, chokermau,
Htaldhburg, Cal.; A. M. Danton, la
borer, Ne where ; 0, F. Snogging, h gr
ger, Oswego, and R. Moriyaser, hog
feeder, Astoria. A total of 384 acci
dents were reported during the woek.
J; M. Ramsdell, Sam Padgct, Phil
Molschenbacher and another man
from Klamath Falls have gone to Dia
mond lake, where they will gather
about 8,000.000 trout eggs during the
next 60 days. The men will walk from
Kirk to the hike and will encounter
snow ranging in depth from four feet
on the level to 12 feet at the sum
mit, according to Harry Stout, county
game warden. This season promises
to be banner one for trout eggs. At
Spencer creek 2,800,000 have been
fken, while enough fish are in the
pen to furnish 1,000.000 more eggs.
At Wood river probably 2,000,000 tggs
will be taken.
George London, an employe of Otto
Hansen, a contractor on the Sliver
lake irrigation project, fell 50 feet
from the gate tower at the Thompson
valley reservoir and sustained two
bioken ribs and a broken foot.
Contracts for the construction of ap
proximately 82 miles of road and one
lafge bridge at a cost estimated at
$2,5(J0,0ii(! will be awarded at a meet
ing of the state highway commsson
to be heid in Portland May 9-!o.
Arc) nects who have examined the
attendant's dormitory at ths state
hospital at Salem which was damaged
by fire Tuesday, reported to the i tatti
board of control thai it will cost ap
proximately $13,5.110 to repair the
Although the season is baokward,
the gialn crop of ths state Is doing
fairly well, according to the first
weekly crop and weather report of
the year, issued by Edward L. Wells,
meteorologist for Oregon of the
weather bureau.
Plans for the Tumalo irrigation proj
ect, which it Is proposed to construct
at a cost of $350,000, have been receiv
ed by the state engineer. The plans
later will be submitted to the consid
eration of the stale irrigation securi
ties commission.
Three children were burned to
death in a fire which destroyed tlio
ranch home of Mr. and Mrs. W. It.
Bcrgstrom, near Deschutes. Mrs.
Bergstrom was burned so severely
that she riled In Deschutes and lier
husband also suffered burns.
Employes injured while employed
upon the navigable waters of Oregon,
where no tort in involved, have the
right of compensation from the funds
of the state Industrial accident com
mission, under an opinion banded
down by the Oreg upfenu court.
The treatment of the story closely
follows the novel by Bulwer Lytton,
Romance is interwoven With history.
The destruction of Pompeii is far
more Impressive in film tlu.n in
books. The skies darken and the
smoko and firo shoot up from the
crater of Vesuvius. Hot cinders and
boiling lava begin to descend upon
the town. The city is doomed.
Such Is on episode of ibis great film
filled with many great episodes.
Several thousand persons lake part
In some of the big scenes.
This picture is being secured thru
the extension division of the Uni
versity Of Oregon.
Will be shown In the school nudit
orium on Friday, May 12. Admis
sion 10 atid 25 cents.
Col. Callahan is expecting his son
up from California Ibis week,
Cordon Hall, who has been in Wash
ington for the past 10 days returned
H. H, Weston was a business visi
tor in irrigon Wednesday.
I have established a complete and
up-to-date Dental X-ray unit at my
office in Hermlston and am prepared
to give you first class films as well
SB D I borough and Conscientious dia
Dr. V. V. Prime
May .", Flushes of Action, with
War Relic Exhibit.
May (t, Regular meeting f orange.
Friday or Saturday, May 12 or 13,
"Fail of Pompeii film.
Ma) i:5. nigh School party,
Saturday, May 20.
Ladies Auxiliary American Legion
Sunday, May 2 1 .
uacealaureale Sermon.
May 84, High school Graduation,
j Senior Class night.
May t: school Graduation,
Commencement address.
I Tony Companile Is now riding
around in a brand in w Ford, that he
gin Wednesday from the K im Aulo
Labor Candidate Loses; in St. Paul.
St. I'aul, Minn. Virtually complete
returns from Tuesday's city election
gave Arthur K. Nelson n majority of
more than 13,600 votes for mayor over
William ii. Main y, hibor candidate.
Nelson is 30 yoars old, and will be
one of the youngest mayors this city
has ever had. He was elei ted on a
nonparty t i kst,
Brown Elected Mayor of Seattle.
Seattle, Wash. Dr. Kdwln J. llrow
dentist, was ejected mayor i 1 Seattle
'by a plurality of 11,915 votes over
State Benal t Danlsl Lundon, accord
Ing to complete unofficial returns.
; Mrs. Henry Land s, Mrs. Katlieryn
Miracle and B. L. Blaitte, for "r coun
' cilman, were elected to the city
j Move to Prevent Recall Is Denied.
Saiem, Or. Judgis Bingham aud
i Kciiy, sitting en banc iu the circuit
court here refused to issue a tem
porary restraining order to prevent
ths Ii eretary of stale from calling a
sp clal election tor the recall of Fred
A. Williams and Fred C. Buchtel, puu
I lie sci coi mi .-doners.
Soviet Must First Adopt a Pol
icy of Reconstruction, De
clares Hughes,
Washington, D. C. The American
government stands uushaken in Its
determination that Russia must put
her own house in order before she can
expect political recognition by the
United States.
.Making his first statement of policy
regarding Russian affairs Bince the
subject came to the fore at Genoa,
Secretary Hughes told a delegation of
women at the state department that
before any outside power could re
some full relations with Russia she
must herself adopt a policy of sound
Internal reconstruction, He added
thai the American people were anxi
ous to do all they could, but would not
attempt to extend credit where there
was no sound basis for it.
No particular form of government
was cited as desirable or undesirable
by the secretary, nor did he mention
any of the developments which have
Influenced the fortunes of the soviet
since ths Genoa conference began. He
d d suggest, however, that the prin
cl le oi b If governmi at In Russia was
"scmewhat complicated" by the et
01 a of some soviet officials to inter
fere In the domestic affairs of other
The delegation to which the secre
tary addressed his pronouncement
represented the International league
for peace and freedom and had
brought to the slate department a
petition for full political recognition
Of the soviet regime.
Pekln. Civil war In China started
with heavy cannonading in the neigh
borhood of Pekln, The ivrmles of
General Chang Tso Lin, military gov
rnor of Manchuria, and General Wu
Pel I'll, military leader of central
China, who is contending for the mns
tery of China's Internal affairs, open
ed I ii S along a wide front
As near as it is possible to estimate.
Hi t ent extends from Mat-hang, south
ol Tlen-Tsln, on the Pukov railroad,
aerosH the country westward to Pao
l ing I'll, on the I'ekin Hankow rall
road, thence northward to t'hang Sln
I len, 12 miles south of Pekln.
According to dispatch Si from Shang
hai, the furi es of Sun Yat Sen, head
of the South Chinese government at
Canton, have captured the entire
southern naval iQUadroa.
Martial law prevails in this city.
United States Indorsement Would Be
Betrayal of Civilization.
Chicago. Samuel Dumpers, presi
dent hi the American Federation of
Labor, Issued a slatement declaring
that recognition by ths United states
ill Hie "bolshevik tyranny" in Russia
WOU14 be a "iienilleMH and base be
trayal of civilization."
Declaring thHt amerieaa public life
was being flooded with propaganda,
and that "predatory International fi
nance has Its appetite up and believes
It sees loot In Russia," be asserted
that nothing "would be more fraught
w Hi dlsHHter to humanity than Amer
lean recognition of the bolshevik
power In any form."
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