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; , 7 WALLULA CUTOFF IS INDORSED AS UNIT TO GET FEDERAL ADD
Designation of the Wallula cutoff for federal am has been muorsed oy tne secretary of agriculture, definitely settling the controversy over the creation of this route
as a primary aid, according to a message received from Representative MeArthur Wednesday by the Portland chamber of Commerce.
30ARDMAN, OF EG ON, FRIDAY, JAN. 12, 1923
Recent portrait of Andrew Bonar
Law, who recently succeeded Lloyd
George as prime minister of Great
OVER BRITISH DEB
Washington, D. ('. Negotiations be
tween the American and British debt
funding commissions opened here with
a declaration by Stanley Baldwin, Brit
ish chancellor of the exchequer, that
all his government wanted was a
"square deal" in the settlement of its
war debt to the United States, aggre
gating more than four billions of dol
lars. Asserting that the mission which be
heads-was not here "to ask for favors
or to impose ou generosity" t.h chan
cellor said what was desired was "a
fair business settlement" that would
secure for America "the repayment to
the last cent of those credits which
the United States government estab
lished in America for us, their asso
ciates, in the war."
Mr. Baldwin warned, however, that
the British government, having regard
for the present heavy burden Of taxa
tion on its people, its commitments In
costly mandates and other circum
stances, had to consider very care
fully the terms of the liquidation of
the debt lest an annual obligation be
assumed which it might be impossible
to meet in years of bad trade and fail
HOOVER REFUSES POSITIGK
Harding Offers Interior Department,
But Commerce Secretary Declines.
Washington, D. C. President Hard
ing tendered Secretary of Commerce
Hoover the place as secretary of the
interior, which Albert B. Fall will va
cats on .March 4. but after a confer
ence it was decided that Hoover would
retain his present position.
The president was said to have call
ed Secretary Hoover's attention to the
fact that in point of seniority the in
terior department ranks above the
commerce department. Secretarj
Hoover recalled that on entering the
administration he had declared it his
ambition to "make a real department'
out of the commerce organization. To
this purpose he told the president he
intended to adhere.
Here's a picture of some of the !
tall; so much about. This picture was
he Wallula Cut-off that Peridl'
te of the Umatilla Rapids Dn
and Kermis ton
P'ltlZKS FOB SCHOOL IM I'll.S
Oregon Society, Sons of (lie American
Resolution Offer sjtsu foe Essays.
THE RADIO BUG
France Begins Invasion of Ruhr.
Essen, Germany. Advance troops of
the French army, largely with tech
nical equipment, have already reached
the neighboring town Of Kettwig. scv
en miles southwest of ICssen, and the
section between Dusseldorf and Kssen
is half covered by French military
forces, according to private a i !c
The Union Fishermen's Co-operative
Packing company Of Astoria has won
its fight to set aside the additional in
come tax. amounting with penalties
and Interest to approximately $100,000
levied against it by the government
for the yars 1918 to 191n. both inclu
sive, and that sum is saved to the
Amendment to the present laws so
that the salaries and expenses of dig- !
trict sealer of weights and measures
shall be paid out of the general fund
of the state instead of by the counties
as under the present system, has been
recommended by W. A. Dalziel, deputy
state sealer of weights and measuras
in his biennial report. . i
The Oregon Society, Sons of the'
American Revolution is offering a
series of prizes totaling the sum of
fifty dollars ($50) to th" pupils of
the public schools of the State of
Oregon for essays on topics connect-1
ed with the war for American In !
dependence. There will be three I
awnrddd this year: Twenty-live doll
ars ($25.00) for the best, fifteen
dollars ($15.00) for the second, and
tn dollars ($10.00) for the third
best essay, respectively, written by
pupils of the grade or high schools
of the state on one of th
1. Our viars of 1778
Contrasts and Similarities.
2. The Treaty of Versa!
Paris, of. 1781!. .a
a. Naval Warfare of the Ameri
The conditions governing this es
say contest are as follows: The essays
are limited in length to three thous
and words, must be written on one
side only of paper and accompanied
by a statement from' the writer!
teacher that the writer is a pupil
in a designated class and thai the
teacher believes the essay to be the
pupil's own unaided work.
The essay must be signed by the
write r and his or her poslofllce ad
dress (including county i must be
giver. The essays should be for
warded to Mr. Herbert B. Augur,
Chairman of the Committee, !)50
Savier Street, Portland, Oregon, and
should reach their destination not
later than April 15, 192;!. Essays
not Complying with the conditions
stated above will not be considered.
in awarding the prizes the com
mittee will be governed by consid
2. Accuracy of statement.
?,. Manner of treatment
i. Orthography, syntax and
punci ual ion.
5. Neatness and legibility.
These prizes are offered to en
courage love of our country and
the study of its history.
Any additional information which
amy be desired will be cheerfully
furnished by the chairman of the
ATTENTION : READERS!
Just a few weeks ago the Board
man Trading Co., gave the Mirror
its first advertisement for the paper.
Now Mr. Warren tells the publisher
that he never got a reply to the
advertisement he put in last week
offering some very attractive bar
gains. The next time you are in
town you go into the store and buy
Some of these articles offered if you
have any need for them.
R.ad the ads in the Mirror and
patronize those who advertise. Sub
scriptions alone won't keep the paper-
going and the Mirror gets so
little patronage from the Boardman
nit i chants, that it is up to the read
ers to help us out.
You will find the Boardman Trad
ing company will do as well by you
as any company, and the more you
patronize the home
more the town and
Tne same adverti
this week as last.
Bank clearings in Eugene in 1 f 22
were almost $1,500,000 greater than
in the year previous.
The annual farmers' week in .lose
phine county opened in the courthouse
in Grants Pass Monday.
Th.- district highway office main
tained at Roseburg by the state high
way department has been abandoned.
Members of the NoithVest Can
ners' association held a profitable four-
tected in Tillamook county this year
is $82U.SiiG.ol, against $920,825.43 for
The year 1922 was an exceptionally
prosperous one for the Lower Colum
bia 'Dairy associations (wo-creameries
For the first half of the cereal year
ending with the advent of 192,'i Port
land floated to ail porta 11,030,941
the following Oregon postmasters:
George C. Stephens, Arlington; Annie
bill to be submitted to the legislature.
There were a total of 395 accidents
reported during the week ending Jan
uary 4, accenting to a report prepared
by the state industrial accident com
mission. Portland's eight high schools will
graduate approximately 492 students
at thetr mid-year commencements,
which will occur the fourth week of
Loganberry growers of Lincoln coun
ty met in the county agent's office
at Toledo Saturday to start plans
for handling their crop of the com
More than 80 miles of road work,
aggregating almost $1,000,000, has
been ordered advertised for the Jan
uary 19 meeting of the state highway
Fourth class postmasters have been
appointed in Oregon as follows: Jchn
A. Thompson, Blodgett, Benton coun
ty, and Jesse F. Morrison, McCoy,
The body of John Krause, for the
last 20 years a resident of the Gervals
vicinity, was found dangling from the
end of a rope in i cabin some dis
tance from hls home by Mrs. Krause.
A report of the finance committee,
submitted at the meeting of the gen
eral relief committee at Astoria, show
ed cash receipts fur the general relief
fund to date amounting to $69,234.17.
Mrs. Twyla Ferguson, county school
superintendent of Klamath county,
was elected president of the Oregon
association of county school super
intendents while in session at Salem
An eight-hour day for all mills and
factories in Oregon Is proposed In a
bill to be introduced in the state leg
islature by a committee from the
Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumber
men. Despite building which is going on
steadily at Bend, the housing situa
tion has become so acute that fiend
realtors say they could rent 200 houses
Without difficulty, if the houses were
Governor Olcott has appointed John
C. Kendall of Marshfleld to the cir
cuit bench in place of Judge John 8.
Coke, who has been confirmed In
the office of Dotted States district
attorney at Portland.
I Of the
ladio Bug" seemingly has
found his way into Boardman lor
there are now four radio sets here,
that are busy every evening listen
ing "on the air." Charles Barnes
is responsible largely for the meal
ffiteresi aroused here for it was he
who first attempted (o try his skill
.u catching messages from the air.
j.oarcunnn lias a r
of Mr. Barnes and
for, without anv I
fKricacies of Radio, he fit
oped a set using Armstroni
ejitive hook-ups, one of
difficult sets now u.-ed by i
Han jusl recently completed
i and is now using one
radio frequency amplification audi
i ."i stages of audio amplification, li j
i.i HiuBi-u ail n euui ii :sil men I to lie
p -ottd of. Mr. Barnes, also, has be
come quite Interested in the technl
rfrph'aso of' radio" and is contem
plating the study of wireless tele
graph and telephone as a life's
The Boardman community became
so interested in radio thai the school
board of directors was prevailed up-!
on to buy a sol so lhat everyone
might have Ihe advantage of aj
linger city. Consequently, a ie! cost
ing $:!00 was secured and the people!
Last Monday night a much inter-
sted group of citizens gathered al
the school auditorium to listen to
Governor I'ierce, who was (o send a
ae-.sage lo the people of Oregon
:-o ; the Or gonian lower. Although
ihey were dil appointed to lei, i n that
Governor Pierce would not talk, the
msieal program from the different
stations on the coast was much en
joyed. It is hoped thai many more
of the people will take advantage of
hS Opportunities to listen "on the
air" with the school radio set.
Signals have come in so loud that
only tho first stage needs lo be used
lo hear them in all parts of the
school auditorium, Several of the
far away eastern stations have been
heard, notably. Schenectady, N. Y.,
'annas City, St. Louis, Winnipeg,!
5.f-Ne f ' f ' , '
ISisf'iUitiW itUl U'mV-ai
lr,:z ci Lr'"'-"a ,7ac! j
. s-.rc; "-,!. f - r "instant.
up ihe ?,rr.ui.dvi 'to oi tie lavis.llntlco
into masked baud o:iih.v ?y i -, jtliirfr
house pariah by the Idcutlucatioa
through half a dozen . i rjtSSes of
trial. els and bits of cloihie.g, of two
headless and mutilated bodies forced
to the surface of Lake l.a Fnurche by
B mysterious dynamite explosion, as
tins - of Watt Daniel and t. f. Rich
ards, missing Mer Rouge citizens.
Inauguration of the bearing is ex
pected to bring a Climax to the inves
tigattOD under way tor s veral months
by federal investigators and state
Tl res companies of male troops. ienl
here to act in connection with civil
authorities, were held in camp to re
spi ad to any call for assistance.
a "torture ruck," fashioned after the
barbarous murder machines of medie
val days, was used by the "hooded
mob" in slaying Watt Daniels and
Thomas F. Richards, according to re
porta Of state pathologists, submitted
at ihe open healing.
The pathclogh ts, Urs. Charles W.
Duval ami John Lanford, declared both
men met their deaths alter being sub-
i (I to some "specially constructed
device, designed for Inflicting punishment."
j JUDGE HURLEY j
TURKS KT ACCEPT
London A draft of the Near East
treaty will be presented to the Turks
ai Lausanne within a fortnight, it was
suid in official circles. The Turks
will be told to sign the document or to
tear n In pieces and take the oonae
qui nci s.
A dispatch to ihe Daily Express from
Constani inople says the Greek lllh di
vision has occupied Ksraghatch, oppo
site Adrlanople, notwilhstaiidlng thfl
pri test of the French colonel in charge
ol 'he town in behalf of the allies.
Kainghalcli is within the neutral zone
along the Maritza river, which divides
Western Thrace from eastern Thrace.
The Daily Mail says the Greeks are
reported to be preparing for Immediate
action in ease the Lausanne confer
. nee results in failure. It Is believed
they contemplate a new campaign to
recover l astern Thrace.
RRHON HIGH SCHOOL PREMH
sso( IATION MEETfNO CMAXD
UNIVERSITY OF OR BOON, Bu
:r"nc, Jan. 14 (Sp clal.) The date
of the annual conventions ol the
Oregon High School I'ress Associ
ation and tiie Association of Oregon
High School Student Body Presi
dents and Secretaries held under the
auspices of the University of Oregon
School of Journalism and the Asso
eiated Students has been changed
om Januar'. 19 and 20 to Febru
ary 2 and 3. The change was made
because the first semester In many!
the high school will nd about
thpmo of the former date and!
impossible from those schools.
The president of the press asso-
' iation is Harry G. Johnson, Port
land; vice-president, Lester Lemon,
' opvallls; secretary-treasurer, Viola
Cilvin, Hood River, 'ihe presidents',
and secretaries' association officers
re: President, Orlando Hollls, Eu
n; vice-president, Lucille Moore,1
rlern; secretary. Mildred MeKilli
i an, West Linn; treasurer, Byron
Send ihe Mirror to a friend. '
PENSION MEASURE VETOED
Bill Is Bad Precedent, Senate Is Told
Ey President Hardina.
Washington, P, B, Loss to civil and
Mexican war pensioners ot the large
blanket pension increases proposed by
the Biirsum hill wus threatened by
the veto of the bill by President Hard
The president returned the bill to
the senate, where it originated, with
a message at lacking It as a whole
and specific-all). He declared It would
cost the government 1108,000 ,006 an
nually and set a precedent entailing
pension obligations or 166,090,000,000
within the next 50 years. He also dis
approved spec ial provisions giving pen
sii u rights to widows of veterans who
had been married only two years.
Logging Camp Wrecked By Water.
Morton, Wash. West Foil, logging
camp, tour miles from Morton on the
east fork of the Tllton river, was
wrecked by a cloudburst which over
turned everything In the camp end
sent a five-foot wall of water raging
down the TlltOfl river. Nearly every
building In the camp was overturned
and one man and his I'-yeur-old sou
Judge T. D. Hurley of Chicago, who
ha3 declared war on "love pirates"
who figure In divorce cases, and is
QolnfJ after them with injunctions.
ARE ORDERED HOME
Washington, l). o. Withdrawal ol
the American troops from the Rhine
was rrdered W ednesday by President
In announcing the decision, the
state depart incut said that the presi
dent deemed the lime expedient for
the lei all of the forces now at Cobleuz.
The American forces remaining in
L,at urea number about KlOO men,
and it was indicated that the with
drawal order would be carried out as
-lei in tie- AniTieau ccminpiidr,
Major-General Allen, could tmfke the
necesi ary arrangements.
A resolution favoring such a with
drawn! was adopted Saturday by the
Renate but it was not apparent how
far it bad contributed to the presl
deut's decision, or how far the admin
Istratlon had been influenced by the
Ituatl ui brought about by the French
movement into the Ituhr valley.
BRIEF GENERAL NEWS
chailes W. Bryan of Lincoln, bro
ther of William Jennings Bryan, has
been inaugurated governor of Nebras
ka. Mrs Alexander Graham Bell, widow
of the famous Inventor, died In Wash
ington, D. C . after a long Illness She
was ti ! years of age.
' The top of the Pavlof mountain.
i at in peninsula, has been blown
Oil h a volcanic eruption, according
in wireless messages received ut
Profits ave. 'aging from 1 cent to 1 Vi
cents are realized by the Standard
Oil company of New York upon each
gallon of gasoline produced in its rs
(lnsrios, according to testimony suh-
tnltted by the corporation in the sen
ate oil investigation.
Federal prohibition agents do mil
OSed enroll warrants lo seanii StttO
mobiles traveling on the public high
way when they believe the machines
are transporting liquor, according to
an opinion banded down by Csderal
Judge Wolverton at Portland, (Jr.
augherty Charge Dismissal Advised.
Washington, If (' Hlsiulssai or im
psachment charges brought against
Attorney General liaiigherly b) Uepre
entat.w Keller, republican. Mlnne-
soia. was recommended to the bouse
ui a n;-,, hit, on adopted, to 2, by
Ihe Judiciary committee, which held
public hearing on the charges lai
At the same linn- the committee ap
proved, 11 to a formal report to the
house holding thai that body hud the
power to punish Mr. Keller by lin
prisonmsnt Or otherwise for his re
fusul til obey a I Shosns issued for him
immediately after his dramatic with
dntwal trom the cuho on Ihe third day
of the hearings.
Canadian Wheat Yield Near Record.
Ottawa The highest yield of wheat
in the dominion since L91 was report
ed by the bureau of t-t.itl.-Hen for PiJ
It totaled 391,426.000 bushels from an
estimated U,Vi'i.6'n am s. The yield
per acre was 1't bushels, also the
highSSt since tflf, when 16,100,411
.o res yielded un average of zt bushels
When Justice of the Peace Lnruh,
of Sale m. several weeks ago aiinoUBSsd
thn1 be would sentence all traffic vio
lators to ride through the busluuss
Streets of the city In an automobile
laheled, "This man is being taught the
rules of the road," he had little IdsS
that the results would be favorable.
Since the j.idge issued the order not
a traffic i lolutor has been arraigned